Tuesday, 28 March 2017 to Tuesday, 28 March 2017
, NSW Australia
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Cities Forum: Setting Standards and Measuring Success
cities are becoming smarter, with digital approaches such as BIM and the
Internet of Things increasingly being used to improve their productivity and
what does this mean for decision makers and professionals working in the built
by Consult Australia and Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand, this forum
will explore the role of standards in defining smart cities, the framing of
projects by the public and private sectors, and how success can best be
– 11:00am (registrations open 7:30am)
prices include GST)
coffee, a light breakfast and morning tea will be provided.
Manager - Research, Strategy and Corporate Planning at City of
has a keen interest in cities and placemaking and has worked at Federation
Square in Melbourne, Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority in Sydney and more
recently as head of marketing and now Executive Manager, Research Strategy and
Corporate Planning at the City of Sydney.
is strategic planning lead for the organisation's economic, social, cultural and
asset management project initiatives. Kate recently developed the City of
Sydney's Draft Digital Strategy which is the roadmap for how the City will
deliver a green, global and connected city for the people of Sydney in a digital
Internet of Things – KPMG, and Co-Founder of the Hypercat
Anderson is a Director in KPMGs Internet of Things practice, with a focus on
Smart Cities including infrastructure, utilities and transport and Smart
Agriculture (Food & Fibre).
has over 25 years experience leading teams working across the innovation
life-cycle from R&D to customer advocacy He is a recognized global
leader in the Internet of Things with broad experience across multiple
industries. He has led multiple IOT consortia projects using highly
collaborative models leading to numerous innovation breakthroughs and new market
founded Hypercat, with $35m funding from government and industry to drive secure
and interoperable IoT. He chaired the IoT Council of the UK’s leading technology
trade association techUK.
Secretary, Cities Economics Branch – Cities Division
of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
Richards is the Assistant Secretary of the Cities Economics Branch in the
Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet. Since joining the Commonwealth Public
Service in 2001, Oliver has worked as an economist in the Department of Prime
Minister and Cabinet, the Department of Treasury and the Productivity
has worked in macro- and micro-economics and on a range of key reviews and
taskforces related to the Government bond market and Future Fund, industry
policy, agricultural regulation, and the emissions trading scheme.
holds a range of qualifications from the Australian National University
including a Bachelor of Asian Studies, a Bachelor of Economics with Honours and
Masters in both Economics and Economic Policy. Oliver also
holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland and Honours in
Accounting and Finance from the University of Western Australia.
Director, Professional Construction Strategies Group Pty Ltd
Cotterill is the Consulting Director for Professional Construction Strategies
Group (PCSG), a digital transformation firm for SMART Cities, IoT and Building
a thought Leader and advocate for harnessing ‘Digital Transformation’ to better
the economy and built environment, Gavin provides public & private clients
with policy, procurement advisory services that deliver business outcomes
through improved information and data solutions.
brings over 20 years’ experience within the Oil & Gas, Property and
Infrastructure Sectors, and recently provided evidence at the Canberra public
hearing into the federal government’s Standing Committee on Infrastructure and
Communications’ Smart ICT inquiry into the role of smart ICT in the design and
planning of infrastructure.
61 Cities Advisor, CSIRO
Sarah Barns advises a number of organisations across government and industry on
smart city strategy and policy. She has a career-long interest in the potentials
and challenges of digital disruption on the built environment, and between 2013
and 2016 was supported by a UK Urban Studies Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
to address smart city developments across the US and UK.
brings to her strategy and policy work deep experience in designing and
delivering digital transformation projects that connect people, place and the
Bee Chan is the Founder of Hackathons Australia, works in Marketing at Schneider
Electric and is an ARN Women in ICT Award winner.
unemployment, she attended plenty of hackathons and fell in love with
technology: the speed of how it evolves, the way it influences our lives, and
the benefits it brings to simplify processes and help those in need.
date she's participated and mentored at over 50 hackathons, inspiring others to
inhabit an innovative mindset. Her advice: make a difference to the way we live
— not only now but make a mark on the future.
Director, Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand
is Founding Executive Director of Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand,
Cities Advisor to the Green Building Council of Australia, and Director of
Centre for Urban Innovation. Adam is also an Ambassador with Portland-based
think tank EcoDistricts, where he was previously Director of
entering the non-profit sector, Adam spent 15 years with global consulting
firms, including Arup. He was also lecturer and studio lead in social impact
assessment and community engagement at the University of Queensland.
has dedicated his career of more than 20 years to advance city-building
practices around the world, through the creation and deployment of frameworks,
tools, and protocols that accelerate sustainability.
Manager for New South Wales, Consult Australia
leading advocate for better cities, Matthew joined Consult Australia in August
2015 and is also a Director of the Cities Improved urban thought leadership
group. He is architecturally-trained and has worked across a range of public,
private and not-for-profit organisations focused on the built environment in
Australia, the United Kingdom and New Zealand.
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