Driverless Urban Mobility: The Path Towards an Autonomous Future

At 9:30 am PDT on March 28th, Meeting of the Minds will host a live webinar featuring James Kuffner, Chief Technology Officer of Toyota Research Institute.

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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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Nourishing Cities with Urban Micro Gardens

We all know that fresh, local produce is good for us. But it’s expensive to buy and hard to grow …

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City Walking

Webinar Archive: Insights in Motion

In yesterday’s webinar, Lew Gaskell, Head of Transportation for IBM Smarter Cities, discussed new analytics software developed by IBM that …

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Wind power plant

The Shifting Geography, Technology, and Politics of U.S. Energy Production

Most of us are accustomed to thinking about change, to anticipate it and be ready to bring new productivity to …

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Green Roof

Building Integrated Vegetation

Mitigating Urban Environmental Challenges with Building Material Technologies The rapid urbanization around the globe during the last five decades has …

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Toronto From A Distance

Ontario’s $50 Million Smart Grid Fund 2013

The Government of Ontario launched the second round of a $50 million Smart Grid Fund (SGF). The SGF will support high-value …

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Toronto At Night

Mobility Will Transform Canada as It Is Transforming the World

The Taking Ontario Mobile report was prompted by a transformation that is occurring at a global scale—the exponential adoption of …

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Detroit Happy Hour July 11

July 11th Happy Hour Photos

Happy Hour Meet-up Photos, a set on Flickr. July 11th,, 2013 at the Fountain Bistro. A casual meet-up for urban …

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City Roofs

Why Cities Still Need Nations (and Vice Versa)

Cities are fashionable these days, and for good reason. Global demographic shifts have been forcing a much broader awareness of …

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