Dr George Quezada

Dr Quezada is an innovation scientist with the CSIRO Data 61, researching digital disruption and the future of cities, infrastructure and essential service provision. 

This research is developing strategies that enable economic opportunity and rapid transitions to a sustainable, resilient and resource efficient future. George’s past research explored disruptive innovation in the energy and water sectors. He led the Urban Edge Partnership, a collaborative research project with the property sector to explore the role of greenfield developments in helping the industry and urban areas meet 21st Century challenges and opportunities. More recently, he has established CSIRO’s Urban Living Lab initiative, which is identifying and developing special purpose innovation zones in new urban development areas.

George will be presenting on navigating digital disruption and global change.