The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) CUPPA Alumni Association presents:

5th Annual
Life Long Learning Day

Critical City Infrastructure and Economic Development:
Financing and Budgeting

Saturday, November 5, 2005
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
UIC Campus
Student Center East (formerly Chicago Circle Center)
Room 302


Life Long Learning Day has become an annual tradition at the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs. It's a day to return to school and learn from faculty, practitioners, and fellow alumni about current topics and skills pertinent to the fields of planning and public administration. Please join us and your colleagues for another enriching day.

Participants are eligible for 5.5 CPDP Credits


Agenda

8:00 a.m. Breakfast, Networking, and Registration

9:00 a.m. Overview of current budgeting practices, financing tools, and debt options

10:15 a.m. Workshop on prioritizing capital projects for fictional community based on feasibility and needs, then creating financial plans*

12:00 pm. Working lunch: participants present financial plans to public finance experts and village and city managers. (Lunch included)

1:00 p.m. Moderated panel discussion and Q&A session on the nuts and bolts of capital budgeting, and the community decision making process

                *Please bring a calculator

Participants

Key Benefits:

Program Fee: $50; University of Illinois Alumni Association members: $40 (Join the UI Alumni Association when registering for this event and pay just $40); and Students: $25 with UIC I.D.

If you need disability accommodations to participate in this event, please contact David Morley at (312) 413-9127 or dmorle2@uic.edu at least one week in advance.

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