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Smart Cities & Infrastructure National Insights

Tuesday, 1 March 2022 | 11am – 1.10pm AEDT | Online

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Event Overview

Exploring Innovations to Maximise Infrastructure Investment


Building smart and sustainable infrastructure has always been a priority for all levels of government. It has become even more critical in the post- pandemic age, with Australia’s economic recovery relying heavily on a thriving infrastructure sector.

Join Public Sector Network’s first Smart Cities & Infrastructure complimentary virtual event of 2022 to explore how the public sector can harness technological and digital transformation to maximise their infrastructure investment.

Review successful case studies and hear from global experts, public servants working in transport, city planning and asset management on how you could safeguard infrastructure investment by creating more efficient and sustainable methods of design and delivery.

Benefits of Attending

Transform infrastructure design, delivery and maintenance

Leverage digital innovations to deliver major infrastructure projects

Drive greater collaboration between jurisdictions

Use infrastructure to deliver positive outcomes to citizens

A Sneak Peek Of Your Inspiring Speakers

Rachel Parry
Deputy Secretary,
NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

Phil Helberg,
Chief Executive Officer,
Infrastructure WA

James Johnson
Chief Executive Officer,
Geoscience Australia

Sue Wiblin
Executive Director,
Transport for NSW

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Key Sessions

Using Digital Engineering (DE) to Harden Infrastructure and Keep Communities Connected

  • Exploring how technology is aiding a range of federal initiatives established to drive mobility and development, including the Bridges renewal Program (BRP), National Freight and Supply Chain Strategy and Building Better Regions Fund
  • Reviewing how DE technologies are helping to forecast expenses, track operations and anticipate barriers, helping government agencies to better plan their infrastructure renewal
  • Leveraging shared operating platforms, data systems and dashboards to encourage collaboration between government jurisdictions, industry and citizens
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Using Digital Twin Technology to Plan for a Liveable, Sustainable and Resilient Future

  • Using spatial Data, digital innovation and artificial intelligence (AI) to recreate the physical environment online, enabling government, industry and community collaboration to enhance real-world outcomes
  • Exploring how Digital Twins organise and visualise rich 3D and 4D spatial data, AI and sensor data to model infrastructure before investments hit the ground
  • Driving six core capabilities across government, including data, platforms, skills, analytics, government and community engagement
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Consolidating Data from across Sectors and Jurisdictions into A Single National Data Asset

  • Exploring how the Digital Atlas of Australia will bring together the wealth of Government data on people, the economy, employment, infrastructure, health, land and the environment into a single national data asset
  • Giving users secure and private access to visualise data and derive insights, opening up new socio-economic opportunities and helping inform investment decisions
  • Using a consolidated data platform to drive improved place-based policy, planning, investments and decision-making across all sectors and levels of government
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Strategising Multimodal Transport Systems to Drive Outcomes for Communities

  • Exploring emerging mobility trends transforming the transport sector, including fleet electrification, connected vehicles and Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS)
  • Leveraging real-time data and analytics to inform transport design and delivery, and future-proof transport systems throughout fluctuating demand
  • Encouraging hyperlocalisation and social, environmental, safety and liveability outcomes through multi-modal and micro mobility
  • Sharing strategic advice and best practices to safeguard transport investment
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Leveraging Innovation Precincts and Regions to Pilot Scalable Solutions

  • Exploring how a range of state and local jurisdictions are using place-based approaches to drive sustainable physical development
  • Sharing current and upcoming smart pilots in-flight in innovation precincts and regions, including waste, farming, water, mobility and asset management
  • Introducing sustainable solutions and planning processes to reduce carbon emissions, increase liveability and develop industry
  • Sharing strategic advice and best practices to increase collaboration between industry, government and community in place-based infrastructure
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Your Registration

Virtual Presentations

Hear from public sector leaders about the latest trends and explore how to instantly apply these insights and gaining unique perspectives


An opportunity to engage with the inspiring speaker panel and peers in the live Q&A and polling to discover answers to shared challenges

Leading Technology Solutions

Hear  from leading solutions providers in the government space as they explore key technologies to improve citizen services


Receive on-demand access to session content on the complimentary Public Sector Network social learning platform

Register for your complimentary pass

What Your Peers Had to Say

“Information from all the presenters was interesting and valuable.” 

Department of Transport WA

“Thanks for offering these sessions from others in our collaborative spaces!”

Glen Eira City Council

“I have recommended colleagues to attend these virtual events.”

Auckland Transport