Join us for a discussion co-hosted by the National League of Cities and MetroLab Network to discuss how university and city leaders can improve collaboration. This webinar will focus on how research and policy goals can be combined to improve transparency, communication and problem-solving as universities and cities work to improve their communities.


  • Jay Brockman, Director, Center for Civic Innovation, University of Notre Dame
  • Jenna Wallace, R&D Administrator, City of San Antonio, TX
  • Denise Riedl, Chief Innovation Officer, City of South Bend IN
  • Vasudha Gadhiraju, Director of Innovation and Technology, Town of Normal, IL