Talks @1871: gChats with Google
Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)
Join us for an exhilarating new series of talks by Google at 1871.
Nicole Montanye -- Food Provocateur, Calihan Catering (Google partner)
Sustainable Food Programs - Building a corporate food program where the focus is more than just the food. Collaborative environment, food experiences, local purveyors, engaging more than just the belly ...Why this is good for more than employee retention / competitive benefits but good for your business in the long term.Robert Biederman -- Midwest Public Affairs and Government Relations Manager, Google
Being a Good Corporate Citizen - Having a relationship with the community your company is part of is an important area of consideration. Hear how Google approaches community relations and get insights on how to apply best practices in your own corporate citizenship.Andrea Cattarin - Facilities Manager, GoogleDesigning Googley - How Google approaches workplace design and how it impacts business.
Brian 'Fitz' Fitzpatrick - Engineering Manager, Google
Ben Collins-Sussman - Engineering Manager, Google
The Myth of the Genius Programmer - A pervasive elitism hovers in the background of collaborative software development: everyone secretly wants to be seen as a genius. We'll discuss how to avoid this trap and gracefully exchange personal ego for personal growth and super-charged collaboration.
Food and drinks served.
When & Where
1871 is a co-working center for digital startups. Located in the famed Merchandise Mart, the 50,000-square-foot facility provides Chicago startups with affordable workspace and access to mentors, programming, educational resources, potential investors and a community of like-minded entrepreneurs.