Posts in smart cities
Building Community Resilience at SRC18

What are local governments and federal agencies doing to aid and empower first responders and law enforcement across the country in building smart and resilient communities?

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Vote for DHS, FEMA and Venture Smarter in the SXSW 2019 PanelPicker today!

Are you ready to support emergency responder’s and city planners with accelerating tech development and building a culture of cross-sector preparedness?  Venture Smarter, DHS S&T and FEMA are proposing to do just that, but we need your support!  Vote to send our panel, Mobilizing Cross-Sector Innovation to Save Lives, to South by Southwest (SXSW) 2019.

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Building Community Resilience during Hurricane Season (Capitol Hill Event, 9/25/18)

Join the Congressional Smart Cities Caucus, partners from DHS Science and Technology, state and local emergency responders and smart cities leaders for an interactive conversation on how DHS is accelerating technology development to improve hurricane preparedness, response, and recovery operations for communities nationwide.

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Financing Smart City Development

Late last month at the second annual Smart Cincy Summit and official launch of the 2018 Smart Infrastructure Challenge, Oscar Bode, CEO of Smart City Capital, led a workshop discussing the challenges cities face in moving from pilot to execution, and how new public-private-partnership models can accelerate and expand smart city development efforts.

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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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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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Smart Cities Are Mobile Cities: 3 Takeaways From the Smart Regions Conference

Among various Smart City Workshops, Toby Asbury, Mark Samaan, Jiaqui Ma, Wade Johnston, Mike Doenges and Busayo Odunlami discuss Smart Cities are Mobile Cities at the Smart Regions Conference hosted by Venture Smarter.

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7 speakers and presenters you don't want to miss at Smart Regions Conference (10/25/2017)

The Smart Regions Conference will feature speakers and presentations in the morning, an IoT Showcase and Drone Racing throughout the day, and smart city leadership workshops in the afternoon. Experts from around the country will descend on BB&T Arena, including these 7 speakers and presenters that you don't want to miss!

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Preview the Smart Regions Conference and IoT Showcase

Last fall the City of Newport began a project to become the first "Smart City" in the Midwest, utilizing digital, communications and design technologies. This spring the City of Cincinnati announced it was looking for partners and providers to begin its smart city plans.

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Walkable, bikeable, and regional

Northern Kentucky leaders including the Mayor of Newport KY Jerry Peluso, County Commissioner Tom Lampe, and Executive Director of the Regional Smart Cities Initiative Zack Huhn meet with USDOT, state DOT, and regional leaders from OKI about integrating bikeable solutions into smart city transportation planning as they pass through Newport KY. Yay Bikes! hosted the smart city bike tour.

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