Ep 90 : World Cities Summit 2021 - UK's Digitalisation in Sustainability


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Brought to you by our ICT Committee, hear from Dr Mike Short CBE, Chief Scientific Adviser at UK’s Department for International Trade, and Mark Enzer OBE, Director of the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) and Mott MacDonald CTO as they discuss UK’s net zero drive, the opportunities, challenges, and their learnings at this year's World Cities Summit. Thank you to H.E. Kara Owen, British High Commissioner to Singapore for her opening remarks during the session.

Fireside Chat Synopsis: "Sustainability and digitalisation are major forces influencing our people and planet. With pedigree across multiple technology sub-sectors, UK’s smart cities expertise enables sustainable and social outcomes globally, including through the Future Cities programme and in the context of net zero and industrial decarbonisation. A nexus of public, private and academia is needed to navigate these complex challenges and make real impact."

*This audio is taken from the UK's Digitalisation in Sustainability fireside chat during the 2021 World Cities Summit. The information recorded is accurate as at 22 June 2021.

With special thanks to the Department for International Trade in Singapore and the British High Commission Singapore.

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