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Panel: Humanizing Tech Cities

1:15 pm
October 24, 2023

Moderated by:

Mike Melinyshyn
CFO, Director of Corporate Services & Innovation
Town of Innisfil


Maimunah Jaffar
Maimunah Jaffar
Director Lead Technology & Innovation
Iskandar Regional Development Authority, Malaysia
Marco Palermo
Marco Palermo
Director, Digital Govt and Modernization
City of Toronto
David Graham
David Graham
Chief Innovation Officer
City of Carlsbad

Session Summary

Embark on a thought-provoking exploration of "Humanizing Tech Cities" with our distinguished panel of experts. This session delves into the delicate balance between technological advancement and preserving the human experience in urban environments. Join us as we discuss how to enhance ease of accessibility, reduce human errors, and foster collaborative partnerships to create cities that prioritize the well-being and needs of their inhabitants.

Ease of Accessibility on the Go:

Discover how technology is revolutionizing urban mobility and accessibility. Our panelists will delve into the innovative solutions that are transforming transportation, ensuring seamless connectivity, and empowering citizens to navigate the city with ease. From smart transportation networks to user-friendly apps, learn how these advancements enhance the daily lives of urban dwellers and make cities more inclusive for all.

Ways to Reduce Human Errors:

Uncover strategies to minimize human errors through intelligent technologies. Explore how AI-powered systems and data analytics contribute to enhancing safety, efficiency, and decision-making in urban environments. Our experts will share insights on how predictive algorithms, automation, and real-time monitoring can prevent errors and create safer, more resilient cities.

Servicity and Auxiliary: Co-Creation and Partnership:

Engage in a discussion on the pivotal role of servicity and auxiliary services in humanizing tech cities. Learn how co-creation and partnership between city governments, technology providers, and citizens can lead to the development of services that truly cater to the unique needs and aspirations of urban communities. Discover inspiring examples of collaborative initiatives that foster a sense of ownership and shared responsibility, leading to more livable and vibrant urban spaces.

Join us as we navigate the intersection of technology and humanity, seeking to create cities that are not only technologically advanced but also deeply attuned to the human experience. This session promises to be a compelling dialogue that explores the fusion of innovation, inclusivity, and urban well-being.

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