CityLab Baltimore

August 2, 2017
Baltimore, MD

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CityLab Baltimore convened top urban stakeholders from around the country to discuss some of the most pressing issues US cities face. From blight and health to arts and culture, we explored the challenges and successes of the community. We examined the building blocks of economic development and discuss lessons learned from top mayors.

This gathering  served as an important precursor to CityLab Paris to be held this October 22-24. For the past four years, CityLab has gathered the most creative global mayors and city practitioners alongside artists, academics, funders, and other public and private sector leaders from around the world.


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Atlantic Live

Speakers

  • Nicole Alexander Scott
    Nicole Alexander Scott Director Rhode Island Department of Health
  • Beth Blauer
    Beth Blauer Executive Director Johns Hopkins University Center for Government Excellence
  • Michael R. Bloomberg
    Michael R. Bloomberg Founder, Bloomberg LP and Bloomberg Philanthropies 108th Mayor of New York City
  • Elissa Blount-Moorhead
    Elissa Blount-Moorhead Filmmaker, Curator and Author; Principal Partner, TNEG Film Studios
  • Michael Botticelli
    Michael Botticelli Executive Director Grayken Center for Addiction Medicine, Boston Medical Center
  • Chrystal Boykins
    Chrystal Boykins Co-Owner Cuties on Duty
  • Michael Braverman
    Michael Braverman Director Baltimore City Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Calvin Butler
    Calvin Butler Chief Executive Officer Baltimore Gas and Electric
  • Maurice Cox
    Maurice Cox Planning Director City of Detroit
  • Sammy Hoi
    Sammy Hoi President Maryland Institute College of Art
  • Juan Ortiz
    Juan Ortiz Artist
  • Mayor Catherine Pugh
    Mayor Catherine Pugh City of Baltimore
  • Judy Reese Morse
    Judy Reese Morse Deputy Mayor for Citywide Initiatives City of New Orleans
  • Josh Sharfstein
    Josh Sharfstein Associate Dean, Public Health Practice and Training Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Mayor Kathy Sheehan
    Mayor Kathy Sheehan City of Albany
  • Jessica Solomon
    Jessica Solomon Senior Program Officer Robert W. Deutsch Foundation
  • Alison Stewart
    Alison Stewart Contributing Editor The Atlantic
  • D. Watkins
    D. Watkins Editor at Large, Salon; Professor, University of Baltimore
  • Leana Wen
    Leana Wen Commissioner of Health City of Baltimore
  • Gillian White
    Gillian White Senior Associate Editor The Atlantic
  • Lu Zhang
    Lu Zhang Artist

Agenda

Note: All times are ET

  • Wednesday, August 02
  • 2:00 p.m.WelcomeMargaret Low, President, AtlanticLIVE
  • 2:05 p.m.Spotlight on Small BusinessChrystal Boykins, Co-Owner, Cuties on Duty
    Michael R. Bloomberg, Founder, Bloomberg LP and Bloomberg Philanthropies; 108th Mayor of New York City
  • 2:10 p.m.Baltimore’s Next ChapterIntroduction by Calvin Butler, Chief Executive Officer, Baltimore Gas and Electric
    Mayor Catherine Pugh, City of Baltimore
    With Alison Stewart, Contributing Editor, The Atlantic
  • 2:40 p.m.Revitalizing NeighborhoodsMichael Braverman, Director, Baltimore City Department of Housing and Community Development
    Maurice Cox, Planning Director, City of Detroit
    Judy Reese Morse, Deputy Mayor for Citywide Initiatives, City of New Orleans
    With Gillian White, Senior Associate Editor, The Atlantic
  • 3:10 p.m.From Blight to Bright in AlbanyMayor Kathy Sheehan, City of Albany
    With Sammy Hoi, President, Maryland Institute College of Art
  • 3:30 p.m.Afternoon Break-
  • 3:45 p.m.Welcome BackKathleen Carlson, Government Innovation Programs, Bloomberg Philanthropies
  • 3:50 p.m.Battling Opioids: Lessons from the Front LinesNicole Alexander-Scott, Director, Rhode Island Department of Health
    Michael Botticelli, Executive Director, Grayken Center for Addiction Medicine, Boston Medical Center
    Josh Sharfstein, Associate Dean, Public Health Practice and Training, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Leana Wen, Commissioner of Health, City of Baltimore
    With Alison Stewart, The Atlantic
  • 4:20 p.m.Telling Baltimore’s StoriesD. Watkins, Editor at Large, Salon; Professor, University of Baltimore
    With Beth Blauer, Executive Director, Johns Hopkins University Center for Government Excellence
  • 4:30 p.m.City as Muse: Energizing Community Through the ArtsElissa Blount-Moorhead, Filmmaker, Curator and Author; Principal Partner, TNEG Film Studios
    Juan Ortiz, Artist
    Lu Zhang, Artist
    With Jessica Solomon, Senior Program Officer, Robert W. Deutsch Foundation
  • 5:00 p.m.Closing ThoughtsKathleen Carlson, Bloomberg Philanthropies

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