CHICAGO TECH EVENTS

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MARCH 2020

2020 Vision: Tech Hiring Trends in the New Decade

March 12 from 6pm to 8pm

Tech in Motion Chicago is hosting a panel discussion that will dive into tech career development and tech hiring trends emerging in the new…

OFFSITE Chicago Corporate Meeting & Event Venue
560 W Washington Blvd
Chicago, IL

Cost: FREE

Go to event: meetup.com/TechinMotionChicago/events/268242822

How To Be An Effective Manager

March 12 from 6pm to 9pm

Due to the fast pace of change today, many employees get thrust into managerial positions and immediately face numerous new challenges and…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $75

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/how-to-be-an-effective-manager/chicago/96005

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FaithTech Monthly Meetup

March 12 from 6pm to 8pm

Join FaithTech Chicago on Thursday, March 12 at 6:00 p.m. for our monthly chapter meeting. World-class speaker and author, Nils Smith, will…

Moody Bible Institute, Chapman Center
855 North Wells
Chicago, IL, IL

Cost: FREE

Go to event: eventbrite.com/e/96014922217

Ladies Get Coffee

March 13 from 8:30am to 10am

What better way to start your day than with coffee and rad ladies? General Assembly has joined forces with Ladies Get Paid and EvolveHer to…

GA Chicago @ EvolveHer
358 W. Ontario St. #3W
Chicago, IL

Cost: FREE

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/ladies-get-coffee/chicago/97955

SAFe For Teams 5.0

March 14 at 9am to March 15 at 5pm

Build the skills needed to become a high-performing team member of an Agile Release Train (ART)—and learn how to collaborate effectively…

ASE Chicago Office
1132 S Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL

Cost: $895

Go to event: agilescalingexperts.com/class/safe-for-teams-5-0-confirmed-to-run-chicago-3-14-2020/?utm_medium=listing&utm_source=external&utm_campaign=classes&utm_term=chicagotechevents

SQL Bootcamp

March 14 at 10am to March 15 at 5pm

SQL provides powerful but reasonably simple tools for data analysis and handling. This two-part series will take absolute beginners through…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $375

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/sql-bootcamp-series/chicago/95443

User Experience Design Bootcamp

March 14 from 10am to 5pm

As technology changes and more media outlets compete for customers’ time, providing an enjoyable experience is critical to both attracting…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $250

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/user-experience-design-bootcamp/chicago/96012

HTML & CSS Bootcamp: Learn to Code in One Day

March 14 from 10am to 4pm

This one day workshop is the quickest way to get started building websites. You will dive head first into HTML and CSS, skill up with live…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $250

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/html-css-bootcamp-learn-to-code-in-one-day/chicago/96009

On-Campus Info Session

March 16 from 6pm to 7pm

Swing on by Fullstack Academy to learn how you can become a software engineer, update your current professional skill set, or simply learn…

Fullstack Academy
405 W. Superior Street, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL

Cost: FREE

Go to event: eventbrite.com/e/fullstack-academy-information-session-chicago-campus-tickets-84740628501

Agile Product and Solution Management

March 16 at 9am to March 17 at 5pm

The Agile Product and Solution Management course allows you to discover the right mindset, skills, and tools you need to create successful…

ASE Chicago Office
1132 S Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL

Cost: $1895

Go to event: agilescalingexperts.com/class/agile-product-and-solution-managemen-confirmed-to-run-chicago-3-16-2020/?utm_medium=listing&utm_source=external&utm_campaign=classes&utm_term=chicagotechevents

Refining Your Public Speaking and Presentation Skills

March 16 from 6pm to 9pm

Figure out how to be your best when the pressure’s on. The ability to connect with others in an authentic way is the key to being a great…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $75

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/refining-your-public-speaking-and-presentation-skills/chicago/96014

Build Your First Social Media App: Workshop

March 17 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Join Flatiron School for this two hour workshop, where you’ll learn the basic building blocks of a web app and how to style them while…

Flatiron School
515 N State St
Chicago, IL

Cost: FREE

Go to event: eventbrite.com/e/build-your-first-social-media-app-workshop-chicago-tickets-95488942999

Using the Power of Body Language

March 17 from 6pm to 9pm

In this fun and interactive workshop, learn secrets for more confident body language to amp your executive presence whether you are the boss…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $60

