NewCities Summit 2017 - Global Connectivity and the Success of Cities

Published on 18 Jul 2017

Second, third and fourth-tiered cities will absorb most of the new urban population, and will therefore hold a great role in their national economies. How can we increase their connectivity to other levels of economy? What challenges do these cities face in accessing global markets? What is the impact of greater connectivity on a city's planning, infrastructure, economy, and attractivity?

Speakers
Olivier Biancarelli, Managing Director, Decentralized Solutions for Cities & Territories, ENGIE
Anthony Fernandes, Chief Executive Officer, AirAsia
Elisabeth Le Masson, Delegate for Economic Promotion and Jobs Creation, Aéroports de Paris
Roshaan Wolusmal, Mayor, City of Kandahar

Moderated By: Greg Lindsay, Senior Fellow, NewCities

For more information on the NewCities Summit in Songdo: http://www.newcitiessummit2017.org/

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New Cities Summit 2017