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The Smart Community Podcast

Summary: "Making Smart Communities that are Accessible, Liveable and Sustainable for All"​ The Smart Community Podcast is a hub where Smart and exciting people from all around the world come to discuss all things Smart City, Smart Town, Smart Region - anything that makes a place more liveable. Together we can create the Smart Community Collective. Disclaimer: All content is representative of personal opinion only and is not associated with any company, organisation or government agency.

Podcasts:

 SCP E50: Bonus | Key themes from the Future Cities, Future Leaders delegation | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1632

In this episode of the Smart City Podcast, I cover some of the key themes from the recent Future Cities, Future Leaders delegation to Japan, led by the Minister of Tourism, Trade and Investment, Steven Ciobo. I share 11 of my insights from the trip, and talk a little bit about the Churchill Fellowship I've applied for as well. I also share an anecdote of what happened just after the delegation when I got evacuated from Kyoto and how I realised I was alone in the world except for Siri and Google! Find the full show notes: thesmartcitypodcast.com Connect with me via email: zoe@thesmartcitypodcast.com Connect via Twitter and Facebook @smartcitypod

 SCP E49: Urbanism, tech and meaningful Smart Cities, with Nicola Balch | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1761

In this episode of the Smart City Podcast, I interview Nicola Balch. We had a great chat about urbanism and tech. Nicola is an associate at McGregor Coxall. We also talked about the intelligent use of data, including why we need to be thinking about the metrics: why we want to collect certain data and what it is we will use the data for. Nicola shared about a number of different projects across the world, which I found really interesting. Find the full show notes: thesmartcitypodcast.com Connect with Nicola on LinkedIn or Twitter @NixBalch Connect with me via email: zoe@thesmartcitypodcast.com Connect via Twitter and Facebook @smartcitypod

 SCP E48: Different approaches to Smart Cities, with Janice Lee | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1499

In this episode of the Smart City Podcast I interview Janice Lee. Janice is the Director of Infrastructure Advisory at EY and also recently joined me on the Future Leaders, Future Cities delegation to Japan. It was really great to hang out with Janice in person in Japan, and in this episode we discuss our observations; we talk about how Australia and Japan are approaching the Smart City space differently, but also how some things are exactly the same. We also discuss work that Janice is doing in the government advisory in the Smart City space, and the emerging trends that other people aren't talking about in depth. As always, I hope you enjoy listening to this episode as much as I enjoyed making it. Find the full show notes: thesmartcitypodcast.com Connect with me via email: zoe@thesmartcitypodcast.com Connect via Twitter and Facebook @smartcitypod

 SCP E47: The power of Smart concepts in regional areas, with Neil Glentworth | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1367

In this episode of the Smart City Podcast, I had an awesome chat with Neil Glentworth. Neil is the Executive Chairman at GWI and he is passionate about the ethical use of data to make informed decisions. He is also passionate about Smart happening in the regions, which of course I love, so we had some great conversation about what the regions are doing in this space. As always, I hope you enjoy listening to this episode as much as I enjoyed making it. Find the full show notes: thesmartcitypodcast.com Connect with Neil through LinkedIn or on the GWI website. Connect with me via email: zoe@thesmartcitypodcast.com Connect via Twitter and Facebook @smartcitypod

 SCP E46: BONUS | Smart Chats from the Future Leaders, Future Cities delegation in Japan | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2015

In this episode of the Smart City Podcast I come to you all the way from Japan. I'm here on an AusTrade delegation with the Honourable Steven Ciobo, the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, and we have had such an amazing time. First, each member of the delegation will introduce themselves and give you a short snippet of their companies. Then I get some reflections from 4 of the 13 delegates. As always, I really hope you enjoy listening to this episode as much as I enjoyed making it. The four delegates who give their reflections are Janice Lee, John O'Callaghan, Tim Lucas and Emma Hendry. The other delegates you hear from in the beginning are Brian Ashton, Ashleigh Morris, Bronwyn Voyce, Andy Roberts, Gabrielle Hall and Katherine Tobias as well as prior podcast guests Nick Kamols, Marika Svikas and Dan Barr. Disclaimer: Everything discussed is personal opinion only and does not represent the companies we work for or associated in any way with these companies. Find the full show notes: thesmartcitypodcast.com Connect with me via email: zoe@thesmartcitypodcast.com Connect via Twitter and Facebook @smartcitypod

