Learn more about politics, technology, criminal justice, the human body and other interesting topics at the annual Chicago Ideas Week. The week-long event brings together more than 200 thought leaders from a variety of fields for a series of discussions and panels that take place in front of a live audience.
This year's Chicago Ideas Week lineup features former Secretary of State John Kerry, #TimesUp co-founder Amber Tamblyn, Sorry to Bother You director Boots Riley, gun control activist David Hogg and comedian Chris Gethard. Discussions on the schedule include a breakdown of blockchain technology, a deep dive into life's biggest questions, a talk about overcoming fear and panel that tackles taboo topics.
You can find a complete schedule of events on the Chicago Ideas Week website.