Age of agglomerations. Mayor’s view
Agglomerations are a new administrative unit which has broken loose of the traditional administrative paradigms, entailing different socioeconomic processes. Ken Livingstone, an outstanding British politician, the Mayor of London from 2000-2008, will share his vision of special decision-making and coordination mechanisms that are needed in such a complex and compounded entity as a global agglomeration.
● Which administrative models applied to global megalopolises remain relevant on a larger scale, and which ones require adjustment?
● What are the factors contributing to the success of administering a metropolitan area and its development models, and what new tools are needed for this?
● How to keep people's interests at the centre of attention when switching to larger-scale governance?