Lee looks at future of cities at January Tech Forum event


Later this month Jim Lee of Wilmington-based StratFI will again share his annual insights on “what happens next?” at the monthly meeting of the Delaware Technology Forum.

This year, Lee will look at cities.

Cities are becoming important centers of innovation. Technologies such as autonomous vehicles, the internet of things, blockchain, and green buildings are going to make our built environments radically smarter, flexible, efficient, and livable.

Lee will look at how will cities evolve and change over the next fifty years? He will also discuss how Wilmington can thrive during the coming urban renaissance.

The forum event will be held on Jan. 17 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Delaware Technology Institute, Newark.

Event registration is $25 for TechForum members and $40 for future members. Walk-ins are welcome, but will be charged an additional $5 fee at the door. Click here to register.

Lee is the founder ofStrategic Foresight Investments, an advisory firm which engages in the research and analysis of emerging technologies and social trends.

As Delaware’s only professionally-trained futurist, Lee is also the author ofResilience and the Future of Everyday Life.

Lee has been interviewed byThe Wall Street Journal,Financial Planning, andMedical Economics.

He has also written forThe Futurist, theJournal of Futures Studies and Technological Forecasting and Social Change.

Technology Forum of Delaware serves technology, business and entrepreneurial leaders.

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