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March 2017

Driverless Urban Mobility: The Path Towards an Autonomous Future

March 29, 9:30 am - 10:30 am PDT

On March 28th, 2017, Meeting of the Minds hosted a live webinar featuring James Kuffner, Chief Technology Officer of Toyota Research Institute. Download slides Program The future is suddenly under the microscope inside every automaker's lab and boardroom, no matter whether that company is small or large. In the race towards a driverless future, what are we really ready to accept in our daily lives? What technologies are already helping us to leapfrog into the world of tomorrow? What is…

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April 2017

Urban Sustainability Happy Hour Meetup

April 6, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PDT
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Churchill, 198 Church St.
San Francisco, CA 94112 United States
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On the first Thursday of each month — in multiple cities throughout North America — come have a casual drink with others working on innovations in urban sustainability and connected technology. These First Thursday happy hours started in San Francisco in January, 2013, and spread to Toronto, New York, Detroit, Washington DC, and Los Angeles. Not every city meets every month, so please check the Meetup.com group page for the most up-to-date info.

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What Urban Transformation Really Looks Like For One Older Industrial Legacy City

April 26, 10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT

On April 26th, 2017, Meeting of the Minds hosted a live webinar featuring Lev Gonick, Chief Executive Officer of DigitalC. Download Slides Program Cleveland's been pioneering the transition from a "gray city" to a "city transformed", led by a network of government leaders, philanthropists, business executives, university leaders, risk-taking entrepreneurs, and community leaders working together to improve conditions in distressed neighborhoods. Join us for a one-hour webinar to learn all about the shape  of these outstanding Cleveland initiatives, including: Integrated…

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May 2017

Shaping the Future of Tech Opportunity for Richmond Youth

May 2, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm PDT
RYSE Youth Center, 205 41st St.
Richmond, CA 94805 United States
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Please join us on Tuesday, May 2nd from 11am-1pm at RYSE Youth Center in Richmond as we think through the next phase of RYSE’s growth and expansion into the tech, entrepreneurship and leadership space. http://rysecenter.org/ The Hidden Genius Project recently announced that they have chosen Richmond as their next site for their award-winning coding, leadership, and entrepreneurship program for black youth. They will be expanding from their first site in Oakland to their second site in Richmond at the RYSE…

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Urban Sustainability Happy Hour Meetup

May 4, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PDT
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Churchill, 198 Church St.
San Francisco, CA 94112 United States
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On the first Thursday of each month — in multiple cities throughout North America — come have a casual drink with others working on innovations in urban sustainability and connected technology. These First Thursday happy hours started in San Francisco in January, 2013, and spread to Toronto, New York, Detroit, Washington DC, and Los Angeles. Not every city meets every month, so please check the Meetup.com group page for the most up-to-date info.

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Digitalization: Opportunities for New Forms of Participation in Urban Transportation Planning

May 17, 10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT

On May 17th, 2017, Meeting of the Minds hosted a live webinar featuring Christopher Zegras, Associate Professor of Transportation and Urban Planning at MIT. Download Slides Program Digitalization - the use of digital technologies for different services and businesses - increasingly permeates our urban mobility systems, evidenced in the emergence of autonomous vehicles, real-time traffic prediction and control, and transportation network companies (e.g., Uber). For public transportation, digitalization in the form of the General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS), can provide detailed…

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June 2017

Urban Sustainability Happy Hour Meetup

June 1, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PDT
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Churchill, 198 Church St.
San Francisco, CA 94112 United States
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On the first Thursday of each month — in multiple cities throughout North America — come have a casual drink with others working on innovations in urban sustainability and connected technology. These First Thursday happy hours started in San Francisco in January, 2013, and spread to Toronto, New York, Detroit, Washington DC, and Los Angeles. Not every city meets every month, so please check the Meetup.com group page for the most up-to-date info.

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IoT-Powered Smart Cities: Lower Costs; Engaged Citizens; Sustainable Economy?

June 14, 10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT

Register Program Creating smarter cities requires urban infrastructures that accelerates the transition to a smarter city. This is a project that requires much more than connected technologies. Emerging innovations will be critical, as will engaged businesses and citizens — and together these change-agents are reshaping the city. Such new tools are radically altering our urban assets (water, energy, transport, buildings); shifting the ways that we design and use such systems; transforming our economies; disrupting our societies. Smart and connected urban…

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Automation and Coordination Tools for More Effective City Project Delivery

June 14, 10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT

On June 14th, Meeting of the Minds hosted a live webinar featuring Brian Saldutti from Oracle and Terrance DeGray, Stephanie Lightner, and Nicole Solia-Velarde from Cordoba Corporation. Download Slides Program Cordoba Corporation, a nationally recognized engineering, program and construction management firm, develops some of the most complex and notable infrastructure projects in California. Contracted as the Bond Management Team at Long Beach City College, Cordoba provides comprehensive project and construction management services in support of a nearly $1.5 billion capital program…

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Boston Mobility Summit

June 20, 8:30 am - 7:00 pm PDT

On June 20, 2017, approximately 120 invited mobility leaders will convene in Cambridge, Massachusetts to discuss the future of mobility in the Boston region.

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July 2017

Urban Sustainability Happy Hour Meetup

July 6, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PDT
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Churchill, 198 Church St.
San Francisco, CA 94112 United States
+ Google Map

On the first Thursday of each month — in multiple cities throughout North America — come have a casual drink with others working on innovations in urban sustainability and connected technology. These First Thursday happy hours started in San Francisco in January, 2013, and spread to Toronto, New York, Detroit, Washington DC, and Los Angeles. Not every city meets every month, so please check the Meetup.com group page for the most up-to-date info.

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Transforming Borders with Smart Technologies

July 26, 10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT

At 10:00 am PDT on July 26th, Meeting of the Minds will host a live webinar featuring Steph Stoppenhagen from Black & Veatch, Jim O'Gara from Deloitte Advisory, and Marisa Walker from Arizona Commerce Authority. Register here Program Black & Veatch and Deloitte are teaming to transform and optimize U.S. border regions with smart technologies to boost security, management and efficiency in the movement of people and goods across our borders, as well as enhance connectivity and economic development in the…

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