Past events

Below is a list of past conferences and events of interest to the world’s city leaders. To see Citiscope’s current calendar of future events, please click here.

April 2017

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

Participatory Urbanism
April 7-8  /  Brussels, Belgium

Smart Island World Congress
April 20-21  /  Mallorca, Spain

What Works - The International Summit to Advance Social Progress
April 24-26  /  Reykjavik, Icleland

Brazil National Mayors Front Municipal Meeting on Sustainable Development
April 24-28  /  Brasilia, Brazil

March 2017

Global Festival of Ideas for Sustainable Development
March 1-3  /  Bonn, Germany

Mayors Summit on the Future of Europe
March 7  /  Brussels, Belgium

World Council on City Data 2017 Global Cities Summit
March 7-9 / Dubai, UAE

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

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

International Meeting of Efficient Cities
March 21-22  /  Montreal, Canada

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

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

December 2016

Sustainable City Development Conference
November 30-December 2, 2016  /  Malmö, Sweden

C40 Mayors Summit
November 30-December 2  /  Mexico City, Mexico

Guangzhou International Urban Innovation Conference
December 5-8, 2016  /  Guangzhou, China

Open Government Partnership Global Summit
December 7-9, 2016  /  Paris, France

Global Biodiversity Summit of Cities and Subnational Governments
December  9-11  /  Cancun, Mexico

November 2016

Developing Future African Cities
November 2-3, 2016  /  Cape Town, South Africa

UN Climate Change Conference - COP 22
November 7-18  /  Marrakech, Morocco

Arab Future Cities Summit
November 8-9  /  Dubai, UAE

Intelligent Cities Summit
November 8-9  /  Toronto, Canada

Climate Summit for Local and Regional Leaders
November 14  /  Marrakech, Morocco

Urban Innovation Network Global Summit & Forum
November 14-15, 2016  /  Barcelona, Spain

Smart City Expo World Congress
November 15-17  /  Barcelona, Spain

Eurocities - Sharing Cities
November 16-18, 2016  /  Milan, Italy

Cities for Life
November 21-22, 2016  /  Paris, France

XXI Cumbre de Mercociudades
November 23-25, 2016  /  Santa Fe, Argentina

INTA World Urban Development Congress
November 27-30  /  Lisbon, Portugal

October 2016

European Week of Regions and Cities
October 10-13  /  Brussels, Belgium

World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders (2nd session)
5th UCLG Congress
October 12-15, 2016  /  Bogota, Colombia

Milan Urban Food Policy Pact Mayors Meeting
October 13-14, 2016  /  Rome, Italy

Habitat III
October 17-20, 2016  /  Quito, Ecuador
[See Citiscope’s full calendar of events related to the UN’s Habitat III conference on cities]

World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders (3rd session)
October 17, 2016  /  Quito, Ecuador

What Comes After Habitat III?
October 21, 2016  /  Bogota, Colombia

Citylab 
October 23-25, 2016  /  Miami, USA

Urban Land Institute Fall Meeting
October 24-27  /  Dallas, USA

Meeting of the Minds
October 25-27  /  Richmond (California), USA

World Cities Day
October 31, 2016  / Worldwide

September 2016

Innovation Labs World
September 27, 2016  /  Singapore

UCLG Asia-Pacific Congress
September 7-10, 2016  /  Jeollabuk-do, Republic of Korea

Global Parliament of Mayors
September 10-12, 2016  /  The Hague, The Netherlands

Ecodistricts Summit
September 12-14, 2016  /  Denver, USA

Placemking Week
September 12-18  /  Vancouver, Canada

ISOCARP Congress - Cities We Have vs. Cities We Need
September 13-16  /  Durban, South Africa

Smart Cities Innovation Summit Asia
September 20-22  /  Goyang, South Korea

APAC Innovation Summit - Smart City
September 22-23  /  Hong Kong 

Climate Chance Summit of Non-State Actors
September 26-28, 2016  /  Nantes, France

Asia Pacific Smart Cities Forum
September 27-28  /  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Smart Cities Week
September 27-29  /  Washington DC, USA

Congress of the International Association of Francophone Mayors
September 28-30, 2016  /  Beirut, Lebanon

August 2016

APAC Innovation Summit - Sensors
August 25  /  Hong Kong 

Mayors Innovation Project
August 25-28  /  Berkeley, USA
Agenda

July 2016

Moscow Urban Forum
June 30-July 3  /  Moscow, Russia

Unlikely Allies 2016 - Future of Cities Festival & City Solutions Lab 
July 5-6  /  Seattle, USA 

Resililent Cities
July 6-8, 2016  /  Bonn, Germany

7th European Summit of Regions and Cities
July 8-9, 2016  /  Bratislava, Slovakia

