AGENDA

7th Annual Event on October 24th - 25th, 2023
The Boulevard Club, Toronto

The following is a draft agenda. Changes may be made without notice.
All the sessions will be held in EST (Eastern Standard Time)

DAY 2
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October 25, 2023
Moderated by:

DAY 2
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October 25, 2023

Salima Ebrahim

Chief of Staff and Corporate Lead for Anti Racism and Reconciliation
City of Edmonton
Moderated by:

DAY 2
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October 25, 2023

Brian Sweet

Director Global Strategic Alliances
Convergint
Moderated by:

DAY 2
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October 25, 2023
  • How intelligent government works?
  • Redefining roles and responsibilities
  • Who is driving intelligent cities?
  • Responsibilities v.s. accountability

Maimunah Jaffar

Director Lead Technology & Innovation
Iskandar Regional Development Authority, Malaysia

Burcu Özdemir

Coordinator of Smart / Intelligent Transportation Systems
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality
Moderated by:

Jenny Alfandary

President and CEO | Board Director | Professor
DAY 2
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October 25, 2023

Justin Ratcliffe

Economist & Research Analyst
ICTC

Giulio Cescato

Director of Planning and Urban Design
City of Markham

Kevin Breen

City Manager
City of St. John’s, Newfoundland
Moderated by:

DAY 2
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October 25, 2023
Moderated by:

DAY 2
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October 25, 2023
  • What does it mean?
  • Standardizing the foundation
  • Understanding definitional differences and similarities

Jake Rudolph

CAO
City of Nanaimo

Hamish Goodwin

Manager, Connected Community (Smart City)
City of Toronto
Moderated by:

DAY 2
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October 25, 2023
  • Decoding elements of smart mobility
  • Transportation, autonomous vehicles, public transit

Sharon Fleming

Director, Calgary Transit
City of Calgary

Genesis D. Gavino

Chief of Staff
City of Dallas

Heather McGeer

Research and Policy Analyst
ICTC
Moderated by:

Mike Melinyshyn

CFO, Director of Corporate Services & Innovation
Town of Innisfil
DAY 2
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October 25, 2023
  • Cyber attacks: Should we reevaluate our technology purchasing strategies?
  • Guidelines for adopting new technology for physical security
  • Why product’s scalability and lifecycle leading to greater sustainability over time?

Sophie Laplante

Business Development Manager
AXIS Communications
Moderated by:

DAY 2
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October 25, 2023

Jatin “Jay” Talreja

Founder & CEO
Viaanix Inc.
Moderated by:

DAY 2
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October 25, 2023
Moderated by:

DAY 2
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October 25, 2023
Moderated by:

DAY 2
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October 25, 2023
  • Creating equitable leadership 
  • Opportunities for women, minorities to lead
  • Reimagining culture and leadership 
  • Living vision and mission statements
  • Bridging the gaps for a liveable community
  • Why representation matters

Visha Sukdeo

Associate General Counsel
Toronto Transit Commission

Erin Britnell

Director, Corporate Strategy and Innovation
Town of Caledon

Salima Ebrahim

Chief of Staff and Corporate Lead for Anti Racism and Reconciliation
City of Edmonton
Moderated by:

Philip Rizcallah

Chief Executive Officer
Accessibility Standards Canada
DAY 2
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October 25, 2023
  • Is intelligent municipality exclusive to cities?
  • Small to mid-sized municipalities 
  • Is being a small blessing in disguise?

Dwight Dibben

CAO
Forestburg, Alberta

Gordon More

Executive Director
Southeast Techhub, City of Estevan
Moderated by:

Kevin Breen

City Manager
City of St. John’s, Newfoundland
DAY 2
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October 25, 2023
  • Climate-neutral regulations
  • Right ways to drone deliveries and smart driving
  • Lessons from international practitioners

Gordon More

Executive Director
Southeast Techhub, City of Estevan
Moderated by:

Marianna Marysheva

City Manager
City of Livermore

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