“Age of Hyperconnectivity: Imagining the Possible in Cities…Better Living….Adding Life to Years”

We look forward to your joining us Thursday, 28 October for the virtual session:”Age of Hyperconnectivity: Imagining the Possible in Cities…Better Living….Adding Life to Years” 11:00 am (EST time).  Harnessing Creative Practical Solutions towards “A Better City, Better Life” renowned experts from China, Germany, Kenya, Philippines, Switzerland and the United States look forward to sharing successful endeavors that can enhance a “Society for All Ages.” Attached is a
poster with details for your review.

This session will consider perspectives from a multi-strategic group of international experts addressing the impact of Hyperconnectivity; stimulation of sustainable, climate-resilient societies; and the important involvement and catalytic role of the private and public sectors. Successful innovations include: redevelopment in Suzhou, rehabilitation in rural China, environmental children’s education tool using music related books, “smart cities” unique for Africa, new life for St Francis convent mountain in Germany, media outreach in rural Philippine cities and climate solutions in Qatar. Emphasis will be placed on how ICT is a catalyst for engaging diverse populations in addressing the complex issues such as social justice, gender empowerment, youth resilience, poverty alleviation and stimulating innovation.

This session is organized in support of World Cities Day and the 76th
Anniversary of the United Nations.

World Cities Day

Concept Note

Speaker Bios