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The Internet of Transportation: Ten Key Ingredients of Tomorrow’s Urban Transportation System

10/4/2018
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Connected transportation is a new reality that has or will impact every city. Hear from state and local transportation officials who will address how they are using IOT to improve the efficiency of public transit systems, strengthen traffic safety and reduce vehicle congestion. Learn these experts’ top 10 priorities for preparing their cities for the future of transportation. This Episode Features: Shailen Bhatt, President, and CEO, ITS America Jeff Marootian, Director Department of...

Duration:01:11:30

Strengthening and Securing Communities: Lessons Learned from Open Data and Analytics Programs

10/4/2018
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Sensors enable cities to gather huge quantities of data, but creating manageable and useful tools remains a challenge for many. Providing data in publicly accessible and secure formats has vexed many local governments. Hear from data officers from a range of cities who are effectively collecting, analyzing, securing and basing decisions on public data. This episode features: Amen Ra Mashariki – Head of Urban Analytics, Esri Derek Prall, Editor, American City and County Barney Krucoff –...

Duration:01:15:10

Smart Cities 2.0 — Future Trends from Smart Cities Trailblazers

10/4/2018
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Hear from the original CIOs and CTOs who launched the smart city movement in Kansas City, San Francisco, New York and Seattle as they look ahead to what’s next for cities. This candid conversation will provide insights into the opportunities and challenges for cities in the evolving and maturing smart cities market. This episode features; Bob Bennett, Chief Innovation Officer, Kansas City Miguel Gamino, Executive Vice President, MasterCard Michael Mattmiller, Director, Government Affairs,...

Duration:00:34:06

Uniting Cities Towards a Common Goal: Discussion with 2018 Readiness Challenge Grant Winners

10/3/2018
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The winners of the 2018 Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge Grant shared their experiences orienting their city leaders, community stakeholders and businesses around their smart city programs. Hear from officials from Birmingham, Cary, Las Vegas, Louisville, Virginia and Puerto Rico as they address their plans for advancing their cities as well as their major challenges to date. This episode features: Jennifer James, Global Readiness Program Director, Smart Cities Council Carlos...

Duration:01:18:21

Electricity Company-Community Partnerships

10/3/2018
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Local governments are implementing clean and renewable energy and green building policies. Electric companies are investing in digital technology to improve energy generation and distribution efficiency. This episode will examine how electric companies and cities are collaborating to jointly plan and achieve smart city goals and objectives. This episode features: Ladeene Freimuth, Policy Director, GridWise Alliance President, The Freimuth Group, LLC John Smola, Director of Business...

Duration:01:06:39

Secrets of city leaders: financing, contracting and procurement for the smart city

10/3/2018
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In order to keep pace with technological and economic growth, cities are looking for new business models to fund their smart city programs. Hear from CIOs and CFOs about their creative procurement and finance strategies such as city-wide RFPs, performance contracting, infrastructure as a service, green bonds and more. This episode features: Kevin Plexico, Senior Vice President, Deltek Lindsay Wines, Chief of Staff at Baltimore City Office of Information & Technology Ruth McMorrow, Executive...

Duration:00:55:52

Training, Recruitment, and Retention for the Smart City Workforce

10/3/2018
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Learn about initiatives in Maryland and Georgia as well as innovations by non-profits to educate, develop, recruit and retain the smart city workforce of the future. Find out how you can create a ready workforce and provide job opportunities for difficult-to-employ populations. This Episode features: Shlomy Kattan, Executive Director, Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE Kelly Schulz, Secretary of Labor, State of Maryland Anthony Amato, Vice President of Business Services, Workforce...

Duration:01:12:42

Collaborating for Change: Success stories from smart cities and states

10/3/2018
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Hear from leading practitioners as they discuss their successes to date and plans for the future in their local and state smart cities programs. This episode features: Wendy Gnenz - Chief Information Officer, City of Edmonton, Canada Frank Johnson - Chief Information Officer, City of Baltimore Adam Beck - Executive Director, Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand Barney Krucoff - Interim Chief Technology Officer, Government of the District of Columbia

Duration:00:38:32

Bridging the Gap Among Educational Practice, Technology & Industry

10/1/2018
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Executive Director of the $7M Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE, Shlomy Kattan joined us on the Smart Cities Week Podcast ahead of his appearance at this week's Smart Cities Week. Shlomy and his team work directly with the field-testing cities of Dallas, Los Angeles and Philadelphia to help invest in the lives of their residents by addressing adult low-literacy and the burdens it places on job growth, medical costs and a child’s future educational success.

Duration:00:27:07

Building Tomorrow’s Smart City Workforce

9/26/2018
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We had the pleasure of hearing from Secretary Kelly Schulz of the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. Secretary Schulz told us about Maryland's apprenticeship programs and competitive grant program, EARN. As well as, some of the challenges and achievements that she has encountered in her role so far. We also spoke a little bit about Smart Cities Week Washington, D.C. where Secretary Schulz will be joining us for our panel session 'Training, Recruitment, and Retention...

