Posts by Naureen Kabir
Building Flexible, Inclusive and Dynamic Cities: Reflections from the 2013 New Cities Summit in São Paulo – WITH VIDEO
The 2013 New Cities Summit, held last month in São Paulo, attracted urban leaders, academics, global CEOs, technology experts and up-and-coming innovators to a discussion of how to create a "Human City," the theme for this year’s event. This overview covers the highlights - including several videos from the summit.
A year has flown by since our inaugural global summit on the future of cities, the New Cities Summit, which we held in May 2012 in Paris. Since then, the connections we’d hoped to foster by inviting such a wide set of prominent actors from all aspects of urban life flourished in ways we could not have predicted – in unexpected combinations and places. This year, we’re hosting our summit in São Paulo, Brazil.