Pontus Westerberg
Pontus Westerberg Programme Management Officer UN-Habitat Barcelona, Spain

Biography

Pontus Westerberg leads the development of UN-Habitat's new innovation strategy and manages projects related to digital technologies, smart cities and urban planning. Since 2012, he has been the coordinator of Block by Block, a global programme that uses Minecraft as a citizen participation tool in urban design projects.

Sessions

Save to calendar 19-11-2019 11:30 19-11-2019 13:30 Europe/Madrid Digital Twins & Urban Planning: Bridging the Digital and Physical

Digital Twins, which provide a virtual replica of a product, a service or even a process, are becoming rapidly indispensable to know the pulse of a city in real time. Artificial Intelligence, advanced analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT) have added a new dimension to this modeling concept. However, implementing digital twin technology requires a strong digital culture. How can cities introduce this technology to become smarter?

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