During the workshop, Ellen will take participants through each step of Philadelphia’s Smart City strategy development: from issuing an RFI for new ideas that could better utilize existing assets, to creating a cross-departmental RFI review team to review submissions, to hiring a consulting team to develop a Smart City roadmap. Department of Commerce for an informative workshop on exporting Smart City products and solutions. In this workshop we invite city officials, planners, and other international mobility interest groups to learn the secrets the our success by offering simple, affordable and fast techniques to create a variety of smart mobility solutions.Ellen will share best practices learned from this process and answer questions for both public and private sector participants interested in Smart City strategic planning. Peter Sexton, Director, Global Financial Services Team and Senior International Trade Specialist, U. Commercial Service, New York, will outline key steps to developing a successful export strategy. In this workshop you’ll be meeting with many “captains of the industry”, where you’ll roll up your sleeves and develop actual business solutions with the likes Tom Tom Open API, 2getthere automated transit systems, Atos smart mobility management solutions, and other cutting edge traffic or parking solutions.
From a financial perspective, we will discuss how it can drive up property values and help building owners command higher rental rates.If you are interested in using the Working Lounge please RSVP to reserve a space.Smart and sustainable buildings are not just about energy efficiency, connected control systems and enhanced security.Based on dozens of successful local efforts, the book propose a new operating system (O/S) for cities, building on the giant leaps that have been made in technology, social engagement, and big data.The book is essentially a guidebook for transforming and positioning government to fully embrace new innovative approaches to municipal service delivery.