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/using-the-power-of-body-language-the-new-must-have-for-confidence-leaders/chicago/102448

Chicago Web Development Mentorship

March 18 from 6pm to 8pm

Teaching yourself how to code? The Chicago Web Development Mentorship is a free space to work, collaborate, and network. Meet others like…

Fullstack Academy
405 W. Superior Street, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL

Cost: FREE

Go to event: eventbrite.com/e/chicago-web-development-mentorship-tickets-86974837079

Inside the Minds of Brilliant Designers

March 18 from 6pm to 8pm

This inspiring panel event invites key players in Chicago’s design community to offer a rare insider’s look at how they work and create…

GA Chicago @ Working From_
200 N Green St.
Chicago, IL

Cost: FREE

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/inside-the-minds-of-brilliant-designers/chicago/100625

Built In Brews at KAR Global

March 19 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Built In Chicago invites you to meet the KAR Global team! It’s an opportunity to talk one-on-one with the people behind the brand and see if…

KAR Global
600 W Chicago, Suite 260 - Floor 2
Chicago, IL

Cost: FREE

Go to event: eventbrite.com/e/built-in-brews-at-kar-global-tickets-90966712887

Python Project Night

March 19 from 6pm to 9pm

ChiPy’s Project Night is an open event for anyone/everyone interested in working on Python projects with others, regardless of level of…

Braintree
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza
Chicago, IL

Cost: FREE

Go to event: meetup.com/_ChiPy_/events/qzkzmrybcfbzb

Free Workshop - Make a Website Using HTML/CSS

March 19 from 5pm to 7pm

Did you ever wonder how websites are made? Have you ever wanted to make your own website? Making a website is easier than you may think!In…

Enova International
175 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL

Cost: Free, registration required

Go to event: techgirlz.org/techshop/make-a-website-using-html-css

The Next Insurtech Unicorn | Kyle Nakatsuji, Co-Founder & CEO of Clearcover

March 19 from 6pm to 8pm

They are called unicorns for good reason, they are freakin’ rare and hardly ever seen, but right now my friends, you have the rare…

Industrious (Central Loop)
231 S LaSalle St, Suite 2100
Chicago, IL

Cost: $10 - $15

Go to event: startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-chicago-presents-the-next-insurtech-unicorn-kyle-nakatsuji-co-founder-ceo-of-clearcover/#

Interviewing Like a Pro: How to Strike the Right Note When Talking About Yourself

March 19 from 6pm to 9pm

In today’s world, it’s critical to optimize the face- to – face opportunities you get to sell yourself. Whether interviewing for an actual…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $60

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/interviewing-like-a-pro-how-to-strike-the-right-note-when-talking-about-yourself/chicago/96016

Advanced SAFe Scrum Master 5.0

March 21 at 9am to March 22 at 5pm

This two-day course prepares current Scrum Masters for their leadership role in facilitating Agile team, program, and enterprise success in…

ASE Chicago Office
1132 S Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL

Cost: $895

Go to event: agilescalingexperts.com/class/advanced-safe-scum-master-5-0-confirmed-to-run-chicago-3-21-2020/?utm_medium=listing&utm_source=external&utm_campaign=classes&utm_term=chicagotechevents

Digital Marketing Bootcamp

March 21 from 10am to 5pm

The digital landscape is moving at lightning speed. Every industry has been affected by the advances in digital—from retail to brands and…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $250

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/digital-marketing-bootcamp--2/chicago/97136

Product Management Bootcamp

March 21 from 10am to 4pm

This bootcamp is focused on helping participants better understand Product Management as a discipline and how a product manager should work…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $250

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/product-management-bootcamp/chicago/97221

Introduction to Python Bootcamp

March 21 from 10am to 4pm

Python is a versatile and widely-used programming language with many applications. This workshop explores Python’s place in the scientific…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $250

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/introduction-to-python-bootcamp/chicago/97225

Free Workshop - You Can Code!

