UIC Urban Forum

Agenda

UIC Urban Forum

“The Public Infrastructure of Work and Play”

September 14, 2017


Time Panel Speaker
8:45 AM Welcoming Remarks Michael A. Pagano, Dean, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago
9:00 AM Keynote Carol Ross Barney, Founder and President, Ross Barney Architects
9:30 - 10:45 AM Panel #1
Building a Just City: Shaping Communities’ Quality of Life
Panelists:
Miguel Aguilar, Artist
Gia Biagi, Principal, Studio
Juanita Irizarry, Executive Director, Friends of the Parks
Scott Stewart, Executive Director, Millennium Park Foundation

Moderated by Alexandra Salomon, Editor, Curious City, WBEZ
10:45-11:00 AM Break
11:00-12:15 PM Panel #2
Connecting People and Places: Designing Transportation Systems for Smart Cities
Panelists:
MarySue Barrett, President, Metropolitan Planning Council
Ron Burke, Executive Director, Active Transportation Alliance
Clayton Harris, III, Executive Director, Illinois International Port District
Leanne Redden, Executive Director, Regional Transportation Authority

Moderated by Miles Bryan, Reporter and Producer, WBEZ
12:15- 12:45 PM Keynote Speaker Randy Blankenhorn, Secretary, Illinois Department of Transportation
12:45-1 PM Closing Michael A. Pagano, Dean, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago
1:00 PM ADJOURN Lunch and Networking