Highlights from Resilient Round-table: MIPIM 2013

Written by Elena Collins on 17 March 2013

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Video: Highlights from Resilient Round-table: MIPIM 2013. Including comments from the panelist on how can cities and investors collaborate to build resilient cities and secure enduring investment returns.

“Cities all over the globe face challenges in regard to resilience and sustainability; and as discussed at the Resilient Cities round-table at MIPIM whether they be in the emerging or more mature economies all can learn from each in creating outcomes that benefit individual cities to those that will benefit the entire planet such as climatic impacts and quality of living for current and future generations.” Commented Dave Roberts, Global CEO at Aedas at the Resilient Cities round-table held in partnership with Arup. On 13 March 2013, World Cities Network, gathered city leaders, engineers, architects and investors to discuss how can cities and investors collaborate to build resilient cities and secure enduring investment returns.

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Brian Kilkelly, CEO of World Cities Network led the discussion and was joined by an illustrious panel of city and real estate leaders, including:

•  Sir Richard Leese, Leader of Manchester City Council

• Hannu Penttilä, Deputy Mayor, Helsinki

• Mario Rubert, Director, Barcelona City Council

• David Partridge, CEO, Argent

•    Lynda Shillaw, Director of Real Estate, Scottish Widows Investment Partnership

• Jon Lovell, Director, Deloitte Real Estate

• Mark Watts, Director, Arup Group

• Rich Michos, VP Smarter Cities, IBM

•  Brian Field, Senior Economist, European Investment Bank

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