17 November 2020
UTC: 8:00 AM – 9:15 AM
The past few decades have seen the growth of the “global city”—a hyper-connected, urbane, cosmopolitan place that exerts tremendous economic and cultural influence well beyond its local and national boundaries. The essential proposition of these cities, with their air hubs and concentrations of people from around the world, is now being questioned, as our hyper-connected economy has been implicated in spreading disease. How can the “global city” be reimagined to support more sustainable outcomes and mitigate the risks that come with a connected world? Leading representatives of multiple city-making disciplines come together to envision a more sustainable and resilient future for the planet’s economic and cultural geography.