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University of Manitoba: The Dean’s Lecture Series - May 2nd, 2018

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Extended Education Dean's Lecture Series
Winnipeg: Smart City - Intelligent Community

Winnipeg has been recognized as one of the top seven intelligent communities in the world for 2018 by the New York-based think tank Intelligent Community Forum.
Extended Education at the University of Manitoba, in cooperation with Economic Development Winnipeg, UM Smartpark, and Forth, will explore the topic of Winnipeg: Smart City – Intelligent Community in the first session of the Dean’s Lecture Series.

WHEN: Wed. May 2, 2018, 12:15 to 1:30 pm
WHERE: Forth, 171 McDermot Ave.

Explore the idea of a Smart City
What does it mean?
What makes Winnipeg a Smart City?
How do we sustain this recognition?
Look ahead to the future of work in a Smart City
What will the jobs be?
What skills and qualifications will be required?
Meet education and training needs in a Smart City
What role can universities play to meet emerging education and training needs?

Presenters:
Greg Dandewich, Senior VP, Economic Development Winnipeg - What it means to be a Smart City and how Winnipeg has earned and retained this recognition.
Kathy Knight, CEO, Information, Communication, Technology Association of Manitoba -The future of work in Smart Cities; jobs and qualifications.
Gary Hepburn, Dean, Extended Education, University of Manitoba, and
Stefi Baum, Dean, Faculty of Science, University of Manitoba - How universities can meet the changing education and training needs of work in Smart Cities.

This event is free of charge, but space is limited, reserve your seat now;
RSVP to extended@umanitoba.ca

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