 SCP E45: Connectivity and Collaboration for Smart Communities, with Daniel Fletcher | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1519

In this episode of the Smart City Podcast, I had some great discussions with Daniel Fletcher. Daniel is the General Manager of Communities for the Central Highlands Regional Council in Queensland. He is very passionate about supporting and nourishing regional communities. As you know, I am also very passionate about the regional areas, so Daniel and I had some great conversations about this. Daniel also shares about what Central Highlands Regional Council is doing in the Smart City space, and how he is trying to close the technology gap for the community. Find the full show notes: thesmartcitypodcast.com  Connect with Daniel on LinkedIn Connect with me via email: zoe@thesmartcitypodcast.com  Connect via Twitter and Facebook @smartcitypod 

 SCP E44: Holistically Smart Cities, with Dan Barr | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1548

In this episode of the Smart City Podcast, I had a great conversation with Dan Barr. Dan is the director of the Better Cities Group and is passionate about making cities more liveable. Dan has a wide and varied background, and most recently embedded Smart City concepts into the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Dan and I also discovered that we'll both be going to Japan in early July on the Future Leaders, Future Cities mission, which is super exciting. Dan also covers some of the emerging trends that he thinks are important but aren't being talked about enough. Find the full show notes: thesmartcitypodcast.com  Connect with Dan on LinkedIn or via the Better Cities Group Website  Connect with me via email: zoe@thesmartcitypodcast.com  Connect via Twitter and Facebook @smartcitypod 

 SCP E43: Changing the World One Podcast at a Time, with Zoe Eather | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 790

In this episode of the Smart City Podcast, you'll hear from me again. I was reminded by an avid listener that I didn't share about how this podcast has change my life. So here it is... Find the show notes for this and other episodes at www.thesmartcitypodcast.com  Connect with me via email: zoe@thesmartcitypodcast.com, Twitter or Facebook @smartcitypod

 SCP E42: Top 5 Themes from the Smart City Podcast so far, with Zoe Eather | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1287

In this episode of the Smart City Podcast, you'll hear from me about some of things I've learnt so far from having some amazing conversations with really awesome Smart City people. Here's what I covered: change is coming, the Human Smart City Movement, using tech for Good, the fact that collaboration is Key and doing Things Intentionally and Designing your own Life/City/Work. Plus, I share two bonus points about my Smart City Podcast experience, and what's coming up in the next few months of the podcast. Find the full show notes: thesmartcitypodcast.com  Connect with me via email: zoe@thesmartcitypodcast.com  Connect via Twitter and Facebook @smartcitypod 

 SCP E41: Engaging people with Smart Cities, with Oliver Lock | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1394

In this episode of the Smart City Podcast, I interviewed fellow member of the Smart Cities Council Emerging Innovators, Oliver Lock. Oli and I had a lot to discuss and had a great conversation about what Smart Cities means to him, what he's doing in the space (including a PhD) and where we're moving forward in the tech and data space. With a background in architecture, Oliver has cross pollinated with programming and all things tech and data, which we dive deep into. As always, I hope you enjoy listening to this episode as much as I enjoyed making it. Find the full show notes: thesmartcitypodcast.com Connect with Oliver on LinkedIn. Connect with me via email: zoe@thesmartcitypodcast.com Connect via Twitter and Facebook @smartcitypod

 SCP E40: (Part 2) Education and Life Design for Smart Citizens, with Ellen Ronalds Keene | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1180

