Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation Events at World Urban Forum 10
 

The Mansueto Institute is headed to Abu Dhabi this week to exhibit at the 10th session of the World Urban Forum, the world’s premier conference on cities, from February 8-13, 2020. Come find us at our Exhibition Booth at Hall 9, Stand 42 (Academia). Special thanks to our sponsor Mapbox Community.

Don’t miss these Mansueto Institute events at WUF10. Follow along and join the conversation via #UChicagoWUF!

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Sunday, February 9th

3:00 – 4:00pm | Booth Programming
Meet Chicago Council on Global Affairs
Juliana Kerr, Director, Global Cities
Hall 9 Stand 42 (Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation booth)

4:30 – 6:30pm | Networking Event
Innovative Partnerships and Financing for Urban Regeneration
Hall 2, Room 10
Speaker: Alaina Beverly, University of Chicago Office of Civic Engagement

4:30 – 6:30pm | Networking Event
Leveraging Crowd Wisdom to Better Understand the Technology and Ethics of Neighborhood Deprivation (“Slum”) Mapping
Hall 3, Room 20
Speaker: Luis Bettencourt, Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation

Monday, February 10th

12:00 – 1:00pm | Booth Programming
Meet Theresa Williamson
Founding Executive Director, Catalytic Communities
Hall 9 Stand 42 (Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation booth)

2:00 – 4:00pm | Networking Event
Towards a More Equal City: Engaging Changemakers in Transforming Cities
Hall 2, Room 4
Speaker: Luis Bettencourt, Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation

Tuesday, February 11th

7:00 – 9:00 pm | Reception
Chicago WUF10 Reception
with Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation and Chicago Council on Global Affairs
Relax@12 at Aloft Hotel, Abu Dhabi
RSVP at http://chicagowuf10.eventbrite.com

Wednesday, February 12th

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Dialogue
Planning and Urban Heritage Preservation
ICC 1
Speaker: Alaina Beverly, University of Chicago Office of Civic Engagement

4:30 – 6:30pm | Networking Event
The Million Neighborhoods Network: Localizing Sustainable Development Through Better Connected Communities
Hall 2, Room 9
Moderator: Luis Bettencourt, Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation

4:30 – 6:30pm | Networking Event
Participatory Upgrading of Slums and Informal Settlements – Urban Sustainability Management Has a Key Role
Hall 2, Room 12
Speaker: Anni Beukes, Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation

About the Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation
The Mansueto Institute is a hub for urban science and practice, dedicated to training the next generation of urban scholars. We study the fundamental processes that drive, shape, and sustain cities. Our researchers come from the social, natural, and computational sciences, along with the humanities. Together, we pursue interdisciplinary scholarship, develop new educational programs, and provide leadership and evidence to support global, sustainable urban development. Learn more at http://miurban.uchicago.edu and follow us on Twitter at @miurbanchicago.