Infrastructure Challenge Info Webinar Added! Friday, April 20th (3pm EST)

Venture Smarter will host an informational webinar for the Smart Infrastructure Challenge at 3:00 pm (EST) on Friday, April 20th, 2018. If you would like to attend this online session, please fill out the form below and we will send you a calendar invite with login information.

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The Smart Infrastructure Challenge: Designed for Small and Medium Sized Communities

The trend in 'smart cities' and the relative challenges associated with the rapid development of efforts has been to prioritize and favor major metropolitan areas. While the 2018 Smart Infrastructure Challenge is open to major cities and regions, the program was specifically designed to enable small and medium sized cities, counties, states, and regions to realize the same smart city opportunities, and success stories.

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Success in the Midwest

Recently, Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Columbus have all been ramping up efforts around smart technology and policy planning and development. At the state level, leaders have recently formed Drive Ohio, and have been actively investing in growing tech-based and tech-enabled economies.

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Cisco to Smart City Planners: Get Started

TJ Costello of Cisco expresses alignment with Venture Smarter's priority to address security in connectivity, as well as the critical requirements of data governance policy to position regions for success.  He spoke at the Smart Regions Congress, including the "Internet of Everything, Connectivity and Security in Smart Regions" leadership forum.

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How Smart City Solutions Can Correct the Opioid Epidemic

At the Smart Regions Congress, Chief Tom Synan shared his perspective of the opioid epidemic and stressed the importance of collaboration among those involved with both the problem and the solution. He also spoke on the "Internet of Everything, Connectivity and Security in Smart Regions" panel with Chris Resendez, TJ Costello, André Hentz, and Bob Bennett to discuss cyber-physical security and mitigating risk.

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Why Resilience in Smart City Projects Directly Impacts Funding

On the "Internet of Everything, Connectivity and Security in Smart Regions" panel, Chris Rezendes from Context Labs weighed in alongside TJ Costello (Director of Smart Cities and IoT, Cisco Americas), André Hentz (Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Science and Technology, U.S. Department of Homeland Security), Bob Bennett (CIO, Kansas City) and Tom Synan (Chief, Newtown Police Department) to discuss cyber-physical security and mitigating risk.

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Understanding the Internet of Everything

At the Smart Regions Congress in Washington DC, leaders from the public and private sector share challenges, opportunities and success stories as part of the leadership forum, The Internet of Everything: Connectivity and Security in Smart Regions.

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Solving Traffic Deaths with Smart Mobility

The future of transportation is with autonomous fleet vehicles, autonomous shuttles, and solving safety problems with current traffic injuries and fatalities.  Intelligent Transportation Society of America's Jason Goldman shares these smart mobility efforts on the Leadership Forum at Venture Smarter's Smart Regions Congress in Washington DC.

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How Smart Transportation and Infrastructure Work Together

During the Leadership Forum, Intelligent Transportation, Systems, and Infrastructure in Smart Regions, at the Smart Regions Congress in Washington DC, leaders from across the nation convened to explore challenges, opportunities and success stories around intelligent transportation systems and smart infrastructure planning. 

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Learn What Uber is Doing for Smart Transportation

On the leadership forum at the Smart Regions Congress, Dave Barmore talks about 'expanding public transit' and 'shared mobility'.

Uber’s leader for federal affairs Dave Barmore helped lead a dynamic panel at last month’s Smart Regions Congress in Washington, DC. The panel, Intelligent Transportation, Systems, and Infrastructure in Smart Regions, focused on solutions to a long list of problems believed to be tied to two main areas: infrastructure and transportation.

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Congressman Brendan Boyle explains why we must 'expand our conversation when it comes to infrastructure'

At the Smart Regions Congress in Washington DC, Congressman Brendan Boyle discussed how we must expand our conversation around infrastructure, as it's interconnectivity is a critical component of optimizing our systems in the 21st century.

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