City Innovation

City Innovation elevates innovative solutions to challenging urban problems. Through Bloomberg CityLab and year-round convenings, City Innovation connects, energizes, and inspires leaders, while amplifying ideas that work.

Bloomberg CityLab

Organized by Bloomberg Philanthropies in partnership with the Aspen Institute, Bloomberg CityLab brings together global mayors alongside prominent city innovators, business leaders, urban experts, artists, and activists to discuss and discover replicable solutions to pressing issues.

Featured speakers and participants for the tenth Bloomberg CityLab included Michael R. Bloomberg, Senior Advisor and Infrastructure Coordinator at the White House Mitch Landrieu, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, EPA Administrator Michael Regan, Vishaan Chakrabarti, Dachner Keltner, Matthew Thompson, mayors from hundreds of cities across the globe, and more. Topics ranged from leading communities through rapid urbanization, to confronting emerging technologies, to reinvigorating economic development, and solving for housing affordability.

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