Urban Solutions to Global Challenges

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IFHP President, Flemming Borreskov, is joining the CityLab Summit: Global Solutions to Global Challenges in New York from Sunday 6th through Tuesday 8th.

The Summit is presented by the Aspen Institute, The Atlantic and Bloomberg Philanthropies.

The CityLab Summit brings together 300 global city leaders—more than 25 mayors, plus urban theorists, city planners, scholars, architects, and artists—for a series of conversations about urban ideas that are shaping the world's metro centers. The summit will feature conversations on economic development; the environment and sustainability; cultural investment; big data; and the intersection of public safety, privacy, and technology; as well as smaller breakout sessions exploring topics like redevelopment, urban infrastructure, transportation, urban expansion, and the creation of the next tech city.

Among the keynote speakers are Mayor Bloomberg, City of New York; Editor-at-Large Richard Florida, Atlantic Cities; Vice President Al Gore; Editor-in-Chief James Bennett, The Atlantic; President and CEO Walter Isaacson, The Aspen Institute and Vice-President and Director Bruce Katz, Brookings Institution.

City of Boston, City of London, City of Ontario and City of New York are some of the cities represented as well as Institutions and Universities like National University of Ireland, Columbia University, London School of Economics, Brookings Institute, New York University and the Aspen Institute.