Women's Forum Asia 19

Sep 18 | 17:45 - 18:30

Reinventing cities for life through urban innovation and design

Room: Padang Room


Advancements in big data analytics and other technologies offer governments, planners and the private sector new opportunities to make urban life more sustainable, inclusive and efficient, from platforms involved in shared mobility, to giving people more control over their data. How can cities reduce the negative impacts of car traffic without reducing the mobility of their citizens? Can air pollution, congestion, CO2 emissions or the use of public space be limited while enhancing people’s access to jobs, shops, health services or educational institutions? How open data and urban innovations, viewed through a lens of inclusion, can help to build human-centered cities? In what ways they create value for the people and support the sustainable development of the city?