City leaders and executives talk about what it takes for Denver to become a Smart City

June 21, 2016


Voices of Experience and Executive Education Conference hosted by the Daniels College of Business

DENVER— The U.S. Department of Transportation has just awarded Columbus $50 million to help it define what it means to be a “Smart City “and become the country’s first city to fully integrate innovative technologies. That means things like self-driving cars, connected vehicles, and smart sensors would be built into their transportation network. It’s a hot topic that will be addressed during two upcoming events hosted by the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver.

President of Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company Jim Doyle and Denver’s Mayor Michael Hancock will speak on the topic of Smart Cities at Voices of Experience Monday, Sept. 19, at 6 p.m. at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts on the University of Denver campus.

Then, on Sept. 20 Executive Education at the Daniels College of Business will host a one-day conference on the Smart City of Tomorrow. The Smart City of Tomorrow conference will feature leaders from cities on the front range, the U.S. and beyond sharing their own visions of their cities. Representatives from companies like AT&T, Cisco, Deloitte, Hitachi, IBM, Panasonic, Schneider, Siemens, Zayo and others are invited to explain how they are supporting cities’ efforts in this arena.

EventVoices of Experience

Time: Monday, September 19, at 6 p.m.

Place: Newman Center, University of Denver, 2344 East Iliff Avenue, Denver, CO 80208

Event: SMARTCities Conference

Time: Tuesday, September 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Place: University of Denver, 2044 East Evans Avenue, Denver, CO 80208