COVID Information

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will not be holding the 2020 Summit in-person, in Chicago, as planned. We will be shifting our Summit to a virtual format, with further details coming this summer. We look forward to the opportunity to engage with you digitally and await the opportunity to gather in-person in Chicago at the appropriate time.

Upcoming Events

Announcement of Schedule

MetroLab will release the full schedule of programming and events for the 2020 summit and publish them on this page.

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Summit Kickoff

The Kickoff will lay out the theme of the Summit and an overview of the activities and structure of the Summit. Speakers will interrogate ‘fragility’ by focusing on the ways that our current systems are fragile and how prior crises have been overcome.   

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MetroLab Student Cup – Proposals Due

We are hosting the first-ever MetroLab Student Cup! Students can submit completed civic research projects for awards of $1000 and the chance to be featured as the MetroLab Network Innovation of the Month through our partnership with GovTech. 

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