Sunday June 25, 2017


1:00 - 5:00

This workshop provides an overview of IoT applied while architecting smart city applications. The session provides building blocks and schematic of few case studies of smart cities. Attendees will learn fundamentals of IoT infrastructure and networking technologies such as IPv4, IPV6, Wi-Fi, BLE, 6LowPAN, ZigBee and Cellular concepts. Instructor will demonstrate few hardware, smart city sensors and IoT cloud technologies including AWS IoT, IBM Bluemix and Microsoft Azure. Few of the IoT communication protocol such as MQTT, CoApp shall be discussed. The session also helps to learn how to deploy interoperable and scalable smart city solutions that will meet needs of the city communities. It will help cities plan roadmaps to acquire these solutions for their citizens.

Shivakumar Mathapathi, Co-Founder and CTO, Dew Mobility

1:00 - 5:00

Starting with an overview of the term “smart city” – what it is and why there is so much buzz around the term, this course is designed to provide municipal leaders and their partners with a framework for smart city planning that course participants can apply in their community.

Bill Maguire, Founder, Connected Communities Consulting LLC

1:00 - 5:00

As an alternative delivery model Public Private Partnerships (P3s) have become more visible and widely looked at as a procurement tool. It is apparent, however, that too many P3s are perceived as a complex structure. This short course will explore the essential basics of P3s, how to evaluate projects for funding options, various ways to consolidate projects to attract private investors and how to tie revenue generating initiatives to large public projects of all types.

Mary Scott Nabers, President/CEO, Strategic Partnerships, Inc. (SPI)
(see detailed workshop),

Monday June 26, 2017


9:00 - 9:25

Keynote: Basic Principles of the IoT and Emerging Smart Cities Opportunities

The IoT has achieved celebrity status today, and the current bandwagoning can make it hard to discern its tangible efficacy. Dr. Tom will review the basic principles of the IoT he’s derived from current real world use cases, with a focus on Smart City applications.

Tom Bradicich, VP & GM, Servers, Converged Edge, & IoT Systems, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

9:00 - 9:25

Keynote: City and Utility Partnerships an Essential Ingredient for Smart City Success

Bill Abolt, Vice President, Energy, AECOM

9:00 - 9:25

Keynote: Transforming Urban Infrastructure - Strategies to Win

Sandra Baer will discuss how smart cities connect and compete. Ms. Baer will recommend the ways in which cities can transform their urban infrastructure and the important attributes every city leader should consider before investing in technology. Ideally, every city should require solutions that are integrated, secure and scalable, enabling a city to easily add new services and expand capabilities as it grows. In addition, new technology should focus on real smart city benefits to resident—more efficient lighting, improved transit systems, smarter recycling programs, stronger public safety protections—all lead to a better quality of life. Through city and company examples, Ms. Baer will show how cities are evolving to invest in infrastructure and prosper in the digital world.

Sandra Baer, President, Personal Cities

9:00 - 9:25

Keynote: Urban Mobility - Transforming Smart Cities

As disruptive technology transforms antiquated transportation models, consumers will see vast improvements in safety, reliability, and convenience. At the same time, municipalities will have access to massive amounts of data that will enable them to drive change in policies, ideas, and solutions like never before. This keynote presentation will discuss - Perspectives on current smart mobility trends shaping the future of transportation in US cities and abroad - Tangible examples of recent technology and business model innovations in the smart mobility space - Perspectives on how ecosystem players may collaborate to accelerate the pace of progress.

Rahul Gupta, Principal, PwC

9:00 - 9:25

Keynote: Reimagining the User Experience of Government

Government technology is undergoing an evolution from one-to-many services toward, ultimately, one-to-one. In the past through today, each government agency has acquired its own technology systems and developed its own business and service processes. While this gives agencies due control over their own business and data, it also means residents must interact with 40+ agencies directly, learning new processes each time. With the advancement of cloud-based technology—data, development, and design will combine to yield truly consistent and, ultimately, direct, two-way interactions between residents and government agencies.

Brenna Berman, Executive Director, City Digital, UI Labs
Mike Duffy, CEO, CityBase

9:30 - 10:25

City Spotlights: Networks & Data

The City Spotlight sessions are moderated working meetings, designed to explore and identify prioritized Challenges and Best-Practices presented by the participating cities. City leaders will be asked to provide a list of their city’s prioritized Challenges. This session will be a moderated panel discussion focused on Networks & Data.

Chelsea Collier, Editor-At-Large, Smart Cities Connect (moderator)
Rosa Akhtarkhavari, Chief Information Officer, City of Orlando
Shireen Santosham, Chief Innovation Officer, City of San Jose, CA
Karen Tay, Smart Nation Director, Prime Ministers' Office, Singapore
Ted Lehr, IT Data Architect, Business Application Services, City of Austin

9:30 - 10:25

Smart Utilities Vision: A New Paradigm of City Planning

Bill Abolt, Vice President, Energy, AECOM (moderator)
Travis Sheehan, Senior Infrastructure Advisor, Boston Redevelopment Authority
Shay Bahramirad, Director of Smart Grid and Capacity Planning, ComEd
Amy Cording, Chief Engineer, City of Boston’s Public Improvement Commission

9:30 - 10:25

Innovation Challenge: Infrastructure

The Smart Cities Connect Innovation Challenge is designed to bring together technology & solution providers working on the next generation of Smart City solutions with corporate executives, technology developers, and city leadership.

