Meredith Hodgman

International Engagement Manager, City of Sydney

Meredith Hodgman is the Chair of the Smart Cities Work-Stream for the Internet of Things Alliance Australia (IOTAA), Co-Founder and International Program Director for Women in Smart Cities Global, and the International Engagement Manager for the City of Sydney.

Meredith has a background in law, sustainable transport, and digital transition. She is passionate about catalysing sector convergence for the cities of the future and has 15+ years of international experience in trade and investment, benchmarking and forecasting next-generation technology trends for urban economic, environmental and social efficiencies.

Tuesday, October 1
11:00 am - 12:15 pm • Infrastructure Evolved: Smart, Green, Resilient and Equitableboardroom 1
The need to strengthen infrastructure is one of the few things on which those on both sides of the political spectrum can agree. But, what does this mean and how do we ensure that infrastructure investments help cities deal with changing climate conditions, growing demands for connectivity and other rapid changes? Hear from practitioners at all levels of government about how they are making infrastructure advancements work for the future.
Wednesday, October 2
11:00 am - 12:15 pm • Smart for All: Access and Connectivity for Under-Resourced Communitiesboardroom 1
Historically investments in digital infrastructure have tended to benefit the “haves.” But the public sector and corporations are trying to level the playing field as access to information and digital resources is no longer a nice to have, but rather a necessity to fully participate in society. Hear from providers who are prioritizing bridging the digital divide.