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Technology, city planning, and transportation have merged at the intersection of Smart City. ITE Met Section is hosting a half-day conference to give a glimpse of Smart City and how the Transportation field is adapting to this changing environment. This conference will bring to life the current topics of Intelligent Transportation System (ITS), NYCDOT’s connected vehicles program, and how the tech industry is finding solutions to integrate the existing infrastructure to the connected world.

The participants will hear from industry leaders who are shaping the Smart City of today and tomorrow, including real examples of how the Smart City concept is transforming the transportation industry. The program will start with IBM’s and NJII’s Smart City teams; followed by Pecha-Kucha style presentations from Intersection, Placemeter, Uber, and CartoDB; a talk by Mike Lydon - author of Tactical Urbanism; a panel discussion with NYCDOT’s connected vehicles team, NJDOT, the City of Newark, and Port Authority; and closing remarks by NYCDOT Chief Technology Officer Cordell Schachter.

Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Event  Agenda

2:00-2:15  Key Note Speaker IBM Smart City – Lew Gaskell Jr.

2:15-2:40   IBM Smart City Global Perspective – Lew Gaskell Jr.

2:40-3:00   NJII Smart City Transportation and Data Analytics – Munir Cochinwala

3:00-3:15   Break 

3:15-3:50  Pecha-Kucha Style Presentation 

  • Intersection, Senior Director - Jeff Maki
  • Placemeter, Co-founder and COO - Florent Peyre
  • Uber, Global Transportation and Mobility Manager – Andrew Salzberg 
  • CartoDB, Business Development Manager - Jeff Ferzoco 

3:50-4:15  Mike Lydon, Author of Tactical Urbanism 

4:15-4:30  Break

4:30-5:30  Real World Applications Panel

  • NYCDOT Project Manager of Connected Vehicle Deployment - Mohamad Talas
  • NJDOT Director Mobility & Systems Engineering - Wasif Mirza
  • NYCDOT Assistant Commissioner - Mike Marsico
  • City of Newark – Jack Nata

5:30- 5:45  Closing Remarks: NYCDOT CTO - Cordell Schachter

Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Networking event to follow.

FEE is $25 for ITE members, $40 for non-ITE members, and $15 for government employees. Free for FT Students & Faculty.

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