Day One

Monday 16 October

 

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08:00
Registration and welcome coffee
08:50
Opening remarks from the chair
COLLABORATION & CO-CREATION
09:00
Power to the people
  • The importance of innovation, collaboration and the development of partnerships within the community and government.

Minister Matt Kean
Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation
NSW Government

09:15
Strategies to support innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Identifying the barriers to co-creation and the tools to address those challenges
  • LIVE POLL: Challenges to co-creation

Oakley Kwon
Legislation Policy Manager and Innovation Specialist
QLD Government

09:40
Innovation through procurement
  • How innovation in procurement will drive growth and development of smarter cities
  • New models and processes for transformative procurement

Elizabeth Zealand
Chief Executive Officer
Spot Parking

10:05
Best practice to build local skills and engage with tech talent
2 x 15 minute presentations looking at a city and regional perspective
  • Strategies for attracting tech to your city, accelerating economic growth and job creation
  • Collaborating with industry, incubators and research institutions to boost city competitiveness

Leah Sertori
Chief Executive Officer
Be.Bendigo

Kate Deacon
Executive Manager - Research, Strategy & Corporate Planning
City of Sydney
 

10:35
National and international co-operation and collaboration to drive growth

Lessons from the Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions (AMS)

  • Public-private partnerships to resolve global urbanisation and sustainability challenges
  • Creating economic value while improving living conditions of citizens

Rob Roggema
Professor of Sustainable Urban Environments
University of Technology Sydney

11:00
Networking break and showcase viewing
11:25
Democratising the Internet of Things - The TULIP Initiative for Smart Liveable Cities

This presentation will highlight local and global case studies of how co-creation and collaboration is transforming business models and the enabling people in cities to get more of the data they really want.

Catherine Caruana-McManus
Director Sales & Strategy
Meshed

THINKING DIFFERENTLY

This session of short stimulating 10 min presentations encourages delegates to think differently about how to drive innovation through collaborative partnerships and design led approaches

11:55
How data can encourage and optimise co-creation and co-design

Ben Guy
Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer
Urban Circus

12:10
Community engagement to activate the city

Caitlin Bladin
Manager, City Activation
ACT Government

12:25
PPPs that allow for true co-design and collaboration between communities, government and industry

Bill Bannear
Senior Executive Designer & Cate Shaw
Executive Designer, Think Place

Cate Shaw
Executive Designer
Think Place

12:40
Lunch & Showcase viewing
13:40
The City is a platform IDEAHACK

A series of moderated co-creation fast sprints focused on finding solutions to major city challenges

Learn more about how the IdeaHack here.

Introduced by:

Ben Hamley
Partner
Business Models Inc

Challenge 1: Affordability – Innovative approaches to make it affordable for people to live in their communities

Chris Tidswell
Associate
HASSELL

Challenge 2: Collaborative city – Providing citizens with the tools to actively shape their communities

Lina Patel
Chief Operations Officer
Code for Australia

Prof. Marcus Foth
Professor of Urban Informatics
Queensland University of Technology

Challenge 3: Mobility - Designing the mobility ecosystems of tomorrow; towards networked multimodel cities

Neha Saini
Program Manager, Smart Innovation Centre
Transport for NSW

Oliver Lock
PhD Candidate
UNSW City Futures

Sara Stace
City Shaper
Waverley Council

Challenge 4: The shift to renewable resources - What can cities begin to do to reduce their reliance on carbon?

Luke Barbagallo
Program Officer
Pollinate Energy

Carola Jonas
CEO & Co-founder
Everty Pty Ltd
 

15:25
Networking break & showcase viewing
CITIZEN ENGAGEMENT
15:45
Digizens: Putting the digital citizen at the core of the smart city strategy
2 x 10 minute presentations considering differing views and 10 minutes combined discussion and question time.
  • Strategies for making the digital citizen the backbone of smart cities and the benefits this can drive
  • How to harness the link between place, technology, community and identity

Joseph Purdam
Senior producer
Phoria
Lina Patel
Chief Operations Officer
Code for Australia

16:15
Using digital channels to foster high quality, low friction citizen engagement
  • How can we improve the way the city functions and connects with citizens?
  • Strategies to enhance democracy through enabling smarter digital platforms

Adam Jacoby
Founder & Chief Steward
MiVote

16:45
End of Day One and networking drinks