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Nomad Cities and Worldwide ERC

In October — during the brief interregnum between the Delta and Omicron variants — I had the pleasure of speaking to Worldwide ERC’s Global Workforce Symposium about both the post-pandemic future of cities and increasingly mobile, remote workers. Rather than wait for employers to push them overseas, they are moving, living, and working wherever they want, pulling their employers along to help them realize their dreams — or else jump ship.

The video of my talk (my first recorded keynote post-quarantine) is posted below — I first appear around the 10:50 mark. Please don’t hesitate to email me if you like what you see and hear.

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Greg Lindsay is a journalist, urbanist, futurist, and speaker. He is a partner at the geo-strategic and climate advisory firm FutureMap, the senior fellow for applied research and foresight at NewCities, a senior fellow of MIT’s Future Urban Collectives Lab, and a non-resident senior fellow of The Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Strategy Initiative.

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