We are pleased to announce that CIVIQ Smartscapes' George Burciaga, Managing Director, Global Government Development and Innovation, will speak at the New Cities Summit in Montreal.
Entitled 'Scaling smart city solutions to drive real city outcomes', this CISCO hosted workshop will focus on accelerating the deployment of technology solutions in cities and identifying the key considerations for city managers, citizens and technologists.
By exploring the perspectives of these different groups, the team will focus on the challenges and opportunities to speed up the deployment of smart city solutions.
George will bring his perspective on which solutions are successful today, what the challenges are in scaling, and what role the government and citizens play in ideation and innovation. "We know that over 50 billion devices will be connected by 2020. I'll explain the physical impact of this and why citizen engagement is the foundation for a successful smart-city deployment."
"Cisco is delighted to have George on stage with us at the New Cities Summit in Montreal as he brings a valuable perspective to real world smart city initiatives," said Andrea Calace, Senior Manager, Business Development, Smart+Connected Communities, CISCO. "In working with CISCO, he has proven to create advanced technology solutions, scale them and drive real tangible outcomes and value to partner, customers and citizens."