Bloomberg Live: The Future of Cities

Technology has transformed the way live, work and play – but can it transform the way governments function? Cities large and small are finding out the answer to that question as they apply new technologies, data and connectivity to running public utilities, infrastructure, schools and more.  They’re on the forefront of experimenting, collaborating and thinking creatively about building a “smart” future.

Bloomberg Live: The Future of Cities brought together innovative government leaders and influential stakeholders to explore the leading-edge digital solutions cities are forging. Bloomberg News Washington Bureau Chief Megan Murphy welcomed the group, who included Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley,  the District of Columbia’s Chief Technology Officer Archana Vemulapalli as well as its Water and Sewer Authority Chief George Hawkins, the Chief of Baltimore’s Office of Sustainability Theodore Atwood, and the co-founder of Boston’s Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics Nigel Jacob.

Highlights from The Future of Cities offer a unique view of the challenges and solutions facing cities today:

The Future of Cities conference was the final event in a series of three future-focused gatherings supported by Siemens, a leader in helping cities implement new technologies.  Each convened key policy makers, investors and experts for insightful discussion.

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– Jen Robinson | May 19, 2016