- Presenting digital twin software as a tool to develop smart communities and collaboration
- Learning to engage the public and private smart sector to reach greater advancements
- Examining the importance of place and location when it comes to developing smart community projects
- Examining how digital twins can be used for city decision making and engagement
- Analysing the effects of digital fabrication to provide new design possibilities
- Exploring the Lake Macquarie Fab Lab (digital fabrication lab) which provides hands on advanced manufacturing experience for the whole community
Smart Cities Lead
Lake Macquarie City Council
- Connecting high resolution cameras and GPS sensors to Brimbank’s waste trucks to access 3D perception of the space
- Gaining real time data into a cloud-based system to map assets requiring maintenance
- Examining the technology’s effect on mobility of a city as a tool for local governments and communities
- What are the most effective approaches to gaining social license with stakeholders to develop smart ideas?
- How can a council or city integrate differing communities’ needs into cohesive projects and plans?
- How is smart community planning different to traditional city planning?
Dr Adam Mowlam
Australian Smart Communities Association (ASCA)
Executive Manager City Stategy
Cumberland City Council
Executive Branch Manager, Place Experience and Communications, City Renewal Authority
- Practicing creative architecture and innovation to bring forward ideas of smart, accessible, socially connective and safe bus shelters
- Using augmented reality to design and plan low-cost, high technology infrastructure
- Explaining the future abilities of the smart bus shelter design and how this technology can grow in the future
- Introducing smart city ideas to build regional community development
- Focusing on collaboration and partnerships to advance regional communities
- Prioritising the community’s needs and advocating for smart solutions
Executive Manager – Growth and Investment
Broken Hill City Council
- What are the biggest issues around resilience that need to be considered when developing a future city?
- What can you do now to make your community or city more resilient in the face of a changing climate?
- How can technology help to plan, respond and embed a resilience strategy?
- What can we expect from a resilient community?
Coordinator - Resilient Futures Collective
University of Sydney
Director, SNSW Drought innovation Hub
Charles Sturt University
Director of Resilience Program
Committee of Sydney
Chief Resilience Officer
North West Queensland Regional Organisation of Councils (NWQROC)