Keynote: Secretary Anthony Foxx
The critical role that the federal government is playing to improve transportation across the country is one of the themes that leaders will discuss at Smart Cities Week. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx will deliver a keynote address on the second day of the conference, emphasizing the long-term view and broad approach that’s required so that cities can help their swelling populations move around efficiently.
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Keynote: Dr. Aisha Bin Bishr, Dubai
Director General of the Smart Dubai Office Dr. Aisha Bin Bishr will keynote the international plenary session moderated by Leocadia Zak, Director of the U.S. Trade and Development Agency, on Thurs, September 29th from 8:30-10:00 a.m. Share insight on how Dubai used shared smart services and infrastructure to save over $1 billion dollars during the past 13 years.
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Smart Cities Week was a great success, gathering over 1,400 thought leaders, technologists and forward-thinking public officials from 86 cities and 33 states in Washington, D.C.
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White House supports Smart Cities Week
The Obama Administration is lending its support to the second-annual Smart Cities Week. The White House, which kicked off last year's inaugural event by announcing a sweeping smart cities initiative, says it will again bring leaders together to discuss new steps to help cities thrive.
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Together with our Program Advisors, we have been working very hard to put together an inspiring 2-day program, pre-conference workshops, interactive Hub Sessions and lots of networking opportunities. You can find all information in the detailed program brochure.
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The second annual Smart Cities Week marks a turning point in North America! The event was a great success, gathering over 1,400 thought leaders, technologists and forward-looking public officials in Washington, D.C.
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