Architecting Your Future Smart City 2021

Online: Tuesday, October 19, 2021 | Time: 12:00-2:15pm ET / 9:00-11:15am PT

Harness the Power of Technology and Creative Ideas to Build
Innovative and Inclusive Communities

The government of Canada is committing billions of dollars in funding to be invested in smart and intelligent municipal infrastructure. These investments are intended to support vibrant, inclusive communities with a high quality of life for residents and businesses. Smart City Heads can achieve this goal through accelerating innovation, data analytics, and connected technologies that address the needs of society.  

Public Sector Network’s 2nd Architecting Your Future Smart City virtual event will assist municipalities, provinces, and Smart City Professionals in developing a Smart City Master Plan. Join us to discuss key strategies for building a sustainable and futuristic smart city that caters to the needs of citizens, businesses, and institutions.  

Your Expert Speakers

Leon de Vreede, MCIP, LPP
Sustainability Planner, Community Development Department
Town of Bridgewater

Steve Czajka, OLS, OLIP
Manager, Smart City
City of Mississauga 

Melanie Zakarian
Data Scientist
City of Mississauga

Laurie Guthrie EcD, BIS
Civic Innovation Strategist
City of Fredericton

Graham Cavanagh
Senior Planner, New Mobility Policy

Parvathi Nampoothiri

Manager, Urban Design, Development Services Commission
City of Markham

Andreas Boehm

Andreas Boehm
Intelligent Cities Manager
City of Kelowna

Nicolette Reyhani
Director of Sales

Jason Simpson
Account Executive

Tammy Labelle
Community Advisor
Public Sector Network

Key Takeaways

A must-attend event for public sector organisations looking to:

Understand what the smart city platform of the future looks like and learn how to build it 

Leverage Internet of Things (IoT) and emerging technologies in smart city implementation for efficient project delivery and maintenance 

Address societal and citizen needs when building the future city 


  • 9:00am PT & 12:00pm ET

    Welcome from PSN

  • 9:05am PT & 12:05pm ET

    Opening Remarks from the Chair: Transitioning to Proactive Asset Management

  • 9:20am PT & 12:20pm ET

    Government Keynote: Building a Sustainable and Resilient Future through Smart City Planning

  • 9:35am PT & 12:35 PM ET

    Platinum Keynote: Fast-Tracking Your Smart City Strategy with Internet of Things (IoT) and other Emerging Technologies

  • 9:50am PT & 12:50pm ET

    Government Case Study: Smart City Policy

  • 10:05am PT & 1:05pm PT

    Government Case Study: The Boost Fredericton Lab is Using Technology to Enable Civic Innovation and Solve Smart City Challenges for the Benefit of the Corporation and Community

  • 10:20am PT & 1:20pm ET


  • 10:25am PT & 1:25pm ET

    Gold Spotlight: Technology as an enabler for re-imagining smart city and delivering optimal citizen experience

  • 10:40am PT & 1:40pm ET

    Panel Session: Making Smart Communities A Reality

  • 11:10am PT & 2:10pm ET

    Closing Remarks from the Chair & End of session


What’s included in your registration:

Virtual Presentations

Hear from public sector leaders about the latest trends and exploring how to instantly apply these insights and gaining unique perspectives


An opportunity to engage with the inspiring speaker panel and peers in the live Q&A and polling to discover answers to shared challenges

Leading Technology Solutions

Hear  from solutions providers in the government space as they explore key technologies to improve citizen services


Receive on-demand access to session content after the conference on the complimentary Public Sector Network social learning platform

Complimentary for public sector employees only *

Event Partners


Interested in sponsoring? Contact Scott Knight by email ([email protected])

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