On June 5th, 2020 leaders from municipal governments will converge at the Regional Municipality of Durham to discuss their cybersecurity posture within their smart communities initiatives. Local councilors, mayors, provincial/federal leaders and technology executives from over 300 companies are expected to attend; from proactive cybersecurity measures using Artificial Intelligence to building local innovations around cybersecurity training, smartcitiesX will create new opportunities for public-private partnerships. Investments in the energy, construction, cannabis, trades, health, transportation and technology sectors are growing and Durham Region’s population is expected to grow by 1.2 million over the next 10 years. Join this growth!
According to Think Big Think Durham report, the Region of Durham is embracing the development, adoption, and integration of innovative technologies within it’s businesses. Numerous globally-recognized companies in Durham use cutting-edge technologies to accelerate their growth. A key part of the Greater Toronto Area economy, Durham Region is a vibrant tech community that can give your venture dynamic opportunities. Leading up to the Enable AI Summit: Securing the Future of Smart Cities, Durham Region will experience a series of high-profile TechTalk events organized by Durham College’s The AI Hub, engaging municipalities in tailored areas of innovation relevant to their economic and social development priorities. These events will attract individuals both interested and capable of building and growing the Durham region through open business opportunities and innovation. The opening event in Oshawa will feature discussions about advancements in logistics, autonomous vehicles, and artificial intelligence within the transportation industry. The focus in Pickering will be around the travel industry, covering aviation, developments in courier services and the emerging innovations within the travel sector. Artificial Intelligence in Agriculture Technology will be the target of Clarington’s event, from the booming cannabis industry to the roots of agriculture in the community. Whitby will feature a spotlight on infrastructure challenges and modern-day solutions for the next generation of Smart Cities. Ajax will explore the technological advancements influencing our approach in healthcare, ensuring well-being and promote accessibility by utilizing the implementation of Artificial Intelligence.