Smart City Expo Atlanta 2019 September 11–13, 2019
Georgia World Congress Center
PROGRAM

Powerful Programming

Highlights from our 2019 program include:

* Ambassador Andrew J. Young, Dr. Bernice A. King, and Atlanta Mayor, Keisha Lance Bottoms, leading an extraordinary discussion about building smart, equitable, and compassionate cities while artist, entrepreneur, and activist, Tip “T.I.” Harris, spoke with Operation Hope CEO, John Hope Bryant, about fostering innovation and entrepreneurship to build inclusive 21st century economies.

* U.S. Conference of Mayors President, Bryan Barnett (Rochester Hills, MI); National League of Cities President, Karen Freeman-Wilson (Gary, IN); African-American Mayors Association President, Hardie Davis, Jr. (Augusta, GA); and Mayors, former Mayors, and Deputy Mayors from Atlanta, Los Angeles, Honolulu, Denver, Chattanooga, Philadelphia, Trenton (NJ), Seat Pleasant (MD), Hoover (AL), and Montgomery (AL) addressed automation and the future work, autonomous vehicles, climate change, criminal justice, economic mobility, innovation and entrepreneurship, infrastructure, and inclusion.

* SunTrust CEO, Bill Rogers, and Atlanta Braves CEO, Derek Schiller, emphasized the power of public private partnerships, building a stadium of the future, and the importance of equity and inclusion and leaders from SoftBank Robotics, Cisco, Southern Company, Sprint, AT&T, Verizon, Black & Veatch, Hitachi, Mastercard, and Siemens shared their collective commitment to accelerating inclusive digital transformation and future proofing our cities through intelligent, resilient, and equitable urban infrastructure, automation, and 5G.

* CTOs and CIOs from Paris, Kansas City (MO), Louisville (KY), South Bend (IN), Atlanta, and Cary (NC) spoke of increasing quality of life through digital transformation and open data platforms, collaborating with the private sector, the promise of 5G, and their respective commitments to bridging the digital divide.

* Cox Enterprises, Southern Company, Greenlots, Einride, the U.S. Department of Energy, UPS, and Carbon Lighthouse, spoke of serving as stewards of equity, innovation, and sustainability as we build a clean energy future, while Bird, Uber, ParkMobile, MARTA, Einride, and Cox Automotive spoke of a new mobility future, and other leading innovators spoke of building sustainable businesses, circular economy, food security, and addressing urgent urban climate challenges both locally and at scale now.

* Seniors of the Harvard Debate Diversity Council gave powerful voice to the millennial generation to ensure the development of inclusive and forward-thinking smart cities while the Empowerment Plan, who create jackets for the homeless (by the homeless) that turn into sleeping bags, and Project Liberation, who is disrupting the pathways for people to become justice involved, spoke about the future and dignity of work.

* HealthTech, the Clinton Foundation, NYU Langone, and imams and pastors spoke about mobilizing the faith-based community to address the opioid crisis through technology and measuring the physical, social, and environmental health of cities through data-driven dashboards.

* MBK Alliance CEO, Michael Smith, led an important discussion called "Smart Cities are Communities where Boys and Young Men of Color can Thrive" while Atlanta's Chief Opportunity Zones Officer, former Tennessee Titan, Derrick Morgan, RCIE's Jay Bailey, The Partnership for Southern Equity, and Gathering Spot CEO, Ryan Wilson each spoke about increasing community, economic mobility, prosperity, and opportunity.

* Top innovators and venture capitalists from Google, Techstars, Engage Ventures, Energy Impact Partners, and BlackRock spoke of investments in innovation, inclusion, and social impact to solve critical urban challenges with a strong focus on the future of fintech, the deployment of blockchain for digital identity, smart contracts, finance, IoT, cybersecurity, public safety, and other emergent uses, while Fair Count and Voatz spoke about data and our democracy.

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Smart Cities are Communities where Boys and Young Men of Color Can Thrive

Linda Gibbs, Principal, Bloomberg Associates; Michael Blake, Vice Chair, DNC; Assembly Member, 79th District, The Bronx, New York; Michael Smith, Executive Director, My Brother’s Keeper Alliance, Director of Youth Opportunity Programs, Obama Foundation (moderator)

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Opportunity Zones: Opportunity for Increased Equity or Boon for Private Equity?

