Articles by Dave Hahn

About Dave Hahn

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

Meeting of the Minds featured on The Urban Loop Podcast

Episode 21 of The Urban Loop Podcast with Rohan Dasika featured our Executive Director, Jessie Feller Hahn. In a wide-ranging conversation, Rohan and Jessie discussed many topics, including the role of convening organizations in pandemic-era thought leadership, best practices for enabling effective sharing of knowledge, models, and ideas across industries, how the pandemic has reshaped city priorities, and more.

Our thanks to Rohan for including us in this week’s episode. You can listen to this episode on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and Spotify.

From Fixed Routes to Flex Routes: Additional Responses to the May 13 Webinar

Earlier this month we hosted a live webinar featuring Alex Gibson from TransLoc, and Josh Powers who is serving as a member of the County Manager’s Office and is the contract administrator and regional transit liaison between Johnson County Government and the Kansas City Area Transit Authority (KCATA). Josh shared his unique perspective and insights from service changes and the re-utilization of infrastructure to creative ways to avoid driver layoffs and the allocation of resources with CARE Act funding.

Included in this post are responses to additional questions we were not able to answer during the live session.

Raw Video and Slidedecks from Meeting of the Minds 2014

Over the next few weeks we will process, archive and report on the take-aways, media coverage and videos from Meeting of the Minds 2014. While we work on presenting this material, we want to make the raw files available to our network. Below are PDF slideshows from...

How Connectivity Impacts our Ability to Get Where We Want, When We Want

On February 24th, 2014, Jessie Feller — Managing Director of Meeting of the Minds — discussed connected mobility options with Michael Samoza, CEO and founder of GottaPark, and Ben Stanley, Global Automotive Lead of IBM Institute of Business Value. The session was part...

Seeking SF-Based Contributors to UMich Study on Accessibility Metrics

Sue Zielinski, Managing Director of SMART at University of Michigan, is currently in San Francisco and would like to meet with people who are willing to contribute some of their knowledge and wisdom to our study on Accessibility Metrics. We can try to schedule...

Final Report: A Global TelePresence Conversation on Smart Cities

On December 11th, 2013, Meeting of the Minds, in collaboration with the City of Amsterdam and Cisco Systems, organized a ninety-minute TelePresence conversation with urban sustainability leaders from Amsterdam, San Jose, Boston and Detroit to share best practices,...

Archive Video: A Global TelePresence Conversation on Smart Cities

On December 11th, 2013 Urban Age Institute, Cisco and TPEX hosted a global TelePresence conversation that connected urban sustainability leaders from six cities to discuss the future of smart cities.

The IwB is Calling for Curriculum Partners for the 2014-2015 Academic Year

The Institute without Boundaries (IwB) is seeking curriculum partners for Connecting Divided Places, a project that investigates social, economic, environmental, and cultural divisions in cities. They are calling out to municipalities, not-for-profit organizations,...

Media Coverage from Meeting of the Minds 2013

Canada: The Globe and Mail: Looking at transit success and failure CBC Radio: Autonomous cars and the future of cities. Always-on video communication. Ambient sound in the workplace. Huffington Post: Smartphones? Pshhh. Get Ready For Smart Buildings CBC (Broadcast and...

Smart City Offers Significant New Opportunity

An article from Mary Allen at covers a broad range of topics and themes from last month’s Meeting of the Minds 2013 in Toronto — especially the use of connected technology to create smarter, more sustainable cities. She gave special notice to the...

Free Webinar Tomorrow with Kristina Egan, Director of Transportation for Massachusetts

October 16, 2013 from 9-10am PDT This free, online webinar is organized by Meeting of the Minds. Add to Calendar Program This past summer, the Massachusetts legislature passed a bill dedicating $3 billion to transportation over 5 years. We’ll explore how...