Carlos Moreno

Scientific director, Panthéon Sorbonne University-IAE Paris
Carlos Moreno brings pioneering concepts and an innovative perspective to urban issues.

Why you should listen

Specializing in the study of complex systems and the development of innovation processes, Carlos Moreno earned recognition as a scientist with an innovative mind and a unique approach to urban issues. He is a renowned scientific advisor and was named "Smart City" special Envoy of the Mayor by Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo.

Moreno's contributions are internationally valued for their originality and have been incorporated in multiple projects of local governance and urban transformations in France and worldwide. His works promote the transformation of lifestyles and urban spaces and offer solutions to the issues faced by the cities, metropolises and territories in the 21st century.

In 2010, Moreno was awarded Knight of the Order of the Legion of Honour by the French Republic. In 2019, he received the Foresight Medal by the French Academy of Architecture.

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Leadership: Notes from Session 2 of the Countdown Global Launch

October 10, 2020

Countdown is a global initiative to accelerate solutions to the climate crisis. Watch the talks, interviews and performances from the Countdown Global Launch at The climate crisis demands leadership at every level. Governments, cities and businesses are three key players in designing and implementing the necessary transition. In Session 2 of the Countdown Global […]

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