Levin College Forum

Smart City Cleveland Forum

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Roberta Steinbacher Atrium
Levin College of Urban Affairs
Cleveland State University
1717 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115
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About this Event

Smart cities use data, technology, and the growing Internet of Things (IoT) to digitally transform the urban ecosystem to improve environmental, financial, economic, and social outcomes. This exciting and informative event featured thought leaders discussing smart city insights globally and specific opportunities for Cleveland.

Panelists & Moderators

Dorothy Baunach, Interim Chief Executive, DigitalC
Ms. Baunach will speak on conquering the digital divide in Cleveland and on smart water, making Lake Erie the first smart Great Lake.

Nigamanth Sridhar, Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Washkewicz College of Engineering, Cleveland State University
Dr. Sridhar will assist with the moderation of this forum.

Leon Wilson, Chief of Digital Innovation & Chief Information Officer, The Cleveland Foundation

Ruthbea Yesner, Vice President, Smart Cities and Government Insights, IDC
Ms. Yesner will discuss, from a global perspective, smart city platforms, strategies, and maturity benchmarking.

Mark Zannoni, Research Director, Smart Cities & Transportation, IDC
Mr. Zannoni will speak on smart transportation in cities and how smart city innovations could apply to Cleveland specifically.

Nicholas C. Zingale, Associate Professor & MPA Director, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University
Dr. Zingale will assist with the moderation of this forum.