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Join us on Wednesday, October 25th at BB&T Arena for the first Midwest IoT Showcase and Smart Regions Conference!

The Smart Regions Conference will include speakers and featured presentations in the morning, an open IoT Showcase and Expo throughout the day, and Smart City leadership workshops and awards in the afternoon. Oh, did we mention drones? Yeah, professional drone racing and exhibitions, too! Tickets and Sponsorships are available but limited.

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Featured Presentations [clear filter]
Wednesday, October 25

11:15am EDT

Smart Transportation and Infrastructure Featured Presentation
Building bridges and laying roads are the mechanisms that built our cities a century ago. Now it’s time to look ahead. Crumbling infrastructure isn’t a local or regional problem — it’s a national problem. Our local leaders are among those fighting to simply maintain our local infrastructure, while our budgets constrain the ability to explore better options.

11:15 am - UC/DAAP Smart Cities Featured Presentation
11:30 am - Smart City Infrastructure: Dr. Shabaan Abdallah, Hyperloop UC + SpaceX Test Track
11:45 am - Smart City Infrastructure: Mike Stanely, TransitX Urban Mobility

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Shaaban Abdallah

Professor, University of Cincinnati
I am the advisor of University of Cincinnati Hyperloop. I am the inventor of hybrid Solar/Wind Turbine with aerodynamic brake.
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Juan Antonio Islas Munoz

Assistant Professor of Practice, Industrial Design, UC, College of DAAP
Antonio Islas is a Master of Design, class of 2013, from the University of Cincinnati. He received his bachelor in Industrial Design from Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosi in Mexico in 2007, where he worked at Rigoletti Casa de Diseño, an industrial and automotive design school... Read More →
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Gjoko Muratovski

Director, The Myron E. Ullman, Jr. School of Design at DAAP, University of Cincinnati
Dr Gjoko Muratovski is the Director of The Myron E. Ullman, Jr. School of Design at DAAP, University of Cincinnati - a top-ranked design school as recognized by Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Business Insider and Design Intelligence. He is also the Chair of the US$10 million Endowment Fund... Read More →
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Mike Stanley

CEO, Transit X
Transit X is developing a personal mass transit network to supplant cars and roads in cities and suburbs.

Wednesday October 25, 2017 11:15am - 12:00pm EDT
BB&T Arena Room Two 500 Louie B Nunn Dr Newport KY 41099

11:15am EDT

Urban Impact Featured Presentations
Technology, innovation, and impact efforts are driving forward conversations that are building smart cities and connected communities. Technology is a tool that can be used to improve outcomes for people regardless of socioeconomic or geographical barriers. Featured presentations will focus on innovative efforts focused on urban impact throughout Greater Cincinnati. 

11:15 am - Smart Transportation: Mark Zannoni, IDC
11:30 am - Smart City Impact: Lindsey Miller, Ice Miller LLP -  The Rules of the Road: State and Local Government Considerations for Autonomous Vehicle Initiatives.
11:45 am - Smart City Impact: Michael Turner (Macquarie) - National Broadband Strategies

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Lindsay Miller

Associate, Ice Miller
Lindsay Miller is an attorney with the Public Affairs and Government Law Group. With nearly ten years of experience in technology initiatives, Lindsay has a reputation in the broadband and technology arena of being a strong advocate with a successful track record in building relationships... Read More →

Michael Turner

Macquarie Capital - National Broadband Strategies
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Mark Zannoni

Research Director, Smart Cities & Transportation, IDC

Wednesday October 25, 2017 11:15am - 12:00pm EDT
BB&T Arena Room Three 500 Louie B Nunn Dr Newport KY 41099

11:30am EDT

Smart Mobility Announcement (City of Cincinnati)
The City of Cincinnati will be releasing an RFP for a super-mobility app that will promote accessibility and interoperability throughout our region.  There will be time for questions following the release.

11:30-11:45 am  |  Smart Mobility App RFP Release
11:45-11:55 am   Smart Mobility App RFP Q&A

Wednesday October 25, 2017 11:30am - 11:55am EDT
BB&T Arena Room One 500 Louie B Nunn Dr Newport KY 41099
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