8:30 amRegistration, Breakfast, & Tiny Home Model Tours
9:00 amIntroductions
        Tracy Baim & Kim Hunt
Welcome Remarks
        Grace B. Hou, Deputy Governor for Health and Human Services
9:20 amHousing First: What Housing Can Mean for Those with Lived Experience
        Moderated by Doug Schenkelberg
        Panelists: Natalie Morehead, Joseph Peery, Chris Shuttlesworth, Zarria Alexander
10:25 amImpact of Tiny Homes on Community Affordability and Development Across the US
Special guests from Austin and Dallas, Texas, Seattle, and the Bay Area

        Moderated by Ald. Maria Hadden
        Panelists: Inti Gonzalez, Tracee Henneke, Ralph Neis, Jamie Zachary
11:50 pmLunch & Tiny Home Model Tours
12:45 pmChristine Haley, State of Illinois Chief Homelessness Officer
and Nneka Onwuzurike, First Deputy of Business and Neighborhood Development for the City of Chicago Mayor’s Office
1:00 pmLand Use: Availability, Policy and Intervention
        Moderated by Angela D. Brooks, FAICP
        Panelists: Lisette Castañeda, Ciere Boatright, Taylor Kiely, Sam Young
2:00 pmFunding Tiny Homes: Products and Partners
        Moderated by Emily Krisciunas
        Panelists: Bryan Esenberg, Sol Flores, Kristin Faust
2:55 pmDesigning and Operating Tiny Homes with People in Mind
        Moderated by Graham Grady
        Panelists: Nadia Underhill, Rory Rubin, Sally Hindman, Tim Swanson, DeWayne Elliott
3:50 pmSupporting and Advocating for Innovative New Housing
        Moderated by Neena Hemmady
        Panelists: Dominique Chew, Carolyn K. Ross, Sendy Liseth Soto, Steven Vance, Jahkil Jackson
4:45 pmClosing Speaker
        Andrew Harrison

If you are taking public transportation, the venue is a short walk from the Illinois Medical District blue line stop. If you are driving, there is limited metered street parking and several parking structures on surrounding blocks (see campus parking map below – lots B2 and C4 are your closest options).