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Wuhan and Tel Aviv – Digital resilience and COVID-19

About this Event

In the face of the COVID-19 crisis, cities must act fast for the health and security of their residents. Wuhan and Tel Aviv have been putting digital solutions in place to track residents and to curb the spread of the virus. In this online seminar and discussion, we’ll hear from Wuhan and Tel Aviv on the measures that are in place, how they have come into being, how they work, and what the future holds for both cities. Join us online on Thursday 22 October at 10.00 CET.

Speakers:

  • Dr. Edna Pasher. Founder & Chair – Israel Smart Cities Institute
  • Sharon Landes-Fischer. Director of Strategy – Tel Aviv Global
  • Dr. Lingbo Liu. Department of Urban Planning, School of Urban Design – Wuhan University

Register here!

This seminar is brought to you by the European funded project Trans-Urban-EU-China.

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