UIC Urban Forum 2013 Invitation

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People and institutions engage in the public square and the private marketplace for the purpose of promoting commerce and growth, improving quality of life in neighborhoods and cities and creating institutions to promote democratic governance. These interactions are shaped by rapidly emerging technologies and access to those technologies. The 2013 UIC Urban Forum will debate the role of technology as a critical element in enhancing the capacity of institutions to adjust and adapt to metropolitan regions’ emerging economic, political and social challenges.

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UIC Urban Forum 2013 Invitation

  1. 1. PLEASE JOIN US THURSDAY DECEMBER 5, 2013 The University of Illinois at Chicago is pleased to announce the 2013 UIC Urban Forum: TEC HNOLOGY and resilience of metropolitan regions the Thursday People and institutions engage in the public square and the private marketplace for the December 5, 2013 purpose of promoting commerce and growth, improving quality of life in neighborhoods and cities and creating institutions to promote democratic governance. These interactions UIC Forum are shaped by rapidly emerging technologies and access to those technologies. The 2013 725 W. Roosevelt Rd. UIC Urban Forum will debate the role of technology as a critical element in enhancing Chicago Doors open at 8 AM Program begins at 8:45 AM Tickets: the capacity of institutions to adjust and adapt to metropolitan regions’ emerging economic, political and social challenges. 2013 URBAN FORUM AGENDA: 8:45 – 9 AM $25 for general public (includes lunch) Admission is complimentary for all Chicago-area faculty and students but online registration is still required. Please bring a school ID for free admission. Chancellor Paula Allen-Meares 9 – 9:45 AM Keynote Address and Audience Q&A (To be Announced) 9:45 – 11 AM Morning Panel #1: C reating Informed Communities: Accessible Technologies To Help Enhance The Quality Of Life Brian Kelly, President, Payer Provider Solutions, Quintiles John Tolva, Former Chief Technology Officer, City of Chicago Susana Vasquez, Executive Director, LISC Moderated by Natalie Moore, WBEZ All attendees must register online prior to the Forum. To secure your registration and for more information, please visit uicurbanforum.org. Questions? Email UICUrban@uic.edu Follow the Forum on Facebook at /UICUrbanForum and Twitter at @UIC_UrbanForum 2013 UIC URBAN FORUM CO-CHAIRS: The Honorable Toni Preckwinkle, Welcome Remarks 11 AM – 12:15 PM Morning Panel #2: Advanced Technology Driving Our Workforce: The Growing Effect Of Technology On Tomorrow’s Jobs Mark Harris, President and CEO, Illinois Science and Technology Coalition Jeff Malehorn, President and CEO, World Business Chicago Theresa Mintle, President and CEO, Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Moderated by Niala Boodhoo, WBEZ 12:15 – 1 PM Lunch 1 – 2:15 PM Afternoon Discussion #1: Tuning In: How Can Technology Help Unite The Government With Its People? Cook County Board President Paula Allen-Meares, Chancellor, University of Illinois at Chicago Jane Fountain, Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst Jon Gant, Professor, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Daniel O’Neil, Executive Director, SmartChicago Collaborative Moderated by John Hendren, English Correspondent, Al Jazeera 1 – 2:15 PM Afternoon Discussion #2: High-Tech Healthcare: What Is The Potential Global Impact Of Health Services With Smart Technology? Bénédicte Callan, Clinical Professor, Arizona State University College for Health Solutions Jerry A. Krishnan, Professor of Medicine and Public Health, Associate Vice President for Population Health Sciences, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago Julio Silva, Chief Medical Information Officer, Rush University Medical Center Moderated by Michelle Russell, Partner and Manager, Boston Consulting Group 2:30 - 3:45 PM Afternoon Discussion #3: The Growing Metropolis: How Will Emerging Technologies Influence Urban Growth And Development? Herman Brewer, Bureau Chief, Cook County Bureau of Economic Development Scott Miller, Owner and President, The Innovation Machine Howard Wial, Executive Director, Center for Urban Economic Development, University of Illinois at Chicago Moderated by Brian Fabes, CEO, Civic Consulting Alliance 2:30 - 3:45 PM Afternoon Discussion #4: Workforce Development: How Can We Adapt Technology To Create And Retain Jobs? Mary Rose Hennessy, Founder and Executive Director, University of Illinois Business Innovative Systems Sandee Kastrul, Co-founder and President, i.c.stars Alfred Tatum, Interim Dean of the College of Education, University of Illinois at Chicago Darrell West, Vice President and Director of Governance Studies, Brookings Institution Moderated by Steve Koch, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development, City of Chicago 3:45 PM Keynote Address and QA (To be Announced) *Panel times subject to change

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