Transforming the Way You Use
Data in Your Smart City

Online: Thursday, December 9, 2021 | Time: 12:00-2:20pm ET / 9:00-11:20am PT

Harness The Power of Data to Complete the Transformation Process and Become Smart Cities

The smart city is commonly defined as a modern urban framework composed of a series of an interconnected network of devices and technologies that gather, store, share and communicate data, all that with the aim of improving the quality of life of its citizens. It is the intelligent use of this data that is considered key to informed decision making, which allows for the design of resource-efficient and liveable cities that are sustainable, efficient, and responsive to their external environment.  

Collecting the data is one thing, but extracting valuable insights and putting them to use is another.   This data, which can come from a variety of disparate sources including geospatial data, traffic and emissions data, foot traffic, vehicular & transit networks, and even crime statistics, allows cities and stakeholders to draw connections across from multiple sources to reveal useful information for real-time decision making – similar to how ecosystems respond and adapt as the environment around them changes. 

How are cities leveraging this data to build better and smarter cities? Attend Public Sector Network’s “Transforming the Way You Use Data in Your Smart City” virtual event, which brings together top urban leaders and industry executives to share insights and the latest developments in the smart cities data space. Hear critical discussions on leading issues including data transparency and ownership of data, cross-border transfers of information, and how future proof your smart city infrastructure. 

Your Expert Speakers

Andrea McKinney

General Manager, Corporate Services
Town of Orangeville

Mark Vytvytskyy

Chief Operating Officer
Conservation Halton

Genevieve Russell, SALA, CSLA

Projects Manager, Sustainability
City of Saskatoon

Alice Xu

Manager, Connected Community (Smart City), Technology Services Division
City of Toronto

Thomas MacPherson

Manager, Transportation Asset Management
The Regional Municipality of York

Brian McPhail

Program Manager, Asset Management Data Analytics
The Regional Municipality of York

Lauriane Gorce

Senior Program Officer
Open North

Mike Baker

Business Development, Innovation Products
Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure

Key Takeaways

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

GAIN a wealth of knowledge on how cities are using data analytics to improve their governance and digitization strategies 

DISCOVER the latest technologies that can improve your smart city planning and create more sustainable urban growth and development
LEARN how to protect your citizen’s data and safeguard their privacy  


  • 9:00am PT & 12:00pm ET

    Welcome from PSN

  • 9:05am PT & 12:05pm ET

    Opening Remarks from the Chair

  • 9:20am PT & 12:20pm ET

    Government Case Study: City of Saskatoon: Triple Bottom Line Policy to Embed Environmental, Social, Economic And Governance Sustainability

  • 9:35am PT & 12:35 PM ET

    Platinum Keynote: Using AI to Make Sense of Data Through Visualisation

  • 9:50am PT & 12:50pm ET

    Government Case Study: Unpacking the Risks of Increased Data Reliance

  • 10:10am PT & 1:10pm PT

    Government Case Study: Improving Decision Making and Collaboration Using People Centred Open Data

  • 10:25am PT & 1:25pm ET


  • 10:30am PT & 1:30pm ET

    Gold Spotlight: Predictive Analytics: Future Proofing Your City – Monitoring Your Infrastructure in a Secure, Sustainable and Cost-Effective Manner

  • 10:45am PT & 1:45pm ET

    Thrive with Sustainable Smart Spaces: The Right People, Processes, Tools and Technology Needed to Build Smart Space Within Our Community

  • 11:15am PT & 2:15pm 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 *

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