Nicol Turner Lee
Nicol Turner Lee Senior Fellow in Governance Studies and Director at the Center for Technology Innovation The Brookings Institution Washington, DC, United States of America


Dr. Nicol Turner Lee is a senior fellow in Governance Studies, the director of the Center for Technology Innovation, and Co-Editor-In-Chief of TechTank. Her work also explores global and domestic broadband deployment and internet governance issues, including artificial intelligence (AI) and 5G technologies.


Save to calendar 16-11-2022 13:30 16-11-2022 13:45 Europe/Madrid Smart City Transformation Processes Made Simple

Under the pressure of unprecedented urbanization, cities are looking for technological solutions to solve the challenges of building efficient, inclusive, and sustainable cities for citizens. Working backward from our customers, AWS has developed the right set of tools, services, and partners to help cities quickly transform to address these concerns. In this session, you will learn how this smart city transformation process is made simple with AWS initiatives and resources including Rapid Adoption Assistance for advanced services, and the new globally available AWS Smart City Competency Program. Together they are helping our customers and partners innovate quickly on strategic smart city projects.

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Save to calendar 16-11-2022 13:45 16-11-2022 14:30 Europe/Madrid Emerging Tech Solutions Boosting Decision Making

Emerging technologies such as Big Data, 5G, Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Virtual Reality, etc., have the power to improve the quality of life of citizens and therefore decision-making. How can disruptive technologies contribute to a better governance? What are the challenges cities have encountered? How do they overcome security and privacy issues? This session gathers already-implemented solutions from different cities to hear from their experiences and lessons learned.

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Save to calendar 16-11-2022 14:30 16-11-2022 15:15 Europe/Madrid The Transformative Power Of 5G and Connectivity

As cities envision an accelerated connectivity and new models of organization, such as autonomous logistics and machines, real-time data analytics, robots and assisted work, among others, 5G implementation stands as an essential tool to make these projections a reality. It has the power of enabling the next era of smart cities, but where do cities stand with 5G? How many have successfully implemented it and what are the scenarios of using 5G in smart cities? What drawbacks can 5G bring and how can it improve citizens’ lives?

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