November 8, 2019 Alert

Hi all,

Below are this week’s alerts for the Investment Network.  Enjoy!

This Issue’s Topics:

  • Chicago Bar Association Futures & Derivatives Law Committee Happy Hour
  • FREE: Chicago Booth: Economic Uncertainty, Event Risk, and Policy Responses: A Look into 2020
  • FinTank: Blockchain Scenarios in Financial Services/Capital Markets: by Microsoft
  • ACG Chicago: Women’s 6th Annual Holiday Social

Events:

Chicago Bar Association Futures & Derivatives Law Committee Happy Hour
Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 4:00-6:00 P.M.
Flight Club, 111 W. Wacker Dr., Chicago, IL

Have you ever wanted to throw darts at/with someone in the futures industry? Here’s your chance.

Join the Chicago Bar Association’s Futures & Derivatives Law Committee for a November Happy Hour.  Dartboards (upstairs level) are reserved for our CBA committee from 4-6 p.m. Happy Hour will replace this month’s regularly-scheduled lunch presentation.

FREE: Chicago Booth: Economic Uncertainty, Event Risk, and Policy Responses: A Look into 2020
Thursday, November 21, 2019, 6:00-9:00 P.M.
Gleacher Center, 450 Cityfront Plaza, Chicago, IL

With financial markets facing trade tensions, talk of a looming recession, global economic slowdown, Brexit, negative yielding debt, and central banks running out of ammunition, what are the key issues on which investors should focus? Blu Putnam is Chief Economist for CME Group, the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, where he is responsible for leading global economic analysis. Putnam brings decades of experience in the financial services industry with concentrations in central banking, investment research and portfolio management. He has published in the American Economic Review and Journal of Finance. His latest book, Economics Gone Astray, explains in plain English why economists get so many of their forecasts wrong. Plan now to attend this provocative session of insight and analysis.

The International Roundtable and the Finance Roundtable are delighted to jointly sponsor this evening of insight and analysis. 

For more information, click here.

FinTank: Blockchain Scenarios in Financial Services/Capital Markets: by Microsoft
Thursday, November 21, 2019, 6:00-8:00 P.M.
IIT, 565 W. Adams, Chicago, IL

FinTank’s November blockchain meetup will look at Blockchain scenarios in financial services/capital markets.  Join FinTank and PJ Johnson, Midwest Blockchain Expert from Microsoft.  

To register, click here.

ACG Chicago: Women’s 6th Annual Holiday Social
Thursday, December 12, 2019, 5:00-7:30 P.M.
M2057 by Maria Pinto, 833 W. Washington Blvd., Chicago, IL

Celebrate the holidays with ACG Chicago’s unique network of dealmakers and business leaders. The Women’s Holiday Social will provide an evening of socializing, fashion, bubbles, and bites. Ten percent of all clothing sales made during the event will be donated to Cara, a Chicago based non-profit dedicated to building traction for people affected by poverty so that they may meaningfully re-enter the workforce.

Additionally, the ACG Chicago Women’s network has organized a clothing drive for Cara which will take place during the social at M2057 by Maria Pinto. To register and/or for a list of items that may be donated to Cara, click here.

This event is open exclusively to women.

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