METROPOLIS Training. Invitation to the Workshop for Thought Leaders_ Guangzhou

Workshop for Thought Leaders: Learning from Urban Innovation

Guangzhou, 2-6 November 2015

Dear METROPOLIS member, 

On Behalf of the City of Guangzhou and the Guangzhou Institute for Urban Innovation, we invite you to attend this Workshop within the framework of the METROPOLIS Training program.

The Workshop is conceived and designed to help policy and decision makers learn from outstanding innovations in urban resilience, prosperity and sustainability.

This workshop provides a 
unique opportunity for city leaders to engage with leading experts, practitioners and urban leaders in learning from best practices in solving urban challenges and in making cities work for their citizens.

We are pleased to send you herewith the updated introduction of the workshop, the tentative outline and the application form.

For further information, please contact either of the following contacts:

or consult the website

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