Rachel Liao specializes in research on mobile communication industry and smart cities, covering areas such as smartphones, smart retail applications, smart city policies, and enterprise development strategies and application trends. She has actively participated or has previously participated in several government-commissioned projects such as the Smart City Taiwan program of the Administration for Digital Industries of the Ministry of Digital Affairs. She also previously participated in projects such as the “Asia Silicon Valley – 5G Smart Urban-Rural Industry Application Program” by the National Development Council and the “Spectrum Policy for Enhancing Wireless Broadband Network Construction in Rural Areas” by the National Communications Commission. Prior to joining MIC, Rachel served in a well-known information systems company, responsible for enterprise resource planning system implementation and process planning. She also taught courses on “Management” and “Accounting” at the Department of Business Administration, National University of Science and Technology. Rachel holds a Ph.D. in in Marketing Management and Consumer Behavior from National Taiwan University. Being the lecturer for the Industry Analysis Program at the Institute for Industry Consulting Academy of MIC currently.
【演講題目 Speech Topic】
Shaping Sustainable Smart Cities: A Global Journey through Technology and Innovation
【演講大綱 Speech Abstract】
The world today is in the midst of rapid change, and cities are facing unprecedented challenges and opportunities. Technology and innovation are the primary drivers behind the transformation of cities worldwide. This presentation will show some smart city service cases from various countries, including Europe, the United States, and Asia, and how they leverage technologies such as AI, IoT, 5G, digital twins, and big data analytics to enhance urban resilience and recovery. It will also discuss how these technologies strengthen cities’ adaptive decision-making capabilities, optimize urban operations, create more welcoming and friendly living environments, and realize sustainable and resilient visions for the cities of the future.