March 21 from 1:30pm to 3pm

Are you just beginning to code or want to start but are afraid it will be too challenging? Well, we encourage you to get out there and dive…

Indian Trails Public Library
355 Schoenbeck Rd.
Wheeling, IL

Cost: FREE

Go to event: techgirlz.org/techshop/you-can-code-2

SAFe Scrum Master 5.0

March 23 at 9am to March 24 at 5pm

In this two-day course, attendees will gain an understanding of the role of a Scrum Master in a SAFe enterprise. Unlike traditional Scrum…

ASE Chicago Office
1132 S Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL

Cost: $895

Go to event: agilescalingexperts.com/class/safe-scrum-master-5-0-confirmed-to-run-chicago-3-23-2020/?utm_medium=listing&utm_source=external&utm_campaign=classes&utm_term=chicagotechevents

Design Your Dream Career

March 23 from 6pm to 9pm

In this workshop, you will get a brief introduction to future visioning and project design (the methodology we will use to learn and create…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $60

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/design-your-dream-career/chicago/97031

Social Media Strategy Mapping

March 24 from 6pm to 9pm

Social media initiatives don’t start when you register a Facebook or Twitter account and start posting announcements, it begins much sooner…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $75

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/social-media-strategy-mapping/chicago/97228

Connect & Create: Japanese Manufacturers Reverse Pitch and Networking

March 24 from 1:30pm to 5:30pm

A showcase from Japanese Manufacturers and financial institutions, followed by prearranged business matching.

The Chicago Connectory
222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza, #570
Chicago, IL

Cost: FREE

Go to event: jetroconnectcreate.eventbrite.com

Teaching React - Learning from the other side by Joon Park

March 25 from 6pm to 8pm

It seems like there’s always someone out there wanting to learn React these days. Whether you personally are looking to teach someone, or…

GrubHub
111 W Washington St
Chicago, IL

Cost: FREE

Go to event: meetup.com/React-Chicago/events/265185389

SAFe Scrum Master 5.0

March 25 at 9am to March 26 at 5pm

In this two-day course, attendees will gain an understanding of the role of a Scrum Master in a SAFe enterprise. Unlike traditional Scrum…

ASE Chicago Office
1132 S Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL

Cost: $895

Go to event: agilescalingexperts.com/class/safe-scrum-master-5-0-confirmed-to-run-chicago-3-25-2020/?utm_medium=listing&utm_source=external&utm_campaign=classes&utm_term=chicagotechevents

Project Management Essentials

March 25 from 6pm to 8pm

If you’re interested in becoming a project manager or simply want a more effective way to streamline and achieve your project goals, then…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $60

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/project-management-essentials/chicago/97071

Build Your Website With Squarespace

March 26 from 6pm to 8pm

Squarespace is an amazing tool for entrepreneurs, bloggers, photographers, restaurants, and small business owners looking to build a…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $60

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/build-your-website-with-squarespace/chicago/97234

Email Marketing Essentials

March 26 from 6pm to 8pm

Email is one of the highest performing digital marketing channels, requiring its own unique set of content, marketing, and design…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $60

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/email-marketing-essentials/chicago/97231

Women in Tech Breakfast: Celebrating International Women’s Month

March 27 from 8:30am to 10am

More than 39 percent of women work in industries where women make up at least three-quarters of the workforce. This is indicative of a…

GA Chicago @ ReviewTrackers
One North State Street, Floor 11
Chicago, IL

Cost: FREE

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/women-in-tech-breakfast-celebrating-international-womens-month/chicago/98542

Podcasting Production + Promotion Bootcamp

March 28 from 10am to 4pm

Want to start your own podcast, but not sure how? This five hour bootcamp (plus a break for lunch) will take you through the process of…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $200

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/podcasting-production-promotion-bootcamp/chicago/98139

Excel Bootcamp: Working with Functions & Pivot Tables

March 28 from 10am to 5pm

In this one day bootcamp, we will move beyond the basics of spreadsheet creation. We will dive into data manipulation and advanced functions…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $250

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/excel-bootcamp-working-with-functions-pivot-tables/chicago/97239

Leading SAFe 5.0

March 28 at 9am to March 29 at 5pm

During this two-day course, attendees will gain the knowledge necessary to lead a Lean-Agile enterprise by leveraging the Scaled Agile…

ASE Chicago Office
1132 S Wabash
Chicago, IL

Cost: $895

Go to event: agilescalingexperts.com/class/leading-safe-5-0-confirmed-to-run-3-28-2020/?utm_medium=listing&utm_source=external&utm_campaign=classes&utm_term=chicagotechevents

