Creating Smarter Cities and Safer Communities.
Sponsored by Insight

Wednesday, December 11

2:45 pm – 3:45 pm

The Future is Now

Sandeep Sinha
Digital Solution Sales and Business Development, Insight Public Sector

Today technology permeates all aspects of our lives. With extremely high penetration of Smartphone and other mobile technologies, citizens are demanding better services to improve their quality of life. Cities and communities are investing in core infrastructure and sensors to build the platform for digital transformation. Data collected from these sensors has helped improve service efficiency.

In this presentation we will be discussing how cities are deploying advanced technologies to 1) improve safety of citizens, 2) Improving city and roads planning, 3) delivering a cleaner and more sustainable environment, and 4) enhance civic engagement. Our discussion will focus on technical architecture and impact of new and emerging technologies to enable the above scenarios.

About GTS Educational Events

If you are a nonprofit or public sector group looking to create a conference, workshop or educational event with impact, look to GTS. We believe educational events are successful when participants learn and grow and then return to their organizations and communities to make them stronger. We look forward to continuing our work with the broad spectrum of organizations striving to make a difference for the people and communities they serve.

Steering Committee

Alex Hepp, City of Hopkins
Bill Bleckwehl, Cisco
Dave Andrews, DEED
Jay Wyant, Minnesota IT Services
Jim Hall, Ramsey County
Matt Bailey, IBM
Melissa Reeder, League of Minnesota Cities
Nathan Beran, City of New Ulm
Sue Wallace, IT Futures Foundation
Lisa Meredith, Minnesota Counties Computer Cooperative
Justin Kaufman, Minnesota IT Services
Renee Heinbuch, Washington County/MNCITLA
Jerine Rosato, Ramsey County
David Berthiaume, Minnesota IT Services
Cory Tramm, Sourcewell Tech 

Content Committee

Tomas Alvarez, Federal Reserve
Tom Ammons, MN.IT – Central
Dave Andrews, MN State Services for the Blind
Susan Bousquet, MN.IT – DOT
Robert Granvin, Metro State
Alex Hepp, City of Hopkins
Shawntan Howell, Ramsey County
Jenny Johnson, Metropolitan Council
Millicent Kasal, MN.IT – Central
Ping Li, MN.IT – MMB
Chibuzor Nnaji, MN.IT – DHS
Mehrdad Shabestari, MN.IT – Central