Georgia Smart Community Growth Workshop Schedule


Workshop Agenda


8:00am – 8:30am
Registration and Breakfast

8:30am – 8:50am
Welcome

Pat Wilson - Commissioner, Georgia Department of Economic Development

Tim Echols - Commissioner, Georgia Public Service Commission

Dr. Chaouki T. Abdallah - Executive Vice President for Research, Georgia Institute of Technology


8:50am – 9:10am
Introductions

Debra Lam, Managing Director, Smart Cities & Inclusive Innovation, Georgia Tech
Greg McCormick, Director, Georgia Smart Communities Challenge, Georgia Tech


9:10am – 10:25am
Panel: Can Smart Cities Foster Community Growth?

Nancey Green Leigh, Associate Dean for Research, College of Design; Professor, City & Regional Planning, Georgia Tech
John Avery - Director, Advanced Technology Development Center, Georgia Tech
Sarah Kirsch - Executive Director, ULI Atlanta
Michael Watson - AARP
Iris Tien - Assistant Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Tech
Jason O’Rourke - VP of Public Policy & Federal Affairs, GA Chamber of Commerce (Moderator)


10:25am – 10:35am
Break

10:35am – 11:35am
2018 Georgia Smart Community Presentations

Chatham County – Smart Sea Level Tools for Emergency Planning & Response
Randall Matthews - Emergency Management Coordinator, Chatham Emergency Management Agency
Kim Cobb, Georgia Power Chair and ADVANCE Professor, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Tech
Russ Clark, Senior Research Scientist, School of Computer Science, Georgia Tech
City of Chamblee – Shared Autonomous Vehicles
Rebecca Keefer, Special Projects Manager, City of Chamblee
Ellen Dunham-Jones, Professor; Director, Urban Design Program, School of Architecture, Georgia Tech
City of Albany – Housing Data Analytics and Visualization
Steven Carter, Chief Information Officer, City of Albany
Omar Isaac Asensio, Assistant Professor and Class of 1969 Teaching Fellow, Public Policy, Georgia Tech
Gwinnett County – Connected Vehicles and Traffic Management
Tom Sever, Deputy Director for Traffic Engineering, Operations & Maintenance, Gwinnett County
Angshuman Guin, Senior Research Engineer, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Georgia Tech


11:35am – 12:20pm
Panel: 2018 Georgia Smart Community Leaders

Randall Matthews - Emergency Management Coordinator, Chatham Emergency Management Agency
Rebecca Keefer - Special Projects Manager, City of Chamblee
Steven Carter - Chief Information Officer, City of Albany
Tom Sever - Deputy Director for Traffic Engineering, Operations & Maintenance, Gwinnett County
Carrie Kelly - Smart Services Implementation Manager, Georgia Power (Moderator)


12:20pm – 12:30pm
Morning Wrap-Up

12:30pm – 1:15pm
Lunch

1:15pm – 4:00pm
Dual Tracks
 
Track 1 - 2019 Georgia Smart Communities Challenge Proposal Development

Leigh Hopkins - Senior Project Manager with CEDR, Enterprise Innovation Institute, Georgia Tech
Greg McCormick - Director, Georgia Smart Communities Challenge, Georgia Tech

Track 2 - 2018 Georgia Smart Communities Challenge Teams Workshop on Data (Invitation Only)

Chris Le Dantec - Associate Professor, School of Literature, Media, and Communication, Georgia Tech
Yanni Loukissas - Assistant Professor, School of Literature, Media, and Communication, Georgia Tech
Debra Lam - Managing Director, Smart Cities & Inclusive Innovation, Georgia Tech