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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.

Activity Details
Welcome and Keynote

Welcome: Colin Earp (5 minutes)

Speaker: Richard Threlfall Organization: KPMG Topic: Defining and Adopting InfraTech - The potential economic, social, and environmental value to countries Durration: 10 mins Session Type: Solo Speaker

Session #1 Speakers: Richard Threlfall, Scott Lawrence Organizations: KPMG, Canadian Pension Plan Investments Topic: Who funds InfraTech? Duration: 30mins Session Type: Fireside Chat
Session #2 Intro: Richard Threlfall Speaker: Marie Lam-Frendo Organization: Global Infrastructure Hub Topic: Ecosystem Collaboration Duration: 10 mins Session Type: Solo Speaker 
Session #3 Panelists: Barbara Hoffman, John Weigelt, John Kjorstad Panel Chair: Colin Earp Organizations: Samsung, Microsoft, KPMG Impact,  Topic: Critical success factors for InfraTech  Duration: 60 mins Session Type: Panel Discussion
Closing Speaker: Colin Earp & Steve Beatty Duration: 10 mins

 

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.

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.

Activity Details
Welcome & opening remarks  Speaker: Stephen Beatty Organization: KPMG Duration: 15 mins
Session #2 Panelists: Andrew More, Leah Hanvey​, Todd Komanetsky Panel Chair: Jonathan Foord Organizations: Miovision, Urbanlogiq, Rapid Deploy​ Topic: Digitizing our roads and beyond: Realizing beneficial outcomes and enabling exponential opportunity at scale Duration: 45 mins ​Session Type: Panel Discussion​
Session #3 Speakers: Adam Beck & Julian Watts Organizations: Smart Cities Council, Infrastructure Australia Topic: Cities as innovation ecosystems Duration: 45 mins​ Session Type: Fireside Chat
Closing Speaker: Colin Earp Duration: 10 mins​

 

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