Ann Aerts
Head, Novartis Foundation

Rubal Agarwal
Municipal Commissioner, Pune Municipal Corporation

Arthur Allen
Health Editor, Politico

Debra Arbec
Anchor, CBC Montreal News at 6, CBC

Diane Bérard
Columnist, Les Affaires

Beth Blauer
Executive Director, John Hopkins University Center for Government Excellence

Beth Blauer
Executive Director, John Hopkins University Center for Government Excellence

Jo Ivey Boufford
President, International Society for Urban Health

Nichol Bradford
Executive Director, The Transformative Technology Lab

Victor Calise
Commissoner, Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, City of New York

Robin Chase
Co-founder and Former CEO, Zipcar

Gleam Davis
Mayor, Santa Monica

Wim Elfrink

President, WPE Ventures Digitized Solutions

Renato Galliano
Director of the Department for Urban Economy and Labour, City of Milan

LoriAnn Garvin
Chief Operating Officer, ArtScape

Antonio Gómez-Palacio
Principal, Dialog Design

Stéphane Guidoin
Director, Urban Innovation Lab, City of Montréal

Lisa Helps
Mayor, Victoria, British Columbia

Michelle Holliday

Author, The Age of Thrivability: Vital Perspectives and Practices for a Better World


Jakob Hougaard
Vice Chair, Copenhagen Health and Care Committee, City of Copenhagen

Michael Jansen

Chairman & CEO, Cityzenith

Aisa Kirabo Kacyira
Former Deputy Executive Director and Assistant Secretary-General, UN Habitat

Daniel Libeskind
Architect and Founder, Studio Libeskind


Greg Lindsay
Senior Fellow, NewCities

Poonacha Machaiah
Co-Founder and CEO, JIYO, Chief Strategy Officer, The Chopra Center

Karel Mayrand
Director General, Quebec and Atlantic Canada, David Suzuki Foundation

Adam McVey
Leader, City of Edinburgh Council and the SNP Group and represents Leith Ward

Michèle Meier
Vice President, Communications, Corporate Marketing and CRS and International Affairs, Ivanhoé Cambridge

Nina Miskovsky
Deputy Mayor, 

Charles Montgomery
Founder, Happy City

Gerard Peets
Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy and Results, Infrastructure Canada

Valérie Plante
Mayor of Montréal, Canada

Jean-Francois Rheault
Director - North America, Eco-Counter

John Rossant
Chairman, NewCities

Saskia Sassen
Professor, Columbia University

Narelle Sharpe
Mayor, Moonee Valley, Australia

Peter Smith
Senior Vice President, The International WELL Building Institute

Geoffrey So
Head of Policy & Partnerships, Novartis Foundation

Kathryn Travers
Development Officer, Equal Participation of Women, Concertation Montréal

Sébastien Turbot
Executive Director, NewCities

Hajbouha Zoubeir
President, Phosboucraa Foundation