Smart Cities & The Grid

Smart Cities & the Grid

March 22-23, 2022 | Online :: Central Time

“Very informative on the issues on city, state and local governments to get projects off the ground floor. Project Manager, John Burns Construction

“Very interesting! Took 5 pages of notes! Learned a lot and glad I came.” Director of Telecommunications, John Burns Construction

“Great to connect with smart city leaders from around the country.” Digital Equity Officer, The Enterprise Center

“After my first session, I got on the phone and initiated two new ideas because of what I learned.” Economic Development Director, City of Bend

Smart city planning and development is critical to address aging infrastructure, rapid urbanization, climate change, and resource scarcity. Cities and utilities must collaborate with solutions providers to provide residents and businesses with highly efficient, pollution free, and sustainable urban areas.

Attend EUCI’s virtual conference, Smart Cities & the Grid, to learn more about smart city planning and development. Get best practices and lessons learned from your peers, pioneering cities and utilities, who are transforming urban areas to improve city operations, mitigate climate change and enhance economic development.

Learning Outcomes

This conference will provide attendees an opportunity to:

  • Gain a better understanding of drivers and challenges to smart city development
    • Hear lessons learned on smart city planning during the pandemic
  • Evaluate infrastructure needs including digital infrastructure
  • Assess the Infrastructure Bill, other sources of funding, and public-private-partnerships
  • Assess how to launch pilot programs and test beds
  • Review how cities and utilities are integrating renewables and decarbonizing buildings
  • Gauge the future of mobility including electric and connected vehicles
  • Establish social equity in conjunction with economic development

    Agenda

    Tuesday, March 22, 2022 : Central Time

    8:45 – 9:00 a.m.
    Log In

    9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Conference Timing

     

    9:00 – 10:00 a.m. :: Challenges to Smart City Development

    There are many technical and practical challenges to smart city development so how do we overcome them?

    • How to get community buy-in to smart city plans
    • Who needs to be involved in smart city planning?

    Brian Braginton-Smith, SMART Communities Director, AutonomousCRE+

    Andrew Ingram, Senior Research Engineer, Southern Company

    10:00 – 10:30 a.m. :: Lessons Learned in Smart City Planning During the Pandemic

    This session will provide lessons learned in smart city planning under the current environment. Hear about what has been working and hurdles during the pandemic. How can cities recover and improve resiliency to enrich the lives and businesses in our cities post COVID-19?

    Carrie Clayton Kelly, Business Development Manager, Georgia Power Company

    10:30 – 11:30 a.m. :: Digital Infrastructure, IoT & Trust

    As we enter the digital age there are challenges we must address in order to reap the many benefits of computerized infrastructure and connected devices. This session will offer some perspectives on privacy, data security, and cybersecurity as fundamental to successfully integrating cutting-edge technologies in Smart Cities. It will also provide best practices for educating customers and establishing trust in new technologies.

    Michael Dunaway, Associate Director for Innovation, IoT Devices and Infrastructure Group, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

    11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. :: Leveraging Geospatial Tools to Supercharge Fiber Deployment

    As an industry, we are focused on delivering the technology infrastructure of tomorrow to our communities as we move forward in this digital age. Why then, are we still using the same outdated paper driven approach to design, construction, and project management that was so prevalent in the past? This presentation will explore the benefits of adaptation to an innovative digital approach for fiber deployment.

    • Tools used in data collection and design
    • Streamlining design work with survey and collection efforts
    • Eliminating paperwork bottle necks
    • Expediting coordination with project stakeholders
    • Create efficiencies and increasing speed of deployment

    Aaron McKay, Networks, Integration & Automation \ Transmission & Distribution Services, Burns & McDonnell

    12:00 p.m. :: Day 1 Adjourns

     

    Wednesday, March 23, 2022 : Central Time

    8:45 – 9:00 a.m.
    Log In and Welcome

    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
    Lunch Break

    9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Conference Timing

     

    9:00 – 10:00 a.m. :: Identifying Driving Forces for Smart City Initiatives

    This opening session will review various drivers for smart city initiatives such as:

    • Policy & regulatory drivers
    • Mitigating climate threats and building climate resiliency
    • Resource scarcity and sustainability
    • Environmental, social, governance (ESG)
    • Financial incentives/ROI
    • Innovative/disruptive technologies