Innovators:
Milimeter wave PtMP wireless, Shiri Butnaru, Siklu Communication LTD.
OptiPulse Light Grid, John Joseph, OptiPulse Inc.
CIVIQ Smartscapes urban technology networks, Sandra Baer, CIVIQ Smartscapes

9:30 - 10:25

Partnership Pioneers: Creating a Platform for Innovation

Cities are at a pivotal moment – where the rate of population growth, infrastructure needs, and technological advancement are challenging their abilities to provide quality mobility services. Faced with rapid change, it is critical to manage this disruption proactively rather than allow it to stifle innovation. Creative partnerships among public agencies, research institutions, foundations, and industry leaders will become the standard for delivering mobility solutions in the 21st century. This panel will highlight next generation partnerships and the extension of the USDOT Smart City Challenge at the local, regional, state, and national levels. Critical success factors for developing public-private partnerships, engaging stakeholders in active collaboration, and tackling data sharing strategies will be offered. Discussion will shed light on how different agencies and partners can work together in order to shift from competitive to collaborative models.

Mark Dowd, Architect, USDOT Smart City Challenge (moderator)
Darran Anderson, Director of Strategy & Innovation, TxDOT
Terence Fontaine, Executive Vice President & Chief Innovation Officer, Houston METRO,
Alex Pazuchanics, Policy Advisor, City of Pittsburgh
Santi Garces, Chief Innovation Officer, City of South Bend

10:30 - 11:30

City Solutions: Networks & Data

This fast moving session will feature world class technology companies presenting smart solutions and services to a panel of global city officials. Each presenting company will have the opportunity to present data, client testimonials and closing arguments for why they are best-in-class within their market segment. City officials will have the opportunity lead a short Q&A session with each presenting company. This educational session is organized for both city officials, technology providers and all delegates interested in smart IoT technology vertical market solutions and services.

Moderator:
Chelsea Collier, Editor-At-Large, Smart Cities Connect (moderator)
Review Panelists:
Ted Lehr, IT Data Architect, Business Application Services, City of Austin
Kip Harkness, Deputy City Manager, City of San Jose
Rosa Akhtarkhavari, Chief Information Officer, City of Orlando

10:30 - 11:30

Innovation Challenge: Energy & Buildings

The Smart Cities Connect Innovation Challenge is designed to bring together technology & solution providers working on the next generation of Smart City solutions with corporate executives, technology developers, and city leadership.

Innovators:
InteliNetwork, Kevin Hause, Ibis Networks
eiPower Cloud Services, Joe DAgostino, Enterprise Infrastructure Partners, LLC

10:30 - 11:30

Beyond the Water Meter

Today most AMI water systems collect consumption data, but there is an opportunity to use these networks for a variety of other applications. This session will review opportunities to measure and report data for all areas of the water cycle including ground water, surface water, wastewater, stormwater, pre-treatment, water quality and reclamation. A discussion on how analytics can solve water quality, hydraulics, planning, and sustainability issues will also be facilitated.

Travis Smith, Product Manager Residential Metering, Sensus

10:30 - 11:30

Urban Mobility on Demand 

When it comes to developing mobility in smart cities, there's no single "silver bullet" solution provider. In order to finally get people out of their cars and adopt mass transit carriers as a practical means of transportation, the elusive last mile mobility puzzle will need to be tackled. This challenge has been solved through partnerships between industry leaders working together toward the common goal of urban mobility on demand. Join us to learn how our panelists have finally unlocked the secret to effective micro-transit utilizing a combination of cutting edge positioning technology, connected electric vehicles, world class fleet management infrastructure, and seasoned urban transportation providers.

Mark Zannoni, Research Director, Smart Cities & Transportation, IDC (moderator)
Chris Nielsen, CEO, Electric Cab
David Bruemmer, Co-Founder and Chief Technical Officer, 5D Robotics
Helge Jacobsen, Vice President – Operational Excellence, United Rentals
Tricia Hamak-Sundeen, Transportation Director, Product And Marketing, Polaris Industries, Inc.

10:30 - 11:30

Public Safety and Smart Cities – The Urban Area City of Tomorrow presented by Garry McCarthy, Superintendent Chicago PD (Ret), Deputy Commissioner NYPD (Ret).

Atos, through its industry-first “NGSmart” infrastructure modernization solution model, is laying the foundation for urban futures using Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) as a catalyst to build safe and intelligent cities. Hearing the mission plan from us is one thing, but listening to real-life examples from one of the world’s foremost experts in urban area safety, policing and program implementation and how he views an NGSmart ecosystem is an entirely different testament. Atos is pleased to have Mr. Garry McCarthy, retired Superintendent of Chicago Police Department and former Deputy Commissioner of New York Police Department join us and share the challenges and threats he faced in some of the most progressive urban environments, strategies employed to enhance public safety, and his perspective on where priorities should be when implementing a Smart City ecosystem.

