Interview: Deborah Acosta, Chief Innovation Officer, City of San Leandro
Smart Cities Council | April 20, 2017
Joint Venture Partners with Smart Cities Council on Silicon Valley Conference
Joint Venture Silicon Valley | March 17, 2017
Smart Cities Council Announces Winners of Smart Cities Readiness Challenge Grants
Smart Cities Council | February 8, 2017
Smart Cities Council and Joint Venture Silicon Valley Join Forces to Advance Smart Communities on the West Coast
Smart Cities Council | January 30, 2017
Smart Cities Week Comes to Silicon Valley May 8-10
Smart Cities Council | January 25, 2017
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Aerostate is air quality expert. We provide cities with air quality analysis and 2 days forecast at the resolution of a city block, leakage monitoring solutions, and air quality simulation software to support city planning and control. Our solutions are distributed via API and as SaaS.
For 25 years Echelon has pioneered open-standard networking platforms for commercial and industrial applications. With 110+ million devices worldwide, Echelon solutions enable customers to reduce energy and operational costs while improving safety and comfort. Today, Echelon focuses on creating smart cities and campuses through connected outdoor lighting, and helping device makers optimize their IoT devices with embedded control capabilities.
Hear from leading technology service providers along with city officials about how local governments are using mobile apps and smart technologies to facilitate citizen services and engagement. Examples include augmented reality, real-time citizen reporting of local conditions, smart monitoring of water and electricity use, and 311 applications.
• Daniel Woldesenbet, Director, Alameda County Public Works Agency
• John Gillison, City Manager, City of Rancho Cucamonga
Gregory C. Curtin, Founder and CEO, CivicConnect
IBI Group is a globally recognized leader in planning, designing, building, and operating Smart Cities. With over 40 years of experience connecting the people, businesses, and governments IBI defines how future cities live, move, learn work, and play in an integrated, inclusive, and collaborative way that supports local, regional, and global visions. IBI Group defines the cities of tomorrow.
machineQ, a Comcast service, is dedicated to leveraging the latest in sensor, network, and software technologies to gather and transmit data that can be used to create actionable intelligence from the physical world. machineQ is building a low-power, wide area network – leveraging LoRaWAN® technology – to provide solutions and a platform for the Internet of Things (IoT).
INRIX is a global leader of connected car services and transportation analytics focused on making movement more intelligent around the world. We are literally everywhere with over 450 customers and live coverage in over 60 countries, helping to move people, cities and businesses forward.
Localintel is helping municipalities across North America put big data in the hands of small businesses. Our interactive economic development tools display essential market intelligence for entrepreneurs and existing businesses and helps them ask the right questions, analyze the data correctly and make better business decisions.
Seevider’s mission is Visualize the City Infrastructure Smarter using Artificial Intelligence Neural Network. The product has developed on Deep Learning AI, Edge-Vision Computing Sensor Platform and Cloud Service Architecture for smart city application and service. We are currently providing solutions for smart parking, smart lighting, event-based surveillance monitoring and traffic monitoring through computer vision intelligence.
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At Deloitte, we look beyond to see cities not as they are, but what they could be. We see what others don’t and can bring the full scale and breadth of our capabilities to provide a 360ᵒ perspective that can unlock unrealized opportunities for cities and citizens.
Collectively, Deloitte member firms from around the world are committed to smart city efforts and combine our ambition and optimism, with an ability to see and deliver on potential. Our range of services and experiences allow us to tackle this opportunity from all angles—from health to public services, from transportation to energy, a holistic vision helps bring solutions to every aspect of city life. As a result of our work with numerous cities around the world, Deloitte was named a worldwide leader in Smart Cities Consulting Services based on capability and strategy by IDC.
Please visit our Smart City – Smart Nation website, to learn more about our work and explore trends, case studies, Deloitte client experiences and thought leadership related to our Smart City framework – smart mobility, security, economy, living, environment and education.
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Recognized as the “Heart of Silicon Valley,” Sunnyvale, with a population of approximately 148,000, is the fifth-largest city in the San Francisco Bay Area. Sunnyvale was incorporated in 1912 and, over the years, has transformed from an agricultural community, to a center for the defense industry, to the current nexus of research, development and manufacturing that created Silicon Valley. Sunnyvale is home to notable companies such as LinkedIn, Microsoft, Google, Apple, NetApp, Mercedes Benz, R&D, Plug & Play, and Bloom Energy.
IKE (Interactive Kiosk Experience) is a communication platform created to help cities connect citizens and visitors with information and resources in dynamic new ways. Employing outdoor touchscreen displays, IKE is a self-sustaining platform that provides a meaningful recurring revenue stream and requires no capital or operational investment from our partners.
In the past, maps have been critical to managing cities – Today, smarter cities use 3D Urban Models. This session will discuss how the GIS function of municipal governments are going beyond 2D maps to create 3D models as base maps for their city Building on existing GIS datasets with new data from aerial surveys, Building Information Models and other sources. These models support government functions and citizen services. Recent advances in 3D urban models include Indoor positioning and models for first responders; Underground modelling for more efficient project planning and safety; and, Analytics of urban activities based on an accurate spatial setting.
• Alfred T. Ho, Professor, School of Public Affairs & Administration, University of Kansas
• Patrick Hogan, World Wind Project Manager, NASA Ames Research Center
• Steve Liang, Associate Professor and Director of GeoSensorWeb Laboratory, University of Calgary
George, Percivall, CTO, Chief Engineer, Open Geospatial Consortium
Hear from leading technology service providers along with city officials about how local governments are using mobile apps and smart technologies to facilitate citizen services and engagement. Examples include augmented reality, real-time citizen reporting of local conditions, smart monitoring of water and electricity use and 311 applications.
