Led by the City of Johannesburg
This session explores cities and emerging urban clusters that will drive dramatic growth and demographic changes over a certain period. Various methodologies and variables are utilised to make this measurement, from looking at total GDP, total number of foreign nationals to the number of headquarters. Other measurements also focus on functionality by looking at business activity, human capital, information exchange, political engagement and cultural experience.
This session provides a discussion on what makes global cities and what we can look forward to in future global cities from the perspective of representatives from the following countries - Indonesia, Kenya and South Africa.