What is Meeting of the Minds?

Meeting of the Minds is a global knowledge sharing platform based in San Francisco, CA. Find out more.

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Meeting of the Minds 2015

Meeting of the Minds 2015

The next Meeting of the Minds leadership summit will convene at the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond, California from October 20-22, 2015. More info...

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Meeting of the Minds Detroit

View the 2014 Final Report, featuring a recap of #motm2014 in Detroit and much more.

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The Annual 2014

Read the 2014 version of our annual magazine, featuring the best blog posts from the past year.

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Video Archives

View archives of Meeting of the Minds talks from #motm2014.

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New Urban Indicators

The World Council on City Data (WCCD) has pioneered the first international standard for sustainable cities, ISO 37120. Find out more.

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Meeting of the Minds spotlights innovations in urban sustainability & connected technology.

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Recent Blog Posts

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How Singapore makes biodiversity an important part of urban life

By Grace Chua SINGAPORE — When it comes to discovering plant and animal species, this densely packed  metropolis of more …

People On Urban City Street

January 2015 Survey Results

Here at Meeting of the Minds, we are always working to keep our finger on the pulse of the ever-changing …

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LA vs SF in Battle for Tallest Building

Salesforce Tower In the heart of San Francisco, Salesforce Tower, at 1,070 feet and 61 floors will rise far above …

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Q & A on Enhanced Infrastructure Financing Districts (EIFD)

On January 13th, 2015, Meeting of the Minds hosted a webinar discussion on a new set of infrastructure financing tools …

Recent Talks

Welcome to Meeting of the Minds 2014

Welcome and context-setting by Gordon Feller, Director, Cisco & Board Co-President, Meeting of the Minds

Leading from Local Circumstance: Lessons from Detroit

An examination of the principles and strategies underpinning Detroit's new blueprint for civic change offers lessons for many other cities in transition.

A Global Challenge: How Do We Make the Right Decisions?

What steps can we take to improve resource efficiency, and can these be combined with liveability? How do the decisions we make today affect how we will live in the future?

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