    Heba El-Guindy, Deputy Director, San Mateo County Transportation Authority

    George Karayannis, North American Smart Cities Lead, Honeywell

    Michael Kilpatrick, Key Segment Manager of State and Local Government, Duke Energy

    10:00 – 11:00 a.m. :: How to Launch Pilot Programs & Create a Test Bed for Innovations

    This session will provide best practices and lessons learned in establishing innovation test beds on route to smart city development and highlight initiatives such as:

    • Decarbonization
    • Digitization
    • Decentralization

    Renée Skeete, Senior Business Analyst, Smart Grid and Innovation, Commonwealth Edison (ComEd)

    Jason Klotz, Manager, Regulatory and Policy Strategy, Grid Architecture, Integration and System Operations, Portland General Electric (PGE)

    11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. :: Public-Private Partnerships for Smart City Development

    Robust stakeholder engagement is needed to ensure equitable results beyond just technically or economically feasible outcomes. Smart city planning must be done in partnership between community residents, local government, utility, and developers. This session will highlight collaborative efforts, coordination strategies, and mutually beneficial results.

    Amy Schwab, Business Development Lead, Strategic Energy Analysis Center, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

    Emily Yates Giulioni, Smart City Director, City of Philadelphia

    12:00 – 1:00 p.m. :: Lunch Break

    1:00 – 2:00 p.m. :: Decarbonizing Cities & Buildings

    • How cities are integrating renewable energy into the system
      • Virtual Power Purchase Agreements (VPPA), CCAs and other renewable power procurement structures for densely populated areas
    • Improving air quality in urban areas through DERs
      • Grid upgrade needs
      • Energy management systems
    • Green buildings and retrofits
      • Electrification
      • Energy efficiency
      • LED lighting
      • Advanced meter infrastructure and demand response
      • Intelligent Building Management Systems (IBMS)
      • Natural/green infrastructure and green space for climate resiliency

    Yana Abdallah, Smart Cities, Civil Engineering, Green Building, Evinsys

    Jon Previtali, Director of Technology & Technical Services, Wells Fargo

    2:00 – 2:45 p.m. :: Technology Showcase: Addressing Multiple Smart City Initiatives with Smart Street Lighting

    This session will provide a business case for deploying smart street lighting systems. Learn how bundling innovative technologies into your streetlights can increase revenue while addressing multiple smart city initiatives:

    • Solar lights for decarbonizing the grid
    • Digital infrastructure for safety and security (cameras and gunshot detection)
    • Enabling electric vehicle (EV) adoption by expanding EV charging infrastructure

    Art Bosshart, Manager, Lighting, TECO Energy

    2:45 – 3:00 p.m. :: Afternoon Break

    3:00 – 4:00 p.m. :: The Future of Mobility

    The transportation sector promises a cleaner, more sustainable, and safer means of transportation. This session will highlight ways cities can prepare for and usher in the future of mobility:

    • Accelerating electric vehicle (EV) adoption
    • Expanding charging networks and infrastructure needs
    • Optimizing vehicle-to-grid (V2G) opportunities
    • Micro-mobility, ridesharing, and last-mile transportation
    • The future of connected and autonomous vehicles
      • Leveraging cloud storage & data analytics for smart cities
        • How big data helps local government decision making

    Amy Atchley, Sr. Lead, EV Equity Program, Austin Energy

    Randell Iwasaki, Leader, State and Local Transportation, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

    Gronna Jones, Transportation Manager, City of Wilson

    4:00 – 5:00 p.m. :: Incorporating Economic Development & Social Equity into Smart City Planning

    This closing session will discuss:

    • The need for community driven innovation
    • Actionable data collection from civic engagement
    • Innovation for social justice vs profit

    Oscar J. Romero Jr., Director of Inclusive Innovation & International Cooperation, NYC Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer

    Eric Smith, Director, Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration

    Kim Lucas, Acting Director, City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Mobility & Infrastructure

    5:00 p.m. :: Conference Adjourns

    Speakers

    Yana Abdallah, Smart Cities, Civil Engineering, Green Building, Evinsys

    Yana Abdallah is a smart cities advisor. She completed her undergraduate studies in civil engineering at the University of Alabama. She relocated to Houston, Texas where she worked in energy, providing services and technology for the digital oilfield. She is currently completing her Master’s degree in smart cities and urban policy, with an emphasis on fighting climate change, at École Polytechnique, Paris. She has been involved and passionate about accelerating the development of smart cities since performing undergraduate research on the marketability and feasibility of smart homes. She has interest and experience in smart cities, city building & government policies committed to the transformation of cities into sustainable communities that improve the quality of life for their citizens and achieve economic viability and social equity. Her current focus is centered on Smart Building Management Systems, and the intelligent management of city assets. Yana is an advocate for reforming the built environment as it contributes 40% of total Greenhouse Gas emissions, and because we spend most of our time indoors. Therefore, Yana is dedicated to offsetting the carbon footprint of buildings while focusing on human-centered design, prioritizing their health and wellness.