Robert Clark, Vice President, Atos Public Safety
Garry McCarthy, Senior Advisor, Atos Public Safety

11:30 - 1:00

Lunch (on own)


1:00 - 1:50

Using Data Science and Fog Computing to Accelerate Smarter Cities Use Cases

The growth of data science in support of smarter cities is impressive and growing. Moving beyond cloud only architectural approaches successful deployments are meeting the challenges related to latency, network bandwidth, reliability and security. Fog computing and edge analytics adds important elements between the cloud and endpoint devices, and between devices and gateways, to meet these challenges in a high performance, open and interoperable way. This panel will explore the current state of data science and fog computing implementations and provide best practice and guidance on using them to accelerate IoT, 5G, and AI systems successfully.

Melvin Greer, Director Data Science and Analytics, Intel Corporation (moderator)
Renata Rawlings-Goss, Co-Executive Director, South Big Data Innovation Hub, Georgia Institute of Technology
Katalin Walcott, IOTG Principal Engineer, Intel, Chair for the Manageability/Orchestration WG, OpenFog Consortium
Kim Hayes, CEO, The Ambit Group
Peggy Irelan, Intel Fellow, CTO & Director of Solutions Innovation Office, Intel Corporation

1:00 - 1:50

City Spotlights: Energy & Buildings

The City Spotlight sessions are moderated working meetings, designed to explore and identify prioritized Challenges and Best-Practices presented by the participating cities. City leaders will be asked to provide a list of their city’s prioritized Challenges. This session will be a moderated panel discussion focused on Energy.

Chelsea Collier, Editor-At-Large, Smart Cities Connect (moderator)
Elaina Ball, Vice President Deputy General Manager & COO, Austin Energy
Dennis Gakunga, Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Chula Vista
Matt Gray, Chief of Sustainability, City of Cleveland
Betsy Fretwell, City Manager, City of Las Vegas

1:00 - 1:50

Sensors, Sensors Everywhere - Building Blocks of the IoT

These days when the Internet of Things (IoT) is mentioned one of the first things that come to mind are sensors. This panel of experts will discuss if this is a fair assessment - certainly IoT is much more than sensors, right? Sensors are a fundamental building block for Smart Cities networks and data collection. Topics to be addressed include various types of industrial IoT sensors, new and emerging applications and where are sensors heading. One trend is certainly intact, sensors, sensors everywhere….

Santiago Giraldo, Urban Scientist/Director of Product Marketing, CartoDB (moderator)
Steven Gerhardt, CEO & Managing Partner, SensorInsight®
Nicolas Keutgen, Chief Innovation Officer, Schreder Lighting
Frank Sgambati, Director, Smart City Development -North America, Bosch
Franck Carassus, Co-founder & COO, OpenDataSoft

1:00 - 1:50

Community Relationship Management: How Public Safety (and the rest of government) Can Improve Their Customer Service With Better Technology

Your citizens are your customers, and they expect to be treated as such. But how can you achieve private-sector levels of customer service on an already tight budget? We'll be talking about ways that you can use technology to optimize and automate your customer service, while bringing down your costs considerably. Discussions will include automating citizen notifications, managing citizen requests, interacting with a multilingual population and gathering incident-based survey data. We'll be focusing on public safety, but this is relevant to any government department that interacts with constituents.

Rahul Sidhu, CEO, SPIDR Tech (moderator)
Jeff Halstead, Retired Chief, Fort Worth P.D.
Michael Schirling, Secretary of Commerce & Community Development, State of Vermont
Abhi Nemani, Interim CIO, City of Sacramento

1:00 - 4:00

Smart Cities StartUp Challenge

The 2017 Smart Cities Startup Challenge provides the opportunity for Smart Cities focused startups to pitch and interact with an esteemed panel of judges representing venture capitalists, city officials, business executives and thought leaders. The top submissions for the B2B category and B2C category will do a 5-minute pitch followed by a 5-minute Q&A session with the judges.

Review Panelists:
Krishna Srinivasan, Founder & General Partner, LiveOak Venture Partners
Sara Brand, Founder & General Partner, TrueWealth Ventures
Jamie Rhodes, Founder of Central Texas Angel Network (CTAN) and Head, Alliance of Texas Angel Network (ATAN)
Kerry O'Connor, Chief Innovation Officer, City of Austin
Christine Primmer, Principal, SJF Ventures
Brett Hurt, Co-Founder, BazaarVoice and Data.World

2:00 - 2:50

Case Study: City of Dallas & AT&T

Brady Ratchford, Business Development/Strategic Alliances, AT&T
Jennifer Sanders, Executive Director, Dallas Innovation Alliance

2:00 - 2:50

City Solutions: Energy & Buildings

This fast moving session will feature world class technology companies presenting smart solutions and services to a panel of global city officials. Each presenting company will have the opportunity to present data, client testimonials and closing arguments for why they are best-in-class within their market segment. City officials will have the opportunity lead a short Q&A session with each presenting company. This educational session is organized for both city officials, technology providers and all delegates interested in smart IoT technology vertical market solutions and services.

