Merlin Chatwin

Executive Director | Open North | Nord Ouvert Montreal, Canada
Merlin Chatwin


Merlin has over 20 years of domestic and international experience focusing on public consultation, policy development, evaluation and local government reform. He has significant experience in developing strategic alliances in governance, education and food security sectors.


Open Side Events | SMART CITY EXPO

Innovative Uses Of Data For Better Urban Planning

Merlin Chatwin
Merlin Chatwin Open North | Nord Ouvert Executive Director Speaker
Gesa Ziemer
Gesa Ziemer HafenCity Universität Hamburg Director City Science Lab Speaker
Manuel Portela
Manuel Portela Universitat Pompeu Fabra Senior Postdoctoral Researcher Speaker
Livia Schaeffer Nonose
Livia Schaeffer Nonose United Nations Innovation Technology Accelerator for Cities (UNITAC) Technology and Innovation Specialist Speaker
Abdulrahman Ibrahim
Abdulrahman Ibrahim Madinah Region Development Authority Chief Data and Innovation Officer Speaker

#Algorithm Ethics, #City Platforms, #Connectivity, #Data Analytics, #Data Management, #Digital Twins

07-11-2023 10:45 07-11-2023 11:30 Europe/Madrid Innovative Uses Of Data For Better Urban Planning

This panel will discuss uses of data for planning in cities and informal settlements, in different contexts, with examples from the real operational experience of cities. Cities worldwide are striving to organize urban processes more efficiently and sustainably through the digital collection, processing, and analysis of data and urban governance has become increasingly dependent on flows of data, information, and the knowledge derived from them.

Hall 2 | Plaza: Central
Tue 7 10:45h - 11:30h Hall 2 | Plaza: Central