    Amy Atchley, Sr. Lead, EV Equity Program, Austin Energy

    Amy Atchley is a leader in social impact; possessing a diverse skill set that draws from over 20 years of experience serving vulnerable communities through her work with the non-profit sector with agencies like Meals on Wheels Central Texas and the VH1 Save the Music Foundation. Her role at Austin Energy is building frameworks of equity through transportation electrification access by collaborating with community stakeholders and historically underserved communities.

    Amy’s community leadership roles include Board of Directors at EcoRise and the Austin Forum on Technology and Society and she is also a working Austin-based singer/songwriter.


    Brian Braginton-Smith, SMART Communities Director, AutonomousCRE+

    Braginton-Smith is currently working on behalf of The Conservation Consortium Foundation and The Lewis Bay Research Center with local municipalities and private developers on alternative resource utilization for sustainable development. Public education efforts underway include editorials and public access television programs on local alternative resource utilization. He has also produced and participated in over 120 local television programs “Cape Environmental Connection” series on issues and topics of local to international concern including non-sustainable fisheries practices, non-point source pollution and global warming. He is currently working with municipal officials to bring about sustainable community clusters. Current efforts involve working with federal and state agencies to help foster local sustainable infrastructure practices for coastal communities.


    Michael Dunaway, Associate Director for Innovation, IoT Devices and Infrastructure Group, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

    Michael Dunaway is Associate Director for Innovation in the Smart & Connected Systems program at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), with principal responsibility as program lead for the Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC), a federal Smart Cities program within the U.S. Department of Commerce.

    Dr. Dunaway previously served as Executive Director of the Digital Future Resilience initiative at the University of Cincinnati, as Director of the National Incident Management Systems and Advanced Technologies Institute at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Director of the Louisiana Business Emergency Operations Center. Earlier assignments included Senior Director for Preparedness and Resilience Programs at the National Headquarters of the American Red Cross; Chief for Risk Management and Program Manager for Community Resilience at the Science & Technology Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security; and as a project manager in the Cognitive, Neural, and Social Science Division of the Office of Naval Research.


    Heba El-Guindy, Deputy Director, San Mateo County Transportation Authority

    Heba El-Guindy recently joined the San Mateo County Transportation Authority (SMCTA) as Deputy Director of the TA Program.   Heba has close to thirty years of work experience in the public and private sectors.   For several years, Heba worked as a civil/traffic engineer for the City of Ottawa, Canada before locating to the US in 1999.  She held management positions in a number of cities in the Bay Area including the cities of San Jose, Sunnyvale and Palo Alto.  Most recently, Heba was the Mobility and Traffic Engineering Manager for the City of Culver City.  Heba’s professional and educational training focused on management in government, sustainable land use and transportation planning, traffic engineering and safety, multi-modal roadway and signal design and construction, transit service planning and operation, parking design and management, ITS applications, policy development and funding programs.  She utilizes her educational background and work experience in working towards sustainable transportation system and mitigating climate threats.


    Emily Yates Giulioni, Smart City Director, City of Philadelphia

    As Smart City Director for the City of Philadelphia, Emily is responsible for managing and leading the implementation of the SmartCityPHL Roadmap that provides guidance on how smart and emerging technology solutions can improve the quality of life for residents, businesses and visitors while improving the delivery of City services.

    Throughout her career, Emily has worked to help cities position themselves as globally competitive by utilizing a systems approach to develop strategies, projects and programs that exist within the intersection of sustainability, technology, and economic development. Most recently, Emily was Deputy Director with Envision Charlotte where she was responsible for leading the development of the Circular Charlotte strategy, which made Charlotte the first city in the US to have a citywide circular economy strategy, in addition to other local programming that created a smarter, more sustainable Charlotte.

