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InfraTech Imaginarium series

Paving the way for technology-enabled infrastructure

Paving the way for technology-enabled infrastructure

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Paving the way for technology-enabled infrastructure

With infrastructure being at the centre of many discussions when it comes to infusing stimulus into our economies post-COVID-19, we need to "build back better" and now is the time to reshape the way we design, fund, build and think about infrastructure.

Register for our InfraTech Imaginarium series to hear from our panels of industry professionals on key themes shaping InfraTech.

Series 1: The case for InfraTech

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
10:00 am – 12:00 pm EST

Series description: We kick off our Imaginarium series by setting the baseline in understanding and developing a common language on InfraTech.

Join this session as we discuss the multiple economic and market factors that are paving the way for Infratech. We will be discussing the fundamental issues we are trying to solve with InfraTech. We’ll hear from industry leaders on leading practice and lessons learned from across a range of sectors.

Activity Details
Key Note Speaker: Imad Fakhoury
Organization: World Bank Group
Topic: Defining and Adopting InfraTech - The potential economic, social, and environmental value to countries
Durration: 15 mins
Session Type: Solo Speaker
Opening Remarks Speaker: Stephen Beatty
Topic: Focus on outcomes
Duration: 5 mins
Session #1
(Solo Speaker)
Speaker: Prof. Tim Broyd, Director of Institute for Digital Innovation in the Built Environment Professor of Built Environment Foresight
Organization: University College London (UCL)
Topic: Horizon Scanning
Duration: 25 mins
Session #2
(Panel Discussion)
Panelists: Siim Sikkut, Randy Gray, Tania Pricilla Begazo Gomez 
Panel Chair: Mike Stone
Organizations: World Bank Group, Estonia, City of Lafayette, World Bank
Topic: Connectivity as an enabler to deliver on the promise of InfraTech(economic, social, and environmental benefits)
Duration: 60 mins 
Closing Speaker: Colin Earp
Duration: 10 mins


Series 2: Making InfraTech work

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
10:00 am – 12:00 pm EST

Series description: Realising the promise of InfraTech requires an integrated approach which effectively engages key stakeholders from across the ecosystem.

Series two discusses questions such as “Who funds InfraTech” and the “Role of Government in InfraTech adoption”. We’ll hear from industry leaders on how they think about the infrastructure lifecycle and access greater value for stakeholders across the ecosystem.

Series 3: Why InfraTech? Why now?

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
10:00 am – 12:00 pm EST

Series description: Over the past 6 months we have seen increasing interest in the application of Infratech to solve real world challenges.

Join this session for a discussion of how InfraTech delivers resilience, commercial and social benefits. We will hear from industry leaders on how our road to reform starts NOW.


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