The Future of Cities: Spotlight on Opportunities
The future of American cities is “smart” – the combination of public and private investments seeking to capitalize on digital information and platforms that improve efficiency, enhance safety, and create public benefits for future generations. With the potential of greater good comes the attendant risks to privacy, security, and municipal budgets. The future will be won by those cities that meet business and citizen expectations, control for costs and yield measurable results. Bloomberg will bring together a select group of government leaders, private investors, and other stakeholders to explore the issues and opportunities facing local leaders as they seek to capitalize on “smart” solutions for their cities.