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What is CityLab?

Bloomberg CityLab, the preeminent global cities summit organized by Bloomberg Philanthropies in partnership with the Aspen Institute, brings together global mayors alongside prominent city innovators, business leaders, urban experts, artists, and activists to discuss and discover replicable solutions to pressing issues facing cities everywhere.

Who is CityLab For?

Bloomberg CityLab is for city leaders and experts focused on doubling down on innovation to find and replicate the best solutions for cities’ most urgent concerns such as strengthening education; advancing social justice; fortifying transportation; bolstering the arts; and increasing public trust and social cohesion.

Where is CityLab?

Every year, CityLab is hosted by one of the world’s most innovative cities. This year’s summit will be held in Washington, D.C. Previous summits have been hosted in New York City, Los Angeles, London, Paris, Detroit, Washington, D.C., and Amsterdam.

CityLab 2023: Revisit the week’s discussions

Stream all plenary sessions from the three days of CityLab 2023.



For more information, contact citylab [at] (citylab[at]aspeninstitute[dot]org).