Australian Smart Cities and Infrastructure Summit Agenda

08:30

09:00

WESTERN SYDNEY AEROTROPOLIS - A SMART AIRPORT CITY IN THE MAKING

09:10

  • Understanding the creation of WSA Co and how it streamlines and expedites decisions to help spur development of the airport
  • What actual development has been made and what has been achieved since 2017?
  • Approaches to land use planning, industry attraction and transport integration to capture Western Sydney Airport’s full economic and growth potential
Reserved for Hon Paul Fletcher MP, Minister for Urban Infrastructure, Australian Federal Government 

09:35

  • Impact of the airport on Western Sydney and the greater NSW economy – how 31,000 new jobs will be created
  • What planning and development is required to generate investment, innovation, housing and jobs for Western Sydney?
  • Strategies to incentivise and attract global businesses to Western Sydney 
  • Projecting outlook of Western Sydney Aerotropolis, how it will look like, how it will operate, and how it will cater for future growth 
Reserved for Hon Gladys Berejiklian MP, Premier, NSW Government

10:00

10:40

DELIVERING AUSTRALIA'S SMART CITIES OF TOMORROW

11:00

  • Creating a liveable and sustainable city – examining the Copenhagen Smart City strategy
  • What worked and what did not - Data platform and privacy, Smart City infrastructure, co-creation and partnership
  • Becoming the world’s first carbon-neutral capital by 2025– what plans are in place to get there?
  • Measures of success and takeaway lessons for Australia
Reserved: Kim Spiegelberg Stelzer, Smart City Senior Advisor - Copenhagen Solutionslab, City of Copenhagen

11:40

  • Reviewing current and future smart city initiatives – what is lacking and what else is needed
  • Planning and designing cities to transform city living and drive economic growth
  • Role of technology in smart city revolution and strategies to leverage smart city innovation 

12:30

CREATING A SMART ECOSYSTEM AND INTEROPERABILITY IN PLATFORMS

01:30

  • Defining the building blocks for smart and interconnected ecosystems 
  • Role of enabling ecosystem in city sustainability – economic, social and environmental outcomes
  • Creating an ecosystem of open and citizen-driven innovation for greater collaboration and strong smart city growth
  • Linking people, data, ideas, and businesses with digital technology to enhance how citizens live, learn, work and do business

02:20

  • Understanding the needs for interoperability standards and priorities for standardisation
  • Creating a framework of trust based on common principles and establishing an interoperable and secure framework for open data sharing
  • How do you implement interoperability successfully and how can success be measured?

Speakers

Frank Zeichner

CEO

IoT Alliance Australia

02:50

For thought leaders and solution providers, this is an exclusive opportunity to interact and engage with key decision makers who specifically want to learn how your solutions can help solve their organisational goals. To learn more about how to get involved in facilitating the interactive round table sessions contact info@aventedge.com

Roundtable A
Using data and technology to improve critical infrastructure and assets
 
Roundtable B
Increasing connectivity and enhancing quality and performance of urban services
 
Roundtable C
Smart transportation systems and future mobility

03:40

SMART ENVIRONMENT AND DATA AND TECHNOLOGY

04:00

  • Deploying a city-wide smart lighting control system for real time power monitoring and to improve services, reduce maintenance costs and achieve energy savings 
  • How can renewable and reliable energy sources be created with IOT and smart grids?
  • Leveraging smart energy systems to reduce costs and blackouts, improve grid reliability and security, and accelerate clean power generation
  • Implementing a sustainable urban water system to minimise demand and maximise efficiency 
  • Benefits of smart water urban design and using technology to create efficient water networks

04:50

  • Leveraging data-driven technology solutions to optimise a city’s assets 
  • What technology platforms can be utilised to improve service delivery and cost efficiencies?
  • IoT in the smart citizens context - implications of technology on service delivery, public safety, facilities services, etc.
  • Big data, analytics and real-time optimisation: how citizens provide continuous value to smart city evolution

Speakers

Pascal Perez

Director, SMART Infrastructure Facility

University of Wollongong

05:20

08:30

09:00

DELIVERING THE SMART CITIES OF TOMORROW

09:10

  • Evaluating outcomes of the first round of the Smart Cities and Suburbs grant – successful examples
  • How can other cities learn from these examples
  • Projecting the next five years – what can be expected?
Reserved for The Hon. Angus Taylor MP, Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation, Australian Federal Government

09:40

  • How Boston became one of the smartest cities in the world – what worked and what did not
  • Dissecting the Boston Smart City Playbook
  • Key lessons learnt and how it can be applied in the Australian context 

Speakers

Nigel Jacob

Co-Chair, Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics

City of Boston, USA

10:20

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND INTELLIGENT COMMUNITIES

10:50

  • More productive for less - How can local government utilise smart city solutions and make better use of city assets?
  • Dump the talk and walk the walk – what do councils need from vendors to move from pilots to full scale deployment and implementation?
  • How can local government better identify solutions relevant to their specific context and develop a procurement model best tailored to their needs?
  • Creating a citizen-led, co-created model using technology to build sustainable and inclusive communities

11:40

  • Implementing the Launceston City Deal - Understanding commitments and plans to ensure the right support, programs and policies are in place to achieve objectives
  • Harnessing the potential of ICT and the digital economy and enabling a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Improving city attractiveness and resilience with improved community amenity and active transport

Speakers

Michael Stretton

General Manager

City of Launceston

Alex Crothers

Smart City Project Manager

City of Launceston

12:10

DISRUPTION IN THE PROPERTY INDUSTRY

01:10

  • Understanding how smart building technologies are incorporated in residential, commercial, industrial and retail development
  • Utilising technologies to drive operational efficiencies, reduce energy consumption and increase sustainability
  • How technology is reshaping planning, architecture, engineering and sustainability practices and why developers must look beyond buildings to create smart, enabled precincts
  • Understanding the relationship between smart buildings, public space, infrastructure and services 
  • Integrating smart technologies and existing infrastructure with physical experience to strengthen the community fabric for happier citizens and communities

Speakers

Aidan Coleman

Chief Technology Officer

Charter Hall

David Smith

Group General Manager, Business Transformation and Technology

Mirvac

Alex Fuerschke

Senior Manager, Building Technology

Dexus

Jane Fitzgerald

NSW Executive Director

Property Council of Australia

NEXT GENERATION INFRASTRUCTURE, TRANSPORTATION AND MOBILITY

02:00

  • Drivers of disruption in public transportation - urbanisation, technology and innovation 
  • Integrating physical and digital transport infrastructure – how can we embrace technology and new service delivery models to improve efficiency and customer service? 
  • How can Intelligent Transport Systems and Cooperative ITS technology be applied?
  • Redesigning roads and services for new technologies to meet changing needs

Speakers

Tony Braxton-Smith

Deputy Secretary, Customer Services

Transport for NSW

Philip Blake

Lead Engineer, Intelligent Transport Systems

SA Department of Planning Transport and Infrastructure

02:40

For thought leaders and solution providers, this is an exclusive opportunity to interact and engage with key decision makers who specifically want to learn how your solutions can help solve their organisational goals. To learn more about how to get involved in facilitating the interactive roundtable sessions contact info@aventedge.com
Roundtable A
Using data and technology to in transport systems
 
Roundtable B
Adopting AI for service improvement 
 
Roundtable C
Understanding the planning process behind developing smart cities 

03:30

03:50

  • Projecting the future transport ecosystem: what emerging technologies are transforming ground transportation and changing the face of mobility?
  • How can we harness innovative mobility solutions for better service delivery and to meet mobility needs of the future? 
  • What exactly is mobility as a service?

04:40

  • Adopting AI to cut costs, improve efficiencies and streamline services
  • How can AI be used now? Transport, utility management, citizen interaction, public safety
  • Benefits of using AI for predictive maintenance and performance improvement

Speakers

Nick Falkner

Director - Australian Smart Cities Consortium

University of Adelaide

05:00