Conference Track

Smart Cities

Global populations are moving back to the cities, putting massive pressure on urban environments to best serve this growth. Governments are investing in advances in smart transportation, LAAI, IoT, 5G connectivity and data analytics for better functioning cities and a higher quality of life.

Thursday, January 10

9:00 – 10:00 AM

Conference Session Live Stream

Fueling Big Cities

LOCATION Westgate Level 1 Ballroom F

Energy supply and consumption have a tremendous impact on building sustainable, clean and environmentally responsible cities. Learn from a panel of energy experts and smart city leaders on innovative ways to conserve and distribute energy in increasingly connected urban corridors.

10:15 – 11:15 AM

Conference Session Live Stream

Cities Flirt with Blockchain

LOCATION Westgate Level 1 Ballroom F

The emergence of blockchain technology—featuring immutability, openness and fairness—provides efficient solutions to some of the pressing problems we encounter in today’s cities, such as supply chain management, financial systems, e-voting and even refugee management.

1:00 – 2:00 PM

Conference Session Live Stream

When Does My Air Taxi Arrive?

LOCATION Westgate Level 1 Ballroom F

Urban air mobility (UAM) involves multiple aircraft–manned, remotely piloted and autonomous–safely operating within a city. What are the advantages and challenges of UAM? How are companies and cities addressing the policy, economic, social, environmental and legal barriers?

2:15 – 3:15 PM

Conference Session Live Stream

What’s Next for Transportation in the Smart City?

LOCATION Westgate Level 1 Ballroom F

Learn how city planners, infrastructure providers and information architects are working together with transportation companies to design intentional expediencies for alternative transportation methods.

3:30 – 4:30 PM

Conference Session Live Stream

Smart Cities, Public Safety and Disaster Preparedness/Recovery

LOCATION Westgate Level 1 Ballroom F

Sensors embedded into Smart City IoT devices will do more than find you a parking spot. Connected gas sensors will improve health, reduce emissions, identify infrastructure leaks and security threats and even alert medical personnel to individual health emergencies.

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