With an unprecedented line-up of West Coast and Rocky Mountain cities, the focus of Smart Cities Week was on people and projects. We explored questions about how we increase the capacity of communities to understand and deploy data-driven solutions while accelerating projects that deliver liveability, workability and sustainability.
• Welcoming Remarks - Michelle Marks, University of Colorado Denver
• Beyond Pilots: Connected Vehicles
• Innovative Curbspace
• Beyond Pilots: Air Quality
• Electrification of Everything
• Putting Data to Work
• Scaling Autonomous Transit
• How to be Smart & Equitable
• AI, Cameras and LiDAR
• Smart Cities Academy Practitioner Course LIVE
• Keynote - Lisa Brown, Johnson Controls
• Scaling Innovation
• Smart Buildings
• Energy efficiency, sustainability and resiliency via digital twins and other innovative solutions
• Digital Twins for Cities
• City broadband approaches
• Safe buildings
• Federal technology investment
• Accessible smart cities
• Broadband program funding
• Smart cities start with smart connectivity
• How and why to demand interoperability for a smarter city
• Broadband networks
• Water innovation
• Urban air mobility and UAVs
Mark W. Verheyen, President North America, LVX Global presenting on the Benefits of Interoperability during the Smart Cities Council Session at Smart Cities Week.
Smart Cities Week kicked off Day 2 with a keynote address by Smart Cities Council Partner, Lisa Brown, Senior Director for Municipal Infrastructure & Smart Communities, Johnson Controls.
Lisa continued by moderating a panel discussion on Scaling Innovation. Panellists included Melissa Kraft, Dallas County, Carlos Tamayo, City of Colorado Springs, Emily Royall, City of San Antonio, and Josh Utterback, City of Scottsdale.
Smart Cities Week continued with a session - ENERGY EFFICIENCY, SUSTAINABILITY AND RESILIENCY VIA DIGITAL TWINS AND OTHER INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS Sponsored by Siradel.
Panelists include George Reed, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Siradel, Carlos Tamayo, Innovation Manager for City of Colorado Springs and Angie Fyfe, Executive Director at ICLEI.
Smart Cities Week continued the afternoon program with a lively discussion on Digital Twins for Cities. Esri sponsored the session which was moderated by Marc Goldman, Director of AEC Industry Solutions. Panelists included Eman K., Co-Founder Chief Growth Officer at Thynkli., Emily Binet Royall, Smart Cities Administrator for City of San Antonio and Dan Isaacs, CTO for Digital Twin Consortium.
Smart Cities Week ended with a How and Why to Demand Interoperability Panel sponsored by LonMark International.
Panellists included moderator Tracy Markie, Chief Executive Officer at Engenuity Systems, Mark W. Verheyen, North America President at LVX Global, Anto Budiardjo, CEO at PADI, Bill Behn, President at Tosibox, Rick Justis, Managing Director at C4SB - Coalition for Smarter Buildings and Tristan de Frondeville, Founder & CEO at SkyCentrics.
Enjoying the Connect X Reception in the Exhibit Halll. Mark Verheyen, LVX Global, PB, Noelani McGadden, Senet, Dennis Henderson, Ready Wireless and Ashley Pope, Oxit.
Thank you to everyone who attended Smart Cities Week at the Colorado Convention Center. We hope that you left with some great new ideas for implementing smart cities solutions in your community and made meaningful connections with innovation stakeholders.