Announcements

Archive Video: A Global TelePresence Conversation on Smart Cities

On December 11th, 2013 Urban Age Institute, Cisco and TPEX hosted a global TelePresence conversation that connected urban sustainability leaders from six cities to discuss the future of smart cities.

The IwB is Calling for Curriculum Partners for the 2014-2015 Academic Year

The Institute without Boundaries (IwB) is seeking curriculum partners for Connecting Divided Places, a project that investigates social, economic, environmental, and cultural divisions in cities. They are calling out to municipalities, not-for-profit organizations,...

Tactical Urbanism in Detroit Offers a Lesson for All

Detroit is an “insider’s town.” Behind seemingly inactive and abandoned buildings are events like Detroit SOUP and other bootstrap initiatives—all part of an extensive network of social and urban innovators. I was lucky enough to attend a ‘tactical urbanism’ event at...

Media Coverage from Meeting of the Minds 2013

Canada: The Globe and Mail: Looking at transit success and failure CBC Radio: Autonomous cars and the future of cities. Always-on video communication. Ambient sound in the workplace. Huffington Post: Smartphones? Pshhh. Get Ready For Smart Buildings CBC (Broadcast and...

Smart City Offers Significant New Opportunity

An article from Mary Allen at InsightaaS.com covers a broad range of topics and themes from last month’s Meeting of the Minds 2013 in Toronto — especially the use of connected technology to create smarter, more sustainable cities. She gave special notice to the...

Free Webinar Tomorrow with Kristina Egan, Director of Transportation for Massachusetts

October 16, 2013 from 9-10am PDT This free, online webinar is organized by Meeting of the Minds. Add to Calendar Program This past summer, the Massachusetts legislature passed a bill dedicating $3 billion to transportation over 5 years. We’ll explore how...

Meeting of the Minds 2013 Final Report Now Available

The Meeting of the Minds 2013 final report is now available. Download your copy here: Meeting of the Minds 2013 Final Report The final report includes interesting statistics from the event and lead-up activities, a synopsis of the Toronto sessions, media coverage,...

Photos from the August 1st Happy Hour Meetup

Happy Hour Meet-ups, a set on...

Ontario’s $50 Million Smart Grid Fund 2013

The Government of Ontario launched the second round of a $50 million Smart Grid Fund (SGF). The SGF will support high-value opportunities to advance energy innovation in Ontario. The Ministry of Energy will award the funding in the form of a conditional grant. The SGF...

July 11th Happy Hour Photos

Happy Hour Meet-up Photos, a set on Flickr. July 11th,, 2013 at the Fountain Bistro. A casual meet-up for urban sustainability-minded folks in Detroit. Organized by Meeting of the Minds and NextEnergy and...

Meeting of the Minds Blog Magazine, Vol. 1

We’re releasing a new tool this week that will help you get ready for Meeting of the Minds 2013 in Toronto. Our blog here at CityMinded.org has grown incredibly in the last 6 months—hosting discussions from foundations, private sector leaders, independent...

A Preview of Sessions: Meeting of the Minds 2013 in Toronto

We are working hard to organize a rich line-up of sessions and speakers at Meeting of the Minds 2013 in Toronto this September. More importantly, we are building-in a lot of discussion and networking time for you to exchange ideas one-on-one with each other. Not all...