Thanks for being part of an amazing event on March 23! Subscribe for email updates to stay in touch.

Uncovering The Politics Of Smart Cities

March 23, 2019 10:45 AM
-
11:15 am

Smart cities like Sidewalk Toronto put add a layer between people, government and decisions about the future of our cities. Citizens and groups have expressed their concerns about the implications for privacy, democracy and transparency when big corporations take the lead in creating a community from planning to development.

How can citizens hold corporations and governments to a high standard in unprecedented types of development?

This session will be immediately followed by quick pitches before lunch.

Nabeel Ahmed

Researcher, Toronto Open Smart Cities Forum

Nabeel is a researcher and consultant on smart cities and social enterprise, and is currently on the steering committee of the Toronto Open Smart Cities Forum. He previously worked in the nonprofit, social enterprise and international development sectors and has degrees in urban planning, public administration, and business administration.

See Full Speaker Profile

Tickets

General $60
Students $40
Full Day Of Expert Speakers
Light Breakfast
Morning Coffee & Tea
Register Now

Subscribe For Updates

We'll only email you with updates about our events, about once a week.
Thank you! 
Check your email inbox to confirm your subscription.
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.

Central Events & Media

Central's mission is to educate residents through expert analysis of urban issues and create a better city for everyone.
Get Email Updates