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Industry Leaders Gather to Discuss Future of Cities

A new conference that debuted in San Francisco this week is devoted to creating smarter, greener, and more prosperous cities for the future.

The Global Green Cities of the 21st Century conference began with much enthusiasm from participants. With leaders in attendance such as former San Francisco Mayor and current Lt. Governor of California Gavin Newsom, many are concerned with finding job-creating solutions for cities around the world.

Greg Lindsey reports from the conference:
"'It's the creation of a new industry!' Cisco's chief globalization officer, Wim Elfrink, exclaimed on stage last night at the opening of Global Green Cities of the 21st Century, this week's stop on what is rapidly becoming a conference circuit populated by mayors, architects, academics, consultants and financial types all struggling to understand just how we're going to build (and make money building) smarter, greener cities on a scale that's practically unimaginable..."

Full Story: Smart Cities: Getting Greener, and Making Money Doing It

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