City of the Future 2022 - Virtual Kick Off City of the Future 2022 - Virtual Kick Off

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

- CDT
Welcome to City of the Future!
Jason Rodriguez
Jason Rodriguez
Zpryme, CEO
Erin Autin
Erin Autin
Zpryme, Senior Director of Research Programs
- CDT
The City of the Future Today: Current Smart City Trends and Challenges
Marc Coudert
Marc Coudert
Office of Resilience, City of Austin, Climate Resilience & Adaptation Program Manager
Heather House
Heather House
UN Climate Change High-Level Champions, City Engagement Manager
Joyce Deuley
Joyce Deuley
Zpryme, Senior Research & Content Analyst

As digital transformations touch almost every industry, the smart city of the future is becoming a reality. This panel discusses:

  • Current trends across cities of different sizes as they implement smart city infrastructure
  • How cities and communities are prioritizing smart city investments
  • Challenges cities face in implementing and adopting smart city technologies
- CDT
The Role of Utilities in the Evolving Smart City Landscape
Peter Muhoro
Peter Muhoro
Rappahannock Electric Cooperative, Chief Strategy, Technology & Innovation Officer
Suzanne Russo
Suzanne Russo
CEO, Pecan Street
Dylan Lockwood
Dylan Lockwood
Zpryme, Senior Editor

A city’s energy provider is an essential piece of the smart city puzzle that ultimately seamlessly integrates municipal services to better serve citizens. As smart city technologies and infrastructure evolve, what role do utilities play? This panel discusses:

  • The partnership between utilities and cities
  • How utilities are approaching integration with other city service
  • The importance of community engagement and building trust with citizens
- CDT
Mobilizing Mobility
Joy Gardner
Joy Gardner
Empire Clean Cities, Executive Director
Drew Higgins
Drew Higgins
CPS Energy, Senior Director Products & Services

From EV infrastructure initiatives to California’s ban on gas fueled vehicles by 2035, cities and states are taking charge of improving urban mobility. We’re going to dig into the latest developments in mobility and learn how to create limitless, mobile cities at scale.