Examining the phases of preparedness, response and recovery, learn how governments, agencies and first responders are using technology to enable the supply of basic human necessities and communication critical to the response and recovery from a disaster. MODERATOR: Izzy Santa, Director, Strategic Communications, Consumer Technology Association SPEAKERS: Chrissie Coons, Public Safety Liason, FirstNet Chris Rezendes, Chief Business Officer, SphericalAnalytics.io Michael Berkowitz, president of 100 Resilient Cities, Rockefeller Foundation
In 5G and Internet of Things (IoT)
When Does My Air Taxi Arrive?
Urban air mobility (UAM) involves multiple aircraft–manned, remotely piloted and autonomous–safely operating within a city. What are the advantages and challenges of UAM?
Smart Cities, Public Safety and Disaster Preparedness/Recovery
Sensors embedded into Smart City IoT devices will do more than find you a parking spot. Connected gas sensors will improve health, reduce emissions, identify infrastructure leaks and security threats.
Funding, Financing and the Economics of Smart Cities
Funding and financing smart cities requires collaboration with a number of stakeholders, and the economic benefits can be extraordinary. Listen to this discussion exploring how organizations are working to fund and finance smart cities.
Cities Flirt with Blockchain
The emergence of blockchain technology—featuring immutability, openness and fairness—provides efficient solutions to some of the pressing problems we encounter in today’s cities.
Cyber Network Security
An interconnected world brings opportunity and risk. Cyber-attacks have targeted everything from power networks to hospitals with the potential to paralyze critical services and expose sensitive data. Explore ways we to prepare to face this threat.
CES 2019 Trends: Smart Cities and Resilience
CES offered a glimpse into the smart tech solutions that are bringing solutions to the everyday challenges of urban life. There is a real sense of urgency to make cities more resilient, based on the increase in natural disasters and civic threats.