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Digital Cities 31 May and 1 June 2017 Affiliate Meeting

Digital Cities Corporate Affiliate Program Meeting Presentations

This first planning session brought affiliate members together to meet each other and a set of Stanford researchers working in related areas to work with us on planning the first set of program tracks for the new year. The mission of the Affiliate Program in Digital Cities is to understand how to transform disruption into opportunity for “big data” in cities of the future. Our goal was to bring together the best Stanford offers in research, data analytics, urban infrastructure, and sustainability, working with commercial partners to define how we approach this new era together.

Linked to each presenter's name below are the slides from each session for those who provided them for public sharing. 

Day 1 – Wednesday, May 31

Stanford