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The Next Urban Future: Smarter and More Resilient Cities

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Cities across the globe are adapting to the big data revolution. How and where are successful cities using new technologies to upgrade infrastructure and enhance resilience? Which cities are actively harnessing the power of urban innovations to advance their economic, social, and environmental sustainability goals?

The Urban Sustainability Laboratory and Meeting of the Minds invite you to join us for a panel discussion about the tools, policies, and strategies for building urban resilience in the digital age.


  • Blair A. Ruble

    Distinguished Fellow
    Former Wilson Center Vice President for Programs (2014-2017); Director of the Comparative Urban Studies Program/Urban Sustainability Laboratory (1992-2017); Director of the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies (1989-2012) and Director of the Program on Global Sustainability and Resilience (2012-2014)
  • Gordon Feller

    Global Fellow
    Director, Cisco Systems
  • Jerry Miller

    Director, Science and Technology for Sustainability Program, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
  • Scott Mauvais

    Director, Technology & Civic Innovation, Microsoft
  • Mary Casillas Salas

    Mayor, Chula Vista
  • Jon Walton

    Chief Information Officer, San Mateo County