WHO:             Mayor Michael A. Nutter, President, U.S. Conference of Mayors

WHAT:          The City of Philadelphia, U.S. Conference of Mayors and Temple University’s Fox School of Business will co-host the Mayors’ Innovation Summit to explore how cities can utilize innovation and technology to create sustainable solutions to civic challenges, increase civic engagement, support and build open government initiatives and improve the quality of service delivery.


The two-day Summit will bring together more than 30 mayors from across the nation, dozens of Chief Innovation, Information and Technology Officers, industry executives and policy leaders to participate in a series of panel discussions and presentations about innovation in City government.


The Summit will be open press.  Members of the media should RSVP to Elena Temple-Webb ( or Lina Garcia (


WHERE:       The Westin Philadelphia, Grand Ballroom, 99 17th Street


WHEN:          Thursday, May 23, 2013                                 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Friday, May 24, 2013                                     8 a.m. – 12 p.m.


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