Meeting of the Minds 2014 Final Report & Infographic
Who will you meet?
Cities are innovating, companies are pivoting, and start-ups are growing. Like you, every urban practitioner has a remarkable story of insight and challenge from the past year.
Meet these peers and discuss the future of cities in the new Meeting of the Minds Executive Cohort Program. Replace boring virtual summits with facilitated, online, small-group discussions where you can make real connections with extraordinary, like-minded people.
The Meeting of the Minds 2014 Final Report is now available. Download your PDF copy here:
The final report includes statistics from the event and lead-up activities, a synopsis of the Detroit sessions with links to videos and slidedecks, media coverage, photos, and a full delegate list.
We’ve also created the below infographic for a quick summary.
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Thanks for sending me the invite for the webinar on Nov.11 to which I have responded.
I have recently conducted research vis-a-vis a literature review on optimization of transportation capacity utilization specific to the problem of empty travel of trucks, under the auspices of Wilfrid Laurier University (Dr. Michael Haughton’s team). My findings thus far have lead me to the growing concern of congestion and the huge imbalance in commodity flow in/out of urban areas–a condition that is expected to continue to balloon with the anticipated growth in the urban populations.
Many logistics and transportation providers are looking for solutions that require the collaboration and cooperation of municipalities, private corporations and industry as it relates to consolidation centres, co-loading of shipments, and freight matching in order to minimize GHG emissions, fuel consumption and associated costs–all of which are necessary for sustainable cities.
My question to you is whether or not you (Meeting of the Minds and partners) have any experts looking at this area of concern since efficient transportation is vital to every aspect of life? Is it part of the new ISO evaluation?
P.S. I apologize for any errors made as I thought the email was from Gordon.