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Our selection of videos on this month's theme: The future of infrastructure.

 

Voices on Infrastructure

How should the world deal with the problem of insufficient or inadequate infrastructure and its threats to health, safety, and economic growth? Here global authorities and McKinsey experts share insights on tackling one of the 21st century’s biggest and most expensive problems.

 

Executive Vision: Infrastructure
"More than a simple network of roads and rails, infrastructure is a crucial building block of capitalism. Governments are now realizing there is money to be made from trading infrastructure, making this one of the hottest markets around. CNBC's Simon Hobbs gathers renowned experts to discuss ensuring sustainability in our ever-changing society."

 

Investing in environmental infrastructure. Interview with Jamie Richards, Foresight Group
Unquote"s Francinia Protti-Alvarez interviews Jamie Richards, manager of Foresight Group's Solar Fund about investing in environmental infrastructure, the risk profile and potential returns.

 

KPMG Conversation Series - Infrastructure Challenges in Africa - Part 1
Africa is regarded as a continent of opportunity. Some regarded it as a risky investment, yet others have realised the rewards it offers. ABN's Alishia Seckam and her panel of expert business guests share their experiences in entering African markets.

 

KPMG Conversation Series - Infrastructure Challenges in Africa - Part 2
Africa is regarded as a continent of opportunity. Some regarded it as a risky investment, yet others have realised the rewards it offers. ABN's Alishia Seckam and her panel of expert business guests share their experiences in entering African markets.

 

New Africa Growth Story: Financing Infrastructure
Moderated by Kemal Dervis, Vice President & Director of Global Economy and Development, The Brookings Institution.

 

Africa 2012 - Accelerating Infrastructure Investments
In past years, transportation, energy and communication investments contributed substantially more to per capita growth than structural policies. What winning models and partnerships are accelerating infrastructure investment?

 

Infrastructure in Africa: Think Local, Act Regional
World Bank Africa Region Vice President Oby Ezekwesili discusses solutions to Africa's infrastructure hurdles.

 

Powering Progress: Smart Infrastructure and The Future of Cities: Massoud Amin at TEDxUMN
Massoud Amin works on enabling smart, secure and resilient infrastructures. He leads extensive projects in smart grids and is considered the "father of smart grid."

 

Africa's Infrastructure: A Time for Transformation
This short multimedia production explores the challenges facing Africa stemming from poorly developed infrastructure. It also shows how investing in infrastructure will boost economic growth and benefit development. It draws on findings of the Africa Infrastructure Country Diagnostic (AICD).

 

Developing Africa's Infrastructure - Part 1
In a world that is looking for alternative investment destinations, Africa is seen is the next investment and growth frontier. However in order for the continent to secure its place in the global economy, properly developed infrastructure that can support business development across the continent, needs to be established first.

 

Developing Africa's Infrastructure - Part 2
In a world that is looking for alternative investment destinations, Africa is seen is the next investment and growth frontier. However in order for the continent to secure its place in the global economy, properly developed infrastructure that can support business development across the continent, needs to be established first.

 

The Future of infrastructure
The Future of infrastructure

 

Innovation 2050 - Visions of Future Infrastructure
Digital technology offers the chance to reshape the construction industry, helping it to step up and address some of the challenges it faces and turning them instead into opportunities. We must respond and embrace the transformation that new technology can provide so we can deliver the infrastructure of the future.

 

Trends in — and the Future of — Infrastructure
“Infrastructure is dead”, some say, thanks to cloud computing — and a couple large incumbents sucking out all the profits in this space. Er… not really. We’re actually entering a renaissance of sorts — a “golden era of infrastructure” — and it’s one that is biased towards startups. They’re the ones who have the unfair advantage, argues a16z general partner (and former Nicira co-founder/CTO) Martin Casado in this talk.

 

What is the present and future trend of network infrastructure?
This might be the future in terms of Network Infrastructure - As explained by Developer of Software Defined Networks Scott Shenker at Stanford University.

 

Future Of Transport Infrastructure - Need For Long Term Government Policy On Travel, Transport, Infrastructure, Rail, Roads, Ports And Airports
Comment on the future of transport infrastructure and government policy. How government transport policies are being overtaken by events. OECD Transport Forum comment after keynote on future transport issues.

 

The Future of Intelligent Roads and Intelligent Highway Infrastructure
The pace of change with future road and highway technology is going, if you pardon the pun, from fast to furious!

 

Smart Cities - Infrastructure and Transport of the Future
How do we build the cities and the infrastructure of tomorrow in a more sustainable way? Imagine a silent and emission free city. Imagine a cleaner safer and more resource efficient world. This is our scenario for the future.

 

Future Transportation
SkyWay technology or Unitsky String Transport is an innovative transportation system of overpass type, the movement of vehicles in which is arranged on special composite rails stretched between supports and located above the ground.

 

Trends in and the Future of Infrastructure
"Infrastructure is dead", some say, thanks to cloud computing -- and a couple large incumbents sucking out all the profits in this space. Er... not really. We're actually entering a renaissance of sorts -- a "golden era of infrastructure" -- and it's one that is biased towards startups. They're the ones who have the unfair advantage, argues a16z general partner (and former Nicira co-founder/CTO) Martin Casado in this talk.

 

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