Dr. Edward Smith, Chief Opportunity Zones Officer, Invest Atlanta; Derrick Morgan, Managing Partner, KNGDM Group; Steve Glickman, Founder & CEO, Develop LLC; Cassius Butts, CEO, Capital Fortitude Business Advisors; Jennifer Collins, Fellow-in-Residence, Opportunity Zones, Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation, Georgetown University (moderator)

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Increasing Resiliency and Decreasing Carbon at Scale

Jeff Oden, Senior Director of Campus Operations, Georgia World Congress Center; Eddie Hunt, Energy Manager, Marine Corps Logistics Base; Crystal Lassiter, Senior Director of Global Sustainability & Environmental Affairs, UPS; Latanza Adjei, Sales Vice President, Georgia Power (moderator)

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The Face of Change: Leadership in America Today

Hardie Davis, Jr., Mayor, City of Augusta, GA; President, African-American Mayors Association; Karen Freeman-Wilson, Mayor, City of Gary, IN; President, National League of Cities; Eugene Grant, Mayor, City of Seat Pleasant, MD; Clarence Anthony, Executive Director, National League of Cities (moderator)

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Content and Community: Driving Economic Development through Digital Inclusion and Storytelling

Katherine Oliver, Principal, Bloomberg Associates; Keith Whitney, Chief Content Officer, City of Atlanta; Jeanethe Falvey, Chief Digital Officer, City of Boston; Pete Scantland, CEO, Orange Barrel Media + IKE Smart City; Josh Kampel, CEO, Techonomy Media (moderator)

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Welcome Remarks

Aarti Tandon, Co-Founder and CEO, Smart City Expo Atlanta; Ricard Zapatero, CEO, Fira Barcelona International; Ugo Valenti, CEO, Smart City Expo World Congress

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The Future of Sustainable Business: A Panel on the Circular Economy

Scott Seydel, Member of Board of Directors, Ellen MacArthur Foundation; Liza Milagro, Resilience & Sustainability Manager, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport; Amy Aussieker, Executive Director, Envision Charlotte; Tim Trefzer, Manager of CSR, Georgia World Congress Center Authority; Daniel Blackman, SVP for Environmental Affairs and Sustainability, Capital Fortitude Business Advisors (moderator)

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Smart Cities of All Sizes: How Communities are Becoming Smart

Debra Lam, Managing Director, Smart Cities & Inclusive Innovation, Georgia Tech; Frank Brocato, Mayor, City of Hoover, AL; Dr. Keith Moffett, County Manager, Macon-Bibb County, State of Georgia; Charisse Stokes, Executive Director, TechMGM; Jennifer Zeller, Strategic Solutions Manager, Community Economic Development, Georgia Power (moderator)

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Driving Transformation: A Look at Atlanta’s First Environmental Impact Bond

Eric Letsinger, Founder & CEO, Quantified Ventures; Kishia L. Powell PE, Commissioner, Department of Watershed Management, City of Atlanta; Stacy Funderburke, Assistant Regional Counsel, The Conservation Fund (moderator)

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Intelligent Urban Infrastructure

David Hopping, CEO, Smart Infrastructure USA, Siemens; Faye DiMassimo, Specialist Leader, State & Local Transportation, Deloitte; Ivo Rook, SVP, Internet of Things, Sprint; Allen Salmasi, CEO, Veea; Kristin Musulin, Senior Editor, Smart Cities Dive (moderator)

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Tech, Talent, and Economic Mobility

Yolanda Daniel, Vice President, Finance, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago; Andy Berke, Mayor, City of Chattanooga, TN; Thiru Vignarajah, Former Deputy Attorney General, State of Maryland; Erskine “Chuck” Faush, Former Chief of Staff, City of Birmingham; Co-Founder & CEO, The YARD (moderator)

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Futureproofing our Cities: The Interconnectivity of People, Place, and Things

Rob Rogers, Founder, Rogers Partners Architects + Urban Designers; Allie Kelly, Executive Director, The Ray; Brian Johnson, City Manager, Peachtree Corners; Kevin Taylor, Business Development Manager, Smart Cities, Axis Communications, Inc.; Cynthia Curry, Director of IoT, Metro Atlanta Chamber (moderator)

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Increasing Quality of Life through Infrastructure, Innovation, and Inclusion

