Building Cities, Building Futures Sustainable Infrastructure Conference in Chicago Sept. 20

On Tuesday, September 20, the Ritz-Carlton Hotel (160 East Pearson Street) hosts “Building Cities, Building Futures” from 9am to 6pm.

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning and the Metropolitan Planning Council invite you to Building Cities, Building Futures, a national tour with a local focus on how sustainable infrastructure may best serve as a catalyst for economic competitiveness. In partnership with the National League of Cities (NLC), Building Cities, Building Futures will bring national experts to Chicago and discuss solutions to pressing infrastructure issues with local leaders, creating linkages to Chicago’s economic competitiveness in the 21st century.

Registration for this event is free. To register, visit the conference homepage. The conference incorporates themes found in several Roosevelt University Sustainability Studies courses, among them SUST 210 The Sustainable Future, SUST 230 Food, SUST 320 Sprawl, Transportation, and Planning and SUST 310 Energy and Climate Change. For more information on these or any other of our courses, please visit our Sustainability Studies website, call 1-877-277-5978 (1-877-APPLY RU) or email

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