Event Title: Solving Urban Challenges through Big Data
Who: University of Warwick with University of Hong Kong
Theme: Creative Cities
Genre: World café workshop
Location: Room 417-18, British Council, 3 Supreme Court Road, Admiralty, Hong Kong
Age group: 14+
Registration required: Yes 
Date Time Register
18/01/2019 12.45 - 15.45 Registration is full, but walk-ups are welcome on the day

This interactive workshop will enable the local community to engage with urban challenges and explore innovative ways in which big data could solve them.

Exploring urban issues ranging from disaster risk management to green infrastructure and waste management, senior researchers from the University of Warwick and University of Hong Kong will demonstrate how collaborative, university-led research can address pressing real-world challenges. 

Speakers include: 

  • Professor Jon Coaffee, Resilient Cities Lab, Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick
  • Emily Little, Public Engagement Manager
  • Victoria Strudwick, International Partnerships Manager, International Strategy and Relations, University of Warwick
  • Warwick PhD students: Vangelis Pitidis and Philipp Ulbrich
  • Professor Chris Webster, Dean, Faculty of Architecture and Chair Professor in Urban Planning and Development Economics, University of Hong Kong 

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