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Speeches and Presentations

An accomplished public speaker, Bill Fulton has given hundreds of keynote speeches on cities and economic development. He is adopted at tailoring his presentations to specific audiences in specific cities and regions.

Sample Topics


Cities After COVID

Place and Prosperity: The New World of Economic Development

How to Resolve the Affordable Housing Crisis


How Technology Is Changing Cities


Does Zoning Have a Future?



Recent and Scheduled Speeches


Fort Bend Economic Development Council, Sugar Land, Texas, September 2022


Utah Land Use Institute, Salt Lake City, Utah, October 2022


Economic Development Collaborative, Ventura, California, January 2023


Texas Municipal League, San Antonio Texas, March 2023


Cayuga Economic Development Agency, Auburn, New York, March 2023


City Club of Central Oregon, Bend, Oregon, June 2023

(Video available here)


12th International Conference of the City, Santiago, Chile, July 2023


Sample Presentations and Podcasts


“Place and Prosperity,” Abundance Podcast with Nolan Gray (California YIMBY), April 2023


“Place and Prosperity,” Lewis Center Podcast (UCLA), February 2023


“How Will Technology Change Cities in the Future?”, DeLange Conference (Rice University), January 2023


“Houston On The Front Lines of Sprawl,” Lincoln Institute, March 2021


“Leading With Landscape,” Houston Transformation Conference, April 2016


“The Future of Upstate New York Cities,” Congress for the New Urbanism, June 2014

(With James Howard Kunstler, Bill Fulton starts at 24:38)



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