Speaker Series #03 – Leveraging Technology to Respond to COVID-19 with Resilience

Aug 2020

About the Session

The Speakers


Cities on the Frontline #03 – March 26, 2020

How Smart Technologies Combat the Coronavirus and Build Resilience

Professor Ying Long, School of Architecture, Tsinghua University

Smart technologies play a more positive and powerful role in facing COVID-19, significantly promoting the resilience of cities, and controlling the epidemic situation in comparison with the 2003 SARS outbreak in China.

Confronting Coronavirus in Tel Aviv

Liora Shechter, Chief Information Officer & Smart City Director, Tel Aviv

In response to COVID-19, Tel Aviv took multiple measures to boost digital transition, including moving the whole municipality to be a virtual one, expanding the pre-existing digital platform by 300%, and creating digital management tools.

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