Richard Florida

Author, thought-leader and researcher

Richard Florida

Author, thought-leader and researcher
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Biography

Richard Florida, widely known for authoring the award-winning The Rise of the Creative Class and The Great Reset: How New Ways of Living and Working Drive Post-Crash Prosperity, will speak on the region’s competitive advantage.

Florida, a leading urban theorist and Director of the Martin Prosperity Institute at the University of Toronto, is highly regarded for his “creative class” theories, which suggest that the lynchpin to economic growth in the coming decades for metropolitan regions will be driven from a knowledge-based economy.

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