‘Collision: Disintegration or Connection?’ with Geo-Strategist, Parag Khanna
We are living in a conflicted age. Globalism and diversity are colliding with protectionism and solidarity. How are these colliding themes influencing the planning of regions and cities? Will devolution and independent identities create fragmented worlds or give rise to new, broader regions? Will the governance of nations and cities become more or less democratic as a result?
Join ULI, speaker Parag Khanna, and moderator Christopher Choa for an evening of strategic thinking.
DATE Tuesday 20 February, 2018
VENUE AECOM / Aldgate Tower 16F / 2 Leman Street / E1 8FA
6:45pm-7:30pm Presentation and Q&A
7:30pm-8:30pm Networking and drinks
Parag Khanna is a leading global strategist, world traveller, and best-selling author. He is a Senior Research Fellow in the Centre on Asia and Globalisation at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. He is also the Managing Partner of Hybrid Reality, a boutique geostrategic advisory firm. He is a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum and serves on numerous financial and technology firm advisory boards. He holds a PhD from the London School of Economics.
Parag is the author of influential books including:
- The Second World: Empires and Influence in the New Global Order
- How to Run the World: Charting a Course to the Next Renaissance
- Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization
- Hybrid Reality: Thriving in the Emerging Human-Technology Civilization
His recent publication – Technocracy in America: Rise of the Info-State, is a study of how some cutting-edge nations are choosing to govern and whay we can learn from their models.
Christopher Choa leads the Cities practice at AECOM, and is chair of ULI/UK
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ULI Young Leaders/Student Members: £15
ULI Members: £30
Public Sector Members: £15
Non Member (under 35yrs/Public Sector) £30
Non Members: £50