May 17, 2016
University of Toronto President Meric Gertler is interviewed. Gertler is, to quote from his bio, “one of the world’s foremost urban theorists and policy practitioners. He is widely known as an expert on innovation,creativity and culture as drivers of the economic dynamism of city regions”. In the recent past, he has made a number of visits to India as that country is taking a giant leap into transforming its urban landscape through an ambitious ‘smart cities’ program. Read more.