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Weathering the Storm

February 9, 2018, 1:15 to 2 p.m. CST

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UIC Student Center East
750 S. Halsted St., Room 302
Chicago‚ IL 60607

Hosted by: UIC Urban Planning and Policy Student Association

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Catch MPC's Sarah Cardona at this year's Urban Innovation Symposium, "Planning through Friction: Finding Common Ground in Contested Spaces." She will take part in "Weathering the Storm," a panel discussion about how the Chicago region can mitigate and adapt to the impacts of climate change.

Roundtable Panelists:

  • Dr. Elizabeth Kocs (moderator), Director of Programming and Outreach, UIC Energy Initiative 
  • Commissioner Debra Shore, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District
  • Sarah Cardona, Manager, Metropolitan Planning Council
  • Rachel Sheu, Director of Research, Elevate Energy
  • Dr. Elena Grossman, Project Manager, UIC School of Public Health

This annual event, hosted by the UIC Urban Planning and Policy Student Association, showcases planning knowledge from across the Chicago region. This year's theme was chosen as a response to the current atmosphere of protest and political unrest.

All sessions are free and open to the public. The Symposium will be live-streamed and broadcasted on CAN-TV. Click here for more info.

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