Daniel Woldesenbet, Director, Alameda County Public Works Agency
Representatives of the five winning Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge Grant cities will share their approaches for applying smart technologies to improve urban livability, workability and sustainability. They will not only discuss their experiences to date, but they will also present their city’s unique economic, environmental and equity objectives and their plans for achieving these goals using smart technologies.
• Kevin Burns, Chief Information Officer, Information Technology Department, City of Miami
• Ellen Hwang, Program Manager for Innovation Management, City of Philadelphia
• Meredith Klekotka, Transportation Planner, City of Indianapolis
• Ted Lehr, Data Architect, City of Austin
• Charles Ramdatt, Project Manager, Public Works Department, City of Orlando
Stuart Cowan, Chief Scientist, Smart Cities Council
Bas Boorsma, Director Internet of Things and City Digitization, North Europe, Cisco
Connected Nation Exchange (CNX) expands broadband infrastructure by providing a collaborative software platform where service providers and cities can share data, streamline permitting and conduct facility siting and leasing transactions. Through its Smart City Infrastructure Program, CNX accelerates buildout of fiber and wireless/small cell networks with a public-private partnership approach.
Navigant Research is a market research and consulting team that provides in-depth analysis of global clean technology markets. The team’s research methodology combines supply-side industry analysis, end-user primary research and demand assessment, and deep examination of technology trends to provide a comprehensive view of these industry sectors.
Many cities have created Open Data systems, a vital first step in civic analytics. Profound advancements in computational power and artificial intelligence will enable cities to analyze those data sets to improve delivery of utilities, public safety, transportation, and facilities services while balancing the challenges of managing open data along with policy, citizen engagement, and regulatory hurdles. This panel will bring together city officials, analytics providers, and investors to discuss what AI services and support cities need, how they are turning open data into deep knowledge, while also addressing the cybersecurity and privacy concerns associated with these technologies.
• Thomas Beyer, Principal, Deloitte
• Sara Gardner, Chief Technology Officer, Hitachi Insight Group
• Sari Ladin, Analytics and Digital Strategy Lead, City of Los Angeles
Kip Harkness, Deputy City Manager, City of San Jose
Fybr delivers real-time data to connect and improve communities of all sizes, with data drawn directly from life as it happens and where it happens. As an end-to-end IoT solution, Fybr’s low power, low data rate network can deliver reliable, accurate data to sense and control critical systems in even the harshest environments – providing actionable data to save time, money and resources.
Thought leaders from the research, technology and local government fields will look into their crystal balls to predict how the industries that comprise smart cities will evolve over the coming few years. From financing and procurement to big data and analytics, these experts will share their big ideas for what we can expect in the next 2, 5 and 10 years.
• Bas Boorsma, Internet of Things & City Digitatization, Cisco
• Roberta Gamble, Partner and Vice President, Frost & Sullivan
• Pablo Tomasi, Senior Analyst IHS Markit
Jonathan Reichental, Chief Information Officer, City of Palo Alto
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New investments in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and IOT are growing exponentially and city leaders are seeking to capitalize on the proliferation of inexpensive IOT devices and sensors, and the profound computational advancements that AI can bring to data collected by cities. City officials and analytics providers will discuss how big data is impacting the way cities work, including the provision of utilities, public safety, transportation and facilities services, while also addressing the challenges of managing big data along with its associated policy hurdles.
• Chetan Gupta, Chief Data Scientist, Hitachi
• Ted Lehr, IT Data Architect, Business Application Services, City of Austin
• Michelle Rudnicki, VP Industry Solutions IBM North America Public Sector
George D. Thomas, Managing Director, New Urban Informatics
Like its big city neighbors to the north and south, Silicon Valley has a serious homeless problem. But it also has serious, certified geeks – loads of them, in fact. Don’t miss this conversation focusing on what can happen when tech brainiacs team with human services advocates solving social problems. And the good news is, the solutions they are implementing can work in your community too.
• Karen Addato, Executive Director, Hi Tech Rover
• Rose Broome, Founder and CEO, HandUp
• Daniel Flaming, President, Economic Roundtable
• Ky Le, Director, Santa Clara County, Office of Supportive Housing
• Halil Toros, Chief Statistician, Economic Roundtable – Principal Analytical Consultant, SAS Institute
Philip Bane, Managing Director, Smart Cities Council
Regional collaboration and public-private partnerships in the San Diego region serve as an example for other cities seeking to advance their smart city initiative across jurisdictions. Hear from city officials as well as corporate and NGO partners about how southern California has progressed so rapidly in its smart city deployment.
• Jason Anderson, President and CEO, Cleantech San Diego
• Austin Ashe, General Manager, Intelligent Cities, Current, powered by GE
• Maria Kachadoorian, Deputy City Manager, City of Chula Vista
Gordon Feller, Consultant, Cisco Systems HQ and Meeting of the Minds, Co-Founder
Tear down the silos that are making your city inefficient. This workshop will give you the tools you need to create a Smart Cities Roadmap that includes a long-term vision grounded in short- term wins and practical strategies.
Hosted by the Smart Cities Council, the workshop will include an overview of the internationally- recognized Smart Cities Readiness Framework encompassing 17 universal principles of smart cities. It is ideal for government officials interested in advancing smart cities efforts in their city, county, or state; Smart Cities Council Partners; other smart cities solutions providers; non-profits; and academic institutions. The workshop will also emphasize innovative approaches to procuring and financing smart cities technologies. Case studies, delivered by expert guest presenters, will illustrate applications across a wide range of city departments and technology enablers. There will be ample opportunity for discussion in small groups, allowing you to test your understanding with peers from around the world facing similar challenges. You will emerge energized and ready to take on a smart cities leadership role.