Instructor: James Papademas, Industry Professor and Graduate Advisor at the Illinois Institute of Technology
This tutorial provides an intermediate approach of the Python language. We’ll cover data centric approaches to build exciting and data driven apps quickly, efficiently and with effective formattable display options including graphical output! Topics include lists, dictionaries, iterators, lambdas, file IO (formats: csv, json), data visualizations, and web APIs. This event is hosted by Arity, sponsored by Allstate and organized by ABI.Chicago. This workshop is designed for people with two or more years of Python exp.
Join ABI.Chicago & The Founder Institute for great networking at this Summer Social. Arrive within the first hour to benefit from the appetizers and happy hour drink specials. Meet local entrepreneurs and technology CEOs, and share your business ideas and aspirations with like-minded peers. There will also be mentors and graduates in attendance.
Instructor: A’darah Jackson, Lead Visual Branding Strategist, Queensview Creative Studios
Are you running a small business, starting a blog, or trying to rebrand your social media? This class is for you! Learn how using your smartphone device can jumpstart your project and keep you in alignment with high quality. Learn everything from lighting, to angles, and how to take self portraits. Find out how you can turn your passion into cash in this digital media class! This class is hosted by the Coleman Entrepreneurship Center and organized by ABI.Chicago.
Pamela Quintero – Sr. Manager, Marketing Strategy, Alliant Credit Union
Florence Hardy – CEO, TruCrowd
Palak Jain – Lead Software Engineer, PEAK6
Nicole Frapolly – Manager of Data Services, Enova
Since 2010, more than $24 billion has been invested in fintech startups worldwide. Chicago is expanding as a center of innovation in financial services and technology. According to Deloitte Consulting’s Interim Hub Review this year, Chicago ranked at #5 out of 44 Global FinTech Hubs. Join this expert panel as they talk about their ever-changing technology processes and how the rate of investment in financial technology is growing by 45% annually. Listen to representatives from the brokerage, equity crowdfunding, lending, and the financial reporting industries. A Q&A session will follow. Appetizers and beverages will be provided. This event is hosted by Morningstar and organized by ABI.Chicago.
Through this drawing intensive course, students acquire an understanding of figurative human emotions and movements, enabling them to create believable animation. Students will create model sheets, describe & refine character attributes, and learn how to endow their characters with human traits & actions. Pencil testing allows the refinement of movement and expressions with final images shot digitally. This event is hosted by DePaul University’s CDM department.
Workshop is FREE!
Presenter: Jeanne Lambin
Learn to craft powerful, persuasive, and compelling presentations in this fun, interactive, workshop. Drawing on her background in improvisation and storytelling, acclaimed presenter & educator, Jeanne will show you specific strategies to improve your public speaking. This event is hosted by Signal Chicago.