World Cities Network will gather leaders in New York on October 8th to support the work on improving the resilience of New York City. During a one day workshop facilitated by Capgemini, and supported by Buro Happold and HOK, projects and initiatives in the city and internationally will be shared to develop an action plan to accelerate improvements to the city’s power network and to the way buildings use and interact with the grid. The benefits will be felt by everyone in the city and will help to protect and enhance the attractiveness of the New York as a place to invest, work, and live.
Participants will be drawn from city and private sector leadership including NYC Department Design + Construction, NYC Department Citywide Administration, NYC Mayors Office for Long Term Planning and Sustainability, Capgemini, Con Edison, Buro Happold, Deloitte, HOK, IBM, Jones Lang LaSalle, Pace Energy, Polytechnic Institute NYU, Siemens, Skanska, Urban Green, and ULI.
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