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The world's leading thinkers on sustainability come to San Francisco this week to discuss trends in urban design, new green technology and behavioral changes. From creating transit-oriented cities to innovative technologies, we talk to several attendees of the Global Green Cities conference about their latest advances.


John Kriken, consulting partner for Skidmore Owings & Merrill, LLP

Sean Randolph, CEO of the Bay Area Council Economics Institute -- a public-private partnership of business, labor, government and higher education, that works to support the economic vitality and competitiveness of California and the Bay Area

Anil Menon, president of Globalization and Smart Connected Communities at Cisco Systems

Aidan Hughes, principle at Arup and the leader of Arup's Planning Practice in the US, which focuses on integrated urbanism, transportation, and sustainable planning and design

Per Meilstrup, climate director at Monday Morning -- a think tank based in Copenhagen, Denmark that looks at the global challenges of climate change, economic policies and innovation