What is Smart Communities Summit?

Enabling thriving, connected and liveable places through technology and innovation


Smart Communities Summit 2022 examines the impact of new technologies on people’s everyday lives, jobs, recreational activities & mobility needs. Gain strategies and insights on how to deploy technology to create a smart community that works for your people and your place.

If you are a local government leader or practitioner working on innovation projects for your community, let Smart Communities Summit navigate you through the ideas, successes, challenges, opportunities and creative mindsets of your peers so that you can implement new strategies and projects for the benefit of your community.

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Leading experts across local government will guide you through in-depth presentations on critical issues including:

Using digital innovation to advance smart communities

  • Harnessing digital technology to develop & advance smart community projects
  • Digital twins, digital fabrication, and the internet of things – technologies to support a smarter city and engage your community
  • Building resilience and safety through smart technologies

Strategies for effective smart community planning & development

  • Deep diving into smart technologies for planning structures
  • Challenging the global community with innovative competition and collaboration
  • Scaling smart ‘big city’ ideas for regional and rural communities
  • Smart communities case studies: lessons & examples from successful projects & precincts

Developing & benefitting from sustainable smart communities

  • Learning from Australia’s first carbon neutral local government
  • Fostering innovative green technologies for a sustainable and smart future
  • Thinking smart for the sustainability of Australia’s rural heartland
  • Smart communities in action: Sydney Olympic Park tour

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