Webinar : How Leading Cities Are Achieving Economic, Social and Environmental Sustainability Goals

In the pandemic era, ensuring a healthy, safe, and prosperous future for citizens has been a burning imperative for city leaders. While COVID-19 has served as a stress test for cities, the pandemic has also been a catalyst for change for cities across the world which are driving urban resilience, sustainability and citizen well-being through reliance on technology and smart innovation.

A landmark research initiative covering 167 cities from 82 countries, has explored how these cities with diverse populations and economies use smart innovation and public-private partnerships to drive results.

Learn how you can benefit from the findings of this initiative in the free-to-attend webinar Smart and Sustainable: How Leading Cities Are Achieving Economic, Social and Environmental Sustainability Goals, organized by Bentley Systems and hosted by Geospatial World, on June 9, 17:00 (GMT+2). Hear from a panel of experts the key takeaways from this research and what the biggest implications and opportunities for cities around the world. Get answers to important questions like:

  • What are the key technologies that cities are planning to adopt over the next three years and why?
  • How can you help your city achieve a Smart Cities 4.0 rating and what does that mean?
  • Who is leading in smart cities innovation and what can you learn from them?
  • How is technology enabling the emergence of Smart Cities 4.0?
  • What are the key technological initiatives taken by cities towards UN’s Sustainable Development Goals
  • How are cities harnessing digital transformation solutions to drive increased roles in urban domains
17.00 – 17.05 AM

Introduction and Overview
Kasirajan Mahalingam
Industry Manager – AEC & Digital Cities
Geospatial World
17.05 – 17.15 AM

Key findings of the Smart Cities study “Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World”

Lou Celi
Chief Executive and Founder, ESI ThoughtLab

17.15 – 17.25 AM

Insights from working in government about the degree to which technology gives residents better lives, thriving businesses, and governments that provide great service.

Jeremy Goldberg
Worldwide Public Sector Director of Critical Infrastructure, Microsoft

17.25 – 17.35 AM

Perspective from an urban planner and technology professional on the role of smart city innovation in advancing sustainable development goals

Thomas Coleman
Vice President and Director of Technology Integration and Planning, WSP

17.35 – 17.45 AM

The key technology and processes that cities are applying to meet the critical challenges and charting a clear path toward Cities 4.0 and beyond

Irma Alii
Product Engineer – OpenCities Planner, Bentley Systems

17.45- 18.00 PM Q&A and Wrap-up