On Tuesday, November 14, The Washington Post hosts city officials, urban strategists and innovators to discuss new models for economic development, explore how next-generation technology is changing the public and private sectors, examine latest trends in urban planning, and forecast what’s next for urban mobility. Discussions will be led by Post journalists Jonathan O’Connell, who has covered Washington, D.C.’s growth, and Brian Fung, who reports on technology innovation. This event will be streamed live at wapo.st/wpcities.

Speakers include:
Beth Blauer, Executive Director, GovEx, Johns Hopkins University
Kate Garman, Smart City Coordinator, City of Seattle
Raj Kapoor, Chief Strategy Officer, Lyft
Brian T. Kenner, Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, Washington, D.C.
Erie Meyer, National Network Director, Code for America
Nicole Mozeliak, General Manager, Mid Atlantic, WeWork
Jessica Robinson, Director, City Solutions, Ford Smart Mobility
Shawn Seaman, Executive Vice President, PN Hoffman
Jeffrey Tumlin, Principal and Director of Strategy, Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates

The program will also include a segment presented by Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. featuring Senior Vice President of Product Management Raj Talluri in conversation with MetroLab Executive Director Ben Levine.

Transformers: Cities is part of The Washington Post’s “Transformers” series that explores how technological advances, business trends and new ways of thinking are upending industries, government and changing everyday life.

Tuesday, November 14
9:00am – 11:00am (Doors open at 8:30am)
The Washington Post Live Center
1301 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20071

Transformers: Cities is presented by Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. with support from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.