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3rd international Smart and Healthy Cities Symposium - Healthier Cities Through Innovation: Learning from the COVID Crisis

3rd international Smart and Healthy Cities Symposium - Healthier Cities Through Innovation: Learning from the COVID Crisis

Thursday, October 14, 2021
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Friday, October 15, 2021
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Thomas Jefferson University (and online)
Design, Engineering & Commerce Center
4201 Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, 19144

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The Institute of Smart and Healthy Cities at Thomas Jefferson University; the Politecnico di Torino, Italy; and AARP PA present the 3rd International Smart and Healthy Cities Symposium 2021 - Healthier Cities Through Innovation: Learning from the COVID Crisis. This discussion forum will focus on the interrelationship of urbanization, technological innovation, demographic trends and population health to develop smarter and healthier cities and look for answers as to how cities can better prepare for global crises. The symposium will be attended by academics, scientists, entrepreneurs and leaders in architecture, engineering, population health and city government.

Session one: Thursday, October 14, 2021, 12:00PM-2:00PM
Understand the Impact for Smart Cities: Policies, Economics, Big Data, Environment and Population
Opening remarks: Ignazio R. Marino, MD; Former mayor of Rome; Thomas Jefferson University Italy Center Director

Session two: October 15, 2021, 12:00PM – 2:00PM
Drivers for Change: Population Health, Technological Innovation, Making Buildings, Entrepreneurs
Opening remarks: Mark Tykocinski, MD; Executive Vice President and Provost, Thomas Jefferson University; Dean, Sidney Kimmel Medical College