Join MESH CIties in B.C. for the Light Savers Conference

Vancouver's "Street Light" sculpture at False Creek (1997 by artist B. Miller with A. Tregebov, K. Jin, R. Ouellette)

What else is going on in Canada besides the Google Sidewalk / Waterfront Toronto partnership? Find out next week in Coquitlam, British Columbia. I'll be participating in the day long conference with some of Canada's leading Smart City movers. Join us there!

On November 6, join the IES British Columbia Section, IMSA and the LSNetwork for our full-day summit in Coquitlam to hear from expert speakers in municipal lighting, intelligent communities and big data.

With the rapid adoption of LED streetlights in tandem with the mass development of connected devices, cities have a unique opportunity to transform streetlights to become the information and communications technology (ICT) backbones of intelligent communities. Summit discussions will address the challenges and opportunities for networked LED control systems in our future cities, with keynote presentations from

BRENNA BERMAN
Executive Director
City Digital, UI Labs

MICHAEL POPLAWSKI
Senior Engineer
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

JUSTIN READMAN
Interim Executive Director of Infrastructure
City of Kitchener

This full day event is worth 6 LEU Credits!

Agenda 
Morning Session

7:30 am – Registration & Light Breakfast
8:25 am – Opening Remarks
8:40 am –  Michael Poplawski - Keynote Address.
9:40 am –  Jim frazer - IES Updates 
10:40 am – Coffee + Networking Tradeshow
11:00 am –  Don McLean - Steps to Applying Adaptive Lighting.
12:00 pm – Lunch + Networking Tradeshow

 

Afternoon Session

1:00 pm –  Amanda Smith - LSNetwork Introduction. 
1:15 pm –  Justin Readman - Overcoming Barriers to Smart Streetlight Controls. 
1:45 pm –  Panel - Leveraging Controls for a Connected City: 

Justin Readman, City of Kitchener
Robert Ouellette, MESH Cities
Cristian Suvagau, BC Hydro

2:40 pm – Coffee + Networking Tradeshow
3:00 pm –  Brenna Berman - Building Intelligent Communities: Chicago's Innovation in IoT. 
3:30 pm –  Panel- Networked Streetlights as Urban Knowledge Platforms:

Brenna Berman, UI Labs
John Jung, Intelligent Communities Forum (ICF)
Michael Poplawski, PNNL (TBC)

4:25 pm – Closing Remarks

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