Registration: 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Presentation and Panel Discussion: ...
Urban Innovations in Latin America: A Discussion with Medellin Mayor Aníbal Gaviria
AS/COA will host the first of its Latin American Mayors Series with Aníbal Gaviria, Mayor of Medellin, Colombia.
Americas Society/Council of the Americas will host the first of its Latin American Mayors Series with Aníbal Gaviria, mayor of Medellin, Colombia. Mayor Gaviria will give a presentation on the state of the city of Medellin and the policies that have made Medellin the most “Innovative City of the Year” according to the Citi/Urban Land Institute/Wall Street Journal contest in 2012. The presentation will be followed by a panel that brings together leaders from the fields of government, philanthropy, and urban planning to discuss how innovative interventions have transformed Medellin's economic performance while also improving the quality of life of its citizens. Panelists will also share views on the challenges and priorities for cities in Latin America to become globally competitive.
Registration fee: This event is complimentary for all registrants. Prior registration is required.
- Aníbal Gaviria, Mayor of Medellin, Colombia (Download his presentation)
- Maria Elosua, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Urban Planning, New York University
- Bryna Lipper, Vice President For Relationships, 100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation
- Carolina Barco, Senior Advisor, Emerging Sustainable Cities, Inter-American Development Bank (Moderator)
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Cancellation: Please contact Juan Serrano-Badrena at email@example.com before 3:00 p.m. on Thursday June 11, 2015