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Upcoming Events

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

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.​
APA-IL Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Webinar
The APA-IL Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee, in part​nership with DePaul's Chaddick Institute, will be hosting a live viewing of the Engagement Techniques for Latino Communities webinar. This panel is about how planners can learn to tap into this energy to activate and engage Latinos in planning processes. This is the 4th webinar in the LAP webinar series examining critical issues in planning for Latino communities. Read more and watch for registration information here.

Friday, October 25, 2019 from noon to 1 p.m.
New York, New York! An Update on Transportation Issues in America's Largest City​
Join us for a Transportation Research Forum Lunch & Learn, held jointly with DePaul's Urban Studies Cluster on contemporary transportation issues in New York, including a look at the enormous difficulty of moving freight through this city. Our speaker is Adam Lomasney, Assistant Vice President, New York Economic Development Corporation. ​To RSVP, email trf-chicago@depaul.edu​. Free. Bring your lunch. Invite a friend. Mr. Lomasney is a graduate of DePaul's School of Public Service.

Sunday, October 27, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Terminal Town Fifth Anniversary Walking Tour​​
Join the Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development at DePaul University and Forgo​​tten Chicago​ as we celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Terminal Town festival and Chicago's role as one of the two world premier passenger transportation centers on Sunday, October 27, 2019! This all-new, three-hour walking tour will explore extant and former sites of some of Chicago's most importa​nt transportation terminals. Click here​ for details and registration. $20. Space is limited. Mixer afterwards at Bar Louie - Printers Row at 2:15 p.m. (free with RSVP). Tour will start inside the Merchandise Mart food court on the second level, near the CTA ventra vending machines and end at historic Dearborn Station (47 W. Polk Street), Chicago's oldest remaining former Loop railroad terminal.

Friday, November 1, 2019 from 8:25 a.m. to 7:14 p.m.
Chaddick Study Trip to Milwaukee
​Join our highly anticipated study trip to this neighboring city. Registration includes lunch and round-trip Amtrak fares for DePaul students for $20. Depart from Chicago Union Station at 8:25 am and return back at 7:14 p.m. Alums and others can make separate Amtrak purchase or arrange their own transportation. Registrations can be cancelled with full refunds through October 28. Click here to register! ​

Thursday, December 12, 2019 from 9 a.m. to noon
Equity, Wind & Fire: Dealing with Climate Change in Commercial Development & Land-Use Planning​​
Join us for our annual conference ​with the DePaul Real Estate Center as we explore emerging "best practice", policy developments, and innovations designed to contend with mounting risk associated with climate and weather issues​​​. ​An​ expert panel will offer insights about how building codes, site plans and financial planning and underwriting are evolving to contend with the growing certainty.​ Location: Room 8005, DePaul Center, 1 E Jackson Blvd​.​​ Cost is $50. Click here to register.