Great Cities Speakers Series: The Next Generation City
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The next Great Cities Speakers Series event is coming up on Thursday,
October 9, 6-7 pm at Le Petit Trianon Theatre, 72 North Fifth Street, San
Jose, CA. Free tickets may be reserved by emailing your request directly
to info@.... We do ask that you arrive no later than 15 minutes
before the lecture starts.
CEOs for Cities President and CEO Carol Coletta to Discuss Elements of The
Next Generation City
20th Century assumptions about cities development to be replaced by 21st
Century realities and new paradigm
Carol Coletta, president and CEO, CEOs for Cities, and host and producer
of the public radio show, Smart City, will be featured at the 2008 Great
Cities Speakers Series. The presentation will immediately be followed by a
reception. This event is free to the public.
Coletta's talk titled, The Next Generation City, will discuss how local
leaders and activist citizens can capitalize on a number of positive
trends shaping cities today. In particular, Coletta will explore the
importance of developing next generation cities that respond to the new
realities of a knowledge economy According to Coletta, cities that want to
thrive in this economy need to excel in developing, maximizing and
retaining talent, fostering innovation and entrepreneurship and linking
people with ideas to talent, capital and markets, cities to regions and
regions to the global world while capitalizing on local differences to
build economic opportunity.
Thursday, October 9
Le Petit Trianon Theatre
72 North Fifth Street
San Jose, CA
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