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Spread over three days (Wednesday afternoon until Friday evening), Chicago 2015 will contain a full programme of plenary sessions, tours and social events. This year our plenary sessions will feature a dynamic selection of world class professionals.

 

 

Day 1

Wednesday 20 May


  

0900 - 1700

BCO Golf Cup

Olympia Fields Country Club 

1800 - 2000

Drinks Reception

Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers  

         

Day 2

Thursday 21 May


  

0845 - 1030

Session 1

Plenary
Title: The State of the Nations
Chairman:
Richard Kauntze, Chief Executive, British Council for Offices
David Blanchflower CBE, Professor of Economics, Dartmouth College
Robert Guest, American Editor, The Economist
Roy March, Chief Executive, Eastdil Secured

1030 - 1115

Morning Coffee

 

   

1115 - 1245

Session 2

Plenary
Title: Liveable Cities
Chairman:
John Forrester, Chief Executive, DTZ EMEA
Bruce Katz, Vice President, The Brookings Institution
Howard Tullman, CEO, 1871, Chicago
Steve Koch, Deputy Mayor of Chicago

1245 - 1345

Lunch

     

1330 - 1700








1345 - 1615






 


1815

Session 3

Study Tours
T1 Boat Tour & The Willis Tower
T2 Boat Tour & John Hancock Building
T3 Boat Tour & Merchandise Mart & the 1871 Offices
T4 Boat Tour & AMA Plaza, Perkins + Will offices and the Langham Hotel
T5 Boat Tour & Gensler Offices
T6 Boat Tour & Hines marketing suite - Wolf Point and River Point developments
T7 Boat Tour & Poetry Foundation

T8 Millennium Park plus Art Institute
T9 Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) & Skidmore Owings & Merrill (SOM)
T10 Classic Office Buildings
T11 Three Tall Buildings 1974-2010
T12 Public Art in Public Spaces
T14 Planes, Trains and Automobiles in Chicago (1871 - 2020)
T15 Meeting Chicago's Needs

Pre-dinner Drinks 

On board the Odyssey 

 

1900 - 2200

 

Conference Dinner

 

On board the Odyssey

 

   

Day 3

Friday 22 May


0930 - 1100

Session 4

Plenary
Title: The Intelligent City
Chairman:
Lee Polisano, President, PLP Architecture
Thimon De Jong, Director, Whetston / Strategic Foresight
Philip Enquist, Partner, SOM

1100 - 1145

Morning Coffee 

     
1145 - 1315 Session 5

Plenary
Title: "Work Smart" New Attitudes, New Demographics and New Workplaces
Chairman:
David Partridge, Senior Vice President, British Council for Offices
Bernice Boucher, Managing Director, JLL
Richard Greenwald, Professor & Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Brooklyn College

1315 - 1415

Lunch

     

1400 - 1730

Session 6

Study Tours
T16 Boat Tour / The Willis Tower
T17 Boat Tour / John Hancock Building
T18 Boat Tour / Merchandise Mart & 1871 Offices
T19 Boat Tour / AMA Plaza, Perkins + Will Offices and the Langham Hotel
T20 Boat Tour / Gensler Offices
T21 Boat Tour / Hines Marketing Suite - Wolf Point and River Point developments

1415 - 1645  

T23 Millennium Park plus Art Institute
T24 Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) & Skidmore Owings & Merrill (SOM)
T25 Classic Office Buildings
T26 Three Tall Buildings 1974-2010
T28 Illinois Institute of Technology
T29 Planes, Trains and Automobiles in Chicago (1871 - 2020)
T30 Meeting Chicago's Needs