Mark Wheeler
Mark Wheeler Chief Information Officer City of Philadelphia Philadelphia, United States of America

Biography

As CIO, Mark sets the vision for all IT, innovation, and telecommunications programs for 30,000 employees and oversees an operating budget of over $112M annually. He is responsible for key public initiatives including SmartCityPHL and PHLConnectED, a $17M program providing free internet to K-12 families. He has a master’s degree in regional planning.

Sessions

Save to calendar 16-11-2021 14:30 16-11-2021 16:00 Europe/Madrid Staying Ahead of the Next Societal Challenge

The Next Societal challenge is here. Some are classic challenges such as the ageing population, improving healthcare systems or building more egalitarian societies. Others are recurrent, such as the future of education or the future of work, which need to be periodically rethought. In any case, new and innovative solutions must be sought. What are the new avant-garde approaches to face societal challenges?

Congress Area – SCEWC Room
Save to calendar 17-11-2021 11:15 17-11-2021 12:00 Europe/Madrid Smart Resilience: Technology for a Disaster-Ready City

For the unprepared city, an extreme event can bring daily life to a halt, put lives in danger and take a heavy toll on local economies. As climate change produces more frequent and more severe weather events, cities must learn how to adapt, and the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us how unprepared many cities were for a major health emergency. How can we leverage the latest technologies and methods to ensure that before, during, and after a disaster strikes, our cities continue serving residents?

You can join this Online session here.

Expo Area – City Possible Plaza
Save to calendar 17-11-2021 11:15 17-11-2021 12:00 Europe/Madrid Smart Resilience: Technology for a Disaster-Ready City

For the unprepared city, an extreme event can bring daily life to a halt, put lives in danger and take a heavy toll on local economies. As climate change produces more frequent and more severe weather events, cities must learn how to adapt, and the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us how unprepared many cities were for a major health emergency. How can we leverage the latest technologies and methods to ensure that before, during, and after a disaster strikes, our cities continue serving residents?

You can join this Online session here.

www.tomorrow.city – City Possible Channel
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