Cloud to AI: Next-Gen City Services

September 14, 2022. 1:00 PM


September 14, 2022

1:00 – 1:40PM

Different enabling technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, cloud computing or Internet of Things depict a huge transformation of urban management in the coming years and decades. These trends point out potential gains in terms of robustness, security, flexibility, adaptability and reliability of public infrastructures running in cities and services delivered to urban dwellers. Unleashing this potential is not only a matter of technological availability and readiness, but also a mix of factors related to project financing and management, public procurement procedures, public-private collaborations and partnerships, etc. This session will explore this landscape of hurdles and barriers and how to overcome them to turn promises of disruption into reality.