IEEE Schenectady Section

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Realizing The Promise of Smart and Connected Cities – April 9, 2019

Cities around the world are, more and more, aiming at becoming a smart city. But what is a smart city? What is behind the concept: a trendy term or real implementation? What does becoming smart entail and what type of initiatives and technologies can make a city smart(er)?

The IEEE Schenectady Section would like to invite you to a presentation to answer all these questions and have a spirited discussion with our speaker.

TOPIC: Realizing The Promise Of Smart And Connected Cities

PRESENTED BY: Carlos E. Jimenez-Gomez

DATE and TIME: Tuesday, April 9th, 2019. 12 noon to 1:00 PM.

LOCATION: UAlbany Academic Podium Earth Science And Mathematics Building, Room #144, 1400 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12222

PARKING INFORMATION:
 Guests should park in the visitor’s lot in this location.



SPONSORED BY:
 IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Schenectady Section

LUNCH:
 Lunch will be provided.

RESERVATIONS:

Please contact Supriya Tawde at tawdessupriya@ieee.org by Wednesday, April 8th, 2019 to reserve. This event is free for IEEE members. There is a $10 fee for non-members.

THE SPEAKER:

Carlos E. Jimenez-Gomez (@estratic) is currently a member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Computer Society, and a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology. Among other, he participated at the 2014 ITU/UNESCO Forum on Smart Sustainable Cities, appointed by the IEEE Smart Cities Committee. Since 2017, he is also member of the IEEE Schenectady section. As a practitioner, he has worked in the public sector for almost 30 years, both as a public servant and as a consultant. His work in Digital Government is well known around the world. He has a bachelor degree in Computer Science, a master degree in Data Science, and a research master degree in Information and Knowledge Society.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlosejimenez/
Twitter: @estratic
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/estratic

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