Moderator:
Chelsea Collier, Editor-At-Large, Smart Cities Connect (moderator)
Innovator:
Charlie Nobles, Marketing Director for Network Lighting Solutions, Sensus
ThingWorx,
Panasonic,
Review Panelists:
Matt Gray, Chief of Sustainability, City of Cleveland
Dennis Gakunga, Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Chula Vista
Betsy Fretwell, City Manager, City of Las Vegas

2:00 - 2:50

City Spotlights: Mobility

The City Spotlight sessions are moderated working meetings, designed to explore and identify prioritized Challenges and Best-Practices presented by the participating cities. City leaders will be asked to provide a list of their city’s prioritized Challenges. This session will be a moderated panel discussion focused on Mobility

Ruthbea Yesner Clarke, Research Director, Smart Cities, IDC (moderator)
Kate Garman, Innovation Analyst, City of Kansas City, MO
Grant Ervin, Chief Resilience Officer, City of Pittsburgh
Jerry Tinianow, Chief Sustainability Officer, City and County of Denver
Scott Clark, Chief Information Officer, Town of Chapel Hill
Kevin Martin, Smart Cities Manager, City of Portland, OR
Karla Taylor, Mobility Innovations Manager, Austin Transportation Department

2:00 - 2:50

Connected City, Smart City: Using Technologies to Inform & Engage Citizens

Smart cities use technologies to collect and analyze data to make better decisions that improve city infrastructure and services--for people. However, most smart technologies are focused on measuring infrastructure and services, rather than informing people, engaging citizens, and collecting data directly from residents and visitors. This panel will focus on the importance of connecting directly with the people for whom smart cities efforts are intended, using both ubiquitous and emerging technologies. For example, smartphones are now pervasive, but their potential for personal data collection--both passive (e.g. location and movement, business/service utilization, etc.) and active (e.g. polling, feedback) and analytics for city planning, operations, and services delivery is vastly underutilized; there are very few widely-used, comprehensive 'smart city' apps. Smart home devices (e.g Amazon Echo) and AI agents (e.g. Google Pixel's Assistant) are beginning to explode in popularity, but initial applications are not focused on smart city purposes. On the other hand, smart kiosks are focused on city services and infrastructure, but are in their infancy in terms of adoption. This panel will discuss how these and other current and emerging technologies have great potential to improve citizens' lives and experiences in their cities, through better information, data collection and analytics.

Jay Boisseau, Founder and President, Austin CityUP (moderator)
Jay Williams, Executive VP & CTO, HubcitiX
Brad Gleeson, Chief Commercial Officer, Civiq Smartscapes
Kurt Nehrenz, VP for Technology, BlueCats
Greg Curtin, CEO, CivicConnect
Reid Serozi, Analytics and Innovation Manager, Cary, NC

3:00 - 3:50

Streaming Analytics: Transforming Local Government Operations

 Our governments are complex organizations with employees doing thousands of tasks each day. While we strive to operate at peak efficiency, there are times when the wrong tasks are performed at the wrong time. New Event Stream Processing (ESP) technology addresses this problem by analyzing data at the point of collection so that appropriate action can be taken quickly. Join the CIO of Cary, NC and members of SAS, Intel, and Cisco as they discuss the evolution of the processing of big data and IoT analytics, how ESP works, and how cities will be able to use ESP technology to optimize their utility production, mobility, and infrastructure management.

Dan Ault, Assistant Manager and Chief Innovation Officer, Town of Cary, NC (moderator)
Brad Klenz, IoT Analytics Architect, SAS
Brian Dietrich, Sales Manager, Intel
Jim Haskins, Communities Solutions Specialist, Cisco
Leah Lehman, Analytical Expert, SAS

3:00 - 3:50

Exploring the Water-Energy Nexus 

Water and Energy are two of the cornerstones of any smart community. Billions of gallons of water help drive our nation's energy supply. As smart technologies are interwoven into a community's fabric, how will this impact the water-energy nexus? How should a community plan for this? Leading industry experts will describe how the nexus can either drive or hinder smart growth. Learn how to implement the nexus into your community.

David Logsdon, Senior Director, Federal Advocacy, CompTIA (moderator)
Steve Crout, Vice President, Government Affair, Qualcomm
Steve Davis, Digital Business Transformation Leader, GE Power
Kate Zerrenner, Senior Manager, Energy-Water Initiatives, Environmental Defense Fund
Erik Hromadka, CEO, Global Water Technologies

3:00 - 3:50

Smart Streets: Turning Light Poles into a Multifunction ‘Smartphone' for Cities

When smart cities initiatives upgrade a city's street lighting, it often involves swapping in energy-efficient LED luminaires and sometimes adding networked control of those lights. This enables robust energy savings. But street lights offer much more promise for smart cities, by transitioning from a single-use asset (lighting) into a multifunction 'smartphone' for cities. The light pole can host video cameras for public safety and parking/traffic management, community WiFi access points, environmental sensors, and much more. At Peña Station NEXT in Denver, stakeholders including the City and County of Denver, real estate developer LC Fulenwider, and technology partner Panasonic have deployed a cutting-edge system that utilizes three different smart lighting and control vendors, plus cameras and environmental sensors, all integrated through a single software portal for centralized management and control. More than merely a technology deployment, Peña Station NEXT is a fully functioning test bed for business models and public-private partnerships so that cities such as Denver can evaluate broader deployment of smart street solutions. Panelists will discuss this innovative project.


