Let's talk smart cities - Daily Roundup - 5/26
Venture Smarter supports stakeholders on both sides of the emerging marketplace with proprietary tools and resources to support the planning of smart cities, connected campuses, and advanced facilities. Here is our final Daily Roundup for the week.
Connected and autonomous vehicles: the transition period
Future cities will have much different transportation and mobility models than today. Cars of tomorrow will be intelligent, connected and autonomous. Yet, a great challenge will lie in the transition period when both CAVs and non-CAVs must coexist and share the same road space.
Want a resilient city? Ask for microgrids with these 7 features
Microgrids may be essential to the success of two smart city goals: resiliency in the face of natural and man-made disturbances–and a gradual transition to the use of distributed (local) renewables. Pieces are coming together for piloted microgrids, due to these 7 features.
SMART REAL ESTATE
How Will Smart Cities Impact Real Estate?
Smart cities will have a cascade of effects on real estate in the future. Transforming the way our houses look and function, creating jobs and therefore attracting professionals, and freeing up budgets for real estate projects–there are many reasons that housing demand will increase.
Today’s number is about… smart cities
“Cities in Motion” is an annual report by IESE, a business college in northern Spain, which analyzes different aspects of 180 major cities in 80 countries to determine how smart they are. Topping the ranking is New York City, then followed by London and Paris.
INFINITI LAB ANNOUNCES NINE STARTUPS JOINING ITS SMART CITY-FOCUSED ACCELERATOR
Infiniti Lab, a month long IoT and smart city accelerator launched by Infiniti Motors, has announced the nine companies that will be joining the first cohort of its Toronto lab. Of the nine, company platform include a parking service, sensor technology, mapping, and AI.
Here is a list of industry events that we will be watching, hosting, and/or participating in this June...
In the United States we face crumbling infrastructure problems, yet continue to rebuild outdated and inefficient systems. It's time we think differently about infrastructure. States from Ohio and Colorado to Virginia and Nevada are well on their way.
With the acquisition, Venture Smarter will launch Venture Smarter Labs, adding a new business unit to the growing company that focuses on ‘working together to build smart cities, regions, and industries.’ Labs will work with businesses, investors, agencies, and universities to enable impact and innovation leveraging advanced technologies.
Monday, May 14th - Washington, DC - Venture Smarter - Congressional Smart Cities Caucus meets with stakeholders to explore how technology and automation will impact future workforce and education needs.
Are you a solution provider in the smart cities space? Are you interested in supporting teams responding to the 2018 Smart Infrastructure Challenge? You can now sign up to be a Smart Infrastructure Challenge Solution Provider to get matched with collaborators and response teams.
Venture Smarter was excited to welcome Michael Dunaway and Dean Skidmore to the Second Annual Smart Cincy Summit to help shine a light on the importance of prioritizing public safety and resilience in smart and connected development projects.
At the Second Annual Smart Cincy Summit, Oscar Bode (CEO, Smart City Capital) discussed his firm taking a leading role in the 2018 Smart Infrastructure Challenge and painted a picture for how new public-private-partnership models can accelerate and expand smart city development efforts.
At the Second Annual Smart Cincy Summit speakers and presenters across sectors and agencies shined a bright light on their success stories, challenges, and opportunities to collaborate to accelerate the development of smart city efforts across Cincinnati and the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Region.
On Monday, May 14th the Congressional Smart Cities Caucus will host its third stakeholder roundtable to focus on the future of the workforce. The discussion will explore educational requirements to prepare citizens with the skills required in the 21st century economy. Among other topics, the conversation will also hone in on the importance of public-private-partnerships in developing workforce success stories across smart cities and regions.
Venture Smarter has hosted several webinars related to the Smart Infrastructure challenge. Recordings of these past sessions are now available and can be downloaded by clicking on the respective dates below. We have additional webinars coming up that are open to the public. If you would like to attend any of these online sessions, please click on the respective dates to register.