Announcements

Meeting of the Minds 2012 Final Report Now Available

Meeting of the Minds 2012 convened in San Francisco on October 9-11 with 344 attendees from 16 countries, 63 speakers, 27 sessions, almost 700 webcast viewers worldwide, and approximately 1,000 tweets. Download the final report here to get a full de-brief on Meeting...

SeeClickFix Teams With Huffington Post, Citizens To Assess Storm Damage

SeeClickFix has teamed up with regional and national media outlets to help assess the damage from Hurricane Sandy. Websites like the Huffington Post and the Bangor Daily News are using the innovative, interactive mapping tools powered by SeeClickFix to report and...

Teaming Up on Innovation: France and California Seeking Common Ground

Meeting of the Minds co-founder Gordon Feller will be working with Électricité de France, the world’s second largest electric utility company, and with the French Consul-General in San Francisco, to convene a special session of the California France Forum on Energy...

Questions and Answers on the Future of Urban Mobility

Meeting of the Minds 2012 featured an all-star line-up of urban mobility experts in the panel, Where is the Urban Mobility Revolution Headed? The participants included: Moderator: Bill Reinert Susan Shaheen Eric Cahill Susan Zielinski Scott Samuelsen A Q&A at the...

Backstage Interview with Meeting of the Minds Co-Founder

Gordon Feller, Co-Founder and Convenor of Meeting of the Minds, discusses the three majors themes that came out of the 2012 Meeting in San Francisco in this video: Innovators need to be empowered and incentivized Strong leadership is crucial for creating an...

Toyota Features Scion iQ-EV at Meeting of the Minds 2012

The Scion iQ-EV, the smallest 4-passenger, 100% electric vehicle in the world, is designed to charge in 3 hours and cover a range of 62 miles. The car is considered the next frontier of urban mobility solutions, allowing drivers to park in miniscule spaces that were...

SmartPlanet Coverage of Meeting of the Minds 2012

SmartPlanet’s Rachel King continued her excellent coverage of Meeting of the Minds 2012 this week with two articles focused on Colin Harrison and Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson. Excerpts: ‘Smart’ cities organize services around needs The digital and physical...

Innovative Urban Technologies Showcased During Meeting of the Minds 2012

Meeting of the Minds 2012 in San Francisco provided, for the first time, a showcase for Qualcomm and Cisco to collaborate on a new kind of digital public space. Both companies used the Leidesdorff Alley at the conference venue as a showcase for innovative urban...

FastCompany on Electric Vehicles in Car Sharing Fleets

FastCompany published an interesting article this week on the challenges and benefits of including electric vehicles in car sharing fleets – something City CarShare has done successfully in the San Francisco area, and something the CEO, Rick Hutchinson, spoke...

Do Cities Really Need Innovation?

Do citizens really need apps? Or should city leaders keep their focus on paved roads and zoning rules? The question is raised in John King’s coverage of Meeting of the Minds 2012 in the San Francisco Chronicle: ‘Meeting of the Minds’ on cities’...

Repurposing the Built Environment – A Major Theme at Meeting of the Minds 2012

The major themes from last week’s Meeting of the Minds are beginning to emerge as speakers, attendees and press begin to parse through the abundance of insights and innovations presented at the event. One of the major themes this year was the repurposing of the...

Meeting of the Minds 2012 Ustream Video

We know that last week’s sessions at Meeting of the Minds 2012 in San Francisco were valuable and unique – so it’s no surprise that we’ve had many requests to post the video of those sessions. Indeed, every one of the sessions is worth another...
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