Australian Smart Communities Summit

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Caloundra, Sunshine Coast, Queensland

$550 (early bird member)

Program Highlights

The 2016 Australian Smart Communities Summit will be held at The Events Centre in Caloundra, less than an hour north of Brisbane, and will provide all participants with an opportunity to contribute, learn and collaborate. It will include:

  • Keynote presentations by international speakers 
  • Posters by renowned academics and researchers
  • Panel discussions by leading smart community professionals
  • Video and interactive demonstrations
  • Trade Exhibition of leading technology businesses
  • Site visits to otherwise inaccessible smart precincts and facilities.

Program Topics

The inaugural Summit will be packed with fascinating and informative speakers and topics. The tone will be set with the keynote address by Dr Lutz Heuser, Chief Technology Officer at the Urban Software Institute in Germany and a leading global expert on smart street lighting and traffic monitoring solutions. Topics and sessions, listed alphabetically, will include:

  • A research-based synopsis of Smart Cities across Australia
  • Digital Disruption – our future cities and communities require re-engineering of our economy, employment and education to achieve prosperity and sustainability
  • Data and Governance – learn about deep dive data management
  • The Framework – one LGA shares secrets on their Smart Community initiatives
  • The Future of Local Government and technology
  • Integrated Health Systems in a Smart City – cost efficiency and patient safety
  • Integration, Open Source, APIs and IT
  • Partnerships, Parking and Payments
  • Public Safety and Sensors
  • Smart 21 and Smart 7 – four Australian Local Governments tell their story
  • Smart City Collaboration Strategies
  • The Sunshine Coast Smart Precinct Pilot
  • Telecommunications market – its role within the digital economy, data management and managing Smart Cities
  • The University of the Sunshine Coast’s Immersion Lab, 3D Model and Live Smart Sensors.

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