Looking forward to delivering a plenary talk at 2019 PUBSIC Conference in Milan, Italy on Jan 25, 2019.
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Entries by Kevin Desouza
To read more about my thoughts on smart communities, autonomous systems, and the future of our cities, please visit the ICMA 19 on 2019 book.
I will participate on the Future of Work panel at the PanIIT Conclave 2019 in New Delhi, India (Jan 19-20, 2019). To read more about the panel, please click here.
Looking forward to my visit to the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. Date: January 14, 2019 Shaping the Future of Autonomous Systems in Society Emerging technologies are fundamentally impacting and transforming all aspects of our society. I am particularly concerned with how technological innovations impact 1) the design of our public institutions, 2) […]
We have received funding from the Institute for Future Environments Catapult research funding program at QUT. Mitigating Urban Heat: Developing a Climate Smart Toolkit for Liveable, Sustainable Precincts to Address Environmental Monitoring and Better Building Design Urban heat islands (UHI) are a major contributor to increasing global warming, which are metropolitan areas that are significantly warmer than […]
For those attending the International Conference on Information Systems, please join us for a discussion on the role of public intellectuals in the information systems discipline. Seeking Public Intellectuals in the Information Systems Discipline: Towards an Impact and Engagement Agenda Information systems (IS) play a major role in all areas of civic/social life, giving rise to research […]
J. David Selby (PhD Candidate, School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University) and I have an article accepted in Cities. Abstract: Cities, like any complex adaptive systems, may become increasingly fragile if not properly managed. To date, the literature has focused primarily on the examination of cities within fragile countries. This has resulted in a dearth of studies […]
ICMA Press Release (October 23, 2018) - "ICMA has selected its inaugural group of research fellows, recognizing outstanding action-oriented research approaches to deal with local governments’ most pressing issues. Fellowships will fund four thought leaders to study topics ranging from equity measures for managing urban performance to developing successful innovation training programs for local officials, adding […]
Heading to the University of Pennsylvania next week to attend the Democracy in the Crosshairs: Cyber Interference, Dark Money and Foreign Influence conference. The two-day event is a closed session. The conference is organized by the Center for Ethics & Rule of Law and the UPenn Law School. I co-authored a paper with Atif Ahmad […]
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