Come hear the world’s best ideas about cities in one of the best cities in the world. It’ll be an action-packed day that’ll give you the inspiration and the connections to Change our Cities for Good!
Your in-person ticket gives you access to the full-day event at The Times Center on Oct. 26, including:
Game-changing panel conversations and keynotes.
Cocktail reception and networking with the world’s urban visionaries and innovators.
Full access to WRLDCTY online.
In the wake of the pandemic, its lesson has been to demonstrate that any ‘new normal’ must emphasize a new way of understanding our communities—new considerations of urban space, of needs, of opportunities. Join the architect of the Domino Sugar Factory, Sunnyside and other NYC innovations in a conversation about the possibile.
The pandemic has upended career priorities and made us reconsider where we live. Fascinating new data is showing surprising choices in regional migrations, and revealing where people want to spend their work lives. Join three leaders and make sense of the numbers we’ll live by in the future.
What’s the new value proposition for developers and communities in New York? What neighborhoods and districts—from Harlem to Queens—are the new destinations for capital? Follow the money in this in-depth discussion on how we’re using and investing in space beyond traditional core office areas.
BREAKFAST turns mechanical engineering and playful, emotional aesthetics into gallery-worthy kinetic and interactive installations. From real-time climate change to directional signage to engaging reflections of passers-by, their work points the way forward to new thinking about public art.
Hear the Obama-administration officials discuss the revolution that is public-interest technology—a user-centered approach in design and data that makes the delivery of government services more effective and efficient in the digital age. Problem-solving transformed; inspiration guaranteed!
“Meet me at the intersection of energy resilience, urban mobility, and net-zero buildings,” says one of our speakers. Join us to learn how we’ll move around New York next, make clean transportation accessible to all, and wonder about the death of transit and the birth of the biking city.
2020 was the loneliest year of an era when more of us live alone than ever. See how thinking of city-building, rather than individual tower buildings, opens up new ways of community-building—and how strategic sculpting and shaping of architectural elements can create future forms of togetherness.
The Green City Force, made up of young adults from frontline communities, may be NYC’s best hope to build a green city rooted in social, economic and environmental justice. Hear how they’re transforming their own lives, leading community transition, and promoting a regenerative, inclusive economy.
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