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James Brooks

James Brooks is the director of city solutions at the National League of Cities (NLC), a non-profit membership organisation in Washington DC that represents and serves municipal governments of all population sizes and their elected and appointed officials. He also is the director for NLC’s International Programs. He joined the staff at NLC in November 1988 and has held previous positions in membership services, public affairs, and policy development.

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Events featuring this speaker

New Cities for a New World

Marwa al-Sabouni, James Brooks, Gil Penalosa, Andrew Wallis

How do we create new cities for the world in which we now live? How do we ensure that cities treat our most vulnerable citizens well?

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18 October 2017 9:00am - 10:30am Watershed

Using Research for City Futures: Keynotes

James Brooks, Rachel Cooper, Geoff Mulgan

How do we use research to provide practical solutions to city problems? What partnerships can be developed to secure the best results from research?

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19 October 2017 11:10am - 12:30pm Watershed

Delivering for Bristol: The Mayor’s Annual State of the City Address 2017

Marvin Rees, Miles Chambers, James Brooks, Carolyn Hassan, Jack Payne, Eve Szczelkun, Julia Unwin

In his 2016 lecture, Mayor Marvin Rees put forward his vision for Bristol. Now he turns to how he is delivering this vision and looks at future plans for the city.

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18 October 2017 7:30pm - 9:00pm Wills Memorial Building