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Tom Murphy, the former mayor of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania joins AmCham’s Smart City Summit to share how he revitalized a fading industrial city into a regional hub for technology through a public/private partnership. In addition to leveraging the presence of Carnegie Mellon University to create economic development in technology fields, Murphy led efforts to secure US$1 billion in funding for the development of a new convention center that is the largest certified green building in the United States. He also developed strategic partnerships to transform more than 1,000 acres of abandoned industrial property into new commercial, residential and retail space while overseeing the development of new riverfront trails and parks. How did he do it and what challenges did he face?
Part I: First AI Citizen Sophia: A Dialogue with HKSAR Chief Executive Mrs. Carrie Lam
Part II: Q&A with Sophia
Moderated by David Hanson
To transform Hong Kong into a sustainable and digitally driven Smart City for the future, the buildings, transportation and mobility environment will need a radical upgrade. How far along is Hong Kong on this journey? And how do we stack up beside other global cities in Asia?
The way cities apply technologies will be hugely important in shaping the interactions between government, businesses and people. Will technology be a force for good, helping improve everyday life? What are the social, political and business risks? Where do our strengths lie, and where can we do better?
... More speakers to be announced
Hong Kong’s government just pledged more than HK$50 billion to help fuel the city’s digital transformation and toward creating a more sustainable built environment. How far have we come on this journey, and what’s needed next to make Hong Kong a world leader?