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MPC Roundtables

Lunchtime policy discussions with national experts

MPC Roundtables are dynamic policy discussions with national experts. These lunchtime forums feature brief presentations from panelists that lead to an engaging dialogue with attendees. MPC hosts roundtables for business leaders, community stakeholders, partner organizations, elected officials and interested residents to learn about cutting-edge research and best practices from around the world, then explore how to put these ideas to work for Chicagoland.

Previous MPC Roundtable events

Jun 9, 2017 Friday
Richard Florida on The New Urban Crisis
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
New Location!
May 8, 2017 Monday
Getting Smarter on Transportation
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Metropolitan Planning Council
Mar 1, 2017 Wednesday
Pullman Pulling Ahead
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Metropolitan Planning Council
Feb 23, 2017 Thursday
Can Chicagoland Thrive in the Trump Era?
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Metropolitan Planning Council
Nov 17, 2016 Thursday
A Flood of Ideas: Emerging Best Practices in Stormwater Planning
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Metropolitan Planning Council
Sep 29, 2016 Thursday
Transforming Chicago's Great Rivers
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Metropolitan Planning Council
Feb 16, 2016 Tuesday
Station Transformation: A Union Station for the 21st Century
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Metropolitan Planning Council
Oct 27, 2015 Tuesday
When Public Spaces Fail: Universal Design as Social Justice
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
***UPDATED LOCATION***
Oct 15, 2015 Thursday
Let the Dollars Flow: Viable Ways to Finance Water Infrastructure
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Metropolitan Planning Council
Oct 6, 2015 Tuesday
Can Chicagoland Grow by Filling In?
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Metropolitan Planning Council
Apr 14, 2015 Tuesday
Building Resilience: How To Engage and Mobilize Vulnerable Communities
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Metropolitan Planning Council 
Mar 20, 2015 Friday
Accelerate Illinois: Addressing Our Transportation Funding Shortfalls
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Metropolitan Planning Council
Jan 27, 2015 Tuesday
Building Resilience: Mega-storms, Mega-regions, Mega-plans
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Metropolitan Planning Council
Dec 9, 2014 Tuesday
We're All In This Together: Improving Government Efficiency
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
140 S. Dearborn St., Suite 1400, Chicago
Nov 18, 2014 Tuesday
CREATE: Freight Driving the Economy
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
140 S. Dearborn St., Suite 1400, Chicago Ill.
Oct 23, 2014 Thursday
Planning for the Aging of Chicagoland's Communities
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
MPC, 140 S. Dearborn St., Suite 1400, Chicago, Ill
Oct 14, 2014 Tuesday
Rinse and Repeat: The Future of Water Reuse
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
MPC, 140 S. Dearborn St., Suite 1400, Chicago, Ill
Oct 2, 2014 Thursday
Reimagine: Transforming Vacant Institutional Buildings
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
MPC, 140 S. Dearborn St., Suite 1400, Chicago, Ill
May 29, 2014 Thursday
Progress on the GO TO 2040 Comprehensive Plan
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Metropolitan Planning Council
May 20, 2014 Tuesday
Smart Systems, Resilient Regions
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Metropolitan Planning Council
Apr 8, 2014 Tuesday
Weather Proof: Collaborative Stormwater Solutions
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Metropolitan Planning Council
Dec 6, 2013 Friday
Making the Case for Commute Options
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Metropolitan Planning Council
Sep 11, 2013 Wednesday
BRT: Moving People, Driving Development
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Metropolitan Planning Council
Jul 25, 2013 Thursday
Planning for Active, Healthy Communities
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Little Black Pearl
May 15, 2013 Wednesday
Tough Stuff: Resilient Infrastructure in a Changing World
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Metropolitan Planning Council
May 7, 2013 Tuesday
Immeasurable Loss: Modernizing Lake Michigan Water Use
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Metropolitan Planning Council
Mar 1, 2013 Friday
Bus Rapid Transit on a Roll in Chicago
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
MPC Conference Center
Feb 27, 2013 Wednesday
Two Anchor Institutions, One Story of Revitalization through Housing Investment
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
MPC Conference Center
Feb 7, 2013 Thursday
Cook County Land Bank: Returning Vacant Land to Productive Use
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Dec 13, 2012 Thursday
The Future of Interjurisdictional Collaboration, a New Model for Housing and Community Development
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
MPC Conference Center

This page can be found online at http://www.metroplanning.org/events/roundtable.html

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