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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

Wayne Walker, OurCalling

3/6/2019
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Wayne founded OurCalling in 2009 and serves as OurCalling’s Executive Director and Pastor. He has his master’s degree in Cross Cultural Ministry from Dallas Theological Seminary. As the founder and visionary for OurCalling, he champions and models its core cause, invites dialog and cooperates with other homeless-oriented service partners, and plans the organization’s programs and strategies for the present and future. Learn more about OurCalling at www.OurCalling.org

Duration:00:23:48

Sehl Mellouli, Université Laval and the Top7 Announcement

1/16/2019
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Sehl Mellouli is a professor at the department of Information Systems at Université Laval, Quebec City, Canada since June 2005. He obtained his Phd in Computer Science from Université Laval in 2005. He has an MBA in Management Information Systems from Université Laval. He is also an engineer in computer science from the Ecole Nationale des Sciences Informatiques, Tunis, Tunisia.

Duration:00:16:24

Danielle DuMerer, Chicago CIO & Commissioner

1/8/2019
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Danielle is CIO and Commissioner of the City of Chicago's Department of Innovation and Technology, where she is working to improve how residents interact with government by creating more responsive and accessible digital services. Danielle brings over ten years experience in government tech, having served as the City’s CTO and leading data, digital inclusion, and other strategic initiatives. In 2016, Danielle and her team were recognized by the Chicago chapters of SIM and AITP as the Most...

Duration:00:22:12

Rob McCann - Clearcable Networks

12/13/2018
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Rob McCann is the founder and President of Clearcable Networks. He has been working with advanced broadband service deployments in mid-market and rural cable and telephone systems since 1998 and is responsible for building and maintaining technical, network, and application intelligence. Rob works closely with several carriers, cable systems, municipalities, and network service providers in Canada and the US providing them with the technology, integration, and business practices required to...

Duration:00:15:00

Harout Chitilian - Montreal

11/15/2018
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In this episode of The Intelligent Community, ICF Co-Founder speaks with Harout Chitilian, who served as a city councillor of Montreal when the city won the Intelligent Community of the Year Award in 2016.

Duration:00:23:22

Hamilton and the Smart21 Announcement

10/19/2018
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On October 25, ICF will be announcing the Smart21 Communities of 2019 during an event taking place in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. ICF co-founder John Jung sits down with Lou Zacharilla to discuss the event, in this week's Intelligent Community podcast. Also on the podcast, we feature an interview with Hamilton, to give you a sense of the community that is hosting the Smart21 announcement later this month.

Duration:00:32:15

A Very Human Future - A Conversation with Rohit Talwar

10/17/2018
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The FutureScapes project is the brainchild of Rohit Talwar – a global futurist and founder of Fast Future Research. Rohit works with global business to help them understand and create the future, and is an award winning speaker noted for his provocative content. He advises global firms, industries and governments on how to survive, thrive, spot and manage emerging risks and develop innovative growth strategies in the decade ahead. His interests include the evolving role of technology in...

Duration:00:25:55

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