AGRION Smart Cities Symposium - FULL DAY MEETING

March 22, 2012

Meeting in San Francisco

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When the latest in green building, sustainable transportation, and renewable energy generation come together, we will witness Smart Cities. According to Pike Research, investment in Smart City technology infrastructure will total $108 billion over the next 8 years. Join us March 22nd for the AGRION Smart Cities Symposium 2012, as we highlight some of the work being done to transform the urban centers of the world into data-driven, integrated Smart Cities.


FULL DAY PROGRAM FOR MARCH 22ND, 2012

 

 

10:00

Networking Breakfast

10:30 - 12:00

Smart City Projects: Planning, Financing & Implementation

 

A discussion between the governmental representatives of pioneering smart city projects that will cover the scope of the projects, the implementation process, and lessons learned.

 

  Talking Points:

  • Idea Generation:
    • Who brought this project forward?
    • Who were the early champions?
    • Was there pressure to implement these changes?
    • What were the driving factors that led to the implementation of the project?
  • Planning:
    • Who were the project stakeholders that were present throughout the planning phase?
  • Financing:
    • What were the sources/structures of financing employed to cover the costs of the project?
  • Implementation:
    • What were the phases of implementing Smart City technologies, and what steps remain?

 

Speakers:
City of San Jose - Department of Transportation, Laura Stuchinsky, Sustainability Officer

City of San Francisco - Department of Environment, Melanie Nutter, Director

Glendale Water and Power, Glenn Steiger, CEO  

 

Moderator:

Collaboratory for Research on Global Projects at Stanford University, Dr. Ryan Orr, Executive Director

 

 

12:00 - 1:00

 

Networking Lunch 

1:00 - 2:30


Big Data Infrastructure for Smart Cities

 

Talking Points:

  • In cities where machines communicate with infrastructure and users, what are the main challenges in converting data points into actionable levers for city officials? Will machines, users and infrastructure ever speak the same language?
  • Small, Medium & Big Data - how many sensors does a city need to respond & react? What are the impacts Big Data can have on real time crisis management, energy efficiency and tackling emissions targets?
  • How can giant data infrastructure companies engage citizens and protect privacy while building energy neutral cities? What are the necessary partnerships and steps? What role will telecommunication companies play in this shift?
    • Solutions Implemented
    • Performance
    • Return On Investment

 

Speakers:

Cisco Systems, Inc, Roland Acra, Vice President, Smart Grid

IBM, Dr. Peter Williams, Chief Technology Officer, Big Green Innovations

Lucid Design Group, Vladi Shunturov, CTO and Co-Founder

Screampoint, Paul Doherty, President

 

Moderator:

Smart Grid Library, Christine Hertzog, Managing Director

 

 

2:30 - 3:00

 

Coffee & Networking

3:00 - 4:30

Transportation Innovation & Smart Transit 

 

Global investment in smart transportation systems will reach $13.2 billion through 2017*. Join the discussion on the innovative designs and systems in the transportation sector of Smart Cities. 


 

Talking Points:

  • Transportation systems demand response: software solutions for empowering users
  • Shifting ownership models in private transportation: how is the industry preparing for mobility as a service?
  • What are the opportunities for reducing the energy bill of a city through efficiently designed multi-modal transportation?
  • How can smart transportation improve public health?
  • From technology to political will: what are the barriers to project implementation?

 

Speakers:
Telvent, Patrick McGowan, President

Gartner, Thilo Koslowski, Vice President & Distinguished Analyst 

Arup, Tony Bruzzone, Associate Principal & Transportation Planner

SF Municipal Transportation Agency, Timothy Papandreou, Deputy Director, Sustainable Streets

 

Moderator:

City of San Francisco - Department of Environment, Bill Zeller, Manager, Clean Vehicle Programs


*Pike Research

4:30 - 5:00

Keynote -  Cole Roberts, Arup - Energy & Resource Sustainability

5:00 - 6:30 Wine Reception furnished by Parducci

 

ONSITE REGISTRATION CLOSED 

 

List of Previous AGRION Speakers - March 2012

Venue:

Arup SF, 560 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

 

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Cisco
Vice President, Smart Grid
Alstom Grid
Strategy
A | R consulting
Owner
Palo Alto Research Center
Scientist
Veolia Environnement
Smart Services for Smart Grid
AECOM
Director of Sustainable development
BREZACK & ASSOCIATES PLANNIN
PRESIDENT/PROJECT DIRECTOR
QLM Energy
Managing Partner
Auriga Corporation
Project Manager
US-China Green Energy Counci
Director
Schneider Electric
Director EV Business
ADP
Responsable optimisation énergétique
France telecom Orange
Product Manager
X/Seed Capital
Principal
Agrion LLC
Assistant Community Manager
Strategen
Director of Operations & Development
Schneider Electric
Sr. Manager, Business Development, EV NAM
Efficient Resource Managemen
Principal
Lazarus Group
Managing Director
Lucid
Director of Engagement
Screampoint
President
AGRION
Assistant Community Manager
City of San Francisco
Solar Program Associate
Agrion
Data and Content Manager - West Coast
Siemens Venture Capital
VIce President
Greenstart
Partner
AGRION
Community Manager
GRIDiant Corporation
SVP Govt & Regulatory
Needham Parnters
Program director
Sensys Networks
ceo
Smart Grid Library
Managing Director
LBNL
Scientist
Itron
Senior Manager
eVgo
Project Manager/ Site Developer
CPUC
Analyst, Emerging Technologies
Veolia Environnement
Innovation Manager
The Green Frog
Editor
CodeGreen Solutions
Director
Eastwick Communications
Vice President
TIMMONS DESIGN ENG
OPERATIONS DIRECTOR
Agrion
Business Development Manager
Mitsubishi International Cor
Department Manager
Knolle Magnetrans
CEO
Khosla Ventures
Principal
Blu Skye
Senior Consultant
CPUC
Senior Analyst
Van Meter Williams Pollack
Urban Designer
Re:imagine Group
Research Director
Emerald Cities Collaborative
Director
Green Successes and DirectNu
Founder / Business Development
Telvent Transportation North
President
CNT
Climate Change Program Director
BusinessClimate
Founder & Principal
Electric Power Research Inst
Research Engineer
Hydropoint Data Systems
Account Executive
CBS EcoMedia
Account Executive
Nanosolar, Inc.
Customer Account Program Manager
Arup
Sr. Manager
faberNovel
Head of San Francisco
AECOM
Senior Transportation Engineer
Johnson Controls, Inc.
Technical Fellow
Perkins+Will
Principal
Autodesk
VP Corporate Strategy
AGRION
International Projects Manager
Allotrope Partners
Principal
Alameda County
Management Associate
Nokia
Business Development
PG&E
Market Design Analyst
ASU Foundation for A New Ame
Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Solutions
Arup
Consultant
SAP
Sustainability Principal
jetro
director
Itron
Senior Product Manager
Lucid
CEO
Boyden
Managing Director
securewaters inc
ceo

VeraVista Solutions
Principal
Danish Foreign Ministry
Director of Commercial Cleantech
Steiner Networks
Creative Director/Network Manager
EV Grid, Inc.
Director, Business Development & Regulatory Affairs
Hitachi America, Ltd.
Business Research Specialist
Invest In France
Director, Business Development
Perkins+Will
Senior Associate
UC Berkeley
Researcher
Green Charge Networks
Director of Software Development
IBM
CTO, Big Green Innovations
Itron, Inc.
Senior Principal and Executive Consultant
CODA Automotive
Regional Sales Manager
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