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Pursuing Global Opportunities – How to Get Started is taking place at Smart Cities NYC´17.

Once you register for the Smart Cities NYC´17 conference and expo, you´ll receive a code in your confirmation email with which you can register for any of our workshops. You cannot sign up for workshops without registering for the Smart Cities NYC '17.

Join the U.S. Department of Commerce for an informative workshop on exporting Smart City products and solutions. Dr. Sokwoo Rhee, Associate Director at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, will address the critical topic of selecting an effective international business model. Next up, Susan Hettleman, Commercial Officer, U.S. Commercial Service, New York, will outline key steps to developing a successful export strategy. Ms. Hettleman will also review U.S. Commercial Service programs to help Smart City exporters connect with buyers around the world.



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Sokwoo Rhee is Associate Director of Cyber-Physical Systems Program at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). He is leading the Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC) which aims to create a replicable and scalable model for collaborative incubation and deployment of advanced technologies for smart cities including Internet of Things (IoT). He previously served as a Presidential Innovation Fellow on CPS, a program by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.



Susan Hettleman is a Commercial Officer with the U.S. Department of Commerce. She currently serves as the U.S. Commercial Service liaison to the United Nations, advising US companies on UN procurement opportunities and procedures. Additionally, Ms. Hettleman sits on the International Trade Administration’s Smart City Task Force and provides export counseling to New York City companies in multiple industries including architecture, energy, engineering, construction, and environmental technology. Previously, she managed marketing teams at Time Inc, Random House, and American Express. She received her Master of International Affairs at Columbia University and her Bachelor of Arts at Dartmouth College.

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