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Upcoming Events

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020​ from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m.
IMPJ ​ Author Webinar Series: "Rethinking Municipal Service When Facing Declining Population and State Budge​t Unpredictability" 
Professional webinar hosted by the Chaddick Institute featuring research published in the 2019 issue of the I​llinois Municipal Policy Journal. To access the journal, click here​. Presenters: Nicholas Kachiroubas at DePaul University and Andy Blanke and Norman Walzer of Northern Illinois University. ​ To register, email chaddick@depaul.edu or call 312.362.5731. Free. Link to webinar site provided upon registration.  For more information, click here​. 

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 from 5:15-6:45 p.m.
Young Professional Outing for Graduate Students to Elevate Energy
​Join us for a special session at Elevate Energy to learn about their research on lessening lead exposure in Illinois communities. We'll meet with Caroline Pakenham, who is Water Program Manager at Elevate. We will meet in the ground floor lobby of the SPS building (14 E. Jackson Blvd) at 5:15 for the walk to Elevate. We'll finish at 322 S. Green St., Suite 300 at 6:45 p.m. To RSVP, email chaddick@depaul.edu

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 from noon to 1 p.m.
IMPJ ​ Author Webinar Series: "Effective Municipal Strategies to Eliminate Lead Service  Lines" 
Professional webinar hosted by the Chaddick Institute featuring research published in the 2019 issue of the Illinois Municipal Policy Journal. To access the journal, click here​. Presenters: Caroline Pakenham at Elevate Energy and Nora Beamish-Lannon and Stephen Beavis of​ DePaul University. ​ To register, email chaddick@depaul.edu or call 312.362.5731. Free. Link to webinar site provided upon registration. 

Thursday, February 20, 2020 from noon to 1 p.m.
IMPJ ​ Author Webinar Series: "How Changing Public Opinion and State Preemptive Policies Affect Municipal Policy Options"
Professional webinar hosted by the Chaddick Institute featuring research published in the 2019 issue of the Illinois Municipal Policy Journal.  To access the journal, click here​. Presenters: John S. Jackson at Southern Illinois University, Nestor Davidson at Fordham University, and Laurie Reynolds at University of Illinois.​ To register, email chaddick@depaul.edu or call 312.362.5731. Free. Link to webinar site provided upon registration. 

​Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 8 p.m.
Chaddick Institute outing​ to Blue Demon's Basketb​all Game
​Join us for an action-packed evening at the Wintrust Arena, where we will catch the DePaul's men's basketball team play Georgetown. At halftime, we'll have a quick look at this remarkable facility's design and give away a few door prizes. To learn more, or to be put on the interest list, email chaddick@depaul.edu​. Note that students can download tickets for free. Friends are welcome. 

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 from noon to 1 p.m.​
IMPJ ​ Author Webinar Series: "Helping Households at Risk: Innovations in Affordable Housing and Strategies for Lessening Urban Flood Risk for Low-Income Neighborhoods"
Professional webinar hosted by the Chaddick Institute featuring research published in the 2019 issue of the Illinois Municipal Policy Journal. To access the journal, click here​. Presenters: Marcella Bondie Keenan at RainReady Home for the Center for Neighborhood Technology, C. Scott Smith at DePaul University, and Kyle Smith at ​Metropolitan Mayors Caucus. ​To register, email chaddick@depaul.edu or call 312.362.5731. Free. Link to webinar site provided upon registration. 

Thursday, March 12, 2020 to Friday, March 13, 2020 in Jersey City, NJ
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ransportation Research Forum (TRF) - National Conference
We invite you to join the delegation from Chaddick and TRF's Chicago chapter at this highly anticipated conference on March 12 - 13, 2020 in Jersey City, NJ. There will be special activities for graduate students as well as tours and outings. To learn about the conference, click here​. To learn more about the Graduate Student Delegation program, click here​.​ For information about the Chicago delegation, email trf-chicago@depaul.edu.​

​Wednesday, March 18, 2020 from noon to 1 p.m.​
IMPJ ​ Author Webinar Series: "Complex Connections: Improving Air, Bus, and Rail Service to Downstate Illinois" 
Professional webinar hosted by the Chaddick Institute featuring research published in the 2019 issue of the Illinois Municipal Policy Journal. To access the journal, click herePresenters: Joe Schwieterman, Matthew Jacques, and Kevin Snyder of DePaul University. To register, email chaddick@depaul.edu or call 312.362.5731. Free. Link to webinar site provided upon registration.