Event: 12-13 April, MIT campus, Forum on Future Cities


Forum on Future Cities hosted by the MIT SENSEable City Lab and the Rockefeller Foundation 12-13th April 2011 | MIT Campus, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

The Forum on Future Cities will bring together leading thinkers in academia, industry and government from around the world to discuss the most pressing issues of urbanization, and explore how they are being impacted by a wave of new distributed technologies.

Confirmed participants:
Adele Santos, Dean of the School of Architecture and Planning, MIT, Anthony Townsend, Technology Forecaster and Strategist, Institute for the Future, Antoine Picon, Harvard Graduate School of Design, Department of Architecture, Harvard, Beatriz Lara, Director of Strategy and Innovation, BBVA, Dennis Frenchman, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, MIT, Frank Jensen, Lord Mayor, Copenhagen, Irving Wladawsky- Berger, Strategic Advisor, Citigroup, Joe Paradiso, Director of Responsive Environments Group, MIT, Jonathan Rose, Founder & President, Jonathan Rose Companies, Mark Spelman, Global Head of Strategy, Accenture, Martin Fleming, Vice President, Corporate Strategy, IBM, Nancy Odendaal, Snr. Lecturer in City and Regional Planning, University of Cape Town, Nicholas Negroponte, Founder & Chairman, OLPC, Nicola Villa, Global Director of Connected Urban Development Group, Cisco, Peter Ong, Head of the Civil Service, Singapore, Simon Giles, Partner, Accenture, Stefan Köhler, Mayor of Friedrichshafen, Thomas Menino, Mayor of Boston

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