How to Master Instagram

March 30 from 6pm to 8:30pm

The class provides an overview of the basics and strategies of one of the fastest-growing networks, Instagram. It’ll also take an in-depth…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $60

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/how-to-master-instagram/chicago/97240

SAFe Product Owner / Product Manager 5.0

March 30 at 9am to March 31 at 5pm

Develop the skillsets needed to guide the delivery of value in a Lean enterprise—and learn about the activities, tools, and mechanics used…

ASE Chicago Office
1132 S Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL

Cost: $895

Go to event: agilescalingexperts.com/class/safe-product-owner-product-manager-5-0-confirmed-to-run-3-30-2020/?utm_medium=listing&utm_source=external&utm_campaign=classes&utm_term=chicagotechevents

Getting Started with Wordpress

March 31 from 6pm to 9pm

WordPress is the premier content management system for those seeking an easy, user-friendly way to set up and maintain a website. In this…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $65

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/getting-started-with-wordpress/chicago/97242

APRIL 2020

computer.art: goofs

April 1 from 6pm to 8pm

Join us for computer.art: goofs, our events follow a show and tell format; attendees are welcome to present their creative coding project…

8th Light
25 E Washington St #509
Chicago, IL

Cost: FREE

Go to event: meetup.com/computer-dot-art/events/267924845

Improv at Work: Comedy for Better Collaboration, Communication & Creation

April 1 from 6pm to 7:30pm

Innovation comes from an intersection of art and commerce. It comes from creativity, which takes risk, saying yes to new ideas, and…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $35

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/improv-at-work-comedy-for-better-collaboration-communication-creation/chicago/102741

This Space Available

Promote your product, service or event
to hundreds Chicago Tech Enthusiasts!

Run Social Media Ads Like a Pro

April 2 from 6pm to 8pm

In this workshop you’ll discover how to best utilize the ads platforms of each network and what networks make the most sense for your…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $60

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/run-social-media-ads-like-a-pro/chicago/102742

Product Camp Chicago

April 4 from 9am to 3:30pm

ProductCamp Chicago is free to attend and focused 100% on learning and knowledge sharing with no sales pitches allowed – essentially its…

Slalom Consulting
200 East Randolph Street #3700
Chicago, IL

Cost: FREE

Go to event: eventbrite.com/e/product-camp-chicago-2020-registration-91810085437?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Break Into Software Engineering Panel & Info Session

April 6 from 6pm to 7:30pm

Join us for a panel of local industry experts to learn more about what a Software Engineer does day-to-day, what skills you need to be…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: FREE!

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/break-into-software-engineering-panel-info-session/chicago/105095

Excel at Excel: Getting Down to the Basics

April 6 from 6pm to 8pm

Whether you already consider yourself an expert or are just getting started with spreadsheets, this hands-on workshop will allow you to take…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $60

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/excel-at-excel-getting-down-to-the-basics/chicago/102744

Change Management System

April 7 from 10am to 1pm

Overview: The presentation will focus on FDA responses to failures in Change Management.The presentation shall describe how FDA expects…

Online event
Online
United States, IL

Cost: $150

Go to event: compliance4all.com/webinar/change-management-system-502883LIVE

Science of Magic with Jeanette Andrews

April 7 from 7pm to 9pm

A truly unique evening that brings together two scientists who are experts on human visual perception (one is also a professional magician…

Cards Against Humanity Theater
1551 West Homer Street
Chicago, IL

Cost: $40

Go to event: eventbrite.com/e/science-of-magic-with-jeanette-andrews-tickets-97864911585

How to Be an Effective Manager

April 8 from 6pm to 9pm

In this workshop, you’ll get an in-depth look at the roles and responsibilities of a manager. We’ll look at goal setting, delegation…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $75

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/how-to-be-an-effective-manager/chicago/102745

Google Analytics for Beginners: Key Concepts and Quick Wins

April 10 from 12pm to 2pm

This class is perfect for marketing strategists looking to improve the performance of their websites. You’ll get to know the basics of using…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $60

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/google-analytics-for-beginners-key-concepts-and-quick-wins/chicago/102746

Public Speaking Bootcamp

April 10 from 10am to 4pm

Whether we are job interviewing, pitching a startup, actively networking, or needing to lead a presentation in a boardroom or on a massive…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $200

