May 10, 2017

Smart Cities Innovation: Action-Focused Perspectives From Key Leaders

Location: The Stage

6:30pm - 9:30pm EDT

Where should innovators be focused on building the next generation of smart cities?

The Smart Cities NYC 2017 Summit takes place from May 3 – 6 at the Brooklyn Navy Yards. Many of the industry key leaders and stakeholders will gather to share perspectives, participate in interactive workshops and connect with each other.

NUMA New York and Civic Hall are at the center of innovation in the civic space and we would like to invite the community to join us for “Smart Cities NYC Recap Event” taking place the week after the summit on Wednesday, May 10th at 6:30pm at Civic Hall.

During the evening, we will discuss:
– Key takeaways from the Smart Cities NYC Summit
– What insights were gained that we did not consider before?
– Where are the key areas where innovators should be focusing and what resources are available to drive innovation and impact in this space?

Interactive Panel – 30 minutes
Aviva Markowicz, NUMA New York
John Farmer, Microsoft Civic Innovation
Sander Dolder, NYCEDC
Donnel Baird, BlocPower
Moderated By: Peter Shanley, Civic Hall

Audience Presentations – 30 minutes
We will open up the stage to members of the audience who are leaders in the smart city and civic innovation space to share their perspectives, ideas and action items (for approx. 2 minutes each). Confirmed guests and participants include Grand Central Tech, AT&T, Deloitte and many others to be announced.

If you would like to attend and present your thoughts at the event, please let us know.

MC for the evening: Haithem Elembaby, NUMA New York

About NUMA New York NUMA New York is part of a global network that fosters acceleration and innovation. Our startup program is designed by serial entrepreneurs and innovators to help growth stage startups scale in the U.S. through key partnerships with corporates, investors, mentors, and experts. Our open innovation programs are used by corporates around the world to develop the skills, mindset and network they need to stay ahead of the competition. Learn more at

About Civic Hall
Welcome to Civic Hall, a one-of-a-kind community center for the world’s civic innovators. We are a space where social entrepreneurs, change-makers, government employees, hackers, academics, journalists, and artists can share knowledge, build tools, and solve problems together.

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