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January 2013

Roundtable Discussion on Urban Solutions with Amsterdam Deputy Mayor

January 21, 2013, 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm PDT
Consulate General of the Netherlands, 120 Kearny Street, Suite 3100 San Francisco, CA 94104
San Francisco, CA 94104 United States
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On the occasion of the visit of Amsterdam Deputy Mayor, Carolien Gehrels, Meeting of the Minds invites you to a roundtable discussion on urban solutions for Amsterdam and San Francisco.

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April 2013

How is technology impacting social and economic divisions in cities?

April 2, 2013, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT
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Meeting of the Minds and urban accelerator Tumml are organizing a group blogging event about social equity.

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May 2013

Orange Briefs at the de Young Museum

May 31, 2013, 7:00 am - 8:00 pm PDT
de Young Museum, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr
San Francisco, CA 94118 United States
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Friday May 31st from 7-8pm at the de Young Museum, admittance: free. Micro-Presentations at SF's Star Museum on Amsterdam and San Francisco We've always said that these two cities have much in common: a dynamic citizenry; a colorful political culture; a rich diversity of urban innovations, to name just a few. To celebrate the themes that link these two urban hubs of creative expression, join the Consulate General of the Netherlands and the de Young Museum for Orange Briefs: five fast-paced micro-presentations…

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December 2013

A Global TelePresence Conversation on Smart Cities

December 11, 2013, 8:00 am - 9:30 am PDT

On December 11th, 2013 from 8:00-9:30am PST, Meeting of the Minds, Cisco and The Municipality of Amsterdam will host a six-city TelePresence conversation on Smart Cities. A live webcast of the event will be available a CityMinded.org/webcast. Add to your calendar Under Discussion: What’s working for those focused on accelerating the successful adoption and integration of urban innovations What’s driving sustainable economic development? How best to ensure that urban digital development goes hand-in-hand with social inclusion and urban environmental restoration?…

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February 2014

[SOLD OUT] Visualizing the Future of Detroit: Creating Actionable Insights for Urban Infrastructure Design and Operation

February 20, 2014
Unnamed Venue, Detroit, MI United States + Google Map

On February 20, 2014, Meeting of the Minds and Cisco Systems will host a three-hour, invitation-only workshop in Detroit, presented by ForCity Corp. and CoSMo. Program Insights from Modeling Undertaken By A Few Cities: Case Study: Grenoble – enhancing density in target areas Why Cities Need Complex System Modeling: The Nature of Cities Unintended Consequences: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Getting the Most out of Limited Resources: Optimizing the Whole, Not Just the Parts Case Study: Designing for…

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January 2015

Cleaner Fuels – Cleaner Transport – Cleaner Cities

January 13, 2015
Autogas Research & Technology Center, 170 Sweeten Creek Road
Asheville, NC 28803 United States
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Some fuels have been known, for a long time, as 'alternate fuels'. A few of these are going mainstream -- and one or two could become game changers. This research facility is focused on LPG's future. The visiting delegation will be asking tough questions about LPG's prospects: what's around the corner for autogas?

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Habitat III: What Role for Innovation?

January 15, 2015, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT

Program Leaders from the private sector, public sector, independent sector join up for a video-teleconference roundtable from studios located in Washington DC, NYC, Boston, Mexico City, and others. Programs and initiatives are underway around the world in preparation for Habitat III. When it convenes in 2016, the UN will be actively encouraging collaboration between and amongst the full array of stakeholders: city governments, national governments, multilateral agencies, the private sector and NGOs. Our discussions on January 15, with Latin America…

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April 2016

Backcasting Transformation: Smart + Sustainable Cities in 2040

April 12, 2016, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
Nordic Innovation House Silicon Valley, 470 Ramona Street
Palo Alto, CA 94301 United States
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$15.00

This workshop, co-hosted by the Nordic think-tank Demos Helsinki and Meeting of the Minds, will gather urban leaders from cities, corporations, start-ups, non-profits and academia to explore state-of-art methods on urban foresight. The workshop demonstrates how the Nordic way of using foresight in urban regeneration creates better, smarter and more sustainable cities. This event will be live webcast via Periscope. Periscope is a mobile app that allows you to watch live webcasts via your mobile device. Follow our Twitter feed…

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