IEEE names Chairman of the Smart Cities Technology Standards Committee
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Venture Smarter, Cincinnati, OH
August 9th, 2017
IEEE and IEEE Standards Association leaders have been working with Venture Smarter leadership to move forward the standardization conversations for smart city technologies and planning processes. This week, the IEEE Smart City Technology Standards Committee named Venture Smarter President Zack Huhn as the Chair of the group. Bill Ash, from IEEE-SA noted that standards and an agile planning framework will be the key that unlocks smart city successes around the world.
The working group is led by industry, government, and academic experts including Cincinnati's own Jon Salisbury and Dr Jonathan Corey. The IEEE working group is collaborating with Smart Cities Council, Intelligent Community Forum, Open Standards Group, and dozens of industry and academic bodies worldwide.
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