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Upcoming Events

​​​​​​​​​​​For highlights and photos of recent Chaddick programs, please click here.   Interested in joining our listserv? Email to learn about the options (e.g., student, municipal planning, transportation).​​​​​

Friday, November 19​, 2021, 9 – 11 am
Neighborly Rivals: How Commercial and Residential Real Estate Activity is Shifting Between the City and Suburbs
Join us for our widely anticipated Annual Conference, co-sponsored with DePaul’s Real Estate Center. We’ll explore the dramatic shifts in commercial and residential activity underway on account of the pandemic-related lifestyle changes. Our panel will illustrate why some recent shifts favor the city—and the Loop in particular--while others give an edge to "the burbs”. Complimentary, but space is limited.
To register and receive the Zoom link, click here.

Sunday, November 21​, 2021
Deadline for Chaddick Scholars Application
Graduate students interested in applying for the 2020 - 21 Chaddick Scholars program needs to apply by this date.  Email for more information.

Thursday, December 2, 2021, 3:30 - 4:30 pm Municipal Design Review Network "Idea Exchange"
Hop online for our annual "Idea Exchange" exploring effective municipal oversight and the best-emerging practices. We'll converse in small groups, each led by an experienced municipal official.  Moderated by Andy Cross, City of Highland Park. Complimentary, but space is limited. To register and receive the Zoom link, email​​

Tuesday, December 7, 2021, 7:30 - 9:30 pm Blue Demon Basketball Outing for Students and Recent GraduatesAnnouncing a special Chaddick outing for School of Public Service and Sustainable Urban Development graduate students, friends, and recent graduates, at the Wintrust Arena.  Join us to fend off the “winter blues, see DePaul’s impressive stadium, and catch the Blue Demons Men’s Team play Duquesne, meet us in Section 120!  Students have access to free tickets.  Click here​ to register with Chaddick, or email for details.  

Tuesday, January 11, 2021
Transportation Research Board Informal Mixer

Join members of the Transportation Research Forum Chicago Chapter, as well as other students and professionals attending the Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board in Washington, DC.  This informal gathering will be held at the Marriot Marquis hotel lobby (Time to be determined). Additionally, Professor Schwieterman's presentation on cargo airports will be from 10:30 - noon.

Wednesday, April 6 through Friday, April 8, 2022
Travel with us to Transportation Conference in St. Louis
​Join our delegation of graduate students and staff, and other Chicago-area professionals, attending the highly anticipated conference at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Graduate students can apply to have some of their trip costs (including registration and Amtrak fare) covered.  To learn more, email ​

April 2023 (TBA)
Transportation Research Forum's 2023 International Conference at the Chaddick Institute
We are pleased to announce that the 2023 International Meeting of the Transportation Research Forum ​will be held at DePaul University and hosted by the Chaddick Institute team!  Scholars and professionals from around the world will travel to Chicago to exchange research findings.