14 episodes

Dentons Smart Cities Chat Series is a podcast that aims to help cities, communities, and stakeholders modernize digital, physical and social infrastructure to take advantage of technological developments that enable the integration of essential services. We share stories on the latest technologies and smart city development from industry professionals and legal thought leaders. What makes a community ‘smart’? Why is everyone obsessed with data? How do municipalities integrate 5G infrastructure into their urban design, and how do carriers ensure that local concerns are addressed? From a socio-economic standpoint, what does the future hold for smart cities? Learn about all these topics and more.

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Dentons Smart Cities Chat Series is a podcast that aims to help cities, communities, and stakeholders modernize digital, physical and social infrastructure to take advantage of technological developments that enable the integration of essential services. We share stories on the latest technologies and smart city development from industry professionals and legal thought leaders. What makes a community ‘smart’? Why is everyone obsessed with data? How do municipalities integrate 5G infrastructure into their urban design, and how do carriers ensure that local concerns are addressed? From a socio-economic standpoint, what does the future hold for smart cities? Learn about all these topics and more.

    Waterfront Toronto and what makes a city "smart"?

    Waterfront Toronto and what makes a city "smart"?

    In this episode, Katarzyna Sliwa sits down with Chantal Bernier, National Practice Leader Privacy and Cybersecurity, Dentons, and Kristina Verner, Vice President, Innovation, Sustainability and Prosperity, Waterfront Toronto to discuss what makes a city 'smart'. On the Sidewalk Labs Quayside project, Chantal acted as privacy counsel to Waterfront Toronto, alongside Kristina, who led the project. They provided an overview on how they worked together to design Waterfront Toronto while ensuring privacy rights are respected.

    • 48 min
    Proptech, smart buildings, and digital twining

    Proptech, smart buildings, and digital twining

    How will proptech impact the future of construction? How can a digital twin assist with identifying and optimizing the static and active assets within a building? What is a digital twin? How is construction technology reinventing the relationship between the physical space and unseen assets. Learn more about these questions and more as Katarzyna Sliwa (Dentons Canada LLP) discusses opportunities around smart building with Terry Olynyk (President and Managing Director, Multiplex Canada).

    • 26 min
    Top 5 Things Privacy Officers need to know about the CPPA

    Top 5 Things Privacy Officers need to know about the CPPA

    The introduction of Bill C-11, the new Consumer Privacy Protection Act (CPPA), could change the privacy landscape in Canada leaving many chief privacy officers wondering what the next steps are and should be. In this episode of Smart Cities Chat Series podcast, https://www.dentons.com/en/chantal-bernier (Chantal Bernier), National Practice Leader, Privacy and Cybersecurity, outlines the top five considerations every privacy officer needs to know about the CPPA.

    • 14 min
    From autonomous vehicles to smart cities: privacy implications

    From autonomous vehicles to smart cities: privacy implications

    Description: In this episode, Karl Schober and Kelly Osaka sit down with Mary Ellen Bench and Anca Sattler and discuss how smart cities harness advances in sustainable technology and give rise to autonomous vehicles, as well as exploring the privacy implications of modernizing digital, physical and social infrastructure.

    • 24 min
    A fireside chat with AirMatrix: How drones fit into the smart city ecosystem

    A fireside chat with AirMatrix: How drones fit into the smart city ecosystem

    Drones offer the ability to go where people aren’t, and do things that people can’t. This gives rise to countless opportunities to increase connectivity and modernize infrastructure in urban environments. In this episode, Bashir Kahn (Founder and CEO, AirMatrix) joins https://www.dentons.com/en/kathryn-mcculloch (Kathryn McCulloch) (Dentons Canada LLP) to discuss some of these use cases, as well as the regulatory and technological challenges to driving drones forward in Canada.

    • 24 min
    Intellectual property issues at the heart of smart cities

    Intellectual property issues at the heart of smart cities

    IoT as well as third party collaboration and co-development are central to Smart City technologies.

    • 19 min

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