Industry Workshop: Smarter Cities / Smarter Mobility

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 – 2:00-4:45 pm


James L. Allen Center - Tribune Foundation Auditorium
Northwestern University
2169 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL

The spring 2013 Industry Workshop highlighted several visions for "smarter cities and smarter mobility" for both passengers and goods movement.  The presentations examined how the deployment and use of sensor and wireless technologies are poised to impact the urban mobility experience. 

This special workshop preceded and complemented the 2013 Patterson Transportation Lecture featuring  Dr. Irwin Jacobs, Founder and Chairman of Qualcomm.

Please read the McCormick news article summarzing the workshop. 

Confirmed Speakers

Mr. Hardik Bhatt, Director, S+CC IoE Strategy and Global PPPs, Industry Solutions Group, Cisco Systems
"Mobility in a Smart and Connected World"
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Dr. Chris Borroni-Bird, Vice President, Strategic Development, Qualcomm, USA
"Wireless Transportation Solutions"
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Dr. Amine Haoui, CEO, Sensys Networks
"Wireless Sensor Networks in Transportation"
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Dr. Hani Mahmassani, William Patterson Professor of Transportation and Director of the Northwestern University Transportation Center
"Leveraging Sensor Technologies for Smarter Mobility"
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Mr. Ogi Redzic, Vice President, Traffic & Automotive Cloud, Nokia Location & Commerce
"Building Knowledge from Real Time Sensor Information"
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Mr. Brian Shapiro, Vice President Smarter Mobility, Veolia Transdev
"Smarter Mobility: Real time and Predictive Personal Mobility"
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Event Co-Chairs

Dr. Hani Mahmassani
William Patterson Professor of Transportation and Director of the Northwestern University Transportation Center

Mr. Breton Johnson
Director of the Center for the Commercialization of Innovative Transportation Technology