Innovate for cities virtual conference

The Innovate4Cities 2021 virtual conference is an international gathering at the nexus of cities, climate change science and innovation. This groundbreaking meeting is being co-hosted by UN-Habitat and the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM). The conference brings together over 1,000 city leaders, scientists, researchers, innovators, academics, youth and business people to advance pragmatic and action oriented research and science that will help cities reduce their carbon footprint and increase resilience to climate change.

Cities that Work sessions:

Urban solid waste management and super pollutants in emerging cities: Evidence and action for change

IGC speaker: Oliver Harman, Cities Economist

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Urban agriculture: A sustainable land use for fast-growing cities?

IGC speaker: Victoria Delbridge, Head of Cities that Work Initiative

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Using spatial data for evidence-based city policy in Africa

IGC speaker: Shahrukh Wani, Cities Economist

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Committees

The organisation of the Innovate4Cities conference is being led by the Executive Decision and Management Group (EDMG), Scientific and Innovation Steering Committee (SISC) and the Partners’ Network Organising Committee (PNOC).