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Imagine 2060: New York

14 September 8:00am - 12:30pm
Organized by: Asia Society
Venue: Asia Society
725 Park Avenue
New York
10021

New York’s waterfront has long been a symbol of the American Dream and remains today a key contributor to the nation’s ports industry and economy. How will New York symbolize the American Dream in the future, and what role will its waterfront play in this vision? Imagine 2060: New York is bringing together city-makers and city-shapers from the U.S. and Asia to look towards and beyond the challenges of aging infrastructure, changes to global shipping patterns, and New York’s evolving economy.

 

Join us for this exciting half-day conference that bringing together experts from the U.S. and Asia to explore the future of smart cities.

 

Featuring a keynote address by Judith Rodin, president emerita of the Rockefeller Foundation and the University of Pennsylvania. She is a pioneer, innovator, change-maker, global thought-leader, and the architect of the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities, an initiative dedicated to helping cities around the world become more resilient to the physical, social, and economic challenges that are a growing part of the 21st century.

 

Confirmed speakers include Sean Chiao, president for Asia Pacific at AECOM; William H. Cole, president & CEO of Baltimore Development Corporation; Kenneth DeWoskin, senior advisor and eminence fellow at Deloitte LLP for China; Andrew Kimball, CEO of Industry City; Roland Lewis, president and CEO of Waterfront Alliance; Calvin Tsao, FAIA, principal of Tsao & McKown Architects; and Joanne Witty, vice chair and former director of the Brooklyn Bridge Development Corporation.