World Cities Summit
July 10-14, 2016  /  Singapore

Singapore International Water Week
July 10-14, 2016  /  Singapore

World Smart City Forum
July 13  /  Singapore

Global Sustainable Finance Conference
July 14-15, 2016  /  Karlsruhe, Germany

Sister Cities International
July 14-16, 2016  /  Washington DC, USA

PrepCom 3 for Habitat III
July 25-27, 2016  /  Jakarta, Indonesia
[See Citiscope’s full calendar of events related to the UN’s Habitat III conference on cities]

June 2016

Chicago Forum on Global Cities
June 1-3  /  Chicago, USA
Agenda  

Kyoto Smart City Expo
June 1-3  /  Kyoto, Japan 

Smart City Expo Istanbul
June 1-3  /  Istanbul, Turkey 

International Association of Educating Cities
June 1-4  /  Rosario, Argentina

Greater Copenhagen Smart Solutions 
June 6-8, 2016  /  Copenhagen, Denmark
Agenda  

World Conference of Historical Cities
June 7-9  /  Bad Ischl, Austria
Agenda  

Congress of the New Urbanism 24
June 8-11, 2016  /  Detroit, USA

Smart Cities Innovation Summit
June 13-15, 2016  /  Austin, USA

International Making Cities Livable Conference on Caring for Our Common Home: Sustainable, Healthy, Just Cities & Settlements
June 13-17  /  Rome, Italy
Agenda

New Cities Summit
June 21-23  /  Montreal, Canada
   

May 2016

Adaptation Futures
May 10-13  /  Rotterdam, Netherlands
Agenda  

Smart Cities India
May 11-13, 2016  /  New Delhi, India

Participatory Budgeting Conference
May 20-22  /  Boston, USA
Agenda

East and Central African Cities Development Forum
May 24-26  /  Kampala, Uganda
Agenda  

Metropolitan Solutions
May 31-June 2  /  Berlin, Germany
Agenda  

April 2016

American Planning Association 
April 2-5, 2016  /  Phoenix, USA

Financing Sustainable Cities Forum
April 5, 2016  /  Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Arab Future Cities Summit
April 11-12  /  Doha, Qatar
Agenda  

Urban Land Institute - Spring Meeting
April 19-21, 2016  /  Philadelphia, USA

Congress of European Municipalities and Regions
April 20-22  /  Nicosia, Cyprus
Agenda

Night Mayor Summit
April 22-23, 2016  /  Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Africa Municipal Bonds Forum
April 25-26, 2016  /  Dakar, Senegal

European Conference on Sustainable Cities & Towns
April 27-29  /  Bilbao, Spain

International Civil Society Week
April 2016  /  Bogota, Colombia

March 2016

Urban Future
March 2-3  /  Vienna, Austria
Agenda

Globe 2016 
March 2-4  /  Vancouver, Canada
Agenda for track on Infrastructure & City  

National League of Cities
March 5-9  /  Washington DC, USA

America Latina Y Union Europea Dialogo Y Cooperacion Dese Lo Local
March 8  /  Mexico City, Mexico
  

Asia-Pacific Smart Cities Forum
March 8-9 /  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Agenda    

World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty
March 14-18  /  Washington DC, USA
Agenda  

Re-Work Connected City Summit
March 16-17  /  London, UK
Agenda  

XXII Congreso CIDEU
March 16-18  /  San Sebastian, Spain
Agenda  

Smart City Business America
March 28-29 /  Curitiba, Brazil
    

February 2016

Urban Land Institute Europe Conference
February 2-3  /  Paris, France
Agenda  

Puebla Smart City Expo
February 16-18  /  Puebla, Mexico
Agenda

Velo-City Global
February 27- March 1  /  Taipai, Taiwan
Agenda

January 2016

Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting
January 10-14, 2016  /  Washington DC, USA

Transforming Transportation
January 14-15 /  Washington DC, USA
Agenda    

US Conference of Mayors - Winter Meeting
January 20-22, 2016  /  Washington DC, USA

Mayors Innovation Project
January 22-23  / Washington DC, USA 
Agenda 

Transport for Smart Cities
January 28 /  Brussels, Belgium
Agenda    

December 2015

Africities Summit 2015
November 29-December 3  /  Johannesburg, South Africa
Agenda  

Africa Urban Infrastructure Investment Forum
November 29-December 3  /  Johannesburg, South Africa
Agenda  

COP21 UN Climate Change Conference
November 30-December 11  /  Paris, France
[See Citiscope’s full calendar of events related to the UN’s Habitat III conference on cities]

