Charles Landry is a widely acclaimed speaker, author, and innovator who has worked with cities in over 60 countries to help them make the most of their potential. An international authority on using imagination in creating complex and self-sustaining urban change, he attempts to shift how we harness possibilities and resources in reinventing our cities. He is also globally renowned for his “creative city” concept and for his book The Art of City Making, which was recently voted the second-best book on cities ever written. His most recent publications include The Civic City in a Nomadic World and The Creative Bureaucracy and Its Radical Common Sense. His other writings cover a range of topics such as measuring urban creativity, digitized cities, fragility and risk, the sensory experience, and the psychology and interculturalism of cities.