15:00 - 16:00

Session 4A

The Intelligent City

- Creating Sustainable Cities through Public-Private Partnerships & Innovation

The development of smart cities enabled and powered by digital technologies is set to be one of the crowning achievements of societies worldwide in the 21st century. Employing the latest technological advancements can help create liveable cities with an improved urban environment, infrastructure and wellbeing of its inhabitants. In this session smart-city experts will share examples of successful public–private partnerships from around the world. What are the challenges associated with providing funding, technical know-how, and innovation that complements public-sector efforts? What innovations are needed to create the sustainable city of tomorrow?

Speakers:

 

Jennifer Lenhart (moderator)

Global Lead for Cities, WWF

Rick Robinson

Director for Smart Places, Jacobs

John Kornerup Bang

Senior Vice President, Sustainability Transformation, Stora Enso

Katarina Luhr

Vice Mayor for Climate and Environment, City of Stockholm

Martin Dirr

Head, C40 Cities Finance Facility

Steve Turner

Director, Devolved & Local Government, Connected Places Catapult