Infrastructure Canada

Webinar Recordings - Smart Cities Challenge

Smart Cities Challenge Overview

This recording provides an overview of the Smart Cities Challenge, including the concept of the smart cities approach, objectives of the program, application process, prize categories, and contact information. It will be of particular interest to potential applicants who were unable to attend the information sessions in November and December 2017 and the previous webinars.

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Community Question Period: Challenge Statement

This recording is from the February 13, 2018 webinar, where representatives of the Smart Cities Challenge team spoke about the Challenge Statement among other topics. Applicants were invited to bring their questions and join the discussion around the application preparation period.

Watch here (run using Java).

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Community Question Period: FAQs

This recording is from the March 21, 2018 webinar, where representatives of the Smart Cities Challenge team answered the most received questions so far. Applicants were invited to bring their questions and join the discussion.

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Community Question Period: Application Form

This recording is from the April 10, 2018 webinar, where representatives of the Smart Cities Challenge team answered the most received questions so far on the application form. Applicants were invited to bring their questions and join the discussion.

Watch here (run using Java).

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Intelligent Communities Forum (ICF) Canada: Smart Cities Challenge

Gerard Peets, Director General, Smart Cities Challenge, presented the goals and process of the Challenge. Panelists from across Canada highlighted their experiences in rallying their communities behind a unique idea, discussed examples of strategic partnerships, and outlined opportunities for First Nations in the Challenge. Audience members were invited to ask panelists, including the Smart Cities team, questions.

Watch here.

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ICF Canada: Smart Cities Challenge (French)

Eric Poirier, Director, Smart Cities Challenge, presented the goals and process of the Challenge. Panelists from across Canada highlighted their experiences in rallying their communities behind a unique idea, discussed examples of strategic partnerships, and outlined opportunities for First Nations in the Challenge. Audience members were invited to ask panelists, including the Smart Cities team, questions.

Watch here.

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ICF Canada: How BC communities can get involved in the Smart Cities Challenge

Jenny Tremblay, Senior Director, and Alex Long, Senior Advisor, of the Smart Cities Challenge, presented the goals and process of the Challenge. Panelists from across British Columbia and other parts of Canada highlighted their experiences within their communities, discussed examples of strategic partnerships, and outlined opportunities for First Nations in the Challenge. Audience members were invited to ask panelists, including the Smart Cities team, questions.

Watch here.

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Association of Directors General of Québec Municipalities: How to apply for the Smart Cities Challenge (French)

Eric Poirier, Director, Smart Cities Challenge, presented the goals and process of the Challenge. Audience members were invited to ask questions about preparing the application and listened to what other communities had to say at this stage of the process.

Watch here.