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Data Science Summit: Smart cities of the future

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The University of Central Florida, along with the National Science Foundation South Big Data Hub will be hosting the Data Science Summit: Smart cities of the future on Friday October 19th, 2018. The Data Science Summit will feature an exchange of ideas and information among public officials, academic researchers, and industry executives as well as other recognized community leaders. The Data Science Summit will include topics such as Energy, transportation, utilities, and financial technology. We welcome you to RSVP for the event today using this link

The Data Science Summit will host keynote speakers:

David Kuehn, U.S. Department of Transportation Exploratory Advanced Research Program

Dr. Mohamed Abdel-Aty, Chair, UCF Department of Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering and Director of UCF Future City Initiative

The Panels will feature executives from:

Disney, Siemens, Royal Bank of Canada, Mitsubishi, Luminar, the City of Orlando, and UCF

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The Agenda:

8:00 Registration and Coffee

8:45 Welcome Speaker: Michael Georgiopoulos, Dean of College of Engineering and Computer Science, UCF

8:50 Keynote: David Kuehn, DOT Exploratory Advanced Research Program

9:20 Panel 1: Smart Cities: Building a Real Tomorrow land

  • Charles Ramdatt, City of Orlando
  • Kelly Kibler, UCF Civil Faculty
  • Mike Carlson, Siemens Digital Grid
  • Shane Mickey, Mitsubishi
  • Samiul Hasan, UCF Civil Faculty
  • Lea Shanley, South Big Data Innovation Hub, Moderator

10:20 – 10:45 Break

10:50 Plenary Speaker:The Future of Mobility in Smart Cities Mohamed Abdel-Aty, Civil Chair, Director of UCF Future City Initiative

11:20 Lunch and Poster Sessions

12:30 Panel 2: Fintech Panel

  • Manuel Roggero, Royal Bank of Canada
  • Rich Longo, Entrepreneur
  • Christo Pirinsky, UCF Finance Faculty
  • Buvaneshwaran Venugopal, UCF Finance Faculty
  • Paul Jarley, Dean of College of Business, UCF, Moderator

1:30 Keynote Panel: Public and Private Partnerships in Smart Cities: When Academia, Industry and Government Collaborate

  • Thad Seymour, UCF
  • Dave Hopping, Siemens Building Technologies
  • Jason Eichenholz, Luminar
  • Debra Reinhart, Pegasus Professor, Associate VP for Research and Scholarship, UCF, Moderator

2:00 Closing Remarks by Ivan Garibay, Director of the Master of Science in Data Analytics, Director of the Complex Adaptive Systems Lab, UCF

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