• Colombia College Conway Center (map)
  • 1104 South Wabash Avenue
  • Chicago, IL, 60605
  • United States

It’s no secret the world is moving faster than ever before. Just as they did a century ago, cities and downtowns are booming with people yearning for knowledge and progress. In the Downtown Futures Series, facilitators with expertise and insight will lead dialogue with thought leaders andattendees. Covering a wide variety of topics, the Downtown Futures Series will inspire visionary discussion of urban experiences. The Downtown Future Series is dedicated to enhancing Chicago’s historic pioneering spirit and inspiring others to embrace both the challenge and promise of the future.

Knowledge is power. What does the use of new data sets mean for the management of the future downtown?

Charlie Catlett, Director, Urban Center for Computation and Data 

Brett Goldstein, Senior Fellow in Urban Science at University of Chicago, Former Chef Data Officer/CIO City of Chicago/Open Table 

Brenna Berman, CIO, City of Chicago, former IBM