SCP EP18: Building Responsive Cities, with Julia Hamilton

The Smart Community Podcast

By Zoe Eather

SCP EP18: Building Responsive Cities, with Julia Hamilton

Tuesday, 24 April

In the episode of the Smart City Podcast, I interviewed the New Zealand Co-ordinator of SCCei and community focused advocate Julia Hamilton. Julia is a Strategic Projects Advisor for Wellington City Council in NZ and is doing some really exciting stuff. I’ll start by saying that everything we discuss is personal opinion only and does not represent the companies we work for or is not associated with the companies in any way. Julia is particularly interested in using technology to support and enhance social outcomes. She talks about some of the projects she is working on and how Smart City tech can be used in planning non-ticketed events and is being used to in emergency response situation to achieve better outcomes. NZ is part of the Digital 5 (I think now is the Digital 7) which is a network of leading digital governments focused on improving the digital economy. Julia also shares insight into the value of collaboration, responsive cities and breaking down accessibility barrier to allow citizens to bring in new information for decision making.Connect with Julia via LinkedIn or email julia.hamilton@dubcc.govt.nz
Disclaimer: Everything discussed is personal opinion only and does not represent the companies we work for or associated in any way with these companies.
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