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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PeopleChangingCities Nologo

Who is Shaping the Future of Cities?

When we talk about cities, it’s easy to focus on the macro – systems and networks, infrastructure and industry. But …

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Cologne Skyline

The Digitization of German Cities

The digital era has arrived! We communicate – always and everywhere around the world, 24/7. There is no area in …

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Strike Hackthon Presentation


Editor’s Note: Meeting of the Minds organized the first ever Civic Hackathon in Richmond, CA as a precursor to its …

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Rotterdam 11

In a city of immigrants, Rotterdam’s Muslim mayor leads by example

ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands — After last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris, Rotterdam Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb was as angry as any …

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After a painful eviction, Bangladesh slum dwellers start over with a 99-year lease

By AZM Anas GOPALGANJ, Bangladesh — The new white houses with blue tin roofs on the outskirts of Gopalganj are …

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Meeting of the Minds 2015 Hackathon Recap

On October 17th and 18th, The Meeting of the Minds (MOTM) Hackathon brought together designers, developers, and entrepreneurs to hack …

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In Italy, a struggling town looks to refugees for revival

By Simone D’Antonio SATRIANO, Italy — The population of this town located in the toe of Italy’s “boot” is shrinking …

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Observations from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s FLEXLAB

The Meeting of the Minds conference this year was a stimulating gathering of thought leaders, city leaders, and change makers, …

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