3:00 - 3:50

City Solutions: Mobility

This fast moving session will feature world class technology companies presenting smart solutions and services to a panel of global city officials. Each presenting company will have the opportunity to present data, client testimonials and closing arguments for why they are best-in-class within their market segment. City officials will have the opportunity lead a short Q&A session with each presenting company. This educational session is organized for both city officials, technology providers and all delegates interested in smart IoT technology vertical market solutions and services.

Mark Zannoni, Research Director, Smart Cities & Transportation, IDC (moderator)
Innovators:
Bosch
Cisco
Siemens
Review Panelists:
Scott Clark, Chief Information Officer, Town of Chapel Hill
Karla Taylor, Mobility Innovations Manager, Austin Transportation Department
Kevin Martin, Smart Cities Manager, City of Portland, OR
Kate Garman, Innovation Analyst, City of Kansas City, MO
Michael Rogers, Director, Department of Transportation, City of Raleigh
Grant Ervin, Chief Resilience Officer, City of Pittsburgh

4:00 - 7:00

Expo & Reception


Tuesday June 27, 2017


7:00 - 6:00

Registration


8:30 - 10:10

Smart Cities Connect Keynotes


8:30 - 8:40

Welcome & Keynote Opening, Mayor Steve Adler, City of Austin and Chelsea Collier, Smart Cities Connect Editor-at-Large


8:40 - 8:50

Welcome from US Ignite, New Smart Gigabit Communities (SGC) Competition

Glenn Ricart, CTO and Founder, US Ignite

8:50 - 9:20

The Future of Smart & Connected Communities: Driving Science and Community Impact

Erwin Gianchandani, Deputy Assistant Director for Computer & Information Science and Engineering (CISE), National Science Foundation,

9:20 - 9:40

Recognition of New Smart Gigabit Communities (SGC) and Success Stories


9:40 - 9:55

Demo: Holograms in Your City: Smart Training, Data Visualization and Communication with Hololens

Holograms in Your City: Smart Training, Data Visualization and Communication with Hololens features various applications of the Microsoft Hololens including education, visualization of complex data sets, and distance communication.


9:55 - 10:15

Coffee Break


10:15 - 10:55

Smart Cities 2.0: Technology, Governance & Citizen Life

When you think of what a Smart City is, the natural inclination would be to imagine a connected environment replete with innovative IoT solutions for energy, buildings, infrastructure, mobility and more. But, what comes next for the smart city? What disruptive innovations will shape the smart city of tomorrow? How will citizens interact with these new solutions and services? The future of work, transportation, healthcare and how we live is quickly changing. This panel of experts will provide a vision for the Smart City 2.0 with a keen focus on innovation, policy considerations and citizen engagement.

Chelsea Collier, Editor-at-Large, Smart Cities Connect (moderator)
Scott McCarley, Senior Director of Solution Management, ThingWorx
Dan Rhodes, Specialist Leader in IoT, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Jori Mendel, Director of Sales, AT&T Smart Cities

10:55 - 11:10

Demo: Data-Driven Green Design Case Studies

Immersive Virtual Reality Field Trip of a Solar Plant with a Live-Streamed Remote Teacher features a virtual field trip of a solar plant designed to allow experts from a real energy center to guide and assess students remotely.


11:10 - 11:30

Salesforce Smart Cities Innovation Support

Vala Afshar, Chief Digital Evangelist, Salesforce

11:30 - 12:10

Mayoral Panel - Smart City Leadership, Chelsea Collier, Smart Cities Connect Editor-at-Large and William Wallace, Executive Director, US Ignite

Chelsea Collier, Editor-at-Large, Smart Cities Connect (moderator)

12:10 - 1:30

Lunch (on own)


1:30 - 2:25

Enhancing the role of higher education institutions in your smart community


1:30 - 2:25

Supporting Smart Cities – Intelligent Data, Performance Measurements and Transparency

As communities and cities strive towards being “smart”, how can they tell what the impact is of their implementation efforts? Are decisions and implementation efforts successful? How is success defined and measured, and shared with the community? This panel will explores several models used by cities to define, measure and share the impact of their efforts. Models also explore how performance measurements/indicators assist with continuous process improvement, informed decision making and effective governance among city leaders. Panelist discussion topics include: transparency and data sharing, benchmarking and targets.

Mital Hall, Program Manager, ecoPreserve (moderator)
Guillaume Bazouin, Director of Product and Innovation, BONE Structure
Elizabeth Heider, Chief Sustainability Officer, Skanska
Kenneth Simpson, Director, Energy/HVAC, Green Business Certification Inc.
Robert Horton, Vice President, Environmental Affairs, DFW International Airport

1:30 - 2:25

Case Study: Enabling the Smart City with Connected Lighting: Safe, Secure, Successful

The continued advancement of connected lighting systems is revolutionizing how cities operate, transforming them into information conduits with the capacity to collect and share data and offer new insights that enable a smart city. Los Angeles has been at the forefront of smart city innovations with a vision for how technology can adapt to the way people and communities interact with their city. This session will showcase results and research from Los Angeles programs around environmental noise monitoring, grid health and power supply monitoring, advanced maintenance and asset management. The session will also feature how Los Angeles is leveraging the power of cloud services for infrastructure management. Attendees will learn about the myths surrounding cloud computing security issues along with six big things you should know about the benefits of using the cloud versus building private networks.