Michael B. Hancock, Mayor, City of Denver; Bryan Barnett, Mayor, City of Rochester Hills, MI; President, U.S. Conference of Mayors; Kirk Caldwell, Mayor, City of Honolulu; George Burciaga, Managing Partner, Ignite Cities (moderator)

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Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and an Inclusive 21st Century Economy

Tip “T.I.” Harris, Artist, Entrepreneur, and Activist; John Hope Bryant, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Operation HOPE; Rose Scott, Host, “Closer Look”, WABE (moderator)

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The Future of Transportation

Jeff Tolnar, Chief Revenue Officer, Greenlots; Patricia Watkins, Vice President of IoT Sales, Sprint; Jonathan Daniels, CEO, Port of Gulfport, Mississippi State Port Authority; Tim Echols, Commissioner, Georgia Public Service; Nicole Faulk, Vice President, Corporate Services, Southern Company (moderator)

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Redefining Inclusive: Creating Smart Cities for All

Victor Calise, Commissioner, Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, City of New York; Stephen Simon, Executive Director, Department of Disability, City of Los Angeles; Karen Tamley, Commissioner, Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, City of Chicago; James Thurston, VP Global Strategy & Development, G3ict (moderator)

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The Monetization of Inclusion

Andrea Hoffman, Founder, Culture Shift Labs; Dee Poku, Founder and CEO, WIE Network; Wendy Eley Jackson, Co-Owner & Producer, Auburn Avenue Films; Candice Cook, Managing Member, The Cook Law Group, PLLC (moderator).

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Smart Cities: The Connection Between Humanity and Technology

Miguel Sangalang, Deputy Mayor, City of Los Angeles; Kathryn Cleary, SVP, U.S. Business Development, Mastercard; Debra Lam, Managing Director, Smart Cities & Inclusive Innovation, Georgia Tech; Mike Zeto, VP, IoT; GM, Smart Cities, AT&T (moderator)

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Changing of the Guard: Millennial Voices Making Cities Smart

Xavier Shankle, Senior, Banneker High School; Keith Harris, Senior, Westlake High School; Laney Broussard, Senior, Woodstock High School; Brandon Fleming, Founder, Harvard Diversity Project and Kellye Britton, Program Director, Harvard Diversity Project (moderators)

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Power of Public Private Partnerships

William H. Rogers, Jr., Chairman & CEO, SunTrust Banks, Inc.; Derek Schiller, President & CEO, Atlanta Braves; Rose Scott, Host, “Closer Look”, WABE (moderator)

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Building Compassionate Cities

Ambassador Andrew J. Young, Founder & Chairman, Andrew J. Young Foundation; Dr. Bernice A. King, CEO, The King Center; Keisha Lance Bottoms, Mayor, City of Atlanta; Aarti Tandon, Co-Founder and CEO, Smart City Expo Atlanta (moderator)

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From Impact to Infrastructure: The Promise of the 5G Revolution

Grace Simrall, Chief of Civic Innovation and Technology, City of Louisville, KY; Tye Hayes, CTO, City of Atlanta; Steve LeFrancois, CTO, Enterprise Solutions, Public Sector, Verizon; Kim Hart, Cities Correspondent, Axios (moderator)

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Public Safety in the Age of Intelligence

Milton Howard, Senior Director, Product Management, ShotSpotter; Gary Brantley, CIO, City of Atlanta; Dave Wilkinson, President and CEO, Atlanta Police Foundation; Bentina C. Terry, Senior Vice President – Metro Atlanta Region, Georgia Power (moderator)

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Power to the People: Open-Source, Digital Equity, and Data-Driven Governance

Miguel Sangalang, Deputy Mayor for Budget and Innovation, City of Los Angeles; Néjia Lanouar, CIO, City of Paris, France; Alexander Braszko, Jr., CIO, Kansas City, MO; Todd Asher, Deputy Principal, Bloomberg Associates (moderator)

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Data and our Democracy: From Voting to the Census – Ensuring Everyone Counts

Rebecca DeHart, CEO, Fair Count; Roop Singh, Founder & Principal, Intuit Factory; Hilary Braseth, Director of Product, Voatz; Jake Williams, Associate Publisher, StateScoop (moderator)

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The Anatomy of Smart Connected Communities

