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Explore the idea of a Smart City.

Explore the idea of a Smart City.

The Dean’s Lecture Series

Winnipeg: Smart City – Intelligent Community

April 12, 2018 — 

Extended Education at the University of Manitoba, in cooperation with Economic Development Winnipeg, UM Smartpark, and Forth Projects, provides an opportunity to explore the topic of Winnipeg: Smart City – Intelligent Community in the first session of the Dean’s Lecture Series.

The session will be held on Wed. May 2 from 12:15 pm to 1:30 pm at Forth, 171 McDermott.

Explore the idea of a Smart City. What does it mean? What makes Winnipeg a Smart City? How do we sustain this recognition? Look ahead to the future of work in Winnipeg. What will the jobs be? What qualifications will be required?

Consider what we’ll need. Education. Training. This will be an interactive event.

Presentations will include:

Greg Dandewich, Senior VP, Economic Development Winnipeg – What it means to be a Smart City and how Winnipeg has earned and will retain this recognition.

Kathy Knight, CEO, Information, Communication, Technology Association of Manitoba – The future of work in Smart Cities, including jobs and qualifications.

Gary Hepburn, Dean, Extended Education, University of Manitoba, and Stefi Baum, Dean, Faculty of Science, University of Manitoba – The education and training required to work in the new economy created by Smart Cities, and how universities can meet these requirements.

This event is free of charge, but space is limited. Reserve your seat now.

RSVP to extended [at] umanitoba [dot] ca

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