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Cities everywhere are grappling with the challenges of population growth, fluctuating energy prices, shortages in funds for infrastructure renewal, and the need to deal with the often devastating impacts of extreme weather incidents. There is an urgent need for flexible yet long-term urban management policies and programs that span everything from energy and water supply, to transportation, waste management, and infrastructure. Sessions in this theme will zero in on some of today’s most pertinent issues related to building more resilient cities.
NEXT GENERATION CITIES: SMARTER, FASTER, BETTER
Information and communication technologies are fuelling the urban revolution in how people live, work, and enjoy life in today’s society. What will cities of the future look like? Be inspired by the visionaries that are spearheading the next-generation approach to running cities?
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