Congress of Secular Jewish Organizations 2017 Annual Conference

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June 9–11, University of Illinois at Chicago

Schedule

Friday, June 9
3:00 – 5:00 pm Check-in.
5:00 – 10:00 pm Dinner (packages 1–8; kept available for latecomers).
6:00 pm Welcome, Oneg Shabbat/Oyneg Shabbes.
8:00 pm Blues Brothers (1980), the John Landis comedy, set in Chicago.
 
Saturday, June 10
7:30–8:30 am Breakfast.
8:30–9:00 am Check-in.
9:00–10:15 am Workshops: Set 1.
10:30–11:45 am Keynote Addresses: Corky Siegel and Madeline Burns
11:45–1:00 pm Lunch.
12:45–1:15 pm Check-in.
1:15–2:30 pm Workshops: Set 2.
2:30–2:45 pm Refreshments.
2:45–4:00 pm Workshops: Set 3.
4:00–5:30 pm Break for schmoozing, bluesing and snoozing (or youth business meeting).
5:30–6:00 pm Walk, ride or roll to Manny’s Deli, 1141 S. Jefferson St., Chicago.
6:00–7:00 pm Egg Cream social at Manny’s.
7:00–8:00 pm Dinner at Manny’s.
8:00–10:00 pm Live performance by the Dave Specter Blues Trio
-OR- Youth Event: A trip to Navy Pier for the fireworks display!
 
Sunday, June 11
7:30–8:30 am Breakfast.
8:30–8:45 am Check-in.
8:45–10:00 am Workshops: Set 4.
8:45–10:15 am CSJO Annual Business Meeting.
10:30–11:45 am Workshops: Set 5.
11:45–1:00 pm Lunch.
1:00–2:30 pm Walking Tour of Maxwell Street.
 
All times are subject to change.