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/public-speaking-bootcamp-1d3f640f-4290-4c16-97c4-c8401dde2a3d/chicago/103447

Get Unstuck Bootcamp: Make Your Career Pivot

April 11 from 10am to 5pm

Have you been wanting to make a career pivot but unsure what you want to be doing, how to translate your past experiences, or where to even…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $200

Go to event: ga.co/2S1nbMJ

SQL for Beginners

April 14 from 6pm to 8:30pm

Looking to learn some basic SQL skills to filter, aggregate or produce reports from a database? Exporting data and using Excel instead of…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $60

Go to event: ga.co/2unafaW

Getting Started with GIT and GITHUB

April 14 from 6pm to 8:30pm

Git, a distributed version control system, is a fundamental tool in modern software development, allowing teams to effectively track and…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $75

Go to event: ga.co/2Ou1jXW

Network Your Way Into Any Job You Want

April 16 from 6pm to 8pm

Gone are the days of finding a job by submitting online applications in hopes of landing an interview. In today’s hyper-competitive job…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $45

Go to event: ga.co/39aQZvX

How to Build Your Personal Brand - with Lofti

April 16 from 6pm to 8pm

Start with creative exploration and deep diving into the brand of you. Empowered with creative exploration of your brand story while…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $60

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/how-to-build-your-personal-brand-with-lofti/chicago/102805

Cultivate Career Agility: How to Create Your Edge in the Modern Workplace

April 16 from 6pm to 8pm

Today’s workplace exists in a state of creative destruction and constant reinvention. Individuals must learn to adapt to this insistent…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: FREE

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/cultivate-career-agility-how-to-create-your-edge-in-the-modern-workplace/chicago/103302

User Experience Design Bootcamp

April 18 from 10am to 5pm

This class aims to demystify UX by giving a practical and simple introduction to what UX is while also explaining some of its core concepts…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $250

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/user-experience-design-bootcamp/chicago/102807

Get That Job: How to Become a Stronger Job Candidate

April 20 from 6pm to 8pm

This two-hour workshop will whip you into shape to be ready to land an exciting new job. A certified career coach with Ama La Vida will…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $45

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/get-that-job-how-to-become-a-stronger-job-candidate/chicago/102866

Data Analytics with Tableau

April 21 from 6pm to 8pm

This workshop provides an introduction to visual data discovery using Tableau software. It will explore how to use Tableau to connect to…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $60

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/data-analytics-with-tableau/chicago/102867

Sketch for Non-designers

April 23 from 6pm to 9pm

Have an idea on how to create or improve a mobile or web app, but been frustrated trying to communicate it to others?Enter Sketch. Unlike…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $75

Go to event: ga.co/2UAV60d

How to Master Instagram

April 24 from 12pm to 2pm

The class provides an overview of the basics and strategies of one of the fastest growing networks, Instagram. It’ll also take an in-depth…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $60

Go to event: ga.co/2UARyva

SQL Bootcamp Series

April 24 at 10am to April 25 at 5pm

SQL provides powerful but reasonably simple tools for data analysis and handling. This two-part series will take absolute beginners through…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $375

Go to event: ga.co/38cpFNZ

Women in Tech Breakfast (FREE!)

April 24 from 8am to 9:30am

General Assembly Chicago invites you to join us for our monthly Women in Tech Breakfast series featuring women in tech and entrepreneurship…

GA Chicago @ TechNexus
20 N. Upper Wacker Drive, 12th Floor
Chicago, IL

Cost: FREE!

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/women-in-tech-breakfast/chicago/103994

2-Day Product Design Bootcamp

April 25 at 10am to April 26 at 5pm

In this intensive, two-day bootcamp participants will gain an understanding of the entire product development lifecycle, the role of UX in…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $375

Go to event: ga.co/37aOY1i

Branding in the Digital Age

April 25 from 10am to 4pm

Attend this bootcamp to expand your marketing knowledge. Learn tactics from effectively promoting and defining your brand, to strengthening…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $250

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/branding-in-the-digital-age/chicago/103628

SEO for Beginners

April 27 from 6pm to 8:30pm

Search engine optimization (SEO) is about improving the visibility of a website in “organic” (non-paid) search engine results. This no…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $60

