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. 

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

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

May 2017

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

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

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

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

Embrace the Water
June 12-14  /  Gothenburg, Sweden

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

July 2017

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

Ecocity World Summit
July 12-14  /  Melbourne, Australia

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

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

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

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

November 2017

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

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

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

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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