Webinar "Smart City For Urban Forests: What Changes Can Big Data & Technology Bring Us?" was successfully held on 10 October 2020.
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“Smart City For Urban Forests: What Changes Can Big Data & Technology Bring Us?” webinar taking place on 10 October 2020 was hosted by Bachelor of Science (Honours) Horticulture, Arboriculture and Landscape Management in collaboration with Greening, Landscape and Tree Management Section, Development Bureau and Hong Kong Institute of Horticultural Science.
Our speakers and their presentation titles are set out below:
Internet of Nature: Exploring the intersection of "smart" cities, urban nature, and emerging technologies Design of Planting Spaces
Dr Nadina Galle
Ecological Engineer, Senseable City Lab
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Every Tree Counts: Using GIS for Urban Forestry in Smart Cities
Sr Paul Tsui
Esri China (Hong Kong) Limited, HK
City-scale tree monitoring with the LoRaWAN-based sensor system, Internet of Tree Things
Prof. Yu-Hsing Wang
Professor and Associate Department Head
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Director of Data-Enabled Scalable Research Laboratory
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, HK
This webinar is third of the seminar series on “Finding Our Way Out For Our Urban Forest – The Lessons Learned From The Aftermath After Super Typhoon” fully funded by Research Grants Council. The seminar series aims to enhance public awareness of policy, planning and management strategies on urban greening by bringing together insights and experiences from local and overseas experts.
We look forward to seeing you at the next event:
“Reforming tree pits -- subterranean engineering design of planting spaces" webinar on 5 December 2020.
This is the last of our seminar series on “Finding Our Way Out For Our Urban Forest – The Lessons Learned From The Aftermath After Super Typhoon”.
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