Lauren Sorkin

Executive Director | Resilient Cities Network Singapore, Singapore
Lauren Sorkin


Lauren leads global efforts in 100 cities in dealing with challenges such as climate change, access to equitable opportunities and circular economy. She is an advisor and spokesperson on urban resilience, women’s leadership sustainable finance, climate risk, and urbanization trends.


High-Level Roundtable | SMART CITY EXPO

Cities Fighting to Curb the Climate Emergency

Lauren Sorkin
Lauren Sorkin Resilient Cities Network Executive Director Chair
Anne Weidenbach
Anne Weidenbach European Commission Member of the Cabinet of the Commissioner for Energy Kadri Simson Speaker
Anna Lisa Boni
Anna Lisa Boni Municipality of Bologna Deputy Mayor Speaker
Susana Pelegrín Preixens
Susana Pelegrín Preixens FCC Medio Ambiente Head of Sustainability, Quality and Environment Speaker
Carlos Moreno
Carlos Moreno Pantheon-Sorbonne University’s ETI Lab Scientific Director Speaker
David Grover
David Grover ROSHN Group Company GCEO Speaker

#Climate Emergency, #Energy Transition, #Urban Resilience

07-11-2023 11:00 07-11-2023 11:50 Europe/Madrid Cities Fighting to Curb the Climate Emergency

Urban centers are leading the path to secure a more sustainable future through innovative policies, renewable energy adoption, and sustainable urban planning. Despite their efforts, the path towards reducing emissions and building resilient, eco-friendly communities is demanding, requiring the concerted efforts of all city stakeholders. How are cities navigating these challenges to take a stand against the climate emergency?

Hall 1 | Auditorium
Tue 7 11:00h - 11:50h Hall 1 | Auditorium Full Congress & Tomorrow.Mobility & Tomorrow.Building Passes
Solution Talks | SMART CITY EXPO

Future Ready Cities: Digital Solutions for Urban Resilience

Lauren Sorkin
Lauren Sorkin Resilient Cities Network Executive Director Chair
Louise Holden
Louise Holden Visa Government Solutions Global Head of Partnerships Speaker
Jannia Samuels Moscote
Jannia Samuels Moscote City of Panama Deputy Director of Resilience Speaker
Guillermo Moncecchi
Guillermo Moncecchi City of Montevideo Director de Departamento de Desarrollo Ambiental Speaker
Roos Meilink
Roos Meilink City of The Hague Chief Resilience Officer Speaker

07-11-2023 16:45 07-11-2023 17:30 Europe/Madrid Future Ready Cities: Digital Solutions for Urban Resilience

Today, cities are transforming new services digitally, to build urban resilience and deliver more inclusive, efficient, and effective programs. Join the Resilient Cities Network, Visa, and city leaders to explore the opportunity and best practices for city digital transformation in areas such as urban mobility, small business enablement, citizen aid programs, and planning insights from data.

Hall 1 | Congress Room: Red
Tue 7 16:45h - 17:30h Hall 1 | Congress Room: Red Full Congress Pass