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Save the Date for UPPSA’s 9th Annual Urban Innovation Symposium on 1/25/19!

Updated: Jan 2, 2020

UPPSA’s annual Urban Innovation Symposium showcases planning knowledge from across the Chicago region. During the day session, professionals from around the region provide insight into cutting-edge ideas through deep dive lectures and panelist discussions. At the evening event, urban professionals deliver discussions and presentations in a more casual environment. This informal atmosphere encourages attendees to get to know each other and network while enjoying food and drink. Free and open to the public.

The 2019 Urban Innovation Symposium will return to its roots by focusing on collaborative creativity to solve a plethora of problems challenging the urban environment. The format for this years event will include expert deep dive lectures on specific topics as well as standard panel discussions to deliberate with experts and innovators within their respective fields. The discussions will touch on Claiming Spaces: The Role of Public Art as Place-maker; The Language of Environmental Justice; Future of Co-ops; Zoning, Land-use and Affordable Housing; Housing Design; and Transportation Equity. Don't miss this opportunity to explore perspectives different from your own, and come away with renewed energy for conversation and collaboration!


Friday January 25, 2019


11:15am - 3:15pm

Cardinal Room (RM329)

UIC Student Center East 750 S Halsted St

NIGHT SESSION: 4:30pm - 9:45pm National Museum of Mexican Art 1852 W 19th St

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