Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Cruise the River with KM Chicago July 12!

Please join your KM Chicago friends and colleagues on Tues, July 12, at the base of Wacker Drive and Michigan Avenue (400 N. Michigan) for the 6 PM combined river and lake architectectural cruise. The narrated cruise is 90 minutes and covers both the Chicago River and a trip through the locks into Lake Michigan. There is a cash bar on the boat.
Each person is responsible for purchasing his or her own ticket. We recommend online purchase at These trips sell out in the summer even during the week so please buy a few days in advance to avoid disappointment. Arrive at the dock at least 15 minutes prior to departure. Purchased online, the cruise is $24.70.
Following the cruise, please join us for dinner at Catch 35. The restaurant is at 35 W. Wacker Dr. in the Leo Burnett Building, a few minutes walk from the dock. Reservations are for 7:45. Catch 35 is a delightful seafood restaurant with a menu to please everyone. Check out the menu and other details at
You can join us for the cruise, the dinner or both. No need to RSVP for the cruise. Just purchase your ticket and show up. If you will be joining us for dinner, please send an email to with your name and the number of people. If you are driving, Catch 35 has valet parking after 5 PM for $10.
We look forward to seeing you all on July 12!

Monday, June 06, 2011

June 14: Jean Keleher on KM at the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center

At KM Chicago's regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 14, Jean Keleher will tell us about her work at the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Jean will discuss the implementation of the Bioenergy Hub, an internal collaboration platform for scientsts and staff at the GLBRC.

The mission of the GLBRC is to develop sustainable fuels; Jean's role is to make sure that the scientists working there can conveniently collaborate and share information.

Please join us to learn how knowledge management contributes to the development of technologies that have the potential to solve one of the greatest challenges of our time.