    She has held a variety of positions in Europe and North America, including urban planning positions with both the District of Columbia and the city of Cleveland planning offices.  Emily was a recipient of the prestigious Alexander von Humboldt German Chancellor/ Bundeskanzler Fellowship, which funded a year of research focused on German approaches to the implementation of sustainability policy and climate change adaptation in brownfield development. She is a member of the Emerging Leaders in Energy and Environmental Policy (ELEEP) Network.


    Andrew Ingram, Senior Research Engineer, Southern Company

    Andrew Ingram joined Southern Company in 2011 in the Strategic Studies group of Southern’s Transmission Planning department.  Andrew moved to the Power Delivery group of Southern’s Research and Development department in 2015.  Andrew’s research focuses on the grid integration of new technologies like renewables, energy storage, microgrids, and power electronics. 


    Randell Iwasaki, Leader, State and Local Transportation, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

    Randy Iwasaki is the Leader of State and Local Transportation for Amazon Web Services (AWS). In that position he leads Amazon’s data support and analysis services for state and local transportation agencies, including; artificial intelligence support; use of AWS services in development of new technology in transportation; data analysis methods for policy and planning analyses; traffic operational support; and other uses of AWS services by state and local transportation agencies. Prior to joining AWS Randy served for 10 years as Executive Director of the Contra Costa Transportation Authority recognized as one of the most innovative transportation agencies in the United States. He founded GoMentum Station, the largest secure automated vehicle test facility in the nation. Prior to that he was a 27-year employee of the California Department of Transportation, where he rose through the ranks to become

    Chief Deputy Director from 2004 to 2009 and Director from 2009 to 2010. He is an internationally recognized leader in transportation research and innovation, and is frequently called upon to speak to the latest developments in automated and connected vehicle technology development and testing. He has been on dozens of TRB committees and research panels over the course of his career – serving as the chair of several of them. He served as Chair of the USDOT’s Freight Advisory Committee for three years, and as a member of USDOT’s ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems) Program Advisory Committee for four years.


    Gronna Jones, Transportation Manager, City of Wilson

    Gronna is the transportation manager for the City of Wilson.  She holds a BS in transportation from NC A & T State University.   She has 34 years of transportation management experience, two with human service transportation, 31 with a fixed route system and one with an on-demand ridesharing system.   In September 2020, the City of Wilson switched from a traditional fixed route service to a microtransit on demand service.   Microtransit service refers to on-demand public transportation that does not require pre-booking and is often supported by a phone application.  It allows residents to request a ride from a smartphone app or by phone, walk to a nearby “virtual bus stop, and then taken to their destination in a van or SUV which includes wheelchair accessible vehicles.   While new to North Carolina, this service is offered in several major metropolitan areas.   The Wilson RIDE project has received regional and national awards and is just the latest addition to the City of Wilson’s Smart City initiative.  Gronna currently works closely with the Via, their turnkey contractor on all aspects of this new service.


    George Karayannis, North American Smart Cities Lead, Honeywell

    George Karayannis leads Honeywell’s North American Smart Cities team and has 30 years of leadership with complex systems, emerging technologies, and sustainable solutions.

    George previously led smart city teams at Panasonic and Schneider Electric, the smart grid team at Lockheed Martin, the smart mobility team at Vix, and IoT teams at AT&T and several wireless sensor startups. He co-founded a non-profit focused on US energy independence, served as a councilmember, and served as a systems analyst on an ICBM launch crew in the US Air Force. 

    George has authored a book on the ISO 37120 standard for Smart City indicators, refurbished an historic opera house.


    Michael Kilpatrick, Key Segment Manager of State and Local Government, Duke Energy

    Michael is the Key Segment Manager of State and Local Government for Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions where he is the focused on helping State Governments, Cities, Towns, and Villages solve complex energy problems by delivering the solutions that meet their needs.  His focus areas include public transit, airports, seaports, water/wastewater, municipal electrics, and smart-city technologies.

    Michael began his career in energy as an Energy Trader which led him to Duke Energy.  During his time at Duke Energy he has also held roles in Natural Gas Transportation, Products and Services Management, and Business Development focused on Distributed Generation.  Michael has a strong understanding of organized energy markets, public policy, and renewable energy which he leverages to help Municipalities pursue their sustainability goals. 


