Building Smart Communities
Smart cities understand, value and leverage the resources within their communities. The people and organisations that want to contribute, the connections and social networks that exist both online and offline and the social capital that is exchanged among them.
Find out how technologies are being used by governments across Australia, New Zealand, Europe and America to understand, engage and work with the communities they service. Join the panel including Amelia Loye, Rebecca Rumbul (MySociety UK), Adam Beck (Smart Cities Council Aus. & NZ), Gail Fairlamb, Don Sharples, and Nigel Morris.
Unfortunately, Justin Herman is now not able to participate in this event.
Dr Rebecca Rumbul
Rebecca Rumbul is the head of research at mySociety, a non-government organisation that is helping governments and the civic tech industry to understand and work with each other across Europe.
Adam Beck is recognised as a leader in sustainability, urban planning and smart cities across the globe.
He is the Executive Director of Centre for Urban Innovation, a strategic sustainability...
Amelia is the founder and managing director of engage2, a network of specialists with the suite of skills needed to help government engage citizens and stakeholders in the 21st Century. We use social science, creative facili...
Don is the founder and director of Altometer Business Intelligence, an agency created to make the benefits of data science more accessible to organisations focused on social good.
As Director of Strategic Engagement in the Department of the Premier and Cabinet, Gail leads the State Government’s open innovation program. Gail is responsible delivering the Open State festival –...
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