UTC 2020 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 2020 Seminar Series

February 20 — Noon to 1:00 pm
UTC Spring Seminar Series
Speaker: Dr. Yochai Eisenberg, UIC College of Applied Health Sciences
Topic: Community Mobility Among People with Disabilities: Implications for Health Outcomes and Access to Care
Venue: Great Cities Institute Conference Room, Suite 400, 412 S. Peoria St., Chicago

 

NOTE: POSTPONED DUE TO COVID 19 OUTBREAK.
March 19, 2020 — Noon to 1:00 pm
UTC Spring Seminar Series
Speaker: Melody Geraci, Interim Director, Active Transportation Alliance
Topic: Causes and Impacts of Car-Dependency on Health and Quality of Life
Venue: Great Cities Institute Conference Room, Suite 400, 412 S. Peoria St., Chicago

NOTE: POSTPONED DUE TO COVID 19 OUTBREAK.
April 16, 2020 — Noon to 1:00 pm
UTC Spring Seminar Series
Speaker: 
Erin Aleman, Executive Director, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
Topic: Transportation Planning to Improve Access to Healthcare
Venue: Great Cities Institute Conference Room, Suite 400, 412 S. Peoria St., Chicago