Smart City for All
ICT for Inclusive Urban Development
Conference room 12
Organizers: Permanent Mission of UAE; World Enabled; G3ict
Co-sponsors: Permanent Mission of India; Microsoft; Institute on Disability and Public Policy; GAATES
Overview: Cities all over the world are using information and communications technology (ICT) to promote innovation and inclusion. Distinguished speakers will offer insights on the challenges and opportunities to promote the digital inclusion of persons with disabilities and older persons. This side event will also feature the UN launch of the Arabic, Hindi and Marathi versions of the Smart Cities for All Toolkit. The toolkit supports a range of organizations and roles including government managers, policy makers, IT professionals, disability advocates, procurement officials, technology suppliers, and developers who design Smart City apps and solutions. Participants will learn how initiatives in the UAE and across the world are using technology to implement internationally recognized agreements and legislation.
Web Conference link: http://tinyurl.com/idppcosp10
For a full list of side events at COSP-10, click here.