NOV 2, 2017
Diverse professionals - from real estate to waste hauling - gather to discuss the transfer of ownership in a building's lifecycle. By tracing reused materials from their source, to local or regional end markets, OWNERSHIP explores the economic realities that govern the salvage industry. Audience members are offered unique insight on materials ownership, community wealth, and private value.
NOV 9, 2017
SCALE brings together entrepreneurs of existing reuse businesses in Chicago, from boutique to industrial scales. Panelists will share successes and challenges of the salvage business model and share a ideas for increased adoption of reused building materials into local construction projects. Attendees will learn first-hand about existing reuse business operations across the city and brainstorm new models for future development.
NOV 16, 2017
Societies cannot forge a path forward without a vision to get there. VISION will discuss the local and regional future of building materials reuse by inviting dialogue on the topics of: labor and workforce development; adaptive reuse and community resilience; industry accreditation; and policy advancement and implementation. All who attend will collaborate to envision a robust reuse sector and what it will take to get there.