Jeffrey Cassis, Head of Government Business, Philips Lighting

1:30 - 2:25

Electrification of Transportation

New state mandates combined with billions of investments are being rolled out to transform our transportation systems to Zero Emission Vehicles. This session will explore how, when, and where those programs will be deployed. Additionally, we will examine the market opportunities and challenges that are evolving.

Robert Welch, Smart Cities Infrastructure Director, Schneider Electric (moderator)
Elise Keddie, Manager, Zero Emission Vehicle Implementation, California Air Resources Board
Rick Azer, Assoc VP Smart Integrated Infrastructure, Black and Veatch
Dale Hill, Founder, Proterra Electric Bus

1:30 - 2:25

City Spotlights: Citizen Life & Governance

The City Spotlight sessions are moderated working meetings, designed to explore and identify prioritized Challenges and Best-Practices presented by the participating cities. City leaders will be asked to provide a list of their city’s prioritized Challenges. This session will be a moderated panel discussion focused on Citizen Life & Governance.

Peter Ambs, CIO, City of Albuquerque 
Jose De La Cruz, Chief Innovation Officer, City of San Antonio
Michael Mattmiller,  Chief Technology Officer,  City of Seattle 
Archana Vermulapalli, Chief Technology Officer, District of Columbia 

2:30 - 3:25

Strategies for Sustaining your Smart Community Programs


2:30 - 3:25

Australian Smart Cities Strategies

Adapting, leveraging and embracing technology to enhance liveability can take many forms. This panel discussion provides deep insights into how three Australian cities have integrated smart technology to achieve positive and productive outcomes for their community. The varying models and approaches used by each city leaders recognises and reinforces that each city must first understand the needs and aspirations of their community and define the problem before embarking on the challenge of being ‘smart’.

Edward Blakely, Chair, Future Cities Collaborative (moderator)
Sandy Burgoyne, Principal, Citizen Cities
Katherine O’Regan, , Executive Director, Cities Leadership Institute
Nathaniel Bavinton, Smart City Coordinator Strategic Planning, Newcastle City Council

2:30 - 3:25

Connected LED streetlights – Economics and Smart City Potential Explored through City and Utility Deployment Case Studies

By 2026 95% of the North America’s streetlights will be LED and 65% will be connected “smart” streetlights, according to the latest research from Northeastern Group. This panel will: - Explore the market drivers for this transformation - Hear case studies from two leaders of pioneering smart LED street-lighting projects: - The utility: Scotty Hutto of Georgia Power is leading the world’s largest connected LED streetlight deployment. - The City: Wayne Martin has converted the entire City of Harrisburg PA to connected LED. - Examine the business case for combining smart controls with LED conversion. - Discuss examples from around the world of how connected street-lighting is providing a simple low-cost platform for Smart City applications.

Jack Hanley, VP Sales North America, Telensa (moderator)
Ben Gardner, President, Northeastern Group llc
Scotty Hutto, Lighting Services Business Unit Manager, Georgia Power
Wayne Martin, City Engineer, City of Harrisburg PA

2:30 - 3:25

Innovation Challenge: Mobility

The Smart Cities Connect Innovation Challenge is designed to bring together technology & solution providers working on the next generation of Smart City solutions with corporate executives, technology developers, and city leadership.

Innovators:
Immotor GO, Christian Scheder, Immotor, LLC
FLOWZ, John Estrada, eTrans Systems
SmartPhone-Based System for Snow Removal Command & Control, Peter Shashkin, EastBanc Technologies
HAAS Alert, Noah Levens, HAAS Alert

2:30 - 3:25

City Solutions: Citizen Life & Governance

This fast moving session will feature world class technology companies presenting smart solutions and services to a panel of global city officials. Each presenting company will have the opportunity to present data, client testimonials and closing arguments for why they are best-in-class within their market segment. City officials will have the opportunity lead a short Q&A session with each presenting company. This educational session is organized for both city officials, technology providers and all delegates interested in smart IoT technology vertical market solutions and services.

Innovators:
Salesforce
Deloitte
Review Panelists:
Peter Ambs, CIO, City of Albuquerque 
Jose De La Cruz, Chief Innovation Officer, City of San Antonio
Michael Mattmiller,  Chief Technology Officer,  City of Seattle 
Archana Vermulapalli, Chief Technology Officer, District of Columbia 

3:30 - 6:30

Expo & Reception, Posters Program (4 - 6 )


Wednesday June 28, 2017


7:30 - 3:30

Registration 7:30 - 3:00 pm


8:30 - 8:35

Opening of Community Connect Day

Bill Maguire, US Ignite

8:35 - 8:50

Top 10 Signs of a Smart City & Advanced Application Demos

Glenn Ricart, CTO and Founder, US Ignite

8:50 - 9:05

Demo: Immersive Virtual Reality Field Trip to a Solar Plant with a Live-Streamed Remote Teacher

Immersive Virtual Reality Field Trip of a Solar Plant with a Live-Streamed Remote Teacher features a virtual field trip of a solar plant designed to allow experts from a real energy center to guide and assess students remotely.