In this episode of the Smart City Podcast, I finish off my conversation with teacher turned entrepreneur, Ellen Ronalds Keene. Part 1 of our chat is in episode 39, where you'll hear about what Ellen's passionate about and why she thinks the Smart City Concept is so important. In this episode (Part 2), Ellen shares a really interesting perspective on integrating across the different disciplines. We also have an insightful discussion around being the CEO of your own life and how this fits into the Smart City Space. As always, I hope you enjoy listening to this episode as much as I enjoyed making it. Find the full show notes: thesmartcitypodcast.com Connect with Ellen via email: ellen@ellenronaldskeene.com or via Facebook @ellenronaldskeene or @selfcareforteachers Connect with me via email: zoe@thesmartcitypodcast.com Connect via Twitter and Facebook @smartcitypod

 SCP E39: (Part 1) Education and Life Design for Smart Citizens, with Ellen Ronalds Keene | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1625

In this episode of the Smart City Podcast, I interviewed teacher turned entrepreneur, Ellen Ronalds Keene. Ellen is passionate about education, health and wellbeing, and podcasts, and we had so much to talk about. This episode is split into two parts, so you'll be able to hear the rest of our conversation in Episode 40. In Part 1 we talk about what Ellen has learnt about the Smart City concept, and why she thinks it's important, as well as how she herself is embracing the Smart City concept from non built environment, planning or engineering background. She's coming at Smart Cities from a different angle, so I hope you enjoy listening to this episode as much as I enjoyed making it. Find the full show notes: thesmartcitypodcast.com  Connect with Ellen via email: ellen@ellenronaldskeene.com or via Facebook @ellenronaldskeene or @selfcareforteachers Connect with me via email: zoe@thesmartcitypodcast.com  Connect via Twitter and Facebook @smartcitypod 

 SCP E38: The Practical Future of Smart Cities, with Andrew Grill | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1918

In this episode of the Smart City Podcast, I interviewed the Practical Futurist, Andrew Grill. We discussed a number of interesting topics that fit into the Smart City space. We talk about the future of work, and how it's not all about the millennials - much to my disgust! We also discussed what digital diversity is and why it is important on our decision making boards, and also why the new GDPR, or General Data Protection Regulation, should actually empower us to use our data how we want to, and to our advantage. I really enjoyed this futuristic yet practical chat. Find the full show notes: thesmartcitypodcast.com  Connect with Andrew on Twitter @andrewgrill, via LinkedIn or on his blog www.LondonCalling.co   Connect with me via email: zoe@thesmartcitypodcast.com  Connect via Twitter and Facebook @smartcitypod 

 SCP E37: The Heart of a Smart City, with Zubin Pratap | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1632

In this episode of The Smart City Podcast, I interviewed serial entrepreneur and Founder of Whooshka.me Zubin Pratap. Zubin tells us more about Whooshka and solving urban congestion and shares his true passion of bringing people back to the heart of a Smart City. We also discuss the importance of standardising data to create boundary-less experiences and breaking down silos by asking why. We have a great discussion about how everyone has a place in the Smart City space and encourage people to get involved no matter their background. Find the full show notes: thesmartcitypodcast.com  Connect with Zubin on LinkedIn, Twitter and email zubin@whooshka.me Connect with me via email: zoe@thesmartcitypodcast.com  Connect via Twitter and Facebook @smartcitypod 

 SCP E36: Smart Holistic Solutions, with David Klingberg | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1548

In this episode of The Smart City Podcast, I interviewed David Klingberg who is the Director and Principal at Smart Planning and Design. David and I had a great chat about thinking holistically about delivering solutions and using technology to enable this delivery. We also discussed the Smart City funding that is currently on offer and more that needs to be done in this space to maximise the potential of the Smart City concept and expanding to our regions. I really enjoyed this strategic Smart City conversation. Find the full show notes: thesmartcitypodcast.com  Connect with David on LinkedIn and email davidk@smartplanninganddesign.com ​Connect with me via email: zoe@thesmartcitypodcast.com  Connect via Twitter and Facebook @smartcitypod 

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