Sooner Than You Think: Cities


As an increasing number of populations move to new and existing cities, these sprawling urban centers are becoming the epicenter for growth, culture and progress. Sooner Than You Think: Cities will investigate critical shifts in urban planning – infrastructure, transportation, environment, productivity, and more – accelerated by the advent of new technologies and platforms.

More than the sum of individual technologies, the smartest cities are powerful centers of innovation helping solve the world’s greatest challenges, creating new industries, expanding economic prosperity and improving the lives of billions of people.

Sooner Than You Think: Cities brings together top city leaders, the smartest thinkers and global technology executives provide new insight into how the latest innovations in mobility, big data, the internet of things, artificial intelligence, cyber-security and environmental and economic sustainability are bringing tomorrow’s smart cities closer to reality.

Key Details

Live Events
Invitation-only settings convene industry leaders at the intersection of technology and money. Marquee event + Live Video Stream | September 6, 2018 | Singapore
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Bloomberg Digital
Dedicated Sooner Than You Think destination + Animated video series + Interactive data graphics + Dedicated newsletter content | September, 2018 and through the year

Bloomberg Television
Broadcast special + Live stream from Marquee event | September, 2018 and through the year

Bloomberg Businessweek
Special Features + Weekly Innovation column | Issue Date: September 3, 2018 | and through the year

Bloomberg Audio
Original podcast series + Weekly dedicated content + Live remote broadcast from Marquee event | September, 2018 and through the year

Bloomberg Social
Live monthly social show + Social content distribution + Marquee event amplification | September, 2018 and through the year