For the second year in a row, the Emerging and Sustainable Cities Initiative (ESCI) will convene its External Advisory Committee —a group of distinguished mayors, former mayors and urban experts from all over the Americas—in Washington D.C.
These experts will share their perspectives and experiences on how to improve public spaces and make cities more efficient, livable and competitive. Join us on September 5 and ask them your questions regarding urban development.
Introduction and Opening Remarks by Ellis J. Juan, General Coordinator, ESCI
The City and Public Space: Presentations by the members of ESCI’s External Advisory Committee
Sergio Fajardo, Former Mayor of Medellín, Colombia
Jordi Hereu, Former Mayor of Barcelona, Spain
Manny Díaz, Former Mayor of Miami, U.S.A.
Casio Taniguchi, Former Mayor of Curitiba, Brazil
Mónica Fein, Mayor of Rosario, Argentina
Lori Healey, Chief of Staff of Former Mayor of Chicago Richard Daley
Jeff Risom, Director at Gehl Architects Consultants
#AskTheMayor: Q&A session with the experts
Moderator: Carolina Barco, Senior Advisor, ESCI
Would you like to ask a question to one of our experts?
• If you are in Washington D.C., register here and ask your question during the event.
• If you can’t come to the event:
Send us a video that summarizes a problem or challenge that you think your city is facing by using the following format:
“My name is ____ and I live in (city)_____. (Brief problem description). What can my city do to solve this problem?”
Just make sure that your video does not exceed 30 seconds. Upload it to YouTube and share it with us via Twitter (@BID_Ciudades ) using the hashtag #AskTheMayor by September 1st.
Thank you for participating!