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Pursuit of Smart Cities in Municipalities

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Anvil Centre

777 Columbia Street

Theatre, 3rd Floor

New Westminster, BC

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This event brings together technology leaders from various municipalities and high-tech industry to discuss the pursuit of smart city vision in BC communities. Representing cities of various sizes as well as from the global perspective, the panel speakers will talk about the aspirations, socio-economic benefits and challenges in this endeavour. They will also share their success stories and experiences in trying to make "smart city" a reality in their community. They will also discuss their perspectives on forthcoming technologies, such as artificial intelligence and Internet-of-Things, and their impacts on businesses and residents.

Learn what works and what doesn’t, and take away some insights from practitioners in these leading smart communities in the region.

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Panel from 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Information Booths from 3:00pm to 6:00pm with Urban Networks, Novus, AEBC, Surf Internet, CIKTel and Astute Internet.

Panelists:

  • Grant Fengstad, CIO, City of Richmond
  • Alvin Chok, CIO, City of New Westminster
  • Christina Crabtree, CIO, District of Maple Ridge
  • Chris Sainsbury, National Lead, KPMG
  • John Longbottom, Smart City Head, IBM

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Anvil Centre

777 Columbia Street

Theatre, 3rd Floor

New Westminster, BC

Canada

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