CityAge is a platform for dialogue, designed to amplify new ideas in business, government and society. We hold events across North America to explore and develop the partnerships between business, decision makers and thought leaders who are building our 21st-Century’s urban future. CityAge is a partnership between Miro Cernetig and Marc Andrew.

Prior CityAge events have been organized in partnership with Mayor Sly James and his team in Kansas City (Summit on the New American City) the Vancouver Economic Commission in Vancouver (Vancouver Cities Summit), and the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto (The Innovation City).

For further information, please contact us at: info@cityage.org.


All panels and presentations will be held at:

Kimmel Center for University Life
Eisner & Lubin Auditorium
60 Washington Square South, 4th Floor

Lunches will be held in the NYU Law School, and the reception will be kindly hosted by the AIA NYC at their Center for Architecture, which is located at: 536 LaGuardia Pl, New York.


CityAge is pleased to announce the Sheraton Tribeca as the official hotel of The Global Metropolis. Do check out their website for the hotel rates for The Global Metropolis. (Sheraton Tribeca)


Speaking and sponsorship opportunities are available. For further information, please contact Marc Andrew at: marc@cityage.org or Miro Cernetig at: miro@cityage.org.


Miro Cernetig is co-founder of CityAge Media. He utilizes his experience in film, writing and a career covering politics and business to develop strategic marketing and brand strategies with a focus on public policy, resource, energy and urban development.

Miro is also an award-winning journalist and filmmaker who has worked across Canada, North America and Asia, serving as The Globe and Mail’s bureau chief in Beijing, New York, Alberta and British Columbia. During his 25-year career Miro has worked in film, print and digital mediums for The Globe and Mail, The CBC, The Toronto Star and The Vancouver Sun. Miro’s writing has also appeared in The New York Times, The Economist and The International Herald Tribune. His TV documentaries have been broadcast internationally, the most recent being Carbon Hunters, which aired in primetime in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany and other countries.

Miro’s work has earned Canada’s highest journalism awards: the National Newspaper Award for international reporting, the Michener Foundation’s citation for meritorious public service journalism, citations from the Canadian Screenwriters Guild, the Gemini foundation, the National and Western Magazine awards and The Globe and Mail’s prestigious Stanley McDowell prize for excellence in writing, awarded by senior editors. Miro lives in Vancouver.

Marc Andrew is co-founder of CityAge Media. Marc uses his experience in government and media to organize events and campaigns that seek to execute and amplify good ideas. Marc most recently launched the Vancouver Energy Roundtable, a series of high-level conferences that were organized to promote the development of the clean technology industry as a major export sector in British Columbia.

Prior to this, Marc worked as a Ministerial Assistant to Minister Colin Hansen in the Ministries of Economic Development and Finance. During that time Marc played a central role in the delivery of the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games, the Asia-Pacific Initiative, and three provincial budgets.

A graduate of the London School of Economics, Marc has helped to facilitate trade issues between Canada and the European Union in Brussels, and has written for The Economist news company in London. Marc lives in Vancouver.