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Pritzker Forum on Global Cities: Opening Night Reception

PAST EVENT VIDEO

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.

Mayor Brandon Johnson speaks at the opening night of the Pritzker Forum.

2023 Pritzker Forum on Global Cities

PAST EVENT VIDEO
Event Series: Pritzker Forum on Global Cities

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.

Four panelist on stage at the Pritzker Forum on Global Cities

Commentary & Analysis

Will O'Hare's revamp boost Chicago's global profile?

BLOG
ChicagoGlobal by Jack Benjamin

O'Hare International Airport is starting a renovation to build a world-class "Global Terminal." Can it help the city compete with international air travel hubs?

An exterior view of O'Hare airport with airplanes lined up along the runway
David Syphers
Global Cities

The role of 'the Southland' in Chicago's global future

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ChicagoGlobal by H. Lee Murphy

Longtime chief booster of the South suburbs Jim Garrett reflects on how that swath of metro area fits into Chicago's profile on the global stage.

A man speaking behind a podium into a microphone
Crain's
Global Cities

Research

The Emerging Geopolitics of Infrastructure Competition

RESEARCH
Working Paper by Simon Curtis

The success of ambitious states will be determined by their ability to shape global infrastructures and the cities they connect around the world.

Belt and Road High Speed Rail
AP Photos
Global Cities

A Tale of Two Regions: The Economic and Political Importance of Different Paths to Heartland Renewal

RESEARCH
Working Paper by Coauthors

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.

Pittsburgh Skyline
AP Photos
Global Cities

Experts

Michael A. Nutter 

Distinguished Fellow, Global Cities
Council expert Michael A. Nutter
Expertise
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