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Analyst Breakfast Briefings
Day 1 Keynotes
As the winner of the U.S. Department of Transportation's (USDOT) first-ever Smart City Challenge, Columbus was awarded $50 million in grant funding and the designation as America's Smart City. We're "becoming smart" by embracing the reinvention of transportation to accelerate human progress. And with it, taking on the coveted job of teaching cities as they evolve similarly around the world. Mark Patton, VP of Smart Cities for the Columbus Partnership, will share how we plan to transport Columbus to the future and reinvent mobility through public/private partnerships.
Data & Connectivity
Modern vehicles have more than 100 embedded sensors, generating up to 4TB of data per day. By securely connecting these vehicles and applying cloud-based analytics, this data can be transformed into actionable smart city insights and urban analytics, which can in turn be used to predict traffic patterns, identify high-risk traffic areas, reduce greenhouse-gas emissions, and justify investments in digital infrastructure.Turning Vehicles into Smart City Sensor Networks
Strategy, Public Private Partnerships, Municipalities
When implementing a smart cities initiatives the importance of the community’s input cannot be overlooked and multiple types of engagement must be utilized. Recently the City of Baltimore has begun to use various types of digital and in person means to obtain community feedback, concerns and understanding about smart cities technology, and to ensure proposed smart cities technology will not only improve the quality of life but will also be utilized by residents. This session will discuss the ways in which the city has successfully engaged its residents on smart cities technology prior to implementation.