The opening night of the Pritzker Forum on Global Cities will feature an evening of connections and conversations on this year's theme, Harnessing AI: Tools for Urban Leaders.
Explore a series of deep-dive conversations with global leaders from government, business, and civil society on the promises and pitfalls of artificial intelligence and its impacts on cities.
As Chicago and other global cities increasingly grapple with poor air quality, solutions to the problem vary by location.
"The future of mankind will be dominated by 20 to 25 super-regions, with Chicago prominent among them," says Michael Fassnacht, who exits the economic development agency this month.
The success of ambitious states will be determined by their ability to shape global infrastructures and the cities they connect around the world.
The regeneration strategies of the former industrial areas of Pittsburgh in the US and Germany's Ruhr offer lessons for other regions in economic transition.