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Rise of the Robots: A discussion overview from the Ohio Conference on Freight

Rise of the Robots: A discussion overview from the Ohio Conference on Freight

The panel session on autonomous transportation systems at the Ohio Conference on Freight - aptly labeled "Rise of the Robots" - considered current and expected impacts of technology on “human” employment and future workforce needs.

Demystifying Hyperloop: A topic recap from the Ohio Conference on Freight

Demystifying Hyperloop: A topic recap from the Ohio Conference on Freight

This past week Smart Cincy partners, Venture Smarter and the University of Cincinnati (UC), were joined by representatives from Drive Ohio, the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC), and the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) for the Ohio Conference on Freight hosted by the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI).

Midwest Sustainability Summit focuses on building a Resilient Region

Midwest Sustainability Summit focuses on building a Resilient Region

Is the Greater Cincinnati region prepared to respond to a changing climate? How are other cities making sure they are resilient in the face of extreme weather events? On June 15, at the 4th annual Midwest Regional Sustainability Summit, 350 attendees explored how local municipalities, businesses and peer regions are adapting to climate change and other environmental challenges.

Education and Workforce Development in Smart Cities and Regions

Education and Workforce Development in Smart Cities and Regions

Smart Cincy is grateful to have had Michael Beck - Smart Cincy Advisor and Founder of Code For Kids - as well as Derick Lee - who is from the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC) Education Supercluster - lead an afternoon workshop at the second annual Smart Cincy Summit!

Smart Cincy: Building the Internet of Transportation

Smart Cincy: Building the Internet of Transportation

Smart Cincy was pleased to have Andrew Bremer (DriveOhio), Robyn Bancroft (OKI Regional Council of Governments), John Gardocki (SORTA), Jiaqi Ma (University of Cincinnati) and Pete Metz (Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber of Commerce) as speakers for the second annual summit on the panel titled, Smart Cincy: Building the Internet of Transportation.

Resilience: Risk Assessment and Mitigation in Smart Cities & Regions

Resilience: Risk Assessment and Mitigation in Smart Cities & Regions

Smart Cincy was pleased to have Mitchell Kominsky (Venture Smarter), Jeremy Faust (5/3 Bank), Nicollette Statton (City of Cincinnati), Oliver Kroner (City of Cincinnati) and Scott Tousley (Department of Homeland Security, Science & Technology) participate in the second annual summit on the panel titled, Resilience: Risk Assessment and Mitigation in Smart Cities & Regions.

Future Transportation: What’s Next?

Future Transportation: What’s Next?

For the Second Annual Smart Cincy Summit, Brian Cobb from CVG, Mike Stanley from TransitX, Dr. Kelly Cohen and Dr. Shaaban Abdallah from the University of Cincinnati and Thea Walsh from the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission joined us for a panel discussion titled, ‘Future Transportation: What's Next?'

Governor Kasich says Ohio roads are open for Driverless Vehicles

Governor Kasich says Ohio roads are open for Driverless Vehicles

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Gov. John Kasich signed an executive order Wednesday morning that will allow companies to test autonomous vehicles on all public roads in Ohio. Just last week, leaders from Drive Ohio came to Cincinnati to discuss the future of mobility, and the role Ohioans will play.

5 Key Takeaways from the Second Annual Smart Cincy Summit!

5 Key Takeaways from the Second Annual Smart Cincy Summit!

At the Second Annual Smart Cincy Summit 68 speakers and presenters across sectors and agencies shined a bright light on their success stories, challenges, and opportunities to collaborate to accelerate the development of smart city efforts across Cincinnati and the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Region.

Ohio leaders discuss regional transportation planning and progress

Ohio leaders discuss regional transportation planning and progress

From automating and prioritizing non-traditional projects to the smart region task force, Thea Walsh (Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission) and Robyn Bancroft (Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments) give insight into our region's progress.

Preview the Smart Cincy Community Day Agenda

Preview the Smart Cincy Community Day Agenda

Preview the Smart Cincy Community Day agenda. The presentations, forum, and community discussion will focus on leveraging smart city technologies and strategies to address the most pressing needs in our communities ranging from digital access and equitable mobility to workforce development, health, and wellness.

Smart Cincy Summit - 1 Week Away!

Smart Cincy Summit - 1 Week Away!

Local, state, and national leaders will convene in Cincinnati, OH on Thursday, April 26th, 2018 where announcements are expected about smart mobility and infrastructure projects in Greater Cincinnati’s Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Region that will catapult the region into the 21st Century. The announcements will take place during the Second Annual Smart Cincy Summit hosted by leaders of the smart cities effort growing across the tri-state.

Smart Cincy Community Day - 1 Week Away!

Smart Cincy Community Day - 1 Week Away!

Ahead of the Second Annual Smart Cincy Summit, government, academic, business, and community leaders will meet to discuss moving forward together to build a smarter Greater Cincinnati Region with a focus on equity and problem solving. ‘Smart Cincy Community Day’ will happen on Wednesday, April 25th beginning at 530pm at the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments board room.