Defending Density: The Future of Urban Systems in New York

Via Zoom Video Conferencing

Urban Tech Hub Director Michael Samuelian will lead a conversation with local real estate, transportation, and economic development leaders on the future of enhanced urban systems and New York City’s neighborhoods.

The Ghost Road: AVs and Urban Mobility Markets

Via Zoom Video Conferencing

This session will draw upon Anthony Townsend's 2020 book Ghost Road: Beyond the Driverless Car to reveal what we can learn from past technological transformations of urban transportation as we consider the prospects for digital mobility markets and how automation could radically reshape roles, rights, and responsibilities for everyone involved.

NYC Recovery Challenge Reception

Verizon Executive Education Center, Cornell Tech, Roosevelt Island

The Urban Tech Hub launched the New York City Recovery Challenge in September 2020 in partnership with Google for Startups and Tech:NYC to help identify companies that are creatively using new technology to support small business job growth in the City. In December, awarded $150,000 in prize money to three incredible NYC-based start ups and identified another […]