Venturing away from home and into the public is a challenging and perhaps daunting experience to the elderly. In the revitalization of public space, smart designs consider not just issues of accessibility and safety, but also ways to facilitate social connectivity in order to encourage active interaction in civil society within and beyond local neighbourhoods, ultimately fostering a sense of autonomy and independence for the elderly. Join our speakers as they share about the smart community projects they are involved in, from community kitchens to neighbourhood redevelopments.