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?

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?

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?

3:30 pm – Closing Remarks, Kenneth R. Lutchen, Boston University

3:45 pm – 5:00 pm Reception

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