Oakland

The Right Role for Technology in Cities

12:30 p.m. | Monday, July 18, 2016

Since the beginning of urbanization, cities have been built based upon the technology available at the time. From aquaducts to telephone wires, these advances have enabled cities to expand, both physically and economically, while helping to improve the lives of their residents. Technology is not a panacea, however, and must be seen as a tool rather than a means to an end. Join entrepreneur, author, investor and former government official Gabe Klein for a discussion about how technology can create incredible opportunities to remake our cities, while simultaneously providing enormous benefits for its citizens. Generously sponsored by Island Press.

+ Gabe Klein / Fontinalis Partners, LLC

 

Location

SPUR Oakland
1544 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 510.827.1900

Admission

Free for SPUR members
$10 for non-members

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