UIC Urban Forum

Agenda

UIC Urban Forum 2016

“Jobs and the Labor Force of Tomorrow Migration, Training, Education”

Tentative Agenda *times subject to change
September 15, 2016


September 15, 2016

Location: UIC Forum

Time Panel Speaker
8:45-9:00 AM Welcoming Remarks Michael Amiridis, Chancellor
9:00-10:00 AM Panel #1
Evolving Pathways to Work
Panelists:
James Heckman, Nobel Prize Economist, Professor, University of Chicago-INVITED
Theresa Mintle, President and CEO, Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce
Juan Salgado, President and CEO, Instituto del Progreso Latino

Moderated by John McCarron, Columnist and Former Editorial Board Member, Chicago Tribune
10:00-10:15 AM Break
10:15-11:15 AM Panel #2
The Jobless Economy
Panelists:
Dean Bartles, Executive Director, DMDII
George Crabtree, Director, UIC Energy Initiative, Distinguished Professor of Physics.
Department of Physics, UIC
Beth Swanson, Vice President of Strategy and Programs, The Joyce Foundation

Moderated by Sarah Karp, Reporter, WBEZ
11:15- 11:45 AM Keynote: Clarence Page, American journalist, syndicated columnist, and senior member of The Chicago Tribune editorial board
11:45-12:45 PM Panel #3:
Bridges or Walls? Immigration and Trade Policy
Panelists:
Oscar Chacón, co-founder and Executive Director, Alianza Americas
Pin Ni, President, Wanxiang-America
Nik Theodore, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Research, Department of Urban Planning and Policy, UIC-INVITED

Moderated by Chip Mitchell, West Side Bureau Reporter, WBEZ
12:45-1 PM Closing
1:00 PM ADJOURN Lunch and Networking

*Tentative schedule. Times subject to change.