Ayanes Apolinar, Supervisor, IT Systems, City of Coral Gables, FL; Carlos Sarabia, General Manager, Alumbrado Publico de Barranquilla; Karl Sanchack, President & CEO, Erie Innovation District, PA; Cassie Roach, Managing Director of Operations, U.S. Public Sector, Cisco (moderator)

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The Age of Urban Diplomacy: When Cities Take the Global Stage

Merin Rajadurai, Chairman, Secretary of State Open Forum, U.S. State Department; Michael Lake, President & CEO, Leading Cities; Jennifer Musisi, City Leader in Residence, Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative; Vanessa Ibarra, Director, International Affairs & Trade, City of Atlanta (moderator)

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Cybersecure Cities: Protecting our Critical Assets

Jim Haskins, Business Development Manager, Smart+Connected Communities, Cisco; Lalit Ahluwalia, Managing Director, North America Security Lead, Accenture; Jarell Mikell, Senior Manager, Enterprise IT Security, Southern Company; Vicki Carleton, Senior IT Security Analyst, Southern Company (moderator)

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Designing Equitable Infrastructure for Smart Cities

Clayton Banks, CEO, Silicon Harlem; Maurice Henderson, Director of Government Partnerships, Bird; Isabel González Whitaker, Journalist, Editor, Park Steward; Michael Nutter, Former Mayor, City of Philadelphia; Professor, Columbia University | SIPA; Elle Hempen, CEO, The Atlas (moderator)

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EV Adoption: From Fleets to Retail, the Electrification of America

Filip Lilja, Co-Founder, Einride; Lea Malloy, AVP of Emerging Technology, Cox Automotive Mobility Group; Ashley Horvat, Vice President, Public & Private Partnerships, Greenlots; Eric Tanenblatt, Global Chair of Public Policy & Regulation, Dentons (moderator)

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Birds, Trains, Buses: Developing an Equitable Integrated Mobility Strategy

Kirk Talbott, CIO, MARTA; Jon Ziglar, CEO, ParkMobile; Nicholas Cole, SVP of Sales, Local Motors; Brandon Pollak, Director for Global Civic Engagement and Strategy, Bird; Sandra Baer, President, Personal Cities (moderator)

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Innovating for Smart and Just Cities

Ivy Woolf-Turk, Founder, Project Liberation; W. Reed Gusciora, Mayor, City of Trenton, NJ; Patrick Labat, Chief, Department of Corrections, City of Atlanta; Meredith Hitchock, Research and Growth, Promise; Alexander Shermansong, CEO, Civic Consulting USA (moderator)

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The Future and Dignity of Work: Building an Inclusive and Empowered Workforce

Veronika Scott, CEO & Founder, The Empowerment Plan; Mike Brady, President & CEO, Greyston Bakery; Sloane Davidson, Founder, Hello Neighbor; Juliet Scott-Croxford, CEO, Worth (moderator)

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Redefining Smart through Social Impact and Civic Innovation

Rohit Malhotra, Founder & Executive Director, Center for Civic Innovation; Jessica Baird, Vice President, Social Impact, BlackRock

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From Education to Affordable Housing, Addressing the Health of Cities through Data and Dashboards

Dr. Marc Gourevitch, Professor of Medicine & Population Health, NYU Langone; Robert Hahn, Coordinating Scientist, CDC Community Guide; Michael German, Georgia Field Office Director, U.S. Dept of Housing (HUD); Alejandro Tirado, Ph.D., Business Development Analyst, City of Providence; Sandra Baer, President, Personal Cities (moderator)

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From Studios to Streaming: The Power of the Creative Economy

Ozzie Areu, Founder and CEO, Areu Brothers Studios; Kate Atwood, CEO, B-Essential; Creator, THEA (moderator)

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Micro Mobility, Maximum Equity: Mitigating Risk through Practical Policies

Brandon Pollak, Director for Global Civic Engagement and Strategy, Bird; Colin Tooze, Director of Public Affairs for New Mobility, Uber; Gilbert Villegas, Alderman, 36th Ward, City of Chicago; Jamie Ponce, Director, Strategic Partnerships, City Tech Collaborative (moderator)

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Stewards of Equity, Innovation, and Sustainability

Alex Taylor, President & CEO, Cox Enterprises, Inc.; Brenden Millstein, CEO, Carbon Lighthouse; Monica Kaufman Pearson, Former Anchor, WSB-TV Atlanta (moderator)

