Announcements

$100k in Funding Available for Mobility Solutions

Over the last three months, the City of Tomorrow Challenge has convened communities in Pittsburgh, Miami-Dade, and Grand Rapids to share transportation experiences and build understanding around people’s personal mobility struggles. Join the conversation and submit a mobility idea for a chance to win $100K in pilot funding at challenges.cityoftomorrow.com.

Released today: Meeting of the Minds Annual Report

We are excited to release our 2016 Annual Report with results from all our year-round programming. I think you will find the Annual Report helpful as you think about Meeting of the Minds’ impact in 2016 and how to engage with the Meeting of the Minds global...

Meeting of the Minds Announces Two New Board Members

Meeting of the Minds is proud to announce two new Board Members: Scott Mauvais and John Jefferson. Both have been long-time allies and supporters of Meeting of the Minds. They have repeatedly brought their expertise in urban and technology issues to our wider global...

Prototyping the Future 2016: Greener Smarter Cities, Discount Ticket; Conference, Expo, and Job Fair on October 28-29, 2016

UIX Global is pleased to support Meeting of the Minds 2016 in our shared goals of helping to make cities smarter, greener, and more resilient. In conjunction with MOTM 2016, UIX Global will be hosting our Prototyping the Future 2016 Conference, Expo and Job Fair on...

July 13: Participate Live From Your Desk in the Global Discussion on How to Enable Sustainable and Smart Cities

On 13 July from 9 am to 5.30 pm (Singapore time), IEC, ISO and ITU will host an international forum to tackle pain points that limit Smart Cities’ development. [fancy_link link=”http://www.ustream.tv/channel/KvQ2rdk22NH”]Link to webcast[/fancy_link] World...

Bringing Water into the 21st Century: Managing Water with Open Data

I chaired a session during the 4th Annual Silicon Valley Energy & Sustainability Summit organized by The Silicon Valley Leadership Group. This special program convened on June 30th at Oracle Headquarters in Redwood City, California. The overarching theme was built...

Meeting of the Minds 2015 Hackathon Recap

On October 17th and 18th, The Meeting of the Minds (MOTM) Hackathon brought together designers, developers, and entrepreneurs to hack on social good projects focused on the city of Richmond. It was the first hackathon ever held in Richmond, CA and was sponsored by...

Tech and sustainability leaders convene in Richmond, CA

For immediate release: When: October 20-22, 2015 Where: The Craneway Pavilion, 1414 Harbor Way South, Richmond, CA 94804 What: Meeting of the Minds is an annual, global leadership summit focused on the intersection of urban sustainability and connected technology. The...

Dear 2015: An Invitation to Participate in a Global Discussion on the Future of Cities

Meeting of the Minds and Morris Strategy Group invite civic-minded leaders across sectors to participate in a group blogging event on October 6th. The event prompt is: The year is 2050. Write a letter to the people of 2015 describing what your city is like, and give...

Power to the people: New series to spotlight urban innovators

What do you think of when you hear the words “urban innovation”? Do you think of smart technology and clean energy? Or open data and civic tech? Maybe you think of entrepreneurship or creative placemaking or the future of mobility? It can be easy to forget what these...

Introduction to the Civic Innovation Spotlight

As the world’s leading center of innovation, San Francisco has a significant impact on international economic activity and culture creation. As the Bay Area Council Economic Institute reports, “the region’s ability to play a role in the creation of entirely new...

January 2015 Survey Results

Here at Meeting of the Minds, we are always working to keep our finger on the pulse of the ever-changing and converging urban sustainability, innovation and technology space. In early January, we asked our global network of leaders to complete a short survey related...