The Smart City Readiness Project is hosting an information summit to learn more about what Peterborough can do for the Canadian Smart Cities Challenge.
Wednesday, Sept. 18
5:30 to 8:30 pm
Market Hall, 140 Charlotte Street
All are welcome
The Smart City Readiness Project an active working group that will help the City of Peterborough prepare an application and proposal for the Canadian Smart Cities Challenge.
The Smart Cities Challenge is a competition held by Infrastructure Canada. It is open to all municipalities, local or regional governments, and Indigenous communities across Canada.
This challenge empowers communities across the country to address local issues such as sustainability and economic growth through new partnerships and a smart city approach.
Finalists will receive support to develop their smart cities proposals. Winning communities will be awarded with prize money of up to $50 million to help implement their programs.
Speakers at the information summit are:
• Paul Bedford, former chief planner for the City of Toronto, will talk about the development of new planning values, policies and processes to guide the next generation of city building
• Alex Speigel, from Windmill Development Group, to share about The Baker District Project in downtown Guelph
• Anthea Foyer, project lead for Mississauga’s Smart City Master plan, to share about Mississauga’s Smart City submission
Learn more at smartcityptbo.ca.
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