The Future Economy

Phillip Woolley, Partner, Manchester, Grant Thornton; Linda Jojo, Executive Vice President and CIO, United Airlines; Adriana Krnáčová, Mayor, City of Prague, Czech Republic; Gerald Lawless, Chairman, World Travel & Tourism Council; Head of Tourism and Hospitality, Dubai Holding; Steven Levitt, Professor of Economics, University of Chicago; And other participants. Moderated by Caroline Daniel.

Chicago Forum on Global Cities 2017: Friday Plenaries, Flash Talks, and Closing

What is the role of private capital and public-private partnerships in shaping the future of cities? How are technology, innovation, and data transforming urban economies? Will the workplace disruption of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and other technological advances, also change how capital markets operate and how profit and risk are calculated? How successful have efforts been to recast measures of growth to focus on sustainable, inclusive prosperity? How will the growth of global cities in the developing world shape the global economy?

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8:15 a.m.

8:30 a.m.
The Urban Crisis

9:30 a.m.
Fireside Chat

9:45 a.m.
The Future Economy

10:45 a.m.
Fireside Chat: Globalization 4.0

11:00 a.m.

11:30 a.m.
Flashtalk: Designing a Border Town

11:40 a.m.
The 2017 Urban Challenge: Global Migration and Refugees

12:40 p.m.
Flashtalk: Fragile Cities

12:55 p.m.

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