College of Architecture

Illinois Institute of Technology

S. R. Crown Hall

3360 S. State Street


DAY 1: November 18, Friday

2:00PM - 2:30PM

2:30PM - 2:40PM

2:40PM - 3:10PM

3:10PM - 4:10PM

4:10PM - 4:15PM

4:15PM - 4:45PM

4:45PM - 5:30PM

5:30PM - 6:30PM

6:30PM - 7:00PM


Introduction & Welcome by Organizers

Remarks by Provost, Illinois Institute of Technology - Kenneth T. Christensen

Remarks by Dean, Rowe Family College of Architecture Endowed Chair - Reed Kroloff

Welcome by the Director of Ph.D. Program in Architecture - Prof. Michelangelo Sabatino

Keynote Speech - Maurice D. Cox, Commissioner of the Department of Planning and Development, City of Chicago

(To be Confirmed)

Panel Introduction - Contemporary Cities: Issues and Opportunities

Meet the panelists:

Julia Czerniak, Professor, School of Architecture, Syracuse University

Peng Du, Director Master of Urban Design - Future Cities,  Thomas Jefferson University

Ron Henderson, Director Landscape Architecture + Urbanism Program, Illinois Institute of Technology

Vedran Mimica, Director of M.S.  Architecture Program, Illinois Institute of Technology

Maria Villalobos, Assistant Professor, Illinois Institute of Technology

Panel Discussion - Contemporary Cities: Issues and Opportunities

Reception and Social Hour

IIT Campus Tour by Prof. Michelangelo Sabatino

DAY 2: November 19, Saturday

8:00AM - 8:45AM

Registration and Breakfast + Coffee

8:45AM - 9:00AM

Introduction by Organizers

9:00AM - 10:00AM

Keynote Speech - Gail Fenske Ph.D., Professor of Architecture, Roger Williams University

10:00AM - 12:00PM

Paper Presentations: Panel 1 - Macroscale

12:00PM - 12:45PM

Lunch Break

Prometheus Workshop (Working Lunch for Paper Presenters)

12:45PM - 2:45PM

Paper Presentations: Panel 2 - Mesoscale

2:45PM - 3:00PM

Coffee Break

3:00PM - 5:00PM

Paper Presentations: Panel 3 - Microscale

5:00PM - 5:30PM

Vote of Thanks by Organizers

Announcement of Best Paper Awards (3 Scholarships)

Closing Remarks by Prof. Michelangelo Sabatino

DAY 3: November 20, Sunday

10:00AM - 12:00PM

Chicago Tour - Led by the Ph. D. Students at College of Architecture

12:00PM - 1:00PM

Lunch at Chicago Riverwalk