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Upcoming Events

Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 10:45am
Designing for (and with) Industry: Best Practices for New Industrial Project Development & Design
Join Chaddick's Municipal Design Review Network (MDRN) at the American Planning Association, Illinois (APA-IL) 2017 State Conference in Downtown Naperville to hear from architects and planners about trends in industrial development and strategies for improving the quality of design of industrial buildings. The APA-IL annual conference takes place September 13-15, 2017. Register via the conference website.

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Plan Commission Training at the State APA-IL Conference
Join Laurie Marston, FAICP and Michael Blue, FAICP for a day-long plan commission training at the annual American Planning Association conference in Napervillle, Illinois. Commissioners will learn the essential elements of creating and maintaining an efficient and productive plan commission process. Attendees can also choose to participate in a mock public hearing which will be entertaining as well as educational about best practices that you can apply at your next hearing. Register via the conference website.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 between 5:15pm and 5:45pm
Chaddick Institute Information Session
Please join us at the Chaddick Institute Information Session for School of Public Service and Sustainable Urban Development graduate students in the Loop campus. All of our programs are designed for busy professionals and students who have many other obligations. Swing by for a few minutes before class and feel free to bring a friend! Whether you have been previously active in Chaddick or are new and interested in getting involved, please join us. The Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development is located at 243 S. Wabash, Suite 9000. This is the Computer and Digital Media building, 1 block east of SPS at the corner of Jackson and Wabash. Take the elevator to the 9th floor and continue left. Please RSVP if you are planning to attend.

Friday, September 22, 2017 between 9:30AM and 3:30PM
Congress for New Urbanism (CNU) Illinois Conference in Oak Park, IL
Join our delegation by attending the "Mind the (Housing) Gap - Filling the Missing Middle for Walkable and Affordable" conference in downtown Oak Park. We are pleased to be a City Sponsor of this important event, which reflects our longstanding partnership with CNU. Email or visit the conference web page to learn more.

October 2017 TBA
Fall Study Trip
Check back in mid-September for details about our upcoming fall study trip exploring innovation planning strategies and policies in a nearby Midwestern city. This will be Chaddick's 18th study trip!

Thursday, November 9, 2017
Annual Aviation Lunch, Noon to 1PM (Buffet lunch available 11:20AM)
Make plans to attend our annual luncheon on aviation and airport policy, held in conjunction with DePaul University's College of Law. This free event includes a dynamic discussion of contemporary air-travel issues and complimentary lunch with RSVP. Our speaker will be announced soon. Lunch will take place at 1 East Jackson  in the DePaul Center, Room 8005. Email to RSVP.