Marta Fernandez Bertos
Marta Fernandez Bertos Executive Director RMIT Europe Barcelona, Spain


Marta is the Executive Director of RMIT Europe. Her career has spanned senior management roles in the UK. She has a strong interest in urban wellbeing and has been a member of European expert panels for nature-based solutions in cities, energy efficient buildings and healthy aging.


Save to calendar 16-11-2022 11:20 16-11-2022 11:35 Europe/Madrid A Planetary Goal for Equity

90+ is a commitment that aims to set one main global objective for overcoming social, economic, geographic, and opportunity gaps, where all the countries of the world in a localized manner can develop strategies that aim at this single objective, and that impact global statistics related to life expectancy to 2050.

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Save to calendar 16-11-2022 11:35 16-11-2022 11:50 Europe/Madrid Smart Innovation for Metropolitan Security

Technology will be the smart underpinning of the comprehensive security system that the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona is designing. The system will establish a convergence of different spaces, needs, and functions in a field of technological innovation, to guarantee coexistence in public and private spaces. It will connect police capabilities, provide the implementation of new technologies and improve the perception of the metropolitan public space.

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Save to calendar 16-11-2022 11:50 16-11-2022 12:35 Europe/Madrid Staying Resilient Ahead of Risks

The world’s population living in cities is rising, and the increasing urban density encompasses some urban risks, from security to climate change, natural disasters or pandemics. Current and future crises put cities at the forefront of adaptability and resilience. To overcome susceptibility and vulnerability, as well as building a resilient future, how can governments implement risk prevention and mitigation strategies?

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