October 2-4, 2023
In-person in New York at the Times Center
WRLDCTY connects a global community around expertly curated sessions and workshops that uncover, provoke, and inspire inventive solutions transforming cities around the world.
Join us October 2-4 in New York City or virtually around the globe to shape more livable, loveable, and prosperous cities.
Architect and Principal, Büro Ole Scheeren
Ole Scheeren is a German-born architect and principal of Büro Ole Scheeren. His landmark projects shape the way we interact with our cities and generate new social narratives through a bold vision of architecture as highly connective and integrative environments.
Craig Edward Dykers
Architect and Founding Partner, Snøhetta
Global Design Director, Urbanism, Partner, Henning Larsen
City Planner & Writer
Executive Director, Washington Housing Conservancy
Founder and Principal, Supernature Labs & Studio Dror
Dr. Amy Myers Jaffe
Director of the Energy, Climate Justice, and Sustainability Lab
CEO at URB
Dr. Hila Oren
CEO, Tel Aviv Foundation
Global Director, ERA-co
CEO, Lendlease, Americas
Partner and Architect, MVRDV
with Brompton Bicycles
New York City has pedaled forward with extended cycling infrastructure, creating radical transformations for many of its car-clogged streets. Explore best practices for active cities and the power of community with cult-favorite Brompton Bicycles. And yes, you’ll be on bikes!
Gowanus is a living example of how addressing environmental justice, social justice, and housing innovation can create a thriving and healthier neighborhood. Tour the project underway through the lenses of the many champions leading its next era.
Tour: Seaport and Lower Manhattan
An essential part of the city since the beginning, the Seaport is an iconic waterfront destination and the community anchor of Lower Manhattan. Experience a guided tour of the transformations since 9/11 with Howard Hughes Corporation.
Urban Tech Hub at Cornell Tech
Tour the Urban Tech Hub for a frontline look at the future of technology-driven solutions to our cities’ most pressing challenges. Here, students and industry are collaborating to make cities stronger, fairer, and more resilient through responsible technology.
3 days and nights of networking with the world’s leading developers, cities, urban planners, innovators and designers who come together to inspire and roll up our sleeves together towards transformative impact.
The on-site program at the Time Centre is made even richer with off-site experiences at some of New York’s most ambitious projects hosted by renowned urban experts who are addressing urban challenges in ambitious, inventive, and collaborative ways.
Since 2020, WRLDCTY has innovated in so many ways, engaging with the world’s leading cities, developers and urban visionaries and practitioners from all around the world to create a new community of catalysts, leading urban innovation and breaking down silos between disciplines.
Join in person in New York at The Times Center where you'll be shoulder to shoulder with the world's most imaginative leaders who are impacting the future of cities today.
You can also join virtually from anywhere in the world and listen in alongside a globally connected community of urban innovators.
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