Today SIPA students have the opportunity to hear from the Mayors of both NYC and London. As part of the World Leaders Forum the following event is taking place today on campus.
THINKING BIG New York and London: Heading Back to the Top
Date: September 15, 2009 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Rotunda, Low Memorial Library
This program, featuring Mayors Michael Bloomberg of New York and Boris Johnson of London, is the keystone of a three-day conference in New York planned as the kickoff for continuing discussion between these two great cities. During the conference and beyond, invited participants will focus on major issues facing New York and London: the future of their financial sectors, the diversification of their economies, building and maintaining their capital plants, and expanding housing affordability.
The Center for Rethinking Development at the Manhattan Institute
The Center for Urban Innovation at the Regional Plan Association
The School of International and Public Affairs Global Mayors Forum
Columbia University World Leaders Forum