10.00 – 10.30
Smarter Cities Executive for IBM A/NZ
Richard V. Varos, Jr
Director, Worldwide Sales, Smarter Cities Solutions, IBM Global Public Sector
|Building Smarter Cities: Opportunities for Leadership and Innovation
Our cities are at tipping point, they are literally crumbling under the weight of complex and significant phenomena, such as choking traffic congestion, that is affecting the daily lives of its citizens and ultimately the productivity of the nation. Hear IBM's perspective on managing these issues and suggested solutions, following our work on over 2,000 projects with cities across the globe and locally in Australia and New Zealand.
Watch the video: IBM Plenary Address: Building Smarter Cities: Opportunities for Leadership and Innovation (19:37 min)
Download the presentation delivered by Richard V. Varos, Jr Director, Worldwide Sales, Smarter Cities Solutions, IBM Global Public Sector
|Session 1: 11.00-11.50
Chief Architect, Technology and Innovation, Global Business Services, IBM A/NZ
Managing Director, Ausgrid
|Smarter Energy Solutions: The Ausgrid Story
Hear George Maltabarow explain the business challenges which led to the collaboration with IBM and Ausgrid (formerly Energy Australia) to deliver a Smart Grid solution.
Watch the video: Smarter Energy Solutions: The Ausgrid Story (39:31 min)
Download the presentation delivered by George Maltabarow, Managing Director, Ausgrid
|Session 2: 11.50-12.30
||IBM Panel Moderated by Graham Kittle,
Business Analytics and Optimisation Practice Leader, IBM Global Business Services ANZ
|Analytics for a Smarter City: Action without insights is just guessing.
Hear our panel members discuss issues and innovations around the integration and intelligent analysis of data to create smarter solutions.
Panel members include;
Graham Kittle, Business Analytics and Optimisation Practice Leader, IBM Global Business Services Australia/New Zealand.
Glenn Wightwick, Director of IBM Research and Development Lab, Australia.
Tony Carrato, Chief Product Architect for Smarter Cities, IBM Software Group.
Professor Martin Betts, Executive Dean, Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering, Queensland University of Technology.
Watch the video: IBM Panel Discussion, Analytics for a Smarter City: Action without insights is just guessing. (40:43 min)