VENTURE SMARTER, Smart Cities & IEEE Standard P2784

DATE: Thursday, March 22, 2018
PLACE : Raffel’s – 10160 Reading Road (see below for directions)
TIME : 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Social Time
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Dinner
7:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. – Presentation
COST: $10- $15, See information in Reservations

We launched Venture Smarter and Regional Smart Cities Initiatives to move the smart city conversation forward in a way that promotes interoperable and resilient connectivity and mobility. We are launching community-driven collaborations and supporting emerging innovations that create better places to live, work, and visit by leveraging advanced technologies and the internet of things.

The meeting will review activities in the following areas:
• IEEE’s Smart Cities Standards Committee (P2784.)
• Regional Smart Cities Initiatives
• IEEE Smart Cities Standards
• Smart Cincy
• Venture Smarter
• Venture Strategy Partners
• Natalus
• Loop

Zack Huhn is the Founder of Venture Smarter, a technology and strategy company dedicated to streamlining the development of smart cities and regions. He is on the board of Regional Smart Cities Initiatives, an advisor to the United States House of Representatives Smart Cities Caucus, on the leadership team for the National Institute of Standards and Technology Wireless Supercluster, and the Chairman of IEEE’s Smart Cities Standards Committee (P2784.) He is also an active leader in IEEE’s Advancing Internet Inclusion Initiative and serves on the IEEE Standards Association Standards Development Board. All of this is to say that he is committed to democratizing smart governance – driven by standards and collaboration, that puts people first.
Jon Salisbury Smart City Technology Leader – IEEE std P2784 Creator & I3 IoT – cloud – cyber security – infrastructure – dev ops-smartLINK City – Nexigen.
Driven, focused, high energy, intelligent leader who loves the technical side of the job. As the CEO of both nexigen and smartlink. I will traditionally work 7 days a week from the high work load. My role @ both companies consists of managing client relationships, service delivery, solution design, bringing new products and technologies to smartLINK & Nexigen clients in a responsible manner. Have had much success in bringing highly intelligent people together and maximizing results. My organizations drive trusted products and services forward to deliver impact oriented innovative solutions. The best part of my job is engaging clients directly as well as nurturing the wonderful talent Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati provide. Mantra work smarter and harder!

Buffet Menu: Raffel’s Signature Hot Sliced Roast Beef in Gravy, Chicken Marsala, Eggplant Parmesan, Parsley Butterd, Red Skin Potatoes, Green Beans Almondine, Steamed Peas, Tossed Salad, Dinner Rolls & Butter.

LOCATION: Raffel’s is located at 10160 Reading Road, south of Glendale-Milford Road on the east side of Reading. Take I-75 to the Glendale-Milford Rd. Exit, go east on Glendale-Milford Road approximately ¾ of a mile to Reading Rd. and turn right on Reading.

RESERVATIONS: Please click on the appropriate link and complete the reservation. (Note: Meeting list on webpage is slow to load on some browsers)
Reservations close Tuesday March 22, 2018 at the end of day.

An email to prior to the close of reservations is required to properly cancel your reservation.
WALK-INS (those without reservations): You are welcome to attend this meeting and/or enjoy the dinner even if you did not register in advance. Walk-ins pay a higher $15 dinner fee. Raffel’s determines our cost based on the number of plates used; if you choose to have dinner, please pay the fee if you eat even if you arrive late or didn’t pre-register.

PE CREDITS: Depending on the subject matter, attendance at IEEE Cincinnati Section Meetings now qualifies the attendee for Professional Development Hours towards renewal of Professional Engineers Licenses. Required documentation will be available following the meeting if qualified! The Section Meetings also provide a great opportunity to network with fellow engineers in the area.