Archive Recording: Making Smart Cities a Reality — Today.

By Dave Hahn

Dave Hahn is the Director of Digital Strategy for Meeting of the Minds.

Mar 20, 2013 | Announcements | 0 comments

An archive recording is now available for our March 15th webinar, “Making Smart Cities a Reality — Today.”, presented by Charbel Aoun, Senior Vice President of Smart Cities – Strategy & Innovation at Schneider Electric.
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The slide deck for this presentation is also available for download at this link.

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Making Smart Cities a Reality — Today.

Charbel Aoun, Senior Vice President, Smart Cities - Strategy & Innovation at Schneider Electric
Charbel Aoun
Senior Vice President
Smart Cities – Strategy & Innovation at Schneider Electric

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The vision of a smarter city is rapidly spreading among municipal leaders and citizens alike.  However, the challenge ahead lies in the process of turning the long-term vision into shorter-term actions.

When citizens imagine living in a smarter city, they do not visualize the technological and infrastructure implementations required to realize that vision – they only aspire to the outcomes of such a vision, such as less traffic, less pollution, better or less costly access to water and electricity, and other benefits to their quality of life.

At Schneider Electric, we have worked with multiple cities and achieved real results. That’s why we understand that no two smart city projects are the same. However, there is a common life cycle from which we can extract best practices to allow each and every city to become smarter – today.

During this webinar, we will walk you through the 5 stages of any smart city deployment – Vision, Solutions, Integration, Innovation, and Collaboration.  At each stage we will explore some of the challenges, share lessons learned and identify best practices to make cities smarter.

Presented by Schneider Electric

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