A Vision for Water: Planning for Abundance and Scarcity in Illinois

May 6, 2024

Join MPC for a livestreamed moderated panel exploring ‘A Vision for Water: Planning for Abundance and Scarcity in Illinois’. Planned to coincide with the 2024 Chicago Water Week, organized by Current, this event will engage a cross-section of water leaders from metropolitan Chicago to discuss and strategize on the sector’s outlook.

The panel will discuss key economic, social equity, and current policy positions that will shape national and metropolitan water priorities for the next decade. This framing outlook will provide the audience with key statistics and two to three priorities that Chicago metropolitan water sector leaders must consider in all future planning.

Panelists include:

  • Chakena Perry, Senior Policy Advocate, NRDC
  • Emily Simonson, Director of Strategic Initiatives, US Water Alliance
  • Kalindi Parikh, Strategy Director, Current
  • Trent Ford, Illinois State Climatologist, Illinois State Water Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Panel

Date – May 6, 2024

Time – 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm CT

Location – Online