CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago is playing host to some of the brightest thinkers, innovators, and world changers during the 6th Annual Chicago Ideas Week. The program features more than 150 events October 17 - 23, 2016 on topics ranging from refugees to comedy, to policing. More than 30,000 attendees from Chicago, the Midwest and across the world are expected to attend and can anticipate diverse hands-on demonstrations, neighborhood tours, live music and more from some of the world's most accomplished individuals
Some of the features speakers during this year's Chicago Ideas Week are FIFA World Cup Champion Abby Wambach, Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Robert Rubin, Academy Award-Winning Film and Television Producer Brian Grazer, and ABC News Chief Legal Affairs Anchor Dan Abrams.
There are more than 150 events during Chicago Ideas Week including Science of Choice, Unlocking Genius, and Business in Motion, with tickets available at ChicagoIdeas.com starting at only $15
ABC 7 is a proud media partner. Nadine Dobbs, the Chief Operating Officer of Chicago Ideas Week, joined Eyewitness News live from the Cadillac Theatre to talk about all the programs curated for the big event.
Event: Chicago Ideas Week
Date: October 17- 23, 2016
Address: Talks and Conversations, these will take place at the following locations:
Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph Street)
Morningstar (22 W. Washington St.)
Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art (220 E. Chicago Ave)
STUDIO XFINITY (901 W. Weed Street)
The Vic Theatre (3145 N. Sheffield Ave)
Labs will be taking place all over the city.
Admission: Most tickets start at only $15