Go to event: ga.co/2vgnFpn

26k lines of React Native by Mitch Masia

April 28 from 6pm to 8pm

This month, Mitch Masia will walk us through the decisions he made while greenfielding a new React Native app. This talk isn’t about “best…

SpotHero
125 S Clark St #1300
Chicago, IL

Cost: FREE

Go to event: meetup.com/React-Chicago/events/265185396

Introduction to Google Ads

April 28 from 6pm to 9pm

Google Ads is designed to help you reach potential customers at the exact right moment. This workshop will walk you through what you need to…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $45

Go to event: ga.co/39mJQsK

Chicago Tech Happy Hour at VU Rooftop

April 29 from 6pm to 9pm

VU is roomy with two outdoor patios showcasing unparalleled views of the city and lake, three bars and fire pits throughout. The ambiance is…

VU Rooftop Bar
133 E Cermak Rd
Chicago, IL

Cost: $12 – $20

Go to event: eventbrite.com/e/insiderzedge-presents-networking-at-vu-rooftop-tickets-91394269721

Email Marketing Essentials

April 29 from 6pm to 8pm

Email is one of the highest performing digital marketing channels, requiring its own unique set of content, marketing, and design…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $60

Go to event: ga.co/2Sdia3O

Refining Your Public Speaking and Presentation Skills

April 30 from 12pm to 2pm

Figure out how to be your best when the pressure’s on. The ability to connect with others in an authentic way is the key to being a great…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $60

Go to event: ga.co/2vgx6Fa

MAY 2020

Excel Bootcamp: Working with Functions & Pivot Tables

May 2 from 10am to 5pm

In this one day bootcamp, we will move beyond the basics of spreadsheet creation. We will dive into data manipulation and advanced functions…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $250

Go to event: ga.co/37cc9Zd

Design Thinking Bootcamp

May 2 from 10am to 5pm

In increasingly complex times, innovation and collaboration skills are becoming vital to businesses, and both principles are essential in…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $250

Go to event: ga.co/31Dd8QY

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Introduction to Python Bootcamp

May 2 from 10am to 4pm

This workshop explores Python’s place in the scientific ecosystem, and how the language, with several readily-available open-source…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $250

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/introduction-to-python-bootcamp/chicago/102923

Social Media Strategy Mapping

May 4 from 6pm to 9pm

In this workshop, you’ll be taken through a 6-step methodology that will help guide your efforts to develop an actionable social media…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $75

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/social-media-strategy-mapping/chicago/102918

ACCELERATE Chicago

May 7 at 8am to May 8 at 6pm

Join the ACCELERATE conference - premier event for IT and digital leaders in Chicago on May 7-8. Get ready for 2 full days of leadership…

Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel
1 W Wacker Dr
Chicago 60601, IL

Cost: FREE

Go to event: creatio.com/page/global-tour-2020/accelerate-chicago?activity=chicagotechevents

Podcasting Production + Promotion Bootcamp

May 9 from 10am to 4pm

Want to start your own podcast, but not sure how? This five hour bootcamp (plus a break for lunch) will take you through the process of…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $200

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/podcasting-production-promotion-bootcamp/chicago/102924

Digital Marketing Bootcamp

May 9 from 10am to 5pm

This activity-driven class will equip you with tips and strategies on how to devise your brand and marketing strategy, what digital channels…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $250

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/digital-marketing-bootcamp--2/chicago/102925

Project Management Essentials

May 11 from 6pm to 8pm

If you’re interested in becoming a project manager or simply want a more effective way to streamline and achieve your project goals, then…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $60

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/project-management-essentials/chicago/102926

Interviewing Like A Pro: How To Strike The Right Note When Talking About Yourself

May 12 from 6pm to 9pm

In today’s world, it’s critical to optimize the face- to – face opportunities you get to sell yourself. Whether interviewing for an actual…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $60

Go to event: ga.co/39ku6Go

Integrating GraphQL into a REST App by Yohei Kanehara

May 13 from 6pm to 8pm

While plenty of articles and tutorials exist on integrating GraphQL into greenfield applications, there is a lack of resources on…

ReviewTrackers
1 N State St.
Chicago, IL

Cost: FREE

Go to event: meetup.com/GraphQL-Chicago/events/266317213

Content Strategy Masterclass: Cultivate Your Brand, Grow Your Audience

May 14 from 6pm to 9pm

This is class is for current or aspiring content managers, strategists, bloggers and entrepreneurs. It will teach you how to create an…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $75

