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International Project
Management Day 2023

Smart City Lab – Project Perspective

Samara S. Barhamain

Smart Solutions Project Manager
Samara Barhamain

About the Presentation

The session builds on the lessons learned from running programs and projects under a Smart City Lab in Saudi Arabia. It will provide you with valuable insights on how projects are executed within a smart city lab. You’ll be able to understand the concept of these projects, while also discovering the various factors that play a crucial role in their success.  

The session will also dive into real-life examples of smart city lab projects, showcasing the practical application of the concepts you’ll learn. You’ll also gain a deeper understanding of the key project management considerations that are vital for the success of any smart city lab project. The session will also explore the importance of dynamic adaptable approaches, partnerships, and capabilities building in the context of smart city lab projects. You’ll be able to see how these factors can make a significant impact on the outcome of the project. 

Key Takeaways

  • Smart city lab concept and context.  
  • Project management considerations for smart city lab projects. 
  • Examples of smart city lab projects. 
  • Delivering and maximizing value in smart city lab projects.  

About Samara Barhamain

Samara is an award-winning project leader with over 12 years of industry experience. With a proven track record in portfolio, program, and project management, Samara is an expert in agile methodologies, digital experience, innovation management, business process management, and human-centered experience design.  

Samara has implemented and managed programs in a variety of areas, including smart cities, technology infrastructure, and digital transformation. Samara is committed to driving innovation and delivering value to customers and the business.