Implementing the New Urban Agenda to Achieve Sustainable Development
Jun 20, 2018
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2018-06-20 09:00:002018-06-20 18:00:00America/New_YorkImplementing the New Urban Agenda to Achieve Sustainable DevelopmentThe Role of Technology: Implementing the New Urban Agenda to
United Nations Headquarters 405 E 42nd Street New York NY 10017
Jun 20, 2018
Wednesday, 6/20, 9am - 6pm
United Nations Headquarters
5.5 LU / 5.5 HSW
The Role of Technology: Implementing the New Urban Agenda to Achieve Sustainable Development
This conference will examine the impact of technology on cities now and in the future. It will look at how advancing technology can be used to achieve the sustainable development goals related to cities and implement the New Urban Agenda. The advent of driverless cars, automation, artificial intelligence and infinite data will play an increasing role in defining the future of urban living and its sustainability.
This conference aims to showcase good examples of how advanced technology can improve urban sustainability now and in the future. It will also analyze challenges and opportunities of the trends of how advanced technology is shaping cities in its three panels. Ideas and prognostications will inform policies and actions designed to make better cities for all. The keynotes and panelists of the three panels represent a broad spectrum of technologists, government officials, business executives, urbanists, planners, and academics.
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