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CityAge conference to examine infrastructure investment, growth of “superclusters”

TORONTO, Ont.–CityAge, an international network of 4,500 in the business of city building, is returning to Toronto October 8 and 9. Leaders in business, government and research will discuss the urban future and the business and investment opportunities it provides.

A key topic will be what needs to be done in terms of infrastructure investment to create a regional supercluster, as a catalyst for growth and innovation in the years ahead, said the conference release.

North America is a continent of cities, and millions more will move into them in the decades ahead. It means cities are poised to play a vital role in shaping our prosperity and society.

Cities are where we must implement the ideas and partnerships that build an innovation economy: new ideas in transportation, energy management, economic development, and resilient infrastructure that will build the future.

As one North America’s fastest growing metropolitan regions — and given its importance in the national economy — Greater Toronto, Hamilton, The Waterloo Region, and their surrounding cities have the tools to create an economic supercluster that is a magnet for investment and talent, and that serves as a platform for next-generation productivity, research and innovation, said the release.


CityAge is held in New York, Los Angeles, London, Hong Kong, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Waterloo Region, Edmonton and other cities. Those interested in attending can register here.