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Upcoming Events

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Thursday, December 17, 2020 Noon - 1pm
December Lunch & Learn Webinar
We are pleased to invite you to our December Lunch & Learn, which is jointly sponsored by the Chaddick Institute & School of Public Service.  Graduate students will present case study analyses of the effects of COVID-19 in Chicago neighborhood.  We will also explore opportunities to improve public health response with recommendations informed by independent investigation and use of the newly created Chaddick/SPS data dashboard. To RSVP, email

Thursday, December 17, 2020 5:45 - 6:30 pm
Chaddick Institute Holiday Reception
Join us as we gather virtually to celebrate the impending arrival of the holidays and take a brief look back at some of the Chaddick activities and happenings of the autumn term. We will look back on the career of Laurie Marston, AICP, our talented Technical Advisor, who is retiring in January. To RSVP, email  Invite a friend!

January 14, 2021, 12:00 - 1:15 pm
Chaddick Institute/DePaul Real Estate Center Annual Symposium
Thrown for a Loop:  How a Transformation of Employment and Commuting Patterns Could Change Chicago's Real Estate Market
Check back in early December for info on our free and widely anticipated annual conference. This event will be held in webinar format (via Zoom) and explore the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on the downtown density and development over the next several years. We'll have an all-star panel you will not want to miss.

April 6-8, 2021
2021 Transportation Research Forum Conference
The Chaddick Institute will be participating in presentations and sponsoring the 2021 Transportation Research Forum (TRF) Conference, which will be held in an online format.  This widely anticipated event attracts research experts from around the world.   Please click here if you are interested in submitting an abstract for the conference.  Please email us at if you would like information about participating in this event.   We are proud to the be the institutional home of TRF's Chicago Chapter.