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Urban Planning for the Future City

Timothy J. Keane, Commissioner, Department of City Planning, City of Atlanta; Ryan Gravel, Founder, Sixpitch

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Building Bridges: How Government, the Faith-Based Community, and Technology are Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

Dr. Basem Hamid, Physician; Imam, Shadowcreek Muslim Community Center; Member, Faith & Opioids Program, CHMI; Melissa Maher, Lead Pastor, Mercy Street; Member, Faith & Opioids Program, CHMI; Vonshurii Wrighten, Coordinator of Addictive Diseases Initiatives, Georgia Dept of Behavioral Health; Sam Warach, CEO, NextStep HealthTech; Christian Thrasher, Senior Director of Substance Use Disorders and Recovery, The Clinton Foundation (moderator)

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Path to Prosperity: Closing the Wealth and Opportunity Gap

Jay Bailey, President & CEO, Russell Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Nathaniel Smith, CEO, Partnership for Southern Equity; Cordell Carter, Executive Director, Socrates Program, Aspen Institute (moderator)

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The Evolution of the Sharing Economy

Chelsea Rustrum, Author, It’s a Shareable Life; Founder, Blockchain for Good

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Future of FinTech: Transforming the Financial Services Industry

Angeleen Wilson, Founder, Georgia Blockchain Coalition; Stephen Pair, CEO, BitPay, Inc.; Xiaochen Zhang, President, Fintech4Good; James Loperfido, VP, Business Development, North America, Soramitsu (moderator)

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One City Block(chain)

Samson Williams, Partner, Axes and Eggs; Elliot Chun, Head of Partnerships, Chainhaus; Faris Oweis, Chief Instigator, Instigation Protocol

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Connectivity Through Smart Neighborhoods

Chuck Chippero, Director of Production Innovation, PulteGroup; James Leverette, Research Engineer, Southern Company; Erika Gupta, Technology Manager, EERE, U.S. Dept of Energy; Todd Rath, Director of Marketing Strategy, Alabama Power (moderator)

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Moving from Pilots to Real Community Wide Deployment

Terry Yates, Smart Cities & IT Project Manager, Town of Cary, NC; Walter Ocampo, Communication Manager, Broward County, State of Florida; Julio Campa, Systems Support Manager, IT Department, Miami-Dade County, State of Florida; Del White, Global Managing Director, Smart+Connected Communities, Cisco (moderator)

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Solving Urban Problems through Collaborative Innovation

Denise Riedl, CIO, City of South Bend, IN; Todd Strange, Mayor, City of Montgomery, AL; Neil Kleiman, Director, NYU Wagner Innovation Labs; Research Director, Mayors Leadership Institute on Smart Cities; Brenna Berman, CEO, City Tech Collaborative (moderator)

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Beyond Disruption: Using Entrepreneurial Ecosystems to Solve Critical City Challenges

Evan Pittman, VP, Innovation & Commercialization, Energy Impact Partners; Daley Ervan, Managing Director, Engage Ventures; Dave Kirkpatrick, Co-Founder & Managing Director, SJF Ventures; Christine Primmer, Strategy & Business Development for Smart Cities, Georgia Power (moderator)

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Learning from Moonshots

Amrit Dhir, Head of Startup Connections, Google

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Cannabis, Community, and a New Social Contract

John Forté, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Rose Capital and BR Brands; Brendan Doherty, Managing Partner, KNGDM Group; Founder, Big & Chewy (moderator)

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From Sport to Transport – Advancements in Sustainability

Steve Bradley, AVP Environmental Sustainability, Cox Enterprises, Inc.; Roger McClendon, Executive Director, Green Sports Alliance; Daniel Blackman, SVP for Environmental Affairs and Sustainability, Capital Fortitude Business Advisors; Sarah Backhouse, Managing Director of Communications 50 and Sustainability 50, World 50, Inc. (moderator)

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Ocean Visions: Solutions from SMART Water Sensors

Doll Avant, CEO, Aquagenuity; Russell J. Clark, Senior Research Scientist, School of Computer Science, Georgia Tech; Emanuele Di Lorenzo, Professor; Ocean Science & Engineering, Georgia Tech; Dr. Kim Cobb, Professor; School of Earth Sciences, Georgia Tech; Martin Gray, CMO & SVP, Georgia Aquarium (moderator)

