Posts tagged Smart Regions Congress
Colorado is 'open for business' - Regional Smart Cities Initiative

At the Smart Regions Congress in Washington DC, Co-founder of the Colorado Smart Cities Alliance, Jake Rishavy, talked about addressing some of society's most pressing problems by co-creating the next generation of technologies using a test bed at multi-city scale.

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Ohio shines at the Smart Regions Congress

Recently, Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Columbus have all been ramping up efforts around smart technology and policy planning and development. At the state level, leaders have recently formed Drive Ohio, and have been actively investing in growing tech-based and tech-enabled economies.

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How Innovative Public Policy Put Kansas City on the Smart City Map

As the Chief Innovation Officer for the City of Kansas City, Missouri, Bob Bennett leads the Smart City initiatives.  At Venture Smarter's Smart Regions Congress in Washington DC, he shared 3 lessons learned while leading those initiatives.

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Cisco to Smart City Planners: Get Started — Regional Smart Cities Initiative

TJ Costello of Cisco expresses allignment with Venture Smarter's priority to address security in connectivity, as well as the critical requirements of data governance policy to position regions for success.  He spoke at the Smart Regions Congress, including the "Internet of Everything, Connectivity and Security in Smart Regions" leadership forum.

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Understanding the Internet of Everything — Regional Smart Cities Initiative

During the Leadership Forum, The Internet of Everything: Connectivity and Security in Smart Regions, at the Smart Regions Congress in Washington DC, public and private sector leaders, including  TJ CostelloTom SynanBob Bennett, Chris Resendez and André Hentz, collaborate around the challenges, opportunities and success stories in building secure, connected Smart Regions.

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Why Resilience in Smart City Projects Directly Impacts Funding — Regional Smart Cities Initiative

On the "Internet of Everything, Connectivity and Security in Smart Regions" panel, Chris Rezendes from Context Labs weighed in alongside TJ Costello, André Hentz, Bob Bennett and Tom Synan to discuss cyber-physical security and mitigating risk.

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Ohio is on the Move — Regional Smart Cities Initiative

Thea Walsh, Transportation Systems and Funding Director for the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission, laid out a long list of the state’s projects and progress at the Intelligent Transportation, Systems, and Infrastructure in Smart Regions panel discussion hosted at last month’s Smart Regions Congress in Washington, DC.

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Solving Traffic Deaths with Smart Mobility — Regional Smart Cities Initiative

How Autonomous Vehicles and Intelligent Infrastructure Save Lives The costs of outdated and overcrowded traffic grids includes avoidable death and injuries, according to Jason Goldman of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America.

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Learn What Uber is Doing for Smart Transportation — Regional Smart Cities Initiative

Uber’s leader for federal affairs Dave Barmore helped lead a dynamic panel at last month’s Smart Regions Conference in Washington, DC. The panel, Intelligent Transportation, Systems, and Infrastructure in Smart Regions, focused on solutions to a long list of problems believed to be tied to two main areas: infrastructure and transportation.

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How Smart Transportation and Infrastructure Work Together — Regional Smart Cities Initiative

Smart Regions Congress: Panel on Intelligent Transportation, Systems, and Infrastructure in Smart Regions Transportation and Infrastructure planning proved to be a high-interest topic at the Smart Regions Congress held last month in Washington, DC.

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Why Gridlock is Killing Our Cities — Regional Smart Cities Initiative

Why Gridlock is Killing Our Cities... And How Smart Infrastructure Development Will Save Them. CityFi co-founder Gabe Klein joined a robust conversation around the overwhelming costs of outdated transportation models at last month’s Smart Regions Conference in Washington, DC.

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Clarke Bipartisanship Draws Bunkeddeko Criticism

The announcement for the new caucus was delivered by Venture Smarter, a firm which aims to use technology as a tool for city and regional planning, as part of their Smart Regions Congress Leadership Forum held Feb. 15. The initiative hopes to cover everything from broadband connectivity in urban, suburban, and rural areas to cybersecurity to using smart technologies and strategies to tackle the opioid and heroin epidemic.

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Congressman Brendan Boyle explains why we must 'expand our conversation when it comes to infrastructure' at the Smart Regions Congress — Regional Smart Cities Initiative

Representing Pennsylvania’s 13th Congressional District, Congressman Brendan Boyle advocates for a more holistic approach to infrastructure investments at the Smart Regions Congress in Washington DC.

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Q&A: How the Colorado Smart Cities Alliance is pushing its members to 'advance faster together' | Smart Cities Dive

Smart Cities Dive sat down with Jake Rishavy at the Smart Regions Congress in Washington, DC last week to discuss the alliance, how its work is relevant regardless of a city’s size and his advice for those in other states looking to set up similar bodies.

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Venture Smarter teams with Colorado Smart Cities Alliance to build Smart Regions statewide — Regional Smart Cities Initiative

The Colorado Smart Cities Alliance and Venture Smarter gave a sneak peek of a strategic partnership that will build Regional Smart Cities Initiatives across the state of Colorado beginning later this year during the Smart Regions Congress event at the National Press Club.

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FCC Commissioner Clyburn talks connectivity, infrastructure, and impact at the Smart Regions Congress — Regional Smart Cities Initiative

At the Smart Regions Congress in Washington DC, FCC Commissioner Clyburn discussed the importance of broadband deployment and adoption, and how we must increase access to connectivity for economically disenfranchised communities.

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Smart Infrastructure Challenge launched for cities, regional bodies [Smart Cities Dive]

Cities, regional councils of government and government agencies can now compete in the 2018 Smart Infrastructure Challenge, announced Thursday at the Smart Regions Congress in Washington, DC. Technology and strategy firm Venture Smarter hosted the event, part of its Regional Smart Cities Initiative.

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New Caucus Alert - Congressional Smart Cities Caucus [Politico]

NEW CAUCUS ALERT — The Congressional Smart Cities Caucus is set to launch in early March, with Reps. Yvette Clarke (D-N.Y.) and Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) taking the lead, per a release from smart cities firm Venture Smarter, which hosted policy makers in Washington on Thursday.

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Leaders announce a shared vision, launch the 2018 Smart Infrastructure Challenge at the Smart Regions Congress - Chicago Evening Post

The Smart Infrastructure Challenge will empower cities, councils of governments, and government agencies to work together to put forth innovative plans that reflect residential needs and improve connected infrastructure and transportation in their city or region. To help catalyze efforts, Venture Smarter will grant support services to the first 25 regional applicants to help launch interdisciplinary and interagency working groups.

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