Chicago Ideas Week Kicks Off With CIW YOU(th) Event




    Less than three weeks before the start of Chicago Ideas Week, ideas will begin to swirl Wednesday for the annual series' official kickoff event.

    More than 450 Chicago public high school students will connect with Ideas Week speakers and some of the city’s most influential leaders during CIW YOU(th), hosted from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Museum of Science and Industry.

    Brad Keywell Previews Chicago Ideas Week

    [CHI] Brad Keywell Previews Chicago Ideas Week
    Groupon and Lightbank co-founder Brad Keywell talks to Alicia Roman about Chicago Ideas Week's lineup of speakers, which ranges from astronaut Buzz Aldrin to kidnap victim and child protection advocate Elizabeth Smart to actress Kristin Davis. (Published Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013)

    Students aren't the only ones who can take advantage of this great event. will livestream it.
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel, local radio host Brian Babylon and other notable figures will give talks and facilitate networking experiences.

    Tune in right here starting at 4:30 p.m. to watch along.

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