Ensuring Resilient Communication Networks
We need communications networks that can function in the face of disaster. Overloaded networks, infrastructure damage and security attacks are just a few examples of the potential roadblocks to first responders during a crisis. How can we ensure that we are ready when the next challenge arises? SPEAKERS: Jennifer Harder, Senior Director, Product, FirstNet Henry de Chaillé, Industry Head, Loon John Lawson, Executive Director, AWARN Alliance
Crisis Prevention – Water Shortages
Parts of the world are facing the unimaginable – catastrophic water shortages that could have dire effects on their populations. We’ll explore how technology is being harnessed to assist in these situations that can provide global lessons.
The Unsung Heroes
Natural disasters keep getting worse. We need new thinking, tools, and technology to help mitigate the effects of these life-threatening phenomena. Call for Code asks developers to harness their creativity and skills to make a real difference.
Tech for Good: Driving Impact at Scale
Technology has the power to create more resilient communities by tackling the largest global problems including poverty, health, education, and sustainability.
Cities and Tech: Fostering Partnerships to Build Resilience
Cities and the technology industry have much to gain from each other, but too often lack the insight, tools and structures to collaborate effectively. We’ll explore how cities and tech have bridged the divide.
Technology to Feed the World
Agriculture in the 21st century faces the challenge of producing more food to feed a growing population, with a smaller rural labor force. In the face of climate change and labor shortages, visionaries are innovating the ways that food can be grown.
CES 2019 Trends: Smart Cities and Resilience
CES offered a glimpse into the smart tech solutions that are bringing solutions to the everyday challenges of urban life. There is a real sense of urgency to make cities more resilient, based on the increase in natural disasters and civic threats.