UTC 2019 Seminar Series

Each semester, the Urban Transportation Center brings transportation industry leaders together with faculty, staff, students and the UIC community through the Seminar Series. These noontime, no-cost events provide a wide range of benefits:

  • Gives the UTC, CUPPA and the University an opportunity to demonstrate leadership in providing a forum to present and discuss current developments and trends in modern transportation.
  • Helps faculty, staff and students keep up to date on what’s happening in the industry and Chicago region.
  • Strengthens the UTC’s position as a leader in inspiring debate and education on the value of transportation in modern society.
  • Provides UTC alumni with ways to stay connected with the University by serving as a presenter or participant.
  • Offers UTC, CUPPA and other students the opportunity to learn and interact with transportation professionals from the public and private sectors.

Spring 2019 Seminar Series

February 21, 2019 — Noon to 1:00 p.m.
UTC Spring Seminar Series
Speaker: Tina Fassett Smith, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning 
Topic: ON TO 2050: Exploring the Plan’s Digital Implementation Tools
Venue: Great Cities Institute Conference Room, Suite 400, 412 S. Peoria St., Chicago

March 21, 2019 — Noon to 1:00 p.m
UTC Spring Seminar Series
Speaker: Samuel Tuck III, P.E., M.S., Bureau Chief of Freight Rail Management, Illinois Department of Transportation
Topic: Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency (CREATE): Keeping the Nation’s Economy Moving
Venue: Great Cities Institute Conference Room, Suite 400, 412 S. Peoria St., Chicago

April 18, 2019 — Noon to 1:00 p.m
UTC Spring Seminar Series
Speaker:  Chicago Department of Aviation
Topic: Update on Expansion Plans at O’Hare International and Midway Airports
Venue: Great Cities Institute Conference Room, Suite 400, 412 S. Peoria St., Chicago