9:05 - 9:20

Demo: Compute for Cancer

Compute for Cancer features an application that harnesses unused computing power in Smart Gigabit Communities and applies the computing power towards efforts to help cure cancer.


9:20 - 10:00

Keynote: Driving Meaningful Progress Through Collaborative Governance

This panel discussion will examine the positive impacts of cities working together to advance smart and connected cities through the global governance body “Council of Global City CIOs”. In September 2016, the Council of Global City CIOs (CGCC) was formed and the current city membership includes Washington DC, New York City, The Hague, Boston, Seattle, Chicago, Atlanta, Austin, and Dubai – and growing. The key focus area will be how leveraging the unique strengths from each city accelerates the progression of the combined community of cities. Technology impacts every person on this planet and will continue to influence how city leader’s best serve residents, visitors, and businesses. We realize though, that to go bigger, faster, and safer that we cannot do it alone. To truly drive meaningful change there is a need for a collective and global strategy. At the heart of data, technology, and innovation are Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and Chief Technology Officers (CTOs) that have identified the need for a collective and governing body to bring together CIOs from major cities to share data and use technology to transform cities. The initial focus of this energized body will be working to build a common framework, focused on three primary initiatives (1) Developing a Smart Cities model, (2) Bringing broadband connectivity to everyone, and (3) Accelerating the digitization of government through open source code-sharing.

Archana Vemulapalli, CTO, Washington DC (moderator)
Stephen Elkins, CIO, City of Austin
Miguel Gamino, CTO, City of New York (pending)
Michael Mattmiller, CIO, City of Seattle
Samir Saini, CIO, City of Atlanta

10:00 - 10:20

Coffee Break


10:20 - 11:00

Data and the City: Unlocking Big Benefits

IoT is generating massive volumes of structured and unstructured data, and an increasing share of this data is being deployed on cloud services. While innovations in storage and managed services have sped up the capture process, accessing and understanding the data itself still pose a significant last-mile challenge. As a result, demand is growing for analytical tools that seamlessly connect to and combine a wide variety of cloud-hosted data sources. Such tools enable cities to explore and visualize any type of data stored anywhere, helping them discover hidden opportunity in their IoT investment. This panel of experts will discuss how cities can leverage their investments in big data, overcome last-mile challenges and address what is coming next for speed, demand analytics, architecture, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Chelsea Collier, Editor-at-Large, Smart Cities Connect (moderator)
Nick Maynard, Chief Strategy Officer, US Ignite (moderator)
Mitchell Hensley, Director of Software Strategy and Data Analytics, Sensus
Accenture,

11:00 -11:10

A Tale of New Cities: creative solutions for a brighter urban life through human-centered tech acceleration

Micah Kotch, Managing Director, Urban-X

11:10 - 11:20

Innovation in Phoenix: City on the Rise

Dominic Papa, Executive Director, Institute for Digital Progress (iDP)

11:20 - 11:35

Demo: Real-time See-Through Technology for Collective Autonomous Vehicles

Real-Time See-Through Technology for Connected Autonomous Vehicles features an application that can provide a vehicle with a real-time augmented view of a traffic scene that in reality may be blocked by surrounding vehicles.



11:35 - 11:45

Evolution of the Global City Teams Challenge

Bill Maguire, USI Ignite

11:45 - 11:55

Demo: Public Safety 3D Information Fusion

Public Safety 3D Information Fusion features video gathered from both fixed cameras and moving vehicles that is fused to create a 3D model for public safety command centers.


11:55 - 12:00

Keynote Wrap Up

Glenn Ricart, CTO and Founder, US Ignite

Wednesday June 28, 2017


12:00 - 1:30

Lunch (on own)


1:30 - 2:25

Pursuing Funding for Smart City Projects and Programs


1:30 - 2:25

Private Public Partnerships Bridging the Digital Divide

Speakers will present their experiences and recommendations for creating public private partnerships that bridge the digital divide and support technology access in low income housing, enabling increased efficiencies in building and property management.

Felicite Moorman, CEO, StratIS (moderator)
Emily Schapira, Vice Chair & Executive Director, Philadelphia Energy Authority 
Salomon Salinas, Managing Director, Accenture Digital - Mobility, Accenture Smart Cities
Christopher DeSchamp, Director, Customer Solutions Development, Vectren Corporation

1:30 - 2:25

Smart Mobility for Smart Cities

Smart mobility technologies and solutions are helping cities better cope with congestion, pollution and stress on people and city infrastructure. These solutions are coming to the market in all sizes, shapes and layers - it is nearly impossible to keep pace with the speed of innovation. From smart applications on your phone, to smart infrastructure & networks, to the electrification of vehicles with advanced autonomous software - transportation and mobility is changing before our eyes. This panel of technology experts will discuss smart mobility trends, policies and social implications that are reshaping and disrupting our city landscapes.

Ruthbea Yesner Clarke, Research Director, Smart Cities, IDC (moderator)
Ryan Sullivan, CEO & Founder, ParkiFi
Alan Clelland, Senior Vice President, Transportation Systems, Iteris
Kurtis McBride, CEO, Miovision
Laura Lierz, Regional Sales Manager, Cale America Inc.

