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How will the Internet of Things affect Dunedin?

Thursday June 1, 2017

How might data about Dunedin citizens be gathered, and by whom? How might that data to be used to improve the delivery of civic services? Where is there potential for commercial products and services which use publicly gathered data? How do we benefit from access to valuable information while respecting privacy and data anonymity? How does being a GigCity affect the Internet of Things here?

Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino is an interaction designer, product designer, and entrepreneur based in London and director of designswarm. She was named 1st in a list of 100 Internet of Things Influencers (Postscapes, 2016), 2nd in Top 100 Internet of Things Thought Leaders (Onalytica, 2014) and in the Top 100 Influential Tech Women on Twitter (Business Insider, 2014).  Her visit complements the Internet of Things research at Otago Polytechnic.

WHEN: 5.30 to 7pm on Monday 10 July 2017
WHERE: The Hub, Otago Polytechnic, Cnr Forth Street and Union Street East
COST: Free, with a cash bar
HOW: Register by email to research@op.ac.nz

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