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GITEX Showdown Debate - Unifying the Smart City: Enabling Circular Economy

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GITEX Showdown Debate - Unifying the Smart City: Enabling Circular Economy

08 Oct 2019
SMART CITI ZENS (Smart Cities)

IDC estimates that smart cities will spend $135 billion on technology by 2021, applying blockchain, 5G & IoT will truly enable smart cities. Urban Metabolism is the key to enable circular economy in cities and decarbonise urban life. Which digital, IT and hardware metabolism are needed? What policies and ideas are needed to create new urban tissue for this metabolism? Hear from experts how will new IoT use cases develop with 5G launches, how can citizen trust be gained? What are city governments doing about it?

 

Chairperson
Emanuele Bompan, Editor-in-Chief - Renewable Matter
Speakers
Sameer Sharma, Global GM IOT (New Markets, Smart Cities, Intelligent Transportation) - Intel Corporation
Dr. Frans Jorna, Executive Director Digital City and Innovation - City of Almere
Randall Lee Pires, Chairman- Board of Advisors - Government Blockchain Association
Simon Penney, The HM Trade Commissioner for the Middle East - UK Department for International Trade

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