Duration:00:16:17

Citizen Engagement: The Key to Smart City Success

9/24/2018
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We spoke to Executive Director of Cities of Service & Smart Cities Week Washington, D.C. Keynote Speaker Myung Lee, about the achievements and goals of Cities of Service, the challenges Mayors and CIOs face today in cities and also looked ahead to Smart Cities Week Washington, D.C. which starts next week! Find out more at www.smartcitiesweek.com

Duration:00:13:31

The Collaborative Power of Awesomeness at Smart Cities Week

8/28/2018
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Here’s your opportunity to listen to an exclusive interview with Bob Bennett, Chief Innovation Officer at City of Kansas City, MO. Bob, an ex-US Army Chief Operations officer, is using his skills of collaboration and information sharing to change Kansas City, Missouri for the better. He’s also an advisory member of the Internet of Things Consortium as well as named one of GovTech’s 25 Top Dreamers, Doers and Drivers. Listen to Bob's story, and then join him at Smart Cities Week Washington...

Duration:00:28:38

Collaboration: the Cornerstone of the Smart City

7/3/2018
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Jesse Berst, Chairman of the Smart Cities Council extends a warm welcome to Smart Cities Week Washington D.C., taking place October 2-4 2018. Conference tracks include: - Re-imagining Transportation - Enlightened Financing - The Smart Workforce - Data for Civic Good - Smart Infrastructure Find out more at https://www.smartcitiesweek.com/2018-washington/

Duration:00:03:36

The Robust Mobile Network (and Why You Need it Now)

6/6/2018
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Cities depend on mobile networks for day-to-day operations and delivery of citizen services, and this dependence is growing rapidly. In this episode, mobile operators and local government officials address the critical role of IoT applications for not only transportation, public safety and sustainability, but also for stimulating entrepreneurship, innovation and economic growth. Featuring: David Witkowski – Executive Director of Civic Technologies, Joint Venture Silicon Valley Peter Murray –...

Duration:01:21:40

The Top 10 Ways Cities are Benefiting from Open Data (and How Your City Can Too)

6/6/2018
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Open data systems provide a foundation for civic innovation. While cities collect vast quantities of data through sensors and other means, many struggle to compile data into useful and publicly available formats that can be accessed not only by local government decision makers, but also to the public, while ensuring privacy and security. By making public data available to city staff, developers, non-profit organizations, and the public, cities can streamline service delivery and...

Duration:01:15:16

Leading Practices in City Wellbeing

6/6/2018
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Hear from the leaders using the "Science of Wellbeing to Guide Your Smart City,” to find out how cities are using data to understand the needs of residents and to identify the most effective ways to improve outcomes. Specifically, learn about how data on civic well being has changed the policies and priorities of the City of Santa Monica. Featuring: Julie Rusk - Chief of Civic Well Being, City of Santa Monica, CA Anthony Sardella - CEO of Evolve24 Lisa Parson – Project Manager of The...

Duration:00:44:22

Sharing the Promising Practices of Modern Mobility — Opportunities and Challenges

6/6/2018
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Hear about the coming mobility revolution from Daniel Sperling of UC Davis’ Institute of Transportation Studies. He addresses the need for policies to ensure that electric, automated, and shared vehicles provide for improved traffic conditions, reduced carbon emissions and increased accessibility and affordability. Featuring: Daniel Sperling, Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Director, Institute of Transportation Studies - UC Davis

Duration:00:27:16

Readiness Challenge Grant Winners: What’s Next for The Winning Cities (and How Do They Get There?)

6/1/2018
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2018 Readiness Challenge Grant Winners What’s Next for The Winning Cities (and How Do They Get There?) Featuring: Randall Woodfin – Mayor, Birmingham, Alabama Terry Yates – Smart Cities Program Manager, Cary, North Carolina David Ihrie – Chief Technology Officer, Virginia Center for Innovative Technology Chris Seidt – Director of Information Technology, Louisville-Jefferson County Don Jacobson – Business Partner for Innovation, City of Las Vegas Jennifer James – Readiness Program Director,...

Duration:00:38:02

Cities as Complex Ecosystems

6/1/2018
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Cities are complex and dynamic environments, which present many opportunities for new uses of merging technologies and data. In this episode, Luis Bettencourt will address many features that are common to all cities as complex ecosystems of people interacting over the built environment. In this light, he will presesnt opportunities to make cities smarter in terms of the efficiency and quality of underlying infrastructure, as well as the creation of informational signals and better markets...

Duration:00:25:19

City Leaders Share Promising Practices — Becoming a Sustainable and Resilient Smart City

6/1/2018
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Local government leaders seek to mitigate climate change by reducing carbon emissions in all sectors from transportation to procurement to resource conservation and reuse. At the same time, they are preparing for and responding to climate change impacts such as extreme weather events, droughts, flooding and wildfires. Hear from government sustainability leaders who are on the front lines of creating sustainable and resilient smart cities. Featuring: Gordon Feller – Founder, Meeting of the...

Duration:01:11:36