SXSW 2018

Smart City Is The Answer, But What Is The Question


The quest for smarter cities hinges on the democratization of data. Up until recently, only larger cities could make the business case for real-time data monitoring and processing but this is changing. Please join us for practical smart city ideas, examples and lessons from Austin’s sister city of Adelaide, Australia, where leaders and citizens aim to create an impactful smart city - saving money, reducing carbon emissions and improving quality of life.

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  1. How do you move beyond the hype of smart cities to deliver real benefit?
  2. What are the key lessons from deployed smart city projects?
  3. How can data engage and empower our citizens to shape cities for themselves?



Beth Worrall, Marketing Manager, Buddy

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  • Event: SXSW
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Cities Summit
  • Track 2
  • Level: Advanced

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