IT in Canada interviews Nicola Villa at Meeting of the Minds 2011

By Jessie F. Hahn

Jessie F. Hahn is the Executive Director of Meeting of the Minds. She is an experienced urban planner, specializing in urban-regional policy with a particular focus on sustainability and clean energy. Previously, Jessie launched the successful Regional Energy Policy Program at Regional Plan Association in New York City. She has written numerous articles which have been featured in RPA’s Spotlight on the Region, The Hartford Courant, Urban Age Magazine, The Record, NPR, among others.

Sep 27, 2011 | Announcements | 0 comments

IT in Canada Magazine interviewed Meeting of the Minds speaker Nicola Villa following his presentation, Is IT Innovation the Sustainability Game Changer?. Watch the video above to hear more of Nikola’s thoughts on the role of IT in urban connectivity and sustainability.

IT in Canada’s coverage also includes a great synopsis of the event, particularly the prominent theme of IT throughout the conference’s sessions.

An excerpt:

Boulder represented a good choice for the conference from another perspective, thin air and a mountain setting provided potent inspiration for the heady conversation delivered up by a multi-disciplinary, global speaker line up which was tasked – as Gordon Feller, conference co-founder and director of urban innovations, Cisco IBSG, explained in his welcoming remarks – with “challenging paradigms of the old” while “focusing on takeaways” that are concrete and actionable.

Read the full article at IT in Canada Magazine’s website.

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