Location: National Grid, 1 Metrotech Center, Brooklyn
DAY-1 NATIONAL GRID
08:30 AM – Check-in
08:45 AM – Breakfast
09:15 AM – Introductions
09:30 AM – 10:00 AM Keynote: Climate Change Impact 2020
10:00 AM – 10:50 AM Leaders Building Smart Cities
From energy-efficient buildings to smart transportation planning, city leaders and industry influencers implement scalable, integrated solutions
10:50 AM 11:00 AM – Break (10mins)
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Urban Tech Investor Roundtable: Without collaboration between leaders in the public and private sectors, the rapid movement to cities will put enormous strain on urban infrastructure. Best practices and lessons learned
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM Keynote: Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM – Startup Presentation (3-minute rounds, 5 founders)
12:30 PM – Lunch, Network and Pitch Presentation
01:30 PM – Raising Capital: Best practices in raising capital for large scale renewable energy projects. What are the major financial challenges?
02:30 PM – 5G Enabled Smart Cities: 5G networks are poised to enable a whole new generation of platforms and services to scale and transform the growth of smart-enabled cities by leaps and bounds.
03:00 The need for Mobility: Innovating around safety, comfort, and affordability
04:00 PM – Using technology to solve urban problems.
Moderator: Samara Bklyn Chambers
05:00 PM – Big Data Smart Cities: In order for smart cities to thrive, we need to optimize Big Data as sustainable models that facilitate success.