Smart Cities: Setting Standards and Measuring Success
Our cities are becoming smarter, with digital approaches such as BIM and the Internet of Things increasingly being used to improve their productivity and competitiveness.
But what does this mean for decision makers and professionals working in the built environment?
Presented 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 measured.
Tuesday 28 March
8:00am – 11:00am (registrations open 7:30am)
Museum of Sydney
$95 Member / Partner Firms
(All prices include GST)
Tea, coffee, a light breakfast and morning tea will be provided.
Justin 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).
Justin 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 opportunities.
Justin 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.
Gavin Cotterill is the Consulting Director for Professional Construction Strategies Group (PCSG), a digital transformation firm for SMART Cities, IoT and Building Information Modelling.
As 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.
Gavin 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.
Adam 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 Innovation.
Before 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.
Adam 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.
A 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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