How Digital Infrastructure Supports Resilience & Sustainability
Public funding & financing of infrastructure are under pressure as demands for improved & equitable services increase globally. Whether the need is drinking water delivery, waste- or stormwater management, energy services, or transportation mobility, this demand has resulted in the engagement of the private sector to meet the financing gap via new types of public-private partnerships.
In this webcast, you will discover how the consumerization of infrastructure services is shifting toward new business & financing models. You will get insights into the potential for resilient & sustainable revenue streams & how coupling data to the automation of financial transactions can unlock value.
About Cornell's CTECH Keynote series:
Transportation & infrastructure systems define modern society & provide critical services that ensure healthy & economically viable communities. Future development of urban infrastructure systems, such as transportation systems & the urban environment, must address the complex systems challenges of population growth & urbanization, the acceleration of climate change, environmental integrity, community health, & increased economic disparities.
The CTECH (Center for Transportation, Environment, & Community Health) Keynote series provides an open forum for multidisciplinary discussion, bringing together practitioners, policy makers, researchers, & the general public to examine these issues & solutions through a social justice & health equity lens. Together, we will explore innovative research & technologies ranging from new service/business models to connected & automated electric vehicles that address the challenges in infrastructure, transportation, environment, & community health systems.
While highlighting the impact of the STEM disciplines on civic well-being & public health, this series also affords the opportunity for the dissemination of knowledge & actionable recommendations to meet these global challenges.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
How to change project designs & financing mechanisms to maximize performance delivery
How to decrease infrastructure financing's reliance on the community tax base
How data from physical infrastructure is setting the stage for a new SaaS-like business & financing model
How application use cases are exploring the potential for data-driven funding & financing mechanisms by leveraging the digital twins of infrastructure systems