Look at technology tensions around our cities. Does anyone understand what it’ll take to build a smart city? More than half of the world’s population lives in cities. But, What makes a city livable? How should cities evolve, to become more sustainable, inclusive and just?
New interdisciplinary thinking is required. One person Leading the charge is Mark Fox. He’s Associate Director of School of Cities at U of Toronto. Professor of Urban Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Computer Science. He’s also Founding Director, of Centre for Social Services Engineering and Head of Enterprise Integration Laboratory.
Join us as we discuss Mark’s work along with the technology tensions he focuses on, related to what it will take to build smart cities and the related tension around his work to broaden the scope of engineering to the social services sector.