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Chicago Southland Green Drinks

Learning from Katrina, with David Waggonner

Tuesday, January 27

6pm to 8pm

Lassen's Tap Sports Bar and Grill

2131 W. 183rd St, Homewood, Illinois


The first Chicago Southland Green Drinks of 2015 will feature David Waggonner, of New Orleans-based Waggonner & Ball Architects, one of the principal thought leaders behind the post-Katrina Living With Water plan, and an expert on the intersections between community development, resiliency planning and ecosystems. David will explore conditions before, during and since Hurricane Katrina, and what the Chicago Southland and broader region can learn from those experiences as it wrestles with flooding, climate change and more.

The event is free, but to track attendance, we do ask that you register here via EventBrite. Come mingle with friends and colleagues from 6pm to 6:30pm, at which point the program will begin. 

The Metropolitan Planning Council's Josh Ellis will moderate the evening. David will also be speaking at a lunchtime roundtable at the Metropolitan Planning Council's Chicago office on New Orleans' experience with the Rebuild by Design initiative. Click here for more on that event

Contact: ehasle [at] fieldmuseum . org