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PROGRAM Future Ready Smart City Masterclasses

The Future Ready Masterclasses are designed specifically for the local government sector and use an experiential and practical learning model to develop strategic thinking capability, enhance the understanding of the availability, value and application of information and build skills in data analytics.

Time                           Session                                                                                                                          

8.30 am                      Participant registration and welcome coffee

 

9.00 am                      Opening remarks

                                   Clr Katherine O’Regan, Executive Director, Cities Leadership Institute

 

9.15 am                      The Future Ready Program

  • What are the goals of the Future Ready programme

  • Determining how the government is supporting Councils to become smart city and communities.

  • Understanding the direction of the Federal Government’s Smart City and Suburbs initiative

 

Lucy Poole, Assistant Secretary Cities Division, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet

Jason Van Ballegooyen, Senior Adviser, Smart technologies, innovation and programs, Cities Division, Prime Minister and Cabinet, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet

 

9.25 am                     Are you Future Ready

  • Understanding global views of smart cities

  • Determining where your city is in the smart city ecosystem

  • Developing a culture on smart city thinking

 

Clr Katherine O’Regan, Executive Director, Cities Leadership Institute

 

9.40 am                     Thinking Smart

  • Envisioning a smart city

  • Interactive session to understand future city needs

  • Think smart – be smart - what needs to happen

 

Professor Ed Blakely, Director, Cities Leadership Institute

 

10.30 am                   Being Smart

  • Insight into a leading smart city

  • Smart city strategy, goals, resources

  • How to put smart city thinking into action

 

City Case Study Presentation

Sandy Burgoyne, Principal Citizen Cities

(Brisbane Masterclass)

                 

Nathaniel Bavinton, Smart City Coordinator Strategic Planning

(Sydney Masterclass)

Peter Fisher

Adjunct Professor, Global, Urban and Social Studies, RMIT University

 

Prof. Peter Newman AO

John Curtin Distinguished Professor of Sustainability,

Curtin University Sustainability Policy (CUSP) Institute & Director DSD

 

11.00 am                   Morning tea

11.15 am                   A Glimpse of the Future

  • The future of a city with new technology and data focused world

  • A dive into scenarios using the power and value technology

  • How to turn big, complex data sets into knowledge to create city insights

 

Dr Neil Temperley, Executive Product Manager Future Cities, Data 61 

Peter Runcie, Business Leader - Future Communities, Data61 / CSIRO

 

12.00 pm                  Technology for people and place

  • How to integrate and leverage technology to achieve people centric smart cities

  • Forming smart partnerships and collaborations that matter

  • Making public shared places smart places

 

Daniel Latorre, Senior Fellow, Digital Placemaking, Project for Public Spaces

 

12.45 pm                   Turning the Great Community Engagement Challenge into Opportunity

  • Understanding how technology has changed public expectations and influence

  • How to leverage technology and data to build great places

  • Co-design, consultation and collaboration how does it work

 

Iain Walker, Executive Director, New Democracy Foundation

 

1.30 pm                     Lunch

2.00 pm                     Design a Smart City

  • An intensive practical session using a mock case example to apply learnings and tools to build a smart city.

  • Key city focus areas include:

    • Innovation, technology, data

    • Engagement, social, behaviour

    • Services and service delivery

    • Access and mobility

 

Facilitated group session

 

2.45 pm                    Getting Real Smart - Council Smart City Project

  • An intensive practical session using a real council to apply learnings and tools to build a smart city.

  • Key city focus areas include:

    • Innovation, technology, data

    • Engagement, social, behaviour

    • Services and service delivery

    • Access and mobility

 

Facilitated group session

 

3.30 pm                    Challenges and Opportunities

  • A reviewing the key challenges to make smart cities and how these can be overcome

  • Identification of key opportunities for smart cities

 

Group discussion facilitated by:

- Professor Ed Blakely, Director, Cities Leadership Institute

- Clr Katherine O’Regan, Executive Director, Cities Leadership Institute

 

4.00 pm                   The Way Forward

  • Overview of the key learnings and lessons

  • Identification and commitment from participants to next steps in the smart city journey

  • Participation certificates awarded

 

Group discussion facilitated by:

- Professor Ed Blakely, Director, Cities Leadership Institute

- Clr Katherine O’Regan, Executive Director, Cities Leadership Institute

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