TAG Smart Cities Luncheon at Porsche OneTAG hosted a standing room only luncheon on Smart Cities. Of course the backdrop helped. The luncheon was held at the new Porsche USA headquarters overlooking the test track. The panel included city and state leaders and corporations working on the issue. To see the pictures from the event click here. To read the tweets in order read from the bottom up.

 

 

  • New word co-opetition. It's what Smart Cities is all about
  • Small cities have an advantage for #smartcities development because they are more nimble in decision making
  • The use case is where a lot of the innovation #bigdata is going to come from
  • Next TAG event is at the @SouthernCompany innovation center
  • Remember #smartcities means something different to each city
  • Outside #WashingtonDC the first privately owned #municipal city in US is being built right now
  • We have to make #BigData capturing the important data
  • There are 30,000 sensors on one oil rig. No way to really capture all that data and only capturing 1%
  • Predictions are that there will be 50 billion electronics on the net by 2020. Yes with a "b"
  • Jim Haskins with @Cisco to discuss #IoT Internet of things
  • Smart City Investments is a group working on the financing side of smart cities and transportation
  • Also coming is #ITS intelligent transportation systems.
  • Hearing from Dr. Michael Meyer with @GeorgiaTech
  • Many buildings at @GeorgiaTech are #LEED certified
  • Hearing from Michael Cheyne with @HartsfieldATL They are creating a green energy park to divert waste and create energy #winning
  • It's #free to drive in the hotlines in all other counties in #ha
  • A tremendous loss for #ev drivers is the fact that #ev and #cng will have to pay in the hot lanes in Cobb and Henry #policyfailure
  • Workplace #ev charging is a great part of the #smart infrastructure of any city @timechols
  • Time of use rates from utilities has proven that consumers become smarter #energy consumers @timechols
  • The resilient cities @RockefellerFdn program that @Cityofatlanta is participating in is a global program
  • I want share a bit of the setting - We are listening to the panel with the sounds of @Porsche screaming around the test track
  • #Atlanta is not only deploying #Evs but also #lowemission and #CNG vehicles
  • Here's the panel includes @stuckeybenfield and @atlsustainability and Comm. @timechols
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  • They are also working on communication between cars
  • #Atlanta is ahead of the game because they are internally collaborating departments and no silo work
  • North Avenue will be the first Smart Cities corridor that will include fiber and traffic updates #smartcities
  • Second priority for North is public safety for South is #transported
  • South #Atlanta top priority was public safety
  • City of #Atlanta surveyed citizens north #Atlanta's top priority was #transportation
  • Hearing from the head of SmartATL
  • The US is behind #smartcities implementation. Europe has funded a lot of infrastructure already
  • #Atlanta will be included in 10 spotlights cities that @ATT will be working with #smart cities
  • One of the barriers to adoption is collaboration between all the players
  • #SmartCities is easy to talk about but technically complicated to do @ATT
  • Hearing from @att discussing #smartcities
  • Here at the @Porsche new USA headquarters for the TAG luncheon #wickedcool