Cities of Tomorrow: Safety, Smarts, and Surveillance

01.23.2020 - By Economics - Audio

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As the world becomes increasingly urban and digital, smart cities are emerging as ground-zero for new approaches to development and governance. On Thursday, January 23rd, CSIS will convene a diverse panel of experts to distinguish between leading smart city models and discuss how their technologies, including in the areas of public safety and surveillance, are impacting the power of citizens, governments, and corporations, both within and between countries. 
Featuring keynote remarks by: Dr. Sokwoo Rhee, Associate Director for Cyber-Physical Systems Innovation, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
A presentation by: Jonathan E. Hillman, Director of the Reconnecting Asia Project and Senior Fellow of the Simon Chair in Political Economy, CSIS
And a panel discussion with:  Dr. Sheena Chestnut Greitens, Assistant Professor, University of Missouri Michelle Holland, Director of Consulting & Deals, PwC Canada and former Chief Advocate for the Innovation Economy, City of Toronto Abha Joshi-Ghani, Senior Adviser, World Bank Michael Sherwood, Director of Technology and Innovation, City of Las Vegas
Moderated by:  Peter Raymond, Senior Associate, CSIS

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