Go to event: ga.co/37hJnGO

HTML & CSS Bootcamp: Learn To Code In One Day

May 17 from 10am to 5pm

HTML and CSS are the fundamental building blocks of the web. Whether you’re a beginner who wants to get started in web development, a…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $250

Go to event: ga.co/37eQNdT

Product Management Bootcamp

May 17 from 10am to 4pm

This Bootcamp is focused on helping participants better understand Product Management as a discipline and how a product manager should work…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $250

Go to event: ga.co/2vpzOIl

Excel at Excel: Getting Down to the Basics

May 18 from 6pm to 8pm

Whether you already consider yourself an expert or are just getting started with spreadsheets, this hands-on workshop will allow you to take…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $60

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/excel-at-excel-getting-down-to-the-basics/chicago/102933

How to Master Instagram

May 19 from 6pm to 8:30pm

The class provides an overview of the basics and strategies of one of the fastest growing networks, Instagram. It’ll also take an in-depth…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $60

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/how-to-master-instagram/chicago/102934

Build Your Website with Squarespace

May 20 from 6pm to 8pm

Squarespace is an amazing tool for entrepreneurs, bloggers, photographers, restaurants, and small business owners looking to build a…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $60

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/build-your-website-with-squarespace/chicago/102935

Google Analytics for Beginners: Key Concepts and Quick Wins

May 21 from 6pm to 9pm

This class is perfect for marketing strategists looking to improve the performance of their websites.You’ll get to know the basics of using…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $75

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/google-analytics-for-beginners-key-concepts-and-quick-wins/chicago/102936

SQL For Beginners

May 26 from 6pm to 8:30pm

This class will introduce students to SQL queries for data gathering and data analysis. We will cover enough query syntax and examples and…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $60

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/sql-for-beginners/chicago/103042

Get That Job Bootcamp: Become a Stronger Job Candidate

May 29 from 10am to 4pm

This interactive bootcamp will whip you into shape to be ready to land an exciting new job. A certified career coach with Ama La Vida will…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $200

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/get-that-job-bootcamp-become-a-stronger-job-candidate/chicago/103043

Leading SAFe 5.0

May 31 at 9am to June 1 at 5pm

During this two-day course, attendees gain the knowledge necessary to lead a Lean-Agile enterprise by leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework…

ASE Chicago Office
1132 S Wabash
Chicago, IL

Cost: $895

Go to event: agilescalingexperts.com/class/leading-safe-5-0-confirmed-to-run-chicago-5-30-2020/?utm_medium=listing&utm_source=external&utm_campaign=classes&utm_term=chicagotechevents

JUNE 2020

SEO for Beginners

June 1 from 6pm to 8:30pm

This no nonsense introduction will pull back the veil and unmask this mysterious thing called SEO, helping you to understand and start using…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $60

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/seo-for-beginners/chicago/103046

Data Analytics with Tableau

June 1 from 6pm to 8pm

This workshop provides an introduction to visual data discovery using Tableau software. It will explore how to use Tableau to connect to…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $60

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/data-analytics-with-tableau/chicago/103045

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AEC Next Technology Expo + Confererence

June 3 at 8am to June 5 at 5pm

North America’s only vendor-neutral technology conference and expo focused on what’s NEXT in AEC (Architecture, Engineering, Construction…

McCormick Place
2301 S. MLK Drive
Chicago, IL

Cost: Varies

Go to event: aecnext.com

SPAR 3D Expo & Conference

June 3 at 8am to June 5 at 5pm

The leading vendor-neutral event focused on 3D sensing, processing and visualization tools and systems including SLAM, wearables, sensors…

McCormick Place
2601 S. MLK Drive
Chicago, IL

Cost: Varies

Go to event: spar3d.com/event

SQL Bootcamp Series

June 5 at 10am to June 6 at 5pm

This two-part series will take absolute beginners through the basics of SQL to an ability to write queries with confidence. We will use a…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $375

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/sql-bootcamp-series/chicago/103047

User Experience Design Bootcamp

June 6 from 10am to 5pm

This class aims to demystify UX by giving a practical and simple introduction to what UX is while also explaining some of its core concepts…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $250

