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Upcoming Events

For highlights and photos of recent Chaddick programs, please click here.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 from 5:30-6:30pm
Young Professionals Outing: Walking Tour of Chicago's New Bicycling Investments in the Loop Area
Join us for an informal after-work event focusing on Chicago's recent improvements to its biking infrastructure. Professor Schwieterman will greet the group before Riley O'Neil, Chaddick Fellow, leads us on a one-hour walking tour around the Loop that will include discussion of the Dearborn St. bike lanes, Divvy stations, and new intersection designs. You'll be surprised at what is happening in "active transportation." This brief outing is a great way to get involved with Chaddick and see our fascinating city! RSVP: Free! Email to register. Alumni welcome!

September 30 - October 3, 2018
TRB Rural and Intercity Bus Conference, Breckenridge, CO
A bi-annual gathering sponsored by the Transportation Research Board. If you are attending, come visit the Chaddick exhibitor table or arrange to speak with a member of our team about our research. To access our free downloads on scheduled intercity bus travel, click here. To find out more about the conference, click here.

Friday, October 5, 2018
Authentic Experiences: Graduate Student Study Trip to Crystal Lake, Illinois
The DePaul School of Public Service and the Chaddick Institute are offering a one-day excursion for SPS students to learn about municipal governments in action and to meet with heads of various city departments. There is no cost to attend, but pre-registration is required. Email Markus Beyer at to register.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 from 12-1pm
Lunch & Learn with Professor Ramya Ramanath
Please join us to celebrate the publication of Professor Ramya Ramanath's new book, A Place to Call Home: Women as Agents of Change in Dubai. Professor Ramanath will discuss key findings from this important book. We will also welcome Zhyldyz Tegizbekova, our visiting Fulbright Scholar from Kyrgyzstan to share insights on the publication. Bring your lunch! RSVP: Free! Email to register. Location: SPS Dublin Room, 14 E Jackson, Suite 1600

Friday, November 2, 2018
Chaddick Study Trip to Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Join us for this exciting study trip to Milwaukee, Wisconsin via Amtrak. All SPS and SUD students are welcome for this one-day trip, which will feature several stops throughout the city to explore urban design, sustainability, transit and development. Click here to learn more, and to sign up today!

Friday, December 7, 2018 from 9:00-11:30am
Chaddick Institute/DePaul Real Estate Center Annual Conference
The program will focus on some of the notable "megal developments" proposed for the Chicago region. Email for details.

Visit this page in September 2018 for news about our autumn programs, including events by the Municipal Design Review Network and Transportation Research Forum, as well as our "Lunch and Learn" series with DePaul's School of Public Service.​​