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|Details||Chicago Ideas Week, the weeklong festival of ideas, kicks-off October 8 and concludes on October 14, nearly doubling in its second year. All presentations are open to the public and on-the-record.
Speakers, presenting on themes such as life after war, the state of our democracy, disruptive innovation, social entrepreneurship, philanthropy, and meaning of life, include:
Colin Powell;General Stanley McChrystal;
David Gregory; Mayors Rahm Emanuel, Annise Parker, Michael Nutter, Aquanetta Warren; Deepak Chopra; Edward Norton; Diane von Furstenberg; Lance Armstrong
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