World Alliance for Low Carbon Cities (WALCC) is partnering with IBM and Tsinghua University for its 15th World Low Carbon City Development Forum – “AI & Sustainability: Green Economy”, taking place in Toronto, Ontario on Friday October 5th, 2018. At this event, Jonathan Cocker will be co-presenting on a panel entitled “City Development: PPP Collaboration and Sustainability,” alongside Yu “Sam” Sun (Deputy-President, Asian Development and Investment Bank), Haitao Li (Group Deputy President, China Science & Merchant Capital Management Group), and Jean-Francois Barsoum (Senior Managing Consultant, Smart Cities, Water and Transpiration). The panel will be moderated by Professor Ying Kong (Chairman of the WALCC and Director, PPP Centre at Tsinghua University).
The event’s three key focuses are the development of low carbon cities with advanced analytics and other technologies, new opportunities for Canadian companies in China, and the role of talent and entrepreneurs in the smart city era. The delegates from China will include senior leaders from Tsinghua University, Tencent Technologies, and leading Cleantech companies as well as institutional investors. Sponsors for the event include Global Affairs Canada – Trade Commissioner Service, Tsinghua University, IBM, CIGI, Fundicia, Enesoon, and IG Liaison.
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