Driverless Urban Mobility: The Path Towards an Autonomous Future

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2017 Leadership Summit

The 11th annual Meeting of the Minds leadership summit will convene October 23-25 at the Global Center for Health Innovation in Cleveland, Ohio. Find more information at our event page.

Boston Mobility Summit

June 20, 2017, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. More info →

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May 31 Event

Mind the Gap – Cities and the Spaces Between

Between May 2016 and October 2017 there will be a period of history marked by multiple challenges: a tsunami of …

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Innovator Of The Week

Urban Innovator of the Week: Gétro Jean-Claude

This profile was originally published by Urban Innovation Exchange in partnership with Meeting of the Minds and Kresge Foundation. For …

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Details Of The Sunship Germany

Germany Will Use 80 to 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2050

Germany’s Leadership in Wind and Solar Power By 2050, Germany will use over 80 percent renewables to meet all energy …

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How Turin is converting a dead industrial area into an innovation hub

By Simone D’Antonio TURIN, Italy — Turin is sometimes called the “Detroit of Italy.” The nickname evokes both a years-ago …

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More than half the world’s refugees live in urban areas. Here’s what that means for cities.

By Flavie Halais NAIROBI, Kenya — “Karibu,” Astar says, using one of Kenya’s official languages, Swahili, to welcome shoppers into …

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Autonomous Car

We Can’t Wait: The Time to Shape the Autonomous Vehicle Revolution Is Now

The United States has built a transportation system that, along with its many benefits, is also deadly, expensive, and damaging …

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Green Bonds

What are ‘green bonds’ and why are cities so excited about them?

By Christopher Swope Across the globe, implementing the Paris climate agreement is expected to cost more than US$12 trillion over …

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Innovator Of The Week

Urban Innovator of the Week: Brandon Nicholson

This profile was originally published by Urban Innovation Exchange in partnership with Meeting of the Minds and Kresge Foundation. For …

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