Calendar of global cities conferences & events

Below is a list of upcoming conferences and events of interest to the world’s city leaders. To submit an event to be considered for this list, please email Managing Editor Christopher Swope at cswope [at] citiscope [dot] org. 

May 2017

Smart Cities NYC
May 3-6  /  New York City, USA

Congress of the New Urbanism
May 3-6  /  Seattle, USA

Implementing the New Urban Agenda
May 4-5  /  Melbourne, Australia

Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation
May 4-6  /  Bonn, Germany

American Planning Association 
May 6-9  /  New York City, USA

Smart Cities Week Silicon Valley
May 8-10  /  Santa Clara, USA

26th Session of UN-Habitat Governing Council
May 8-12  /  Nairobi, Kenya

Smart Cities India Expo
May 10-12 / New Delhi, India

UCLG Culture Summit
May 10-13  /  Jeju, South Korea

Interconnections Between the 2030 Agenda & Paris Climate Agreement
May 12-13 / Bonn, Germany

Global Public Transportation Summit
May 15-17  /  Montreal, Canada

Smart City Expo Casablanca
May 17-18  /  Casablanca, Morocco

2nd International Conference on National Urban Policy
May 15-18  /  Paris, France

Renewable Cities Global Learning Forum
May 17-19  /  Vancouver, Canada

World Cities Summit Mayors Forum
May 17-20  /  Suzhou, China

Innovate4Climate
May 22-25  /  Barcelona, Spain

Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction
May 22-26  /  Cancun, Mexico

World Health Assembly
May 22-26 / Geneva, Switzerland

UN Global Goals - Triggering a wave of local actions in Europe and beyond
May 29  /  Brussels, Belgium

World Water Congress
May 29 - June 2   /  Cancun, Mexico

June 2017

New Cities Summit 2017
June 7-9  /  Incheon, South Korea

Chicago Forum on Global Cities
June 7-9  /  Chicago, USA

Embrace the Water
June 12-14  /  Gothenburg, Sweden

Second International Congress on Urban Landscape
June 12-14  /  Barcelona, Spain

Renewable Cities Australia
June 14-15  /  Sydney, Australia

Metropolis World Congress
June 19-22  /  Montreal, Canada

Smart City Expo LATAM
June 20-22  /  Puebla, Mexico

reSITE 2017: In/visible City
June 22-23  /  Prague, Czech Republic

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US Conference of Mayors
June 23-26  /  Miami Beach, USA

Smart Cities Connect Conference & Expo
June 26-28  /  Austin, USA

Mobilize Santiago
June 28-30 / Santiago, Chile

Africa Carbon Forum
June 28-30   /  Cotonou, Benin

July 2017

Innovative City Forum
July 5-6  /  Nice, France

Making Cities Liveable Conference
July 10-11  /  Brisbane, Australia

Cities for Tomorrow
July 10-11  /  New York, USA

High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
July 10-19  /  New York, USA

Ecocity World Summit
July 12-14  /  Melbourne, Australia

IAFOR International Conference on the City
July 14-16  /  Barcelona, Spain

Greater & Greener - Parks Connecting Cities, Cultures and Generations
July 29-August 2  /  Minneapolis-St.Paul, USA

August 2017

Mayors Innovation Project
August 16-18  /  Burlington (Vermont), USA

Ibero-American Congress of Urban Land
August 23-25  /  Curitiba, Brazil

Re-City: 2nd International City Regeneration Congress
August 24-25  /  Tampere, Finland

International Conference on Sustainability Science
August 24-26 / Stockholm, Sweden

September 2017

Asia-Pacific Housing Forum
September 4-7  /  Hong Kong

Climate Chance Summit
September 11-13  /  Agadir, Morocco

International Conference on Sustainable Development
September 18-20  /  New York, USA

Global Parliament of Mayors
September 24-26  /  Stavanger, Norway

Health Equity: The New Urban Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals
September 26-29  /  Coimbra, Portugal

CIVITAS Forum
September 27-29   /  Torres Vedras, Portugal

Smart City Expo Buenos Aires
September 28-30  /  Buenos Aires, Argentina

October 2017

EcoMobility World Festival
October 1-31 / Kaohslung, Chinese Taipai

Smart Cities Week 
October 3-5  /  Washington DC, USA

Placemaking Week
October 11-14  /  Amsterdam, The Netherlands

World Forum on Local Economic Development
October  17-20  /  Praia, Cape Verde

Citylab
October 22-24  /  Paris, France

International City County Management Association
October 22-25, 2016  /  San Antonio, USA

Meeting of the Minds
October 23-25 / Cleveland, USA

ISOCARP Congress
October 24-27  /  Portland (Oregon), USA

Arab Future Cities Summit 2017
October 30-31  /  Dubai, UAE

November 2017

Citynet Congress
November 5-8  /  Colombo, Sri Lanka

UN Climate Change Conference - COP 23
November 6-17  /  Bonn, Germany

Climate Summit of Local and Regional Leaders
November 12  /  Bonn, Germany

World Cancer Leaders Summit - Cities Driving Change
November 13-14  /  Mexico City, Mexico

Realising Just Cities - Learning through Comparison
November 13-15  /  Kisumu, Kenya

Smart City Expo World Congress
November 14-16  /  Barcelona, Spain

National League of Cities Summit
November 15-18  /  Charlotte, USA

LA CoMotion - Future of Urban Mobility
November 15-19/  Los Angeles, USA

Eurocities
November 16-18  /  Milan, Italy

Commonwealth Local Government Conference
November 21-24  /  Malta

Intercultural Cities
November 28-29  /  Lisbon, Portugal

Smart City Africa
November 28-30  /  Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

December 2017

January 2018

February 2018

African Centre for Cities International Urban Conference
February 1-2  /  Cape Town, South Africa

World Urban Forum 
February 7-13 /  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

June 2018

ICLEI World Congress
June 19-23/  Montreal, Canda

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