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Urban Innovation Symposium: Planning Through Friction

February 9, 2018

The 2018 Urban Innovation Symposium, “Planning Through Friction: Finding Common Ground in Contested Spaces,” will respond to the current atmosphere of protest and political unrest. In this response, “innovation” requires justice and inclusion throughout every realm of planning. The symposium will present physical and conceptual spaces that evoke conflict, and engage with participants of varying viewpoints and backgrounds to find pathways to shared common ground. Prevailing perspectives are afforded equal footing to present, understand, and critique. Attendees will have an opportunity to explore perspectives different from their own and come away from the event with a renewed energy for conversation and collaboration.
Event details:
February 9th
Day session - 12pm at UIC Student Center East
Evening session - 5:30pm at National Museum of Mexican Art
This event is free to the public.
Register For Free: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/urban-innovation-symposium-tickets-42025344938
Questions? Contact Kalindi Parikh at kparik25@uic.edu

Location

Room 302 SCE Student Center East

Fee

Free

Audience

General public/Campus community/Faculty/Staff/Students/Alumni/Prospective students

Website

www.eventbrite.com/e/urban-innovation-symposium-ti . . .

Contact

jpena27@uic.edu

Category

Alumni Events/Sustainability Events/Continuing and Professional Education/Exhibits and Readings/Lectures, Seminars and Meetings/Semester Dates and Holidays/Conferences and Workshops/Special Campus Eve

Department

Department of Urban Planning and Policy

Last updated

01-28-2018

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