    Jason Klotz, Manager, Regulatory and Policy Strategy, Grid Architecture, Integration and System Operations, Portland General Electric (PGE)

    Jason has worked for the Office of General Counsel for the FERC and the Vermont Public Service Board. While in Vermont Jason worked on GHG issues in preparation for Vermont’s participation in the Regional Green House Gas Initiative and on clean energy deployment and development. Subsequent Jason worked for the California Public Utility Commission on GHG issues and wholesale market interface.  Jason’s work with the CPUC involved restructuring and re-establishing the State’s demand response programs. Jason then worked for the Bonneville Power Administration where he led the entities efforts to initiate and establish the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project.  Through this project Jason worked with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory on early development of transactive control.  Jason then worked as the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance’s policy advisor, before heading to Salem where he worked for the Oregon Public Utility Commission.  Jason had a broad portfolio of work for the Commission including GHG regulation, environmental compliance, electric vehicles, energy storage and demand response.  Jason now works for Portland General Electric managing a portfolio of flexible load activities, stakeholder and regulatory engagement. Jason also works as an adjunct professor at the University of Oregon School of Law where he teaches energy law and policy. 


    Kim Lucas, Acting Director, City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Mobility & Infrastructure

    Kim Lucas serves as the Acting Director for the City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Mobility & Infrastructure. As Acting Director of DOMI, Kim oversees transportation investments and policies that support the physical mobility needed for the people of Pittsburgh to pursue the economic mobility they aspire to. Key initiatives of the department at present include design and implementation of a “complete network” that serves all modes and encourages more sustainable travel choices; resiliency projects to address issues related to landslides and incidents of flooding; policies and programs to manage emerging transportation including shared services and autonomous vehicles; and strategies to address long term maintenance and funding concerns. Prior to this role, Kim was the Sustainable Transportation Branch Manager with the District Department of Transportation, Planning & Sustainability Division, in Washington, D.C. where she led a team responsible for overseeing the planning and implementation of the shared micro-mobility; freight & urban delivery; and transportation demand management programs. Kim began her career in transportation with her stint as a student bus driver at the University of Virginia, and has worked in the cornerstones of transportation planning: the public and private sectors, advocacy, and research.

     


    Aaron McKay, Networks, Integration & Automation \ Transmission & Distribution Services, Burns & McDonnell

    Aaron McKay has served Burns & McDonnell as a telecommunications designer for 8 years. Aaron specializes in Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Geographic Information System (GIS) tools with an emphasis on fiber optic and communication network design. In the telecommunications space, his experience includes Inside Plant (ISP), Outside Plant (OSP), and fiber to the premise design, including fiber optic testing and review, multi-dwelling units, single family homes, utility network distribution, and smart city applications. Additional experience includes equipment specification, rack layout, cable pathway, and networking design for hyperscale data centers and central office locations. Aaron enjoys solving the complex challenges that telecommunications design presents with innovative and technology driven solutions.


    Jon Previtali, Director of Technology & Technical Services, Wells Fargo

    Jon Previtali has worked with renewable energy and Internet technologies for over twenty years. He is the senior engineer for renewable energy tax equity investments at Wells Fargo, one of the largest financiers of renewable energy in the US.  In addition to his role at the bank, Jon has served as advisor to the DOE’s Solar Energy and Building Technology offices, is a contributor to new standards for solar, and serves on several boards including NREL’s DuraMAT dedicated to improving solar module durability, and NREL and Wells Fargo’s Innovation Incubator, a grant program for clean-tech, ag-tech and e-mobility starts-ups.  Jon holds engineering degrees from Stanford University and the University of Colorado, Boulder.

     


    Oscar J. Romero Jr., Director of Inclusive Innovation & International Cooperation, NYC Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer

    Oscar Romero is the Director of Inclusive Innovation and International Cooperation of the NYC Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer (MOCTO). His work focuses on building innovation-driven entrepreneurial ecosystems to address urban inequality in the US’ largest urban economy by leveraging civic engagement, emerging technology, and international partnerships.

    He oversees the design, management, and evaluation of global multi-stakeholder partnerships to address diverse urban development challenges in NYC. Ranging from issues on displacement, safety, access to social services, workforce development, access to STEAM education, access to representation, housing rights, accessible mental health services, and access to critical infrastructure.

