Smarter Cities: A Roadmap for the Future
March 13, 2013 – Boston University Photonics Center, 8 St Mary’s Street, Room 906
8:30 am – Registration and Breakfast
9:15 am – Welcome, Kenneth R. Lutchen, Dean, College of Engineering, Boston University
9:30 am – What is a Smarter City?
What is the vision for the future of urban innovation and how will this change citizens’ lives, enhance our resiliency, and increase our ability to compete in the global economy?
- Nancy Staisey, Smarter Cities North America, IBM
- Christos Cassandras Systems Engineering, Boston University
- Lucy Hutyra, Earth and Environment,, Boston University
- Bill Oates, Chief Information Officer, City of Boston
10:30 am – Break
10:50 am – Building a Smarter State for Massachusetts, Carole Cornelison, MA Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance
11:10 am – Boston: A Smarter City in Action. A panel discussion.
What does it mean in Boston to be a Smarter City? What is the nature of the challenges and opportunities in becoming a Smarter City?
- Nathan Phillips, Earth and Environment, Sustainable Neighborhood Lab, Boston University, Panel Moderator
- David Bartlett, Smarter Physical Infrastructure, IBM
- Michael Caramanis, Systems Engineering, Boston University
- Nalin Kulatilaka, Finance, Boston University
- Matthew Mayrl, Public Works Department, City of Boston
12:40 pm – Lunch
1:45 pm – Making Massachusetts’ Cities Globally Competitive, Dan O’Connell, Massachusetts Competiveness Partnerships
2:00 pm – Next Steps: Making Smarter Cities a Reality. A panel discussion.
We can all agree that the vision for a Smarter City will improve citizens’ quality of life. Where and how do we invest to move forward and make the vision a reality?
- Charles Zhu, Office of the Mayor, City of Boston, Panel Moderator
- Christos Cassandras, Systems Engineering, Boston University
- Nikhil Garg, Black Coral Capital
- Jurij Paraszczak, Industry Solutions and Smarter Cities, Watson Research, IBM
- Devin Quirk, Performance Management, City of Boston
3:30 pm – Closing Remarks, Kenneth R. Lutchen, Boston University
3:45 pm – 5:00 pm Reception