Jan 25 2019

UPPSA’s Urban Innovation Symposium

January 25, 2019


Student Center East Cardinal Room (RM329)


750 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60607


UPPSA’s annual Urban Innovation Symposium showcases planning knowledge from across the Chicago region. During the day session, professionals from around the region provide insight into cutting-edge ideas through deep dive lectures and panelist discussions. At the evening event, urban professionals deliver discussions and presentations in a more casual environment. This informal atmosphere encourages attendees to get to know each other and network while enjoying food and drink. Free and open to the public.

The 2019 Urban Innovation Symposium will return to its roots by focusing on collaborative creativity to solve a plethora of problems challenging the urban environment. The format for this years event will include expert deep dive lectures on specific topics as well as standard panel discussions to deliberate with experts and innovators within their respective fields. The discussions will touch on Claiming Spaces: The Role of Public Art as Place-maker; The Language of Environmental Justice; Future of Co-ops; Zoning, Land-use and Affordable Housing; Housing Design; and Transportation Equity. Don't miss this opportunity to explore perspectives different from your own, and come away with renewed energy for conversation and collaboration!

Date posted

Nov 27, 2018

Date updated

Nov 27, 2018