Festival of the Future City 2017

Using Research for City Futures: Keynotes

Using Research for City Futures: Keynotes

James Brooks, Rachel Cooper and Geoff Mulgan

How do we use research to provide practical solutions to city problems? What partnerships can be developed to secure the best results from research?

Rachel Cooper (Imagination Lancaster) looks at interdisciplinary approaches to liveable cities; Geoff Mulgan (Nesta) examines entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership skills; and James Brooks (National League of Cities) explores how American cities are using data and partnerships to help solve the opioids epidemic.

In association with Innovate UK and the Institute for Policy Research (University of Bath).