Brookings Institution, Urban Markets Initiative Forum To Be Held October 18-19

Brookings Institution, Urban Markets Initiative Forum To Be Held October 18-19

The Urban Markets Initiative Forum

Mark your calendar for this exciting forum. It will provide you with an opportunity to:

  • Connect with peers to trade insights on common information challenges and barriers.
  • Discover new datasets & tools that will help you better understand and react to change.
  • Learn about innovative and effective uses of information to drive markets in local urban neighborhoods, cities, and regions.
  • Understand how others have created cultures of collaboration, innovation, vision, and success to increase effectiveness.
  • Recharge with the information, connections and tools you need to achieve change in your community.
  • Speakers Include:
    Anthony D. Williams, co-author of Wikinomics
    Eugene "Gus" Newport, long-time community activist and former Mayor of Berkeley, CA
    Bruce Katz, Vice President and Director, Metropolitan Policy Program, the Brookings Institution
    Ben Hecht, Director of Living Cities and Co-Founder of One Economy Corporation [invited]

    Related Link: For registration and more information, go here.

    For more information contact:

    Sean Hardgrove
    The Urban Markets Initiative Forum
    1616 P Street NW, Suite 430
    DC 20036

    Phone: 202-797-6131
    Email: [email protected]

    Posted September 12, 2007

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