Urban Technology: Shaping Life in Cities through Handhelds
8:00 – 9:15am. A brief introduction to the Global Urban Innovators program of the New Cities Foundation--a talent search for the most innovative startups harnessing mobile technology in service of improved urban life. The Foundation is an independent non-profit organization whose mission is to shape a better urban future for all. NCF conducts pragmatic research on solutions to challenges facing cities, launches initiatives to drive urban progress, and builds, empowers, and convenes a global network in support of its goals. The Foundation convenes the leading events on urban innovation, including the annual New Cities Summit, usually drawing over 800 participants from more than 40 nations.
In all of its activities, NCF works with entrepreneurs and leaders from business, government, academia, civil society, the media and the arts. The Foundation was created in 2010 and is financed by its members and partners, which include some of the most forward-thinking companies which share a passion for the future of our cities. NCF is based in Geneva and its head office is in Paris with smaller offices in Montreal, New York, Brussels, and Zurich. First 15-20 minutes is for networking Light Breakfast included Hosted by the Information & Communications Technology Committee
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