Triangle Smart Cities Summit

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Triangle Smart Cities Summit

June 6, 2017


Join us for the first Triangle Smart Cities Summit, sponsored by NC State University and the City of Raleigh. This event will bring together local city, industry, and academic leaders for engaged discussion and to share ideas to help make our region a smarter and more connected community. Mayors, industry and academic executives, and national leaders in the smart cities movement will discuss the biggest challenges they face and their current efforts and vision towards making the Triangle a smart region.

Event is free and open to the public. No registration required.


(Program will be in the Hunt Auditorium, Posters and refreshments will be in Duke Energy Hall)

8:15 – 8:30:  Alan Rebar, Vice Chancellor for Research, Innovation & Economic Development, NC State University

8:30 – 8:45:  Nancy McFarlane, Mayor, City of Raleigh

8:45 – 9:00:   Randy Woodson, Chancellor, NC State University

9:00 – 9:30:   Keynote Address:  Governor Martin O’Malley, Senior Fellow and Advisory Council Chair, MetroLab Network

9:30 – 10:15:  View From the City Panel – Moderated by Martin O’Malley

  • Mayor Nancy McFarlane, Raleigh
  • City Manager Tom Bonfield, Durham
  • Cary – invited
  • Chapel Hill – invited

10:15 – 10:30:  Break

10:30 – 11:00:  Research Perspectives Session

  • Duke –invited
  • UNC – invited
  • Steven Segerlin, Senior Research Environmental Scientist, RTI

11:00 – 11:30:   Government and Security – Neal Ziring, Technical Director, Information Assurance Directorate, National Security Agency (NSA)

11:30 – 12:30:  Industry Panel – Moderated by Ben Levine, Executive Director, MetroLab Network

  • Ed Harbour, Vice President, Watson Implementations, IBM
  • Richard Hardy, SE Director & Chief Architect, NetApp
  • Cisco – invited
  • RedHat – invited
  • SAS – invited
  • ABB – invited

12:30:   Morning program ends, poster hall opens. Attendees encouraged to visit Centennial Campus restaurants for lunch and to continue discussions with colleagues, before or after attending the poster session.

12:30 – 3:00:  Poster Hall – Posters highlighting projects and research from universities, companies, and municipalities

Poster Hall

The afternoon poster session, from 12:30 – 3:00, will showcase academic, municipality, and industry research efforts in and around Smart Cities. During this time, posters will be manned and we encourage all Summit attendees to stop by the Poster Hall to learn about the impressive work going on in this region. Posters will continue to be on display during the afternoon and evening Partner events, but may not be manned.

Those with an interest in displaying a poster should complete a short Google Form. Link to form:  https://goo.gl/forms/Nv55V9KXOEl5aIQA2

Please contact Jamie Roseborough, DSI Program Manager, 919-515-7320 or jvrosebo@ncsu.edu, with any poster questions.

List of Posters (Coming Soon)


James B. Hunt Jr. Library
1070 Partners Way
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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