Smart cities

Smart cities

VIC
Mar 22
Join the new Secretary of the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development and industry leaders for new insights on the smart cities agenda.

Speakers

Dr Steven Kennedy, Secretary, Federal Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
Jessika Loefstedt, Head of Public Policy and Government Relations, Australia & New Zealand, Uber
Neil Temperley, Executive Product Manager - Future Cities, Data61

Event overview

How can governments, researchers and the private sector work together to advance the smart cities of the future?

Join the recently appointed Secretary of the Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities Dr Steven Kennedy, together with leaders from Uber and Data61, as we take a closer look at emerging opportunities in the smart cities agenda.

We discuss open data initiatives, innovative technology solutions and transformative collaborations that will improve our cities, enhance productivity and build urban resilience.

Meet the keynote speaker

Dr Steven Kennedy
Secretary, Federal Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development

Dr Steven Kennedy was appointed Secretary of the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development in September 2017. Steven was previously in the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet where he was responsible for Innovation and Transformation and led work on the Cities Agenda, regulatory reform, public data and digital innovation.

Meet the panel

Jessika Loefstedt
Head of Public Policy and Government Relations, Australia & New Zealand, Uber

Jessika has worked in the senior ranks of government as well as the private sector. She joined Uber in 2015 and her experience spans public affairs, public policy, strategic communications, issue and crisis management as well as media management.

Meet the chair

Neil Temperley
Executive Product Manager - Future Cities, Data61

Neil led Data61's Transport and Logistics Living Lab activity since its formation in early 2011, before joining Data61's new product management team in 2016. He has an interest in digital product platforms for future cities and transport and logistics.

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