Urban Transformation Summit

Detroit, USA
6–8 December 2021


Cities are the bedrock of the global economy and home to a growing majority of the world’s population. As global challenges increase—from COVID-19 to climate change—cities are on the frontline. Their ability to weather current and future crises will shape economic futures and the livelihoods of billions.

The Urban Transformation Summit brings together visionary leaders from business, government, civil society, media and the broader public to forge new partnerships, showcase innovative solutions and mobilize action in support of more sustainable and inclusive cities and urban economies.

The three-day event, held from 6 through 8 December 2021, will launch the World Economic Forum’s new Centre for Urban Transformation, a global initiative with headquarters in Detroit. The summit includes both in-person activities in Detroit as well a series of virtual sessions, workshops and dialogues.

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