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US Congress Accelerating Smart Infrastructure and Policy Planning

Members of Congress are working together to explore and integrate smart technologies into infrastructure and policy planning. The U.S. Congressional Smart Cities Caucus - led by Reps. Yvette Clarke (D-NY) and Darrell Issa (R-CA) - is accelerating that pursuit.

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Smart Regions Congress: Meet the Speakers [RSCI]

RSCI has announced speakers and forum leaders for the Smart Regions Congress event in Washington DC on February 15th.  The interdisciplinary group of leaders will explore and discuss the challenges and successes that arise when building smart regions that put people first. 

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7 takeaways from the Venture Smarter NYC: Smart Cities Leadership Forum

Leaders from government, academia, and business gathered just last week at the New York Bar Association for a leadership forum aimed at setting smart city development goals in NYC and beyond.  The turn-out couldn't have been better.  With more than 40 guests in attendance, it quickly became standing room only.

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People, Not Products - Strategies for Smart Growth

This means technology is the tool, not the focus, of smart city planning. As technology continues to disrupt policy, and is deployed to optimize and replace inefficient and outdated systems and infrastructure, the cities and regions that come out on top are-and-will-continue-to-be those that put people at the top of the planning hierarchy to focus on outcomes and impact that improve our collective quality of life regardless of socioeconomic or physical barriers.

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Leaders explore smart city goals in New York City

New York, NY - On Tuesday, December 12th, leaders from government, academia, and business will convene at the New York Bar Association for a leadership forum aimed at setting smart city development goals in New York City and beyond.

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NYC Leaders Plan for Local Impact, Global Reach

On Tuesday, December 12th at the New York Bar Association, leaders in government, business, and academia will come together to explore setting Smart City Development Goals in NYC and beyond. Topics will focus on connectivity, mobility, and resilience, and how we will leverage IoT and advanced technologies to optimize or replace our infrastructure and digital systems.

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What Authoring Various Technology Laws Taught Me About Running A Startup

Building a technology startup is hard. You must pinpoint and clearly define a meaningful problem, create a validated solution, and address your customer’s needs in a valuable proposition... Many people are surprised when I suggest that crafting and, ultimately, passing legislation into law, as a staffer on Capitol Hill has many parallels to running a startup.

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Greg Akers (Cisco Systems) to join Venture Smarter's Board of Directors

Venture Smarter is excited to announce that Gregory Neil Akers (CTO, Cisco Systems Security and Trust Organization) will join the board of directors alongside Zack Huhn, Mitch Kominsky, Rhonda Binda, and Jon Salisbury. Venture Smarter is a new company that sprouted out of the Venture Strategy Partners think tank geared towards streamlining solutions and implementations for smart cities, connected campuses, and advanced facilities. More details coming soon.

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