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CityLab: Urban Solutions to Global Problems

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2013

Citylab will bring together global city leaders, mayors & government officials, urban theorists, scholars, artists & other key voices to engage in a series of conversations about urban ideas and innovations that are shaping metro centers around the world.

Against the backdrop of New York City, the program will showcase the power of effective leadership and partnership to transform cities, making them more livable, sustainable, and healthy. The two-and-a-half day summit will feature a mix of one-on-one interviews, panel discussions, and breakout tutorial sessions designed to examine and help spread successful practices from world cities in areas including technology, intellectual capital, infrastructure, job creating and the environment.

Summit organizers believe in the power of cities to fuel innovative solutions to many of our greatest global challenges.

Sponsors: The Aspen Institute, The Atlantic, and Bloomberg Philanthropies

Date: October 6-8

For more information, please email citylab@theatlantic.com.

Additional details, including location, speakers, and logistics information for media outlets, will be announced in the weeks and months ahead.

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