The COVID-19 pandemic has left permanent marks on urban life. Many of the long-standing challenges cities face have grown more acute over the last year, and the pandemic has introduced new problems that cities have only just begun to address. Additionally, this global brush with existential crisis has crystalized the urgency of addressing other global threats like climate change.
Luckily, these challenges are not going unmet. Innovative strategies, emerging technologies, and creative leaders are busy building the solutions that can help make future cities better.
The City Possible Summit at the Smart City Expo World Congress 2021 unleashed the superpower of collaboration to explore how leaders around the world are approaching challenges new and old and building innovative, sustainable, inclusive, and prosperous cities.