Smart Cities Forum - What You Need to Know

Keynote Speaker: Richard Griggs, Tasmanian Director, Civil Liberties Australia

What do citizens and community stakeholders need to be aware of in the context of the global smart cities movement? How must city leaders balance the needs of the city against the rights of the individual? How will we know if we’ve gone too far? Join Richard Griggs, Tasmanian Director for Civil Liberties Australia together with a panel of leading local thinkers as we spend an evening discussing the roles and rights of the individual within the modern city.

Moderator: Alex Johnston,  MC and Journalist

Panellist 1: Dr Joel Scanlan, Lecturer School of Technology, Environments and Design College of Sciences and Engineering, University of Tasmania

Panellist 2: Dr Gary McDarby, Neuroscientist and Technologist

Panellist 3: Kimbra Parker, Associate Director Community Development, City of Hobart

Panellist 4: Peter Carr, Director City Innovation and Technology, City of Hobart

Find out more and register your interest here: Your Say Hobart



  • Wednesday, 22 August 2018 | 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM


Hobart Town Hall, 50 Macquarie Street, Hobart 7000  View Map

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