WHAT HAPPENS IN CITIES SHAPES OUR WORLD
And the future of the global urban population will depend on how we tackle the great challenges of our lifetime: climate change, massification, traffic congestion, affordable housing, education and health, inequality, social justice.
The current global context shows that going solo is not an option anymore. The key to a brighter future lies in accelerating sustainable and inclusive cities all over the globe, together.
To do so, we need experts, citizens and organizations playing together like an orchestra. Envisioning and pushing forward plural, inclusive solutions. Being intentional and open-handed. Responding with collaborative approaches to the complex problems cities face.
Because cities have the capability of providing something for everybody only because, and only when, they are created by everybody.
A PLATFORM TO ACCELERATE SUSTAINABLE AND INCLUSIVE CITIES
FOUR SPHERES OF ACTION
Connecting projects. Sharing knowledge. Fostering talent. Accelerating smart city solutions.
We generate opportunities for action to transform cities into better places to live.
Deep Dive on…
A virtual meeting point for worldwide governments, business, entrepreneurs and experts to jointly explore a specific urban challenge from all perspectives and get to the heart of the matter together.
Each combining Side Events with two Expert Panels, where ecosystem players bring their insights and success cases addressing the most pressing city-related issues to the stage.
NEWS & VOICES
A collective discussion platform where a new vision of urban design, citizen-centric initiatives and technology stand as the lever that can move the world towards a better future.
Promoting the power of storytelling to speak up about the biggest challenges that modern cities face.
Media and organizations from all over the globe are spreading insights and critical reflections on the post-pandemic urban paradigm. We scan for, pick and share a curated selection that may be worth reading.