MENA Summit 2018
Smart Cities and the Future of Urban Infrastructure
Thursday, February 8, 2018 / 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Technology has long been the catalyst driving the evolution of infrastructure in global cities. Significant advancements in transportation, infrastructure, energy usage, and connectivity have influenced urban planning and design, affecting how we interact with our surroundings in nearly every capacity. From the evolution of personal passenger cars to the adoption of autonomous taxis, to electronic data collection and more efficient management of resources, this session will discuss the future of the urban areas we live in and advise on how to best navigate potential obstacles and unintended consequences of adopting exponentially advancing technologies.