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Oct 15: On The Make: Building Places through Freight and Production

CNU conference

Karl Strauss Room, Goose Island Brewery, 1800 North Clybourn Ave., Chicago, IL 60614 Thursday, October 15 | 3:00pm-5:30pm; Happy Hour 5:30pm-7:00pm

Registration: DePaul, MDRN & CNU-IL Member Pre-registration $20 ($25 at the door) Non-Member Pre-registration $25 ($30 at the door) Student Pre-registration $5 ($10 at the door) To register, please visit the Eventbrite page. Pre-registration ends September 22. Attendance fulfills CNUa continuing education requirements.

Program: Freight and production drive urbanism. Chicago’s Central Manufacturing District, located near the former stockyards, combined walkable design, industrial facilities, and freight to provide high quality jobs and economic mobility for working class neighborhoods nearby. Today, communities transitioning away from large scale manufacturing are empowering their own citizens to incubate industries through strategies like the Park Forest Maker Space and rebuilding their economy through the bottom up. Join Scott Bernstein, President and Founder of the Center for Neighborhood Technology and Reggie Greenwood of the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association for an informative exploration of the intersection of land use, transportation, business incubation, and production. Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in an interactive “Craft Beer Supply Chain” activity and a post-event cash bar Happy Hour following the presentations.CNU Illinois members, as well as non-members, are invited to attend. Program registration is not required to join us for the Happy Hour. Click here for more information.

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