    Before joining MOCTO, Oscar worked for The New School’s Digital Equity Laboratory where he researched how broadband access and privacy protection policies affect vulnerable populations. Through his research, he analyzed the inequalities created by the architecture of the telecommunications infrastructure networks across the Americas.


    Amy Schwab, Business Development Lead, Strategic Energy Analysis Center, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

    Amy Schwab is a senior project leader and business development lead for the Strategic Energy Analysis Center within the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Amy’s focus on strategy development and program design builds on a multi-decade career in strategy development, planning, and stakeholder engagement. Amy co-led development of NREL’s smart and connected communities strategy and recently completed work with a multi-laboratory energy equity and environmental justice analytical capabilities roadmap. She currently spearheads NREL efforts on how to stimulate economic development through clean energy deployment.


    Renée Skeete, Senior Business Analyst, Smart Grid and Innovation, Commonwealth Edison (ComEd)

    Renée Skeete is a Senior Business Analyst on the Smart Grid Programs team at Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) where she manages projects demonstrating the impact of advanced energy technologies, and drives community engagement, external partnership development, and program evaluation strategy for the Community of the Future program. Prior to ComEd she worked at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Renée holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from Georgia State University.


    Eric Smith, Director, Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration

    Eric blends technical, legal, and policy expertise with collaborative design to build inclusive innovation ecosystems in which entrepreneurs thrive and companies grow.  As Director of the Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OIE) at the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA), he manages OIE’s grant portfolio—$325+ million across 325+ grants and four programs—and manages the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE), which advises the Commerce Secretary on accelerating innovation and catalyzing technology entrepreneurship.

    A former computer scientist and lawyer, Eric began his career as in-house counsel in fintech before joining the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, focusing on technologies that power the Internet of Things and wireless infrastructure.  He joined OIE, helping build and evolve its programs through their first years with dedicated appropriations and designing operations and synthesizing policy for NACIE.

    Before returning to EDA, Eric led digital transformation as the Chief Customer Officer of NASA’s Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transition (SBIR/STTR) Programs.  Eric’s team of technologists and designers built the platforms with which NASA manages $200 million in annual small business-led R&D.

    Online Delivery

    We will be using Microsoft Teams to facilitate your participation in the upcoming event. You do not need to have an existing Teams account in order to participate in the broadcast – the course will play in your browser and you will have the option of using a microphone to speak with the room and ask questions, or type any questions in via the chat window and our on-site representative will relay your question to the instructor.

    • IMPORTANT NOTE: After November 30 you will not be able to join a Teams meeting using Internet Explorer 11. Microsoft recommends downloading and installing the Teams app if possible. You may also use the Edge browser or Chrome.
    • You will receive a meeting invitation will include a link to join the meeting.
    • Separate meeting invitations will be sent for the morning and afternoon sessions of the course.
      • You will need to join the appropriate meeting at the appropriate time.
    • If you are using a microphone, please ensure that it is muted until such time as you need to ask a question.
    • The remote meeting connection will be open approximately 30 minutes before the start of the course. We encourage you to connect as early as possible in case you experience any unforeseen problems.

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    Smart Cities & the Grid

    March 22-23, 2022 | Online
    Individual attendee(s) - $ 1195.00 each

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    Individual attendee tickets can be mixed with ticket packs for complete flexibility

    Pack of 5 attendees - $ 4,780.00 (20% discount)
    Pack of 10 attendees - $ 8,365.00 (30% discount)
    Pack of 20 attendees - $ 14,340.00 (40% discount)

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    EUCI is accredited by the International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard. IACET is recognized internationally as a standard development organization and accrediting body that promotes quality of continuing education and training.

    EUCI is authorized by IACET to offer 1.0 CEUs for this event.

    Requirements for Successful Completion of Program

    Participants must login and be in attendance for the entirety of the course to be eligible for continuing education credit.

    Instructional Methods

    PowerPoint presentations, panel discussions, and Q&A with the audience will be used in the program.


    Upon successful completion of this event, program participants interested in receiving CPE credits will receive a certificate of completion.

    Conference CPE Credits: 11.5
    There is no prerequisite for this Conference.
    Program field of study: Specialized Knowledge
    Program Level: Basic
    Delivery Method: Group Internet Based
    Advanced Preparation: None

    CpeEUCI is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: www.nasbaregistry.org

     

     

    Who Should Attend

    • Cities
    • Utilities
    • Smart city solutions providers

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