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.

September 2017

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

Local Renewables Conference 2017
September 7-8  /  Nagano, Japan

2017 Asia Pacific Cities Summit & Mayors’ Forum
September 10-13  /  Dajeon, South Korea

Climate Chance Summit
September 11-13  /  Agadir, Morocco

6th International City Health Conference
September 13-14  /  Basel, Switzerland

World Human Rights Cities Forum
September 14-17  /  Gwangju, South Korea

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

Cities and Climate Conference 2017
September 19-21  /  Potsdam, Germany

Music Tourism Convention
September 21-22  /  Franklin (Tennessee), USA

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

Congress of Ibero-American Municipalities
September 24-28  /  Manizales, Colombia

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

International Forum on Climate Change and City Transformation
September 29-30  /  New Taipai City, Taiwan

August 2017

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

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

Hemispheric Summit of Mayors
August 23-26  /  Pachuca, Mexico

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

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

Actionable Urban/Rural Planning for the New Urban Agenda
August 24-26  /  Lincoln (Nebraska), USA

INTA International Seminar on Migrants and Refugees
August 30-21  /  Malmö, Sweden

Smart Cities Expo World Forum
August 31 - September 1  /  Sydney, Australia

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

Urban Resilience Summit
July 24-28  /  New York City, USA

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

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

Conference on Strategies for Sustainable Energy Transitions in Sub Saharan Africa
June 19-20  /  Accra, Ghana

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

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

Désertif’actions: International Summit of non-state actors on land degradation and climate change in local territories 
June 27-28  /  Strasbourg, France

Mobilize Santiago
June 28-30 / Santiago, Chile

Africa Carbon Forum
June 28-30   /  Cotonou, Benin

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

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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