Podcast by Smart Cities Week Podcast
Be Fearless: Five Principles for a Life of Breakthroughs and Purpose
Hear from Jean Case, the first female Chairman of the National Geographic Society in its 130-year history and CEO of the Case Foundation. She is a philanthropist, investor, and internet and impacts investing pioneer who advocates for the importance of embracing a more fearless approach to innovate and bring about transformational breakthroughs.
The Greater Washington Smart Region Movement
We were fortunate enough to speak with Jack McDougle, President & CEO of the Greater Washington Board of Trade. Listen to his updates on the newly launched The Greater Washington Smart Region Movement. And join us at Smart Cities Week to hear more from Jack and the rest of the GWSRM team!
Supporting mid-size cities to enhance their use of data and evidence to improve citizens lives
Clarence Wardell, Director of City Solutions at Results for America, joined us on the latest Smart Cities Week Podcast ahead of his appearance in The Real-Time City session at Smart Cities Week Washington, D.C., next September 30 - October 2, 2019.
"Cities are recognizing that they need to be more data smart in terms of program and service delivery." Clarence Wardell
How to improve urban life through data sharing
We spoke to Adjunct Professor of Columbia University, San Diego speaker André Corrêa d’Almeida, about how Data can make a city truly smart and also looked ahead to Smart Cities Week San Diego, California which starts next week!
"My hope is that we will be able to address inequality and explore economic opportunities better. We know the population living in urban areas is expanding, the urban systems are going through incredible stress, and cities are having huge inequality. My hope is to find smarter ways to use the huge amounts of data available for the benefit of all." says André Corrêa d’Almeida.
The digital transformation of university campuses into small smart cities
Hear from Chris Richardson, Deputy CIO, Arizona State University on how university campuses are transforming into small smart cities.
"My role as Deputy CIO is to make data transparent, to bridge the gap between serving our students, our staff, faculty, our alumni and the stakeholders that come to our campus at any time. We are trying to find solutions that make our digital and physical environments merge in ways that were impossible in previous eras."
Maximizing city technology and data to better serve and engage citizens
The Mayor of the City of Chula Vista, Mary Salas joined us on the Smart Cities Week Podcast ahead of her appearance in the Opening Plenary
Mayors Roundtable at Smart Cities Week San Diego next April 15-17.
"The vision and strategy we've adopted in 2017 is a Smart Cities Strategic action plan. It is a formalization of steps that we have taken progressively to make sure that the future of Chula Vista maximizes technology and data to better serve and engage citizens. We also want to enhance sustainability to improve our public safety and to promote local economic development."
Mary Salas, Mayor of Chula Vista