This spring Venture Smarter leaders brought Tube Transportation experts to Ohio at the Smart Cincy Summit to talk about Hyperloop and Evacuated Tube Transportation. This summer, Hyperloop leaders and transportation experts in Ohio collaborated to propose a Columbus connection for the Hyperloop corridor. This is in addition to a separate, but complimentary statewide effort in Ohio to connect Cincinnati, Columbus, and Cleveland regions with smart mobility solutions and corridors inclusive of autonomous and advanced transportation and next generation transportation infrastructure that was sparked by Smart Columbus and the USDOT Smart Cities Challenge Grant. Here is what the Columbus Dispatch reported about the "win" for Columbus and Ohio:
"The Columbus connection of a high-speed transportation network is one of 10 international finalists. "That means basically we are amongst an elite group worldwide ... that now are going to explore" possibly implementing the project, Terri Flora, spokeswoman for the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission, said Thursday."
READ MORE: http://www.dispatch.com/news/20170914/columbus-connection-named-as-finalist-for-hyperloop-transportation
Hyperloop technologies will be on display and experts in full force at the Smart Regions Conference at BB&T Arena on October 25th.
At the Innovation, Inclusion and the Workforce of the Future panel, experts led a passionate discussion on the jobs of the future, how to close the digital divide and how to make decisions around smart city technology deployment equitable. Smart Regions Conference hosted by Venture Smarter.
Leaders in the cybersecurity space discuss challenges and opportunities in smart cities and connected communities.
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.
Defeating the heroin and opiate epidemic, ending childhood poverty and homelessness, defeating the digital divide, and focusing on clean water and clean air might not be what you think about when you hear "smart cities," but we refuse to ignore our region's most pressing issues and these will be key topics of featured roundtable discussions at the Smart Regions Conference at BB&T Arena on Wednesday, October 25th
We are just one week away from the Smart Regions Conference at BB&T Arena. Can't make it? Don't worry! We will share live stream links at smartregions.org on October 25th. Take a look at the Phase 4 Announcements and get in touch with any questions. #SmartRegions
Venture Smarter will announce plans to release CMRi - the Connectivity, Mobility, and Resilience Index for cities and regions. The City of Cincinnati will release an RFP for regional transportation solutions, and dozens of presenters and showcasers will feature emerging and autonomous transportation and infrastructure solutions throughout the day
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Interactive and experiential is the name of the game at the Smart Regions Conference and IoT Showcase on Wednesday, October 25th at BB&T Arena. It's not too late to register to attend! Can't make it? Tune into the live stream!