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In the official podcast from the Intelligent Community Forum, we speak with the movers and shakers in the intelligent community movement around the world. Hear how communities are embracing the 21st century for economic prosperity, enriching their cultures, and improving the quality of lives of their citizens.

In the official podcast from the Intelligent Community Forum, we speak with the movers and shakers in the intelligent community movement around the world. Hear how communities are embracing the 21st century for economic prosperity, enriching their cultures, and improving the quality of lives of their citizens.
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In the official podcast from the Intelligent Community Forum, we speak with the movers and shakers in the intelligent community movement around the world. Hear how communities are embracing the 21st century for economic prosperity, enriching their cultures, and improving the quality of lives of their citizens.

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English


Episodes

Margot James MP - Clips from the ICF Summit

10/11/2018
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Margot James MP was appointed Minister of State for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport in January 2018. Margot was previously Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy from July 2016 to January 2018. She was elected Conservative MP for Stourbridge in May 2010.

Duration:00:20:52

Mayors and the Quiet Revolution - Clips from the ICF Summit

9/14/2018
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Today, we continue our series of episodes recorded at the 2018 ICF Global Summit, which took place in London. Our discussion was one with mayors of UK communities about the opportunities, obstacles, and processes of rising local sovereignty in the industrialized world's most centralized economy. Moderated by Derek Wyatt, founder of Amber Digital Consultancy and one of the individuals most instrumental in bringing the Summit to the UK, the panel featured Mayor Peter Soulsby of Leicester and...

Duration:00:53:31

Opportunity and Employment in a Big Data World - Clips from the ICF Summit

8/29/2018
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A panel discussion exploring how the "datafication" of business and institutions is creating wholesale change in business economics, practices and employment, and how communities should prepare to respond. Speakers Include: Marianne ArchibaldAnders BrobergJuha Ala MursulaWilliam PriestRohit Talwar

Duration:00:36:57

What is Humanizing Data? - Clips from the ICF Summit

8/14/2018
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A panel of government, university and technology experts debate the impact, potential and perils of Big Data and Open Data to introduce the theme of the Summit. Speakers Include: Andrew CarterRoberto GallardoDr. Norman JacknisMichael MulquinLiz Zeidler

Duration:00:43:42

Jim Stifler - It Doesn't Cost Anything to Change Your Mind

8/1/2018
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As a 25-year resident of Hudson, Jim Stifler has chosen to perform his encore career as the City of Hudson’s Chief Economic Officer. After a successful 33-year career as a Wall Street executive, Jim is able to showcase his extensive private sector experiences and use his strong ties in the community to move the City forward. In addition to attraction and retention, Jim provides strategic oversight to Hudson’s rapidly growing, city - owned, fiber-optic broadband business. Jim’s most...

Duration:00:22:28

Kari Aina Eik - Part 2 - No Smart without Sustainable

7/12/2018
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Kari Aina Eik is the Secretary General of the OiER – Organization for International Economic Relations, www.oier.pro , an international NGO and multi-stakeholder platform based in Vienna, Austria. Ms. Eik is the Executive Director of the the USC (United Smart Cities) Program www.unitedsmartcities.org (lead by UNECE and OiER) and currently one of the leaders of the U4SSC United for Smart Sustainable Cities, https://www.itu.int/en/ITU-T/ssc/united/Pages/default.aspx focusing on the finance...

Duration:00:18:41

Kari Aina Eik - Part 1 - The UN & Smart Cities

7/6/2018
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Kari Aina Eik is the Secretary General of the OiER – Organization for International Economic Relations, www.oier.pro , an international NGO and multi-stakeholder platform based in Vienna, Austria. Ms. Eik is the Executive Director of the the USC (United Smart Cities) Program www.unitedsmartcities.org (lead by UNECE and OiER) and currently one of the leaders of the U4SSC United for Smart Sustainable Cities, https://www.itu.int/en/ITU-T/ssc/united/Pages/default.aspx focusing on the finance...

Duration:00:17:36

Ipswich: A 2018 Top7 Intelligent Community

6/26/2018
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As COO for economic development and marketing, Ben Pole drives the strategic and operational direction of Economic Development, Smart Digital City, Marketing and Communications, Tourism and Events, and Media staff and resources for Queensland’s fastest growing city. He leads integrated programs and performance for one of Australia’s most successful destination marketing organisations to achieve key market advantage and new market success, with a particular focus on developing industry...

Duration:00:23:50

Juha Ala-Mursula - Oulu's Intelligent Innovation

6/21/2018
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Juha Ala-Mursula is an experienced Economic Development Director with a demonstrated history of managing large organizations engaged in change in the public sector. With skills in product lifecycle management, embedded and open-source software, innovation management and mobile technologies, he oversees economic development in one of Finland’s leading technology centers. A graduate of the University of Oulu, he holds an MBA in international business from the Helsinki School of Economics.

Duration:00:15:00

Mayor Jukka Mäkelä - Espoo: The 2018 Intelligent Community of the Year

6/18/2018
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On June 6, Espoo was named as the 2018 Intelligent Community of the Year. Prior to the Summit, and before knowing his community would be named Intelligent Community of the Year, Mayor Jukka Mäkelä spoke with Lou Zacharilla about Espoo. Jukka Mäkelä was born in Espoo, Finland in 1960. In 2007 Mäkelä was elected as a Member of Parliament for the National Coalition Party. Mäkelä has been the Mayor of Espoo since the start of 2011. He has been involved in the local politics of Espoo as a City...

