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Building 92, 3rd Floor

63 Flushing Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11205

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The Innovators Forum: Innovation Models for Smart Cities is a workshop 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.

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Most Smart City discussion start with a discussion about a new technology or a new insight to a source of data. Rarely do they start with the idea, "How do cities innovate." This workshop leverages the work of the Technology and Entrepreneurship at Harvard and city CIOs and CTOs to understand what innovation models are possible, what is working and what the future holds. In this workshop we will hear form leading experts and cities on their innovation models for Smart Cities and examples of what has worked, and also of what hasn't. The workshop will be a guided discussion with short presentation, panel and open questions for all participants to engage in the discussion. An understanding of the role of innovation in smart city space and a deeper understanding of the state and opportunities for innovation in Smart Cities.

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Dr. David S. Ricketts, Technology and Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard

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For the past decade, Dr. Ricketts, together with his colleagues at the Technology and Entrepreneurship Center (TECH) at Harvard, has taught the next generation of Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerbergs how to create disruptive innovations. David has partnered with some of the world’s leading organizations, such as General Motors, Disney Research and the U.S. Military, to create breakthrough innovations. These innovations have been featured in: ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX News as wells as ESPN, Smithsonian Innovation and Popular Science. He has held appointments at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard University, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and North Carolina State University. Today, David shares his insights in to how you can create disruptive innovations and accelerate innovation in your career and your organization.


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Building 92, 3rd Floor

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