Smart Cities

Smart Cities: By Design or by Default?
with Ville Mickelsson and Sokwoo Rhee

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Part of what will make a "smart city" is making smart IT decisions.  The market is full of talk about early products, but will they all work together?  Are cities ready to be smart-ified?  Is it time to start buying widgets?  Or do planning, policy and data architecture come first?  What are the top outcomes that governments actually expect from "smartcities" ICT? 

Join our expert panel, live on October 23rd, to compare your answers with ours. 


  Mr. Mickelsson is the Chairman and CEO of Cyberlightning. He has headed 3DIA (3D Internet Alliance) and has built 3D Internet strategy for the State of Finland. He was previously the CEO of the #1 IoT (Internet of Things) software company Sensinode Ltd. (Acquired by ARM) and a board member at IPSO / IP for Smart Objects Alliance (global marketing alliance). Mr. Mickelsson has also business background from TeliaSonera Plc. and Technopolis Ventures.  Read more...


Dr. Sokwoo Rhee is a Presidential Innovation Fellow working on Cyber Physical Systems. Sokwoo is an entrepreneur and executive with expertise in various technical fields including wireless networks, medical devices, energy management, sensors, and motion control in commercial, industrial, and military applications. He has broad experience in pioneering new industries and promoting company growth with a focus on continuous innovation and an open view of technology trends.  Read more...

  James Bryce Clark, General Counsel for OASIS, advises on legal and policy matters as well as the consortium's extensive liaison efforts. He is an expert adviser on automated contracting and Internet law for the U.S. State Department, and serves on standards interoperability and review boards for the European Commission,  the OECD, NSTIC and the Kantara Initiative.  Jamie holds JD and BSc degrees from the University of Minnesota. Read more...


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