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. 

January 2017

Transforming Transportation
January 12-13  /  Washington DC, USA

UN World Data Forum
January 15-18  /  Cape Town, South Africa

US Conference of Mayors
January 17-19  /  Washington DC, USA

Mayors Innovation Project
January 17-18  /  Washington DC, USA

February 2017

March 2017

National League of Cities Congressional City Conference
March 11-15  /  Washington DC, USA

Global Mayors’ Forum on Urban Waterfront Development
March 13  /  Chicago, USA

World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty
March 20-24  /  Washington DC, USA

Local Climate Solutions for Africa Congress
March 22-24 / Boksburg, South Africa

April 2017

8th Annual Affordable Housing Projects
April 3-6  /  Singapore

Meeting of the UN-Habitat Governing Council
April 3-7  /  Nairobi, Kenya

May 2017

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

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

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

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

New Europe City Makers Summit
May 17-21  /  Athens, Greece

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

World Health Assembly
May 22-26 / Geneva, Switzerland

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

June 2017

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

Embrace the Water
June 12-14  /  Gothenburg, Sweden

Renewable Cities Australia
June 14-15  /  Sydney, Australia

Metropolis World Congress
June 19-22  /  Montreal, Canada

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

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

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

July 2017

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

August 2017

September 2017

October 2017

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

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

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

November 2017

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

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

December 2017

January 2018

February 2018

World Urban Forum 
February  /  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

June 2018

ICLEI World Congress
June 19-23/  Montreal, Canda

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