Kansas City Conference Focuses On Improving Cities

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Stay up-to-date with KAKE News:

Monday, November 5, 2012

Kansas City is preparing to play host to a national conference focused on improving cities.

The Summit on the New American City will be held Dec. 3-4 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation says the event will bring together mayors and business leaders from more than 30 cities.

Officials will discuss how cities can foster startup companies. Other topics include urban infrastructure.

Leaders will come from as far away as New York, Boston, New Orleans, Atlanta, San Francisco, Seattle and Salt Lake City. Officials from several cities in the Kansas City metropolitan area also plan to attend, including Lee's Summit in Missouri and Leawood in Kansas.

The event is organized by the group CityAge, which puts on similar events across North America.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KAKE TV 1500 N. West Street Wichita, KS 67203-1323 (316) 943-4221
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 177250021 - kake.com/a?a=177250021