Water, Megacities and Global Change
December 1-4  /  Paris, France

C40 Cities Awards
December 3  /  Paris, France

Climate Summit for Local Leaders at COP21
December 4  /  Paris, France

UCLG World Council
December 5-7  /  Paris, France

Cityquest ‘15
December 8-9  /  King Abdullah Economic City, Saudi Arabia

Conference on Culture for Sustainable Cities
December 10-12  /  Hangzhou, China
Agenda  

First International Conference on National Urban Policy
December 14-18  
Agenda  

November 2015

Arab Future Cities Summit
November 2-3  /  Dubai, UAE
Program / Speakers / Register

Eurocities 2015
November 4-6  /  Copenhagen, Denmark & Malmo, Sweden

Smart City China Expo & Congress
November 4-7  /  Shanghai, China

National League of Cities
November 4-7  /  Nashville, USA
Program  /  Speakers  /  Register

Mercociudades summit
November 9-11  /  Sao Paulo, Brazil

Federacion Interoamericana Urbanistas
Convención de Ordenamiento Territorial y Urbanismo​
November 9-13  /  Havana, Cuba
Program  

Disrupting mobility
November 11-13  /  Cambridge, USA

City Age
November 17  /  Seattle, USA

Festival of the Future City
November 17-20  /  Bristol, UK
Program    

Smart City Expo World Congress
November 17-19  /  Barcelona, Spain

International Forum on Metropolitan Governance Innovation
November 23-24  /  Guadalajara, Mexico
Program  /  Speakers  /  Register

First International Conference on the Future of National Urban Policy
November 23-26  /  Incheon, Republic of Korea
Program  /  Register

October 2015

EcoMobility World Festival
October 1-31  /  Johannesburg, South Africa
Program  

International Conference on Climate Action
Local Governments Driving Transformation
October 1-2  /  Hannover, Germany
Program   

Urban Land Institute - Fall Meeting
October 5-8  /  San Francisco, USA
Program   /  Register

ITS World Congress - Towards Intelligent Mobility
October 5-9  /  Bordeaux, France
Program   /  Register

City Age
October 8-9  /  Toronto, Canada
Register

EcoCity World Summit
October 11-13  /  Abu Dhabi, UAE
Program   /  Speakers  /  Register

World Forum of Local Economic Development
October 13-16  /  Turin, Italy
Program   /  Register

European Week of Regions and Cities
Open Urban Day
October 14  /  Brussels, Belgium
Program   

The Metropolitan Century - Policies for Resilient and Inclusive Cities
OECD Roundtable of Mayors and Ministers
October 16 /  Mexico City, Mexico
Program  

Citylab
October 18-20  /  London, United Kingdom

Asia Pacific Urban Forum
October 19-21  /  Jakarta, Indonesia

ISOCARP - International Society of City and Regional Planners
October 19-23  /  The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany
Program   /  Register

Meeting of the Minds
October 20-22  /  Richmond California, USA
Program  /  Speakers  /  Register

Future Cities Asia
October 20-22  /  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Summit for New York City
October 22-23  /  New York City, USA

Conference on Migrants & Cities
October 26-27  /  Geneva, Switzerland

City Age - The New American City
October 29-30  /  Kansas City, USA
Register

World Cities Day
October 31  

September 2015

World Symposium on Climate Chage Adaptation
September 2-4  /  Manchester, United Kingdom

Sustainable Smart Cities India
September 3-4  /  Bengalaru, India
Speakers  /  Register

Cities Summit Tel Aviv
September 7-8  /  Tel Aviv, Israel
Program  /  Speakers  /  Register

International Solid Waste Association
September 7-9  /  Antwerp, Belgium
Program  /  Register

Cities and Transport International Congress
September 9-11  /  Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

ASEAN Mayors Forum
September 9-11  /  Makassar, Indonesia

Smart Cities Week
September 15-17  /  Washington DC, USA
Program  /  Speakers  /  Register

European Mobility Week
September 16-22  /  European cities

European Urban Research Association
September 17-20  /  Sibiu, Romania
Program  /  Register

Cities Driving Sustainable Development: Endorsing the SDGs and Committing to Their Implementation
September 24  /  New York City, USA
Register

UN Summit for the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals
September 25-27  /  New York City, USA
[See Citiscope’s full calendar of events related to the UN’s Habitat III conference on cities]

ICMA - International City/County Management Association
September 27-30  /  Seattle, USA
Program  /  Speakers  /  Register

Seminar on Modernization of Municipal Management
September 30-October 2  /  Sao Paulo, Brazil

August 2015

Latin American Congress of Cities and Local Governments
August 20-22  /  San Juan, Puerto Rico
Program  /  Register

Cities for Life
August 31-September 1  /  Medellin, Colombia
Program  /  Speakers  /  Register

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