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Planning, Connecting, Financing Cities-NowRead the World Bank's new Flagship Report on Urbanization to find out what city leaders need to know to build sustainable cities (also see frontpage story from WorldBank.org).
6th Urban Research SymposiumBiannual conference held in Barcelona on October 8-10 to examine "Rethinking Cities: Framing the Future."
Rethinking Cities: Series of Policy PapersView short, two minute interviews with the authors of upcoming policy papers, including with Ed Glaeser, Paul Collier, and Greg Clark as they discuss the need to rethink cities.
Regional Events and Thematic WorkshopsView details of past and future events, including a library of event presentations (also see summary video | Greg Clark's take-aways | survey results for 2011).