Almost overnight, COVID-19 altered the very fabric of cities and led some experts to wonder about cities' future. Yet this is only the most recent crisis to disrupt urban life since the rise of modern-day cities.
Join us for a fascinating conversation with Richard Florida, world-renowned best-selling author of The Rise of the Creative Class, and acclaimed economist and urbanist.
Topics of discussion will include:
- how Professor Florida's groundbreaking work has contributed to modern perspectives on cities and urbanization
- the historical context of cities and the role of disruptive forces in shaping how we think about them
- key public policy challenges that cities face in a post-pandemic world
Video: CSPS Virtual Café Series: A Conversation on Cities with Richard Florida
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Richard Florida, Urbanist, Professor University of Toronto, Author Rise of the Creative Class
Taki Sarantakis, President, Canada School of Public Service