Smart Dubai holds webinar on the resilience of cities
Wednesday, 08 12 2020, Category: Economy, Country: U.A.E
Smart Dubai organized a Smart Cities Global Network (SCGN) Webinar (Wednesday August 5, 2020 ) to discuss the resilience of cities in the COVID-19 world and to highlight the need to make our cities more agile and responsive to similar challenges in the future.
Discussions shed light on how cities have accelerated the adoption of smart-city technology to battle the ongoing novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, exploring the practices undertaken to efficiently curb the spread of the disease, all the while maintaining business continuity and minimizing interruptions and impact on economic activities.
The event consisted of a high-profile panel discussion bringing His Excellency Younus Al Nasser, Smart Dubai’s Assistant Director General and CEO of the Dubai Data Establishment, together with H.E. John Cavanagh, Deputy Consul-General for Dubai and Trade Commissioner at the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade); and Mr. Tan Chee Hau, Director, Smart Nation and Digital Government Office at Prime Minister's Office. The panel was moderated by Smart Dubai’s Chief Digital Director Zeina ElKaissi and was titled ‘Lessons Learned From COVID-19: City Resilience in an Unpredictable World’.