Tuesday, 5 March, 12:45-14:15
Theater III, Hall G
Session organized by IEEE Smart Cities Technical Community
To address global challenges such as changing climate and increasing congestion, cities are searching for ways to become more efficient, resilient, sustainable, and prosperous. Advances in technology are creating opportunities meet these objectives; to improve conditions in cities, strengthen local and regional economies, and support healthy populations in this new era of urbanization. Advanced communication networks are recognized as critical and foundational infrastructures in modern cities, enabling solutions in energy, mobility, safety, and virtually any domain of smart city development. Hear from a practitioner's point of view during this panel as technology leaders within city governments discuss their motivations, challenges, successes, and ambitions with respect to deploying and leveraging advanced communications networks, primarily including fiber, in their smart city strategies.
Patrick Graves, Chair, IEEE Smart Cities Steering Committee, Manager of Smart Grid Programs, ComEd, USA
To Be Announced