1:30 - 2:25

Going Beyond Smart Cities: Driving Citizen Engagement and Smart Communities

Regardless of a city’s aspirations and motivations to be smarter, resilient, more sustainable, eco-friendly or livable, it first needs to develop smart communities and better engage with citizens. Without citizen engagement as the foundation, any city will be greatly challenged to thrive. Cities and governments across the world are trying to move closer to their citizens in order to attain enhanced citizen engagement, because it is all about citizen engagement. Growing evidence confirms that under the right conditions, citizen engagement can help improve wellbeing and longevity, enhance lifestyle, and achieve better economic development and growth results. This presentation reveals how a more human-centric and holistic approach boosts the overall “smartness” of communities, cities, and governments while maintaining the citizens' privacy. In addition, the presentation will describe few embraced new technologies and business models (Blockchain, CityCoin, CityBot etc.) that allow cities to improve citizen engagement, better understand citizens' concerns, and address urban planning challenges.

Michelle Specktor, Co-Founder & EVP Business Development,, IPgallery (moderator)
Josée Noiseux, General Manager for Advancement & Partnerships, New Cities Foundation
Austin Ashe, GM, Intelligent Cities, Current, powered by GE
David Graham, Deputy Chief Operating Officer, City of San Diego
Jori Mendel, Director of Sales, AT&T Smart Cities
Marlyn Zelkowitz, Global Lead, Future Cities and Internet of Things, Public Sector Industry, SAP, SAP Future Cities & IoT

2:30 - 3:25

Unlocking Open Data’s Network Effect

Open data can help solve society’s toughest challenges, but only if we maximize its network effect. 18 million open datasets exist and growth is accelerating. Data producers are positioned to create foundational metadata that can make open data accessible, but they cannot anticipate every use of a dataset across industries and sectors. As data users – both humans and computers – normalize, extract meaning, and identify correlations between datasets, they are creating additional metadata. However, this work is too often done in silos, only to be repeated from scratch by the next person using the data. The panelists will discuss strategies for data producers and users to work collaboratively to create metadata-rich datasets that can unlock data’s network effect. The panelists bring a breadth of relevant experience in: managing city data assets (Boston’s Chief Data Officer; SD’s Data Scientist), launching dozens of open data programs (What Works Cities’s Executive Director), and engaging data users (data.world’s Partnerships Director). The audience will learn new strategies to maximize the impact of their city’s open data programs by working collaboratively with users of their open data and capturing the knowledge and metadata created by this community.

Ian Greenleigh, Head of Marketing, data.world (moderator)
Zachary Markovits, Director of City Programs, What Works Cities
Leonard Fishman, Director of Business Development, data.world
Arnaud Vedy, Senior Data Scientist, City of San Diego

2:30 - 3:25

Leveraging Smart City Investments to Improve Public Safety

Public safety is a necessary function of every city. Those who serve in police and fire departments, emergency medical services, and 911 centers are vital to the safety and quality of life of residents. “Smart cities” are more than a collection of independent, siloed, departments. More than ever, those departments leverage resources to share data, information, and budget to coordinate their services and prepare for incidents. A smart city is an infrastructure of sensors collecting data from a wide variety of sources: streets, traffic, buildings, water systems, electrical grids. Some sensors are specific to first responders: fire alarms, installed or worn cameras, police dashcams. “Smart City” services depend upon a reliable, seamless, robust network to share data to be effective. When making investments into smart cities, local leaders should consider in total what is needed to deploy and support on-going data-enriched, technology-enabled products and services. This panel will discuss how city and local managers might employ a “multi-use” policy approach that includes support for public safety and agility in communities. In particular, the panel will explore common constraints to a smart city design to meet the needs of public safety: budget, access to resources and expertise, and policy.

Bill Schrier, Senior Advisor, First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) (moderator)
Todd Early, Deputy Assistant Director, FirstNet
Carter Hewgley, Department of Human Services (DHS), District of Columbia Government
Jennifer Sanders, Dallas Innovation Alliance

2:30 - 3:25

Nasdaq New Technology Forum: View Dynamic Glass and Proterra

Evan Harvey, Global Head of Sustainability, Nasdaq (moderator)
Matthew Horton, Chief Commercial Officer, Proterra
Rao Mulpuri, CEO, View Dynamic Glass

2:30 - 3:25

Smart Privacy for Smart Cities

As smart cities intertwine technology platforms with Big Data analytics and government services, they promise to use civic data to spark innovation, drive inclusivity, and make cities more efficient, livable, and equitable. At the same time, smart technologies and data-driven services raise concerns about individual privacy and civil liberties, meaning cities must set careful safeguards for the collection, use, sharing, and disposal of personal data. As cities and their partners harness more information than ever, how can we assess the risks and opportunities of new technologies and data flows while preserving individual privacy and building public trust? In this session, hear leaders from local government and industry discuss how they engender trust, empower urban populaces, and protect individual privacy with smart city technologies.

Stacey Gray, Policy Counsel, Future of Privacy Forum (moderator)
Jeff Brueggeman, VP Global Public Policy, AT&T
Andrew Therriault, Chief Data Officer, City of Boston

3:30 - 4:15

Smart Cities Connect - City Leaders Closing Reception