Over the last four years, CityLab has hosted participants representing 400 cities, including hundreds of mayors representing cities including: Accra, Ghana; Athens, Greece; Atlanta, Georgia; Austin, Texas; Barcelona, Spain; Cape Town, South Africa; Denver, Colorado; Detroit, Michigan; Istanbul, Turkey; Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, Israel; London, United Kingdom; Los Angeles, California; Lisbon, Portugal; Medellin, Colombia; Mexico City, Mexico; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Montreal, Quebec; Nairobi, Kenya; Oakland, California; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Schaerbeek, Belgium; Seoul, South Korea; Vilnius, Lithuania; Warsaw, Poland; and Washington, D.C., among others.
The award-winning summit is an expansion of The Atlantic and the Aspen Institute’s longstanding partnership devoted to the exchange of ideas of consequence, which includes Aspen Ideas Festival and Washington Ideas. The previous CityLab summits were hosted in Miami, London, Los Angeles, and New York City. In August 2017, CityLab held its first ever pop-up event in Baltimore.
More details about CityLab will be announced in the coming weeks. To learn more about the event or to RSVP for media credentials, please contact The Atlantic’s Anna Bross (email@example.com) and Sydney Simon (firstname.lastname@example.org).
General Motors, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Mastercard are Presenting Level underwriters of CityLab Paris. McKinsey & Company is a Knowledge Level underwriter. The Bernard van Leer Foundation and UPS are Supporting Level underwriters; and Amazon Web Services and Uber are Contributing Level underwriters.
About the Aspen Institute:
The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues. The Institute is based in Washington, DC; Aspen, Colorado; and on the Wye River on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. It also has offices in New York City and an international network of partners. For more information, visit www.aspeninstitute.org.
About The Atlantic:
Founded in 1857 and today one of the fastest growing companies in the media industry, The Atlantic has throughout its history championed the power of ideas to shape the conversation and change the world. Operating across print, digital, events, video, and audio platforms, The Atlantic strives to bring clarity and original thinking to the most consequential issues of our times—on topics ranging from politics, business, urban affairs, and the economy, to technology, arts, and culture. In addition to the magazine and the flagship digital property TheAtlantic.com, the company also operates an urban focused site, CityLab.com, Atlantic Live, the company’s events arm, The Atlantic’s marketing team, Atlantic Re:think, and creative agency, Atlantic Media Strategies. The Atlantic was named the 2016 National Magazine of the Year. The Atlantic is celebrating its 160th anniversary this year. The president of The Atlantic is Bob Cohn.