Theme 2 ” The sustainable and resilient city ” / Episode 8 : “Urgency, vision and action for better communities ” with Gil Penalosa.

In 2017 Gil was listed in Planetizen’s Top 100 Most Influential Urbanists.

He is the founder and chair of the board of the Canadian non-profit organization 8 80 Cities and the chair of the board of World Urban Parks.

He is an international accomplished keynote speaker, facilitator of strategic workshops and advisor to decision makers and community groups.

Gil talked about the contemporary challenges of urbanization today and into the future.