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Technology is changing our world faster than ever before. This course is designed to give the experienced planner an understanding of these emerging technologies, and to incorporate this awareness into practice. New technologies are leading to changes in the activities and resources we manage and offer new opportunities for protecting the natural environment and managing effects.
This course gives an understanding of how the world is changing in what is termed the fourth industrial revolution. Key technology trends such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital twins, drones and Internet of Things are explained. The course also delves into some of the deeper attitudes or principles behind these changes such as open data, transparency, security and privacy.
The participants will then look at some case studies of these technologies in practice in planning or related professions. Group exercises will allow the participants to reflect on how these new technologies will drive change in their own areas of planning practice.
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By the end of the course attendees will:
The course is targeted to experienced planners who are looking to better understand new technologies, particularly in the context of how these technologies affect the activities and resources we manage through the resource management process. The course does not cover use of digital technology or other tools in the planner’s practice.
Christine has more than 20 years’ experience as a planner including three years in the UK. She holds a Bachelor of Planning from the University of Auckland and is a Full member of the New Zealand Planning Institute. Christine is a certified RMA hearings commissioner and has a Certificate in Public Participation from the International Association for Public Participation – Australasian Chapter.
Christine chairs the NZPI’s Special Interest Group PlanTechNZ and is active in the international community of plantech.
Christine founded RMA Digital to provide services to RMA practitioners to better meet the challenges of the digital age. Embracing emerging technology is essential to our ability to undertake our work as RMA practitioners now and in the future.
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