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/user-experience-design-bootcamp/chicago/103053

Getting Started With WordPress

June 10 from 6pm to 9pm

This is a beginner to intermediate workshop which is designed to be helpful to those who have never seen WordPress before or those who have…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $65

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/getting-started-with-wordpress/chicago/103048

Public Speaking Bootcamp

June 12 from 10am to 4pm

Whether we are job interviewing, pitching a startup, actively networking, or needing to lead a presentation in a boardroom or on a massive…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $200

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/public-speaking-bootcamp-1d3f640f-4290-4c16-97c4-c8401dde2a3d/chicago/103575

TECHSPO Chicago 2020

June 17 at 9am to June 18 at 4pm

Where Business, Tech and Innovation Collide in Chicago! TECHSPO Chicago 2020 is a two-day technology expo that brings together some of the…

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
2233 S Martin Luther King Dr,
Chicago, IL

Cost: FREE

Go to event: techspochicago.com

Digital Marketing Conference & Exhibition

June 17 at 9am to June 18 at 5:30pm

DigiMarCon Midwest 2020 is your chance to …Hear from some of the most audacious and thought provoking speakers in the digital marketing…

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
2233 S Martin Luther King Dr
Chicago, IL

Cost: $497

Go to event: digimarconmidwest.com

Improv At Work: Comedy for Better Collaboration, Communication & Creation

June 17 from 6pm to 7:30pm

Kick off 2020 with a hands-on improv workshop that will take you through a series of fun exercises and discussions designed to hone your…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $35

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/improv-at-work-comedy-for-better-collaboration-communication-creation/chicago/103050

Excel Bootcamp: Working with Functions & Pivot Tables

June 19 from 10am to 5pm

In this one day bootcamp, we will move beyond the basics of spreadsheet creation. We will dive into data manipulation and advanced functions…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $250

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/excel-bootcamp-working-with-functions-pivot-tables/chicago/103054

Podcasting Production + Promotion Bootcamp

June 20 from 10am to 4pm

Want to start your own podcast, but not sure how? This five hour bootcamp (plus a break for lunch) will take you through the process of…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $200

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/podcasting-production-promotion-bootcamp/chicago/103055

Introduction to Python Bootcamp

June 20 from 10am to 4pm

This workshop explores Python’s place in the scientific ecosystem, and how the language, with several readily-available open-source…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $250

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/introduction-to-python-bootcamp/chicago/103056

2-Day Product Design Bootcamp

June 20 at 10am to June 21 at 5pm

In this intensive, two-day bootcamp participants will gain an understanding of the entire product development lifecycle, the role of UX in…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $375

Go to event: ga.co/3ceRreX

Agile Testing Days USA

June 21 at 8am to June 25 at 8pm

The Agile Testing Days USA are dedicated to the North, Middle and South American community of Software Testers with an Agile Mindset for…

Marriot Chicago O'Hare
8535 West Higgins Road
Chicago, IL

Cost: $2095 - $3490

Go to event: agiletestingdays.us

Introduction to Google Ads

June 22 from 6pm to 9pm

Google Ads is designed to help you reach potential customers at the exact right moment. This workshop will walk you through what you need to…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $75

Go to event: ga.co/2vnoVaz

Mastering the Art of Negotiation: Finding Mutually Beneficial Outcomes

June 23 from 6pm to 8pm

From working with business partners and job candidates, to navigating your own compensation or buying a home or car, negotiation is a…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $60

Go to event: ga.co/3a42TYU

Excel at Excel: Getting Down to the Basics

June 25 from 6pm to 8pm

Take a break from your busy work day to learn Excel basics!For most professionals, the ability to organize information is quickly becoming a…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $60

Go to event: ga.co/2IbyIU5

Social Media Strategy Mapping

June 25 from 6pm to 8pm

Social media initiatives don’t start when you register a Facebook or Twitter account and start posting announcements, it begins much sooner…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $75

Go to event: ga.co/32w9HfF

Digital Marketing Bootcamp

June 27 from 10am to 5pm

The digital landscape is moving at lightning speed. Every industry has been affected by the advances in digital—from retail to brands and…

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker
150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL

Cost: $250

Go to event: generalassemb.ly/education/digital-marketing-bootcamp--2/chicago/103062