Smart City impact on resilience and sustainability

Start time: 7pm Abu Dhabi Time. Discover what impact a Smart City will have on resilience and sustainability of urban systems.
Smart City impact on resilience and sustainability

This event is at 7pm Abu Dhabi time.



This webinar aims at investigating how the smart city concept could help address two of the major challenges of our cities: Urban sustainability and urban resilience. 
First, it proposes revisiting the smart city concept and discussing it according to lessons learned from real smart city projects. Then it will discuss the current challenges of urban sustainability and resilience and discuss how the smart city concept could offer a comprehensive and effective solution for these challenges.


Prof. Isam Shahrour
Professor in Civil Engineering and Smart Cities
Lille University (France)
Isam SHAHROUR is a distinguished professor at Lille University and member of the French Water Academy. He graduated from the National School of Bridges and Roads (Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées - Paris).
He acted as the vice president “Research” of Lille1 University (2007 - 2012) and as the director of the “Civil and Geo-Environment Engineering Laboratory” (2010 - 2019). 
In the last 10 years, he focused his activity on the application of the smart city concept on the development of the smart and resilient cities with the implementation of large-scale demonstrators of the smart urban infrastructures (water, energy and buildings).
Currently, he is responsible of the international master’s degree “Urban Engineering and Habitat” and the professional “Mastere” degree “CreaCity: Smart technology for sustainable cities”. 
15 / 10 / 2021 - 07:00 pm to 08:00 pm
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15 / 10 / 2021 07:00 pm
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