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Solving for Food Deserts and Food Security: Advancements in Urban Farming

Jasmine Crowe, Founder and CEO, GoodrCo; Mario Cambardella PLA APA, Urban Agriculture Director, City of Atlanta; Michael Choi, Co-Founder & CEO, Ponix LLC; Jeffrey Landau, Director of Business Development, Agritecture Consulting (moderator)

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Smart Cities, Smart Citizens: The Power of Local Journalism

Wendy Ruderman, Staff Writer, Investigations Team, The Philadelphia Inquirer; Barbara Laker, Reporter, Investigations Team, The Philadelphia Inquirer; Terrance C.Z. Egger, CEO & Publisher, The Philadelphia Inquirer; Kevin Riley, Editor-in-Chief, The Atlanta Journal Constitution (moderator)

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Economic Diversity through a Robust Startup Ecosystem

Chris Heivly, VP of Innovation, Techstars

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Rethinking What’s Smart: Applying Actionable Automation in Cities Today

Kass Dawson, Head of Business Strategy, SoftBank Robotics America

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What’s Working: New Opportunities to Accelerate Smart Cities

Justin Bean, Director of Smart Spaces and Video Intelligence Marketing, Hitachi Vantara

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Einride: The Future of Road Freight Transport

Filip Lilja, Co-Founder, Einride; Avantika Daing, Managing Director & Partner, Plum Alley Investments (moderator)

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Tech, Venture, and Financial Inclusion: Women at the Forefront of Making Cities “Smart”

Joanna Smith-Ramani, Managing Director, Financial Security Program, Aspen Institute; Avantika Daing, Managing Director & Partner, Plum Alley Investments; Penny Collins, President & CEO, Women in Technology; Susan McPherson, Founder and CEO, McPherson Strategies (moderator)

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The Politics of Identity: What Questions Should Cities be Asking?

Roop Singh, Founder & Principal, Intuit Factory; Hilary Braseth, Director of Product, Voatz; Faris Oweis, Chief Instigator, Instigation Protocol (moderator)

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An Industrial Immune System: AI Cyber Defense for OT Environments

Jeff Cornelius, Ph.D, EVP Industrial Control and Critical Infrastructure Solutions, Darktrace

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ActNow: Accelerating Change through Smart Climate Policies

Nathalie Molina Niño, Strategic Advisor, FullCycle; Jenna Nicholas, Co-Founder & CEO, Impact Experience; Tolu Olubunmi, Founder & CEO, Lions Write (moderator)

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Hawque: Disrupting Personal Security

Chris Rich, CEO, Hawque

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Economic Empowerment: Building an Inclusive Economy

Larry Williams, President and CEO, Technology Association of Georgia; Doug Hooker, Executive Director, Atlanta Regional Commission; Claire Angelle, Founder, Angelle Consulting (moderator)

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SCADpro: Innovating for Influential Brands

Roy A. Neill, Senior Director, SCADpro, Savannah College of Art and Design®

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Smart Cities San Diego: Smarter Together

Jason Anderson, President, Cleantech San Diego; Gary Halbert, City Manager, City of Chula Vista, CA; Steph Stoppenhagen, Business Development Director, Smart Cities, Black & Veatch (moderator)

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Developing a Clean Energy Future

Arshad Mansoor, Senior Vice President, Research and Development, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI); Dr. Mark S. Berry, Vice President of Research & Development, Southern Company (moderator)

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Urban Gathering: The Building of Modern Community

Jenn Graham, Founder and CEO, Civic Dinners; Darrah Brustein, Founder, Network Under 40; Ryan Wilson, Co-Founder and CEO, The Gathering Spot; Brendan Doherty, Managing Partner, KNGDM Group; Founder, Big & Chewy (moderator)

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ShoreLock: Advancements in Beach Erosion Technology

Blayne Ross, CEO, ShoreLock LLC

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21st Century PPPs

Jaewon Peter Chun, Founder & MD, XnTree Ltd UK; Dave Smith, Creative Partnerships, Unreasonable Group; Faris Oweis, Chief Instigator, Instigation Protocol (moderator)

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A Dream Too Big – A Journey from Compton

Caylin Moore, Author, A Dream Too Big