Future of Cities Event: Houston

Coronado Club 919 Milam Street, #500, Houston, TX

Date: February 9, 5:00–7:00PM Location: Coronado Club, Houston The Texas Triangle is a distinctive model for 21st century urbanism, even after the pandemic. What is it that policy leaders can learn from the success of Texas cities? Please join us as this panel discusses their recent release, The Future of Cities, and how urban areas […]

The Future of Cities: Views from the Left Coast

Chapman University One University Drive, Orange, CA

The Western US has long been an innovator in developing the urban form, yet now that form is showing strain and there's a fierce debate about how western cities should grow. Join us for the live event! The speaker panel will explore these issues, from homelessness to high housing prices and the impact of regulation. […]

Webinar on Restoring the California Dream

Join us for a webinar hosted by Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky to learn how we can restore the California Dream for middle and working class Californians. Following the presentation of the report, there will be an all-star panel led by Jeff Ball, new CEO of the Orange County Business Council. Panel participants include Raul […]

Localism in America: Opportunities closer to Communities

AEI, Auditorium 1789 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

AEI and Center for Opportunity Urbanism present a panel discussion with thinkers and writers on opportunities to address public problems and policy innovation at the local level. Joel Kotkin will be the Moderator for the panel discussion. Event Contact Information: For more information, please contact Doug Lewis at Douglas.Lewis@aei.org, 202.828.6027.

Alamo Area Growth Summit

Pearl Stable, San Antonio San Antonio, TX

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Joel Kotkin, Executive Director, Center for Opportunity Urbanism, Fellow – Urban Studies, Chapman University & Author of The Human City: Urbanism for the Rest of Us Henry Cisneros, Former Mayor, Co-founder and Chairman of CityView Scott Beyer, Forbes Columnist, Author of bigcitysparkplug.com Texas cities have been identified by researchers at The Center for Opportunity […]

Houston Business Journal

Royal Sonesta Hotel 2222 West Loop South, Houston, TX

What drives Houston’s economy? What are the city’s biggest challenges? What are the next areas of opportunity for our city? Come hear the findings of Joel Kotkin, one of the nation’s leading researchers on urbanism. Kotkin will unveil his research and identify areas of economic vitality as part of a statewide initiative. Afterward, we’ll host […]

Philanthropy Roundtable Annual Meeting

Four Seasons Resort, Dallas Los Calinos, TX

Plenary Session: What Makes a Resilient and Flourishing Community? In his writings on disaster response and recovery, Daniel Aldrich has observed that “much research and policy remain focused on physical infrastructure-centered approaches to such events.” Joel Kotkin, whose focus is economic opportunity, also notes that “much of urban thinking today centers on the physical form […]

Trustbelt Conference

Hyatt Regency Columbus 350 N. High St., Columbus, OH

Trust Belt will bring together hundreds of CEOs, governors, mayors, university presidents, economic development leaders, site selection consultants and community leaders from across the Midwest to discuss best practices and share their growth strategies.