City of the Future 2023 // D.C. City of the Future 2023 // D.C.

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Tuesday, January 24, 2023

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Smart City Opening
Erin Autin
Erin Autin Zpryme, Senior Director of Research and Content
Joyce Deuley
Joyce Deuley Zpryme, Senior Research Analyst
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GWU Opening
John Lach
John Lach GWU, Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science
Edward Saltzberg
Edward Saltzberg George Washington University, Executive Director of the Security and Sustainability Forum, Research Professor at GWU’s Environmental and Energy Management Institute (EEMI)
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Fireside Chat
Frank Sesno
Frank Sesno George Washington University, Director of Strategic Initiatives
Erin Autin
Erin Autin Zpryme, Senior Director of Research and Content
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Inclusion: How to Engage Communities
Geoffrey Urbach
Geoffrey Urbach City of San Antonio, Smart City Senior Manager
Lynn Abramson
Lynn Abramson Clean Energy Business Network, President
Janie Gonzalez
Janie Gonzalez Webhead, CEO
Joyce Deuley
Joyce Deuley Zpryme, Senior Research Analyst
Karla Perri
Karla Perri The Spectrum Group, Principal
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San Antonio: Smart City Journey
Jason Rodriguez
Jason Rodriguez Zpryme, CEO
Brian Dillard
Brian Dillard City of San Antonio, Chief Innovation Officer
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Making the Transition Possible
Michael Oshetski
Michael Oshetski Micatu, CEO
Phil Nevels
Phil Nevels The AES Corporation, Director- Corporate Strategy
Joyce Deuley
Joyce Deuley Zpryme, Senior Research Analyst
Benedict Vergara
Benedict Vergara Member of the SmartGrid Laboratory, Ph.D. Candidate in Electrical Engineering
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Smart Cities on the Rise
Christopher Moyer
Christopher Moyer Visit Detroit, Senior Director of Communication
Ricky Murray
Ricky Murray Zpryme, Senior Director of Marketing and Podcast Host
Ava Richardson
Ava Richardson City of Baltimore, Director of Sustainability
Jordan Davis
Jordan Davis Smart Columbus, Executive Director
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Wednesday, January 25, 2023

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MC Opening
Ricky Murray
Ricky Murray Zpryme, Senior Director of Marketing and Podcast Host
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Reimagining Community Spaces
Joyce Deuley
Joyce Deuley Zpryme, Senior Research Analyst
Palak Agarwal
Palak Agarwal US Ignite, Data Scientist
Peter Muhoro
Peter Muhoro Rappahannock Electric Cooperative, Chief Strategy, Technology and Innovation Officer
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Resilience & Infrastructure
Anita Ledbetter
Anita Ledbetter Build Green San Antonio, Executive Director
Aubrey Germ
Aubrey Germ City of Baltimore, Climate and Resilience Planner
John D. Hewa
John D. Hewa REC, President & CEO
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Aligning Digital Innovation with Evolving Customer and Workforce Needs
Thomas Kuczynski
Thomas Kuczynski DC Water, Vice President- Information Technology
Josh Gould
Josh Gould Duquesne Light Company, Director of Innovation
Jennifer Szaro
Jennifer Szaro AESP, CEO
Bashir Bseirani
Bashir Bseirani Avertra, CEO
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Zero Carbon for Cleaner Communities
Hala Ballouz
Hala Ballouz Electric Power Engineers, President
Zachary Valdez
Zachary Valdez Department of Energy, Chief of Staff- Office of Manufacturing and Energy Supply Chains
Dr. Carolyn Kissane
Dr. Carolyn Kissane NYU Center for Global Affairs, Academic Director
Joyce Deuley
Joyce Deuley Zpryme, Senior Research Analyst
Scott Martin
Scott Martin SMUD, Chief Strategy Officer
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DC Water Keynote
David Gadis
David Gadis DC Water, CEO and General Manager
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Virtual Power Plants
Jason Rodriguez
Jason Rodriguez Zpryme, CEO
Jigar Shah
Jigar Shah Office at U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Director-Loan Programs
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How Digital Twins Enable Smart and Sustainable Cities
Erin Autin
Erin Autin Zpryme, Senior Director of Research and Content
Marc Goldman
Marc Goldman Engineering & Construction Industry Solutions, Director- Architecture
Brian Dillard
Brian Dillard City of San Antonio, Chief Innovation Officer
Anil Sawhney
Anil Sawhney RICS, Director of the Infrastructure Sector
Mathew Sokol
Mathew Sokol DC Government, Interim Chief Data Officer
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Utilities Roles in Smart Cities
Ali Mohammed
Ali Mohammed NYPA, Senior Director Digital Innovation and Transformation
Joyce Deuley
Joyce Deuley Zpryme, Senior Research Analyst
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Resilience, Electrification and the Path to Net Zero
Sandeep Dudhwewala
Sandeep Dudhwewala National Grid, Vice President- Utility of the Future
Navneet Trivedi
Navneet Trivedi Vrinda, Chief Operating Officer
Lawrence Jones
Lawrence Jones Edison Electric Institute, Senior Vice President, International Programs
Samer Hamdar
Samer Hamdar Civil & Environmental Engineering Dept. GWU, Associate Professor
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MC Closing
Ricky Murray
Ricky Murray Zpryme, Senior Director of Marketing and Podcast Host
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Thursday, January 26, 2023

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MC Opening
Ricky Murray
Ricky Murray Zpryme, Senior Director of Marketing and Podcast Host
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The Future of Transportation
Alex Beehler
Alex Beehler GWU & Army, Research Professor, Environment Energy Institute & Assistant Secretary of the Army For Installations, Energy & Environment
Richard Mudge
Richard Mudge Compass Transportation and Technology Inc., President & Founder
Mark Smith
Mark Smith Vehicle Technologies Office, U.S. Department of Energy, Program Manager, Technology Integration
Ram Kandarpa
Ram Kandarpa Iteris, Vice President
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Transforming Cities Through Proven Energy Solutions in an ESG Framework
Scott Sklar
Scott Sklar GWU Environment & Energy Management Institute (EEMI), Sustainable Energy Director
John Forrer
John Forrer George Washington University School of Business (GWSB), Director of the Institute for Corporate Responsibility (ICR)
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Equitable Cities and the Digital Divide
Erin Autin
Erin Autin Zpryme, Senior Director of Research and Content
Vint Cerf
Vint Cerf Google, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist
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Upskilling Communities and the Workforce of the Future
Robert Matthews
Robert Matthews Exelon, VP, Talent & Chief DEI Officer
Mark Podorsky
Mark Podorsky Bridgewater, Energy & Utilities Practice Partner
Tiffany Crowe
Tiffany Crowe DC Government, Associate CTO Enterprise Applications
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EU Session// Fireside Chat
Tommy Wells
Tommy Wells Office of the District of Columbia’s Policy and Legislative Affairs (OPLA), Director
Linda Andren
Linda Andren Sweden-U.S. Green Transition Initiative, Director
Mercedes Garcia Perez
Mercedes Garcia Perez Delegation of the European Union to the United States, Head of Global Issues and Innovation
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MC Closing
Ricky Murray
Ricky Murray Zpryme, Senior Director of Marketing and Podcast Host