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November 2017

6th Annual BOOST Funding Night

November 14, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$25 - $70

Join us for BOOST, a live, crowd-funded pitch fest in support of energy, ecosystem, and waste innovations in Chicago on Tuesday, November 14th from 7-10 PM at Chop Shop in Wicker Park!

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February 2018

Glass Half Full – The Future of Coal: Separating Fact from Fiction

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$12

Join us for Glass Half Full - The Future of Coal: Separating Fact from Fiction on Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 6 - 8:30 PM at Begyle Brewing (1800 W Cuyler Ave). Join us for a conversation with a panel of energy experts to discuss the role of competitive markets in energy, the economics of keeping coal plants open, the impact current legislation will…

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March 2018

Stormwater Management Training for Practical Implementation

March 9 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association, 1904 174th Street
Hazel Crest, IL 60429 United States
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Gain practical tools for stormwater management  Delta Institute, in collaboration with the Calumet Stormwater Collaborative and South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association, is excited to invite you to a free, practical half-day training on Friday, March 9 from 8AM-12PM for Coastal Management Zone municipalities, practitioners, and other interested parties. The implementation-focused morning will cover a suite of green infrastructure tools, which include siting…

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2018 National Shared Mobility Summit

March 12 - March 14
Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, 221 N Columbus Dr.
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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Join us at the 2018 National Shared Mobility Summit in Chicago on March 12-14 to discuss the latest developments in carsharing, shared autonomous and electric vehicles, bikesharing, e-hailing, microtransit and more.  

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April 2018

Delta Social

April 9 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lagunitas Brewing Company, 2607 W 17th Street
Chicago, IL 60608 United States
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We're kicking off 20 years of Delta Institute by throwing it back to the 90s! Why? Because that's when it all started! Join us at Lagunitas Brewing Company on Monday, April 9th from 5:30 - 8:30 PM.   $6 Lagunitas beer = $5.44 to Delta   Free food, music, and beer proceeds support Delta. And there will be raffle prizes!…

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Impact Chicago Spring RAIN (Regenerative Agriculture Investor Network)

April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Patagonia Store – Lincoln Park, 1800 N Clybourn Ave
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Free

Join us for Spring RAIN, another quarterly convening to connect with like-minded regenerative agriculture investors, practitioners & philanthropists - this time in CHICAGO! Connect, network, and share ecological insights with the spectrum of supporters and contributors in this space, including investors, philanthropists and entrepreneurs focused on moving beyond "sustainable" to focus on investments in agricultural enterprises that are truly regenerative.…

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May 2018

Regenerating the Soil Sponge in the Midwest and Beyond

May 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Knapp Center for Biomedical Discovery, 900 E 57th St, Room 1103
Chicago, IL 60637 United States
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Join us for a lecture by Australian climate scientist and soil microbiologist, Walter Jehne. Following the lecture, Walter will continue the conversation in an informal Q & A. Join us to learn practical, affordable strategies for collaborating with natural systems: how a healthy soil sponge can reduce flooding, drought, algae blooms, and wildfires; how green landscapes can cool the climate and rehydrate…

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Glass Half Full: Regenerating the Soil Sponge

May 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Goose Island Taproom, 1800 W Fulton Ave
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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$20

For this installment of Glass Half Full, our drinks and discussion series, Australian climate scientist and soil microbiologist, Walter Jehne, joins us to discuss his work, followed by a moderated Q&A. Join us to learn practical, affordable strategies for collaborating with natural systems: how a healthy soil sponge can reduce flooding, drought, algae blooms, and wildfires; how green landscapes can cool the…

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June 2018

Green Soapbox 2018

June 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Haymarket Brewing, 737 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60661 United States
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$30

Join the Delta Emerging Leaders (DELs) on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 for Green Soapbox, an event featuring stories from four of Chicago’s leading entrepreneurs - who happen to be women. Their businesses are contributing to a cleaner, healthier, and more equitable city. They will share the inspirations and insights that motivate them, and how their enterprises reflect their values.  …

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July 2018

Deconstruction and Building Material Reuse Webinar

July 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Learn about deconstruction and building material reuse with Eve Pytel, Programs Director at Delta Institute on Thursday, July 12th from 1 - 2 PM CT. Eve will introduce you to deconstruction for government, economic development professionals and other practitioners and provide you with an overview of Delta Institute's recently released deconstruction tool guide (what the tools are and how to use…

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