• Michele Acuto, Professor, Global Urban Politics, Melbourne School of Design, University of Melbourne, MELBOURNE

  • Steve Adler, Mayor of Austin; AUSTIN

  • Maria Aiolova, Co-Founder, Terreform ONE; NEW YORK

  • Olukonyinsola Ajayi, Managing Partner, Olaniwun Ajayi LP; LAGOS

  • Jamil Anderlini, Asia Editor, Financial Times; HONG KONG

  • Juma Assiago, Global Coordinator, Safer Cities Programme, UN-Habitat; NAIROBI

  • Elisabeth Belpaire, Urban Planner; GENEVA

  • Michael Berkowitz, President, 100 Resilient Cities; NEW YORK

  • Brenna Berman, Executive Director, City Tech Collaborative, UI LABS, CHICAGO

  • Charles Bowman, Lord Mayor, London; LONDON

  • Ken Boyce, Principal Engineer Director, Energy & Power Technologies, UL; CHICAGO

  • Simone Brody, Executive Director of What Works Cities, Bloomberg Philanthropies; NEW YORK

  • Denis Coderre, Former Mayor, Montreal; MONTREAL

  • Michèle Coninsx, Assistant Secretary-General, Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate, United Nations; NEW YORK

  • Ed Crooks, US Industry and Energy Editor, Financial Times

  • Ivo Daalder, President, Chicago Council on Global Affairs; CHICAGO

  • Caroline Daniel, Partner, Brunswick; LONDON

  • Dag Detter, Industrial Advisor, Boston Consulting Group; STOCKHOLM

  • Dan Doctoroff, Founder and CEO, Sidewalk Labs; NEW YORK

  • Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson, US Business Editor, Financial Times; NEW YORK

  • Rahm Emanuel, Mayor, City of Chicago; CHICAGO

  • Peter Fatelnig, Minister-Counsellor for Digital Economy Policy, Delegation of the European Union to the United States of America; WASHINGTON DC

  • Paul Fletcher, Minister, Urban Infrastructure, Australia, SYDNEY

  • Sheila Foster, Professor of Law and Public Policy, Georgetown University, WASHINGTON DC

  • Juan Manuel Gastélum, Mayor, City of Tijuana; TIJUANA

  • Helene Gayle, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Chicago Community Trust; CHICAGO

  • Kate Gebo, Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Labor Relations, United, CHICAGO

  • Edward Glaeser, Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics, Faculty of Arts & Sciences; Harvard University; CAMBRIDGE

  • Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz, Mayor of Warsaw; WARSAW

  • Nina Hachigian, Deputy Mayor for International Affairs, Los Angeles; LOS ANGELES

  • Danielle Harbison, Executive Director, Black Chicago Tomorrow, CHICAGO

  • Alaina Harkness, Nonresident Fellow, Global Cities, Chicago Council on Global Affairs; CHICAGO

  • William Hoffman, Corporate Fellow, Senior Scientist, UL, CHICAGO

  • Wang Huiyao, President, Center for China and Globalization, BEIJING

  • Anne-Marie Imafidon, Founder, Stemettes; LONDON

  • Abha Joshi Ghani, Director, Knowledge and Learning, World Bank, WASHINGTON, DC

  • Isher Judge Ahluwalia, Chairperson, India Council for Research on International Economic Relations; NEW DELHI

  • Juliana Kerr, Director, Global Cities, Chicago Council on Global Affairs; CHICAGO

  • Niamh King, Vice President for Programs and Strategic Content, Chicago Council on Global Affairs; CHICAGO

  • Steve Koch, Former Deputy Mayor, Chicago; CHICAGO

  • Michael Koh, Fellow, Centre for Liveable Cities; SINGAPORE

  • Ray LaHood, Former Secretary, US Department of Transportation; WASHINGTON, DC

  • Phil Levy, Senior Fellow, Global Economy, Chicago Council on Global Affairs; CHICAGO

  • John Lindsay, Vice President of Corporate Accounts, USG Corporation; Chicago

  • Kristin Ljungkvist, Researcher, Department of Government, Uppsala University, UPPSALA

  • Lesley Lokko, Novelist & Professor of Architecture, Graduate School of Architecture, University of Johannesburg; JOHANNESBURG

  • Edward Luce, Washington Correspondent, Financial Times; WASHINGTON, DC

  • Corine Mauch, Mayor, Zurich; ZURICH

  • Edward Mazria, Founder and CEO, Architecture 2030, SANTA FE

  • Will McWilliams, Partner, Grant Thornton; LONDON

  • Robert Muggah, Research Director, Igarape Institute, RIO DE JANEIRO

  • Michael Nutter, Former Mayor of Philadelphia; PHILADELPHIA

  • Funmi Olopade, Walter L. Palmer Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Medicine and Human Genetics; Associate Dean for Global Health, University of Chicago Medical Center; CHICAGO

  • Claudio Orrego Larrain, Former Governor, Santiago Metropolitan Region; SANTIAGO

  • Henk Ovink, First Special Envoy for International Water Affairs for the Kingdom of the Netherlands Principal of Rebuild by Design; ROTTERDAM

  • Robert Pape, Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago, CHICAGO

  • Juan Pardinas, Director, Instituto Mexicano para la Competitividad; MEXICO CITY

  • Henry M. Paulson, Chairman, The Paulson Institute, CHICAGO

  • Penny Pritzker, Principal, PSP Capital Partners, CHICAGO

  • Marvin Rees, Mayor of Bristol; BRISTOL

  • Martin Roemers, Photographer; AMSTERDAM

  • Carlos Sada, Undersecretary for North America, Government of Mexico, MEXICO CITY

  • Jennifer Scanlon, CEO, USG, CHICAGO

  • Eytan Schwartz, CEO of Tel Aviv Global, TEL AVIV

  • Mariela Shaker, Activist and Violinist; CHICAGO

  • Paul Shipp, Principal Research Associate, USG; CHICAGO

  • Jamie Smith, Global Chief Communications Officer, BitFury; SAN FRANCISCO

  • Peter Spiegel, News Editor, Financial Times; LONDON

  • Sanjay Sridhar, Regional Director for South and West Asia, C40; BANGALORE

  • Rodrigo Tavares, Founder and President, Granito Group

  • Gillian Tett, US Managing Editor, Financial Times; NEW YORK

  • Mike Tiboris, Global Water Fellow, Chicago Council on Global Affairs, CHICAGO

  • Lucy Turnbull, Chief Commissioner, Greater Sydney Commission; SYDNEY

  • Jozias Van Aartsen, Acting Mayor, Amsterdam; AMSTERDAM

  • Octavi de la Varga, Secretary General, Metropolis, BARCELONA

  • Karen Weigert, Senior Fellow, Global Cities, Chicago Council on Global Affairs, CHICAGO

  • Gary White, CEO, Water.org; CAMBRIDGE

  • Keith Williams, CEO, UL, CHICAGO

  • Carmen Yulín Cruz, Mayor, San Juan, SAN JUAN

  • Simin Zhou, Vice President and Managing Director, UL Ventures; SINGAPORE

  • Andrea Zopp, CEO, World Business Chicago, CHICAGO

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