Duration:00:16:23

The Middle of Nowhere is No More - Dr. Roberto Gallardo

5/10/2018
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Roberto Gallardo is Assistant Director of the Purdue Center for Regional Development and a Purdue Extension Community & Regional Economics Specialist. He holds an electronics engineering undergraduate degree, a master's in economic development, and a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration. Gallardo has worked with rural communities over the past decade conducting local & regional community economic development, including use of technology for development. He has authored more than 70...

Duration:00:23:47

Winnipeg: A 2018 Top7 Intelligent Community

5/4/2018
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Greg excels at relationship building, facilitating strategic partnerships, coordinating industry and sector initiatives, and forging substantive collaborations between the public and private sectors. Greg has been tasked with the development of strategic partnerships and alliances between communities and business sectors and is responsible for guiding the development of economic development strategies reflective of Winnipeg’s broad and diversified economy and manages north/south trade...

Duration:00:24:57

Mayor Fred Eisenberger discusses Hamilton: A 2018 Top7 Community

5/1/2018
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Mayor Fred Eisenberger was born in Amsterdam and came to Canada with his family when he was eight years old, settling in Hamilton. Fred is currently serving his second four-year term as mayor. Previously he served as a member of Hamilton council, as chair of the Hamilton Port Authority, and as president and chief executive of the Canadian Urban Institute, where he was involved in the development of leading-edge, progressive urban policy. During Fred’s tenure as mayor, Hamilton was named by...

Duration:00:20:25

How Rural Communities Prosper - Dr. Norman Jacknis

4/20/2018
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Dr. Norman Jacknis is currently Senior Fellow at the Intelligent Community Forum. His responsibilities include leading ICF’s Rural Imperative, building on the ideas he developed for the US Conference of Mayors on a future-oriented economic growth strategy for cities. Before joining ICF, he was Director, Cisco’s IBSG Public Sector Group (the company’s open innovation and pro-bono strategic advisory group), where he worked extensively with states and local government, the National Association...

Duration:00:14:35

John Jung - The Top7 Intelligent Communities of 2018 - Part 3

4/19/2018
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ICF Director of Operations Matthew Owen sits down with ICF Co-Founder John Jung for part 3 in this special series discussing 2018's Top7 Intelligent Communities of the Year. This week, Matt and John focus on Espoo, Finland and Tainan City, Taiwan. John Jung will be visiting these two communities as part of the process to determine the 2018 Intelligent Community of the Year. The 2018 Intelligent Community of the Year will be named on June 6 at the ICF Global Summit in London. To learn more...

Duration:00:18:08

Lou Zacharilla - The Top7 Intelligent Communities of 2018 - Part 2

3/20/2018
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ICF Director of Operations Matthew Owen sits down with ICF Co-Founder Lou Zacharilla for part 2 in this special series discussing 2018's Top7 Intelligent Communities of the Year. This week, Matt and Lou focus on Ipswich, Queensland, Australia and Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Lou Zacharilla will be visiting these two communities as part of the process to determine the 2018 Intelligent Community of the Year. The 2018 Intelligent Community of the Year will be named on June 6 at the ICF Global...

Duration:00:16:41

Robert Bell - The Top7 Intelligent Communities of 2018 - Part 1

3/15/2018
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ICF Director of Operations Matthew Owen sits down with ICF Co-Founder Robert Bell to discuss three of 2018's Top7 Intelligent Communities of the Year: Chiayi City, Taiwan; Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; and Taoyuan, Taiwan. Robert Bell will be visiting these three communities as part of the process to determine the 2018 Intelligent Community of the Year. The 2018 Intelligent Community of the Year will be named on June 6 at the ICF Global Summit in London. To learn more or to register for the...

Duration:00:20:38

Suneet Singh Tuli, CEO of DataWind

3/2/2018
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Suneet Singh Tuli has over 25 years of experience as a serial entrepreneur, having launched two successful companies prior to DataWind. At DataWind and previous ventures, he patented technologies that were created to develop scanning, printing and imaging products that set world records in both price and performance. The products created through these ventures have received numerous awards and accolades, including recognition by the Guinness Book of Records. Mr. Tuli was cited for the...

Duration:00:20:55

Anne Schweiger, Broadband & Digital Equity Advocate, City of Boston (Part 2)

2/22/2018
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Anne works with people across the City to figure out how we can make broadband work better for everyone. She believes Boston needs to be a place where everyone has options for affordable and fast broadband. Anne's background is in city planning. She uses these skills to figure out how we can bring affordable broadband to residents. “Not everything you want to get done requires new resources,” she says. Anne works with others to plan how the City can use existing resources to help more...

Duration:00:13:15

Anne Schweiger, Broadband & Digital Equity Advocate, City of Boston (Part 1)

2/13/2018
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Anne works with people across the City to figure out how we can make broadband work better for everyone. She believes Boston needs to be a place where everyone has options for affordable and fast broadband. Anne's background is in city planning. She uses these skills to figure out how we can bring affordable broadband to residents. “Not everything you want to get done requires new resources,” she says. Anne works with others to plan how the City can use existing resources to help more...

Duration:00:11:43