Anniina Autero
Anniina Autero Senior Project Manager City of Tampere Tampere, Finland


Anniina Autero (PhD) is leading the SURE project (smart urban security and event resilience) in the city of Tampere. Anniina has a vast experience in building smart safe and secure solutions. She has worked in the public and private sector and the Academia in Tampere University, Stanford University and University of Colorado at Denver. She has led the Safety and Security cluster in Tampere and built the European ENSURE Collaborative.


Save to calendar 16-11-2021 11:21 16-11-2021 11:31 Europe/Madrid City-wide Emerging Technology Strategies

Emerging technologies are becoming more indispensable for governments. However, citizens can still be skeptical towards urban digitalization. Because of this, the session will answer questions about the role governments should have in shaping the use of emerging technologies developed in the private sector, balancing digitalization and privacy, how technology can make life more accessible, how to ensure citizens’ virtual security or in what way AI and Big Data can improve urban governance, among others. – SCEWC Digital Channel
Save to calendar 18-11-2021 12:00 18-11-2021 13:30 Europe/Madrid Meeting Urban Safety Challenges

Urban safety includes both the objective problem of safety and the subjective individual or collective sense of safety. Digital technologies may contribute to improving both objective safety and the individual feeling, for example in the case of cybersecurity, surveillance or emergency response. But are the challenges of urban security related to the use of new technologies and civil rights or are we facing new situations of insecurity for specific groups?

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