Australian Smart Cities and Infrastructure Summit Agenda

08:30

09:00

WESTERN SYDNEY AEROTROPOLIS - A SMART AIRPORT CITY IN THE MAKING

09:10

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 

10:00

10:40

EXISTING SMART CITY INITIATIVES AND ESTABLISHING INTEROPERABILITY IN PLATFORMS 

11:00

  • 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?

11:30

  • 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 

12:20

CREATING A SMART ECOSYSTEM AND INTEROPERABILITY IN PLATFORMS

01:20

  • 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

02:10

  • 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

02:50

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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

05:20

05:30

08:30

09:00

DELIVERING THE SMART CITIES OF TOMORROW

09:10

  • 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 

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND INTELLIGENT COMMUNITIES

09:50

  • 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

10:40

11:10

  • 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

11:40

  • Harnessing strengths and opportunities to deliver new jobs and increased liveability 
  • Key areas of focus for the Geelong City Deal 
  • Improving transport links, supporting innovation and growth of knowledge industries, revitalising Geelong city centre 

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

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

02:40

03:10

  • 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?

04:00

  • 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

04:30

04:40