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Smart City Data in Context

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Mississauga Central Library, Glass Pavilion

301 Burnhamthorpe Rd W

Mississauga, ON L5B 3Y3

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This session will broaden your understanding of Smart Cities in a local, national and international context.

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SPEAKER 1: Jo Flatt, Program Director, Evergreen Future Cities

TOPIC: Jo will discuss Smart Cities in a national and international context.

SPEAKER 2: Anthea Foyer, SMRTCTY Project Lead, City of Mississauga

TOPIC: Anthea will discuss Mississauga’s SMRTCTY initiatives and future directions for digital in the city.

ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITY: The public will be invited to take part in an engagement activity to build on ideas for SMRTCTY data principles for the City of Mississauga started in the first session.

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Jo Flatt, Program Director, Evergreen

Jo is a Program Director at Evergreen. She has spent the past several years delivering programs in communities across Canada. Currently, Jo is co-leading the program development of a national initiative, the Community Solutions Network, to support the digital and technological literacy of municipal and Indigenous leaders as part of the Smart Cities Challenge. Prior to that, Jo built Evergreen’s Mid-Sized Cities Program to enhance the social, economic, and environmental prosperity of Ontario’s mid-sized cities. She has led numerous policy development and consultation efforts including the City of London’s Urban Agriculture Strategy and the City of Toronto’s laneway housing policy. Jo is also an instructor at the Munk School of Public Policy School at the University of Toronto, where she teaches how to influence and policy from outside of government.

www.evergreen.ca

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Anthea Foyer, Project Lead, SMRTCTY, City of Mississauga

Anthea is currently the Project Lead, Smart City Mississauga. She led the development of Mississauga’s first SMRTCTY Master Plan and is currently developing the SMRTCTY program. Throughout her time at the City she has been the Curator Digital Public Art, Digital Strategist in the Culture Division and has worked in Planning and Building helping to develop their digital strategy. Prior to this Anthea was the founder of a digital narrative company, led a collaborative residency program at the CFC Media Lab, and has advised and mentored on diverse projects. She is currently the Co-Chair of the Board at InterAccess Media Arts Centre and continues with her own artistic practice.

www.smartcity.mississauga.ca

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