Smart Communities, Universities, and Globalization: Educating the Workforce for Tomorrow's Economy

  • John M. Eger San Diego State University
Keywords: Higher Education, Professional Education, Economy


The global knowledge economy is transforming approaches to the planning and development of successful, smart cities in the 21st Century. This keynote address provides exciting insights into the potential role of metropolitan universities as key participants in new "collaboratory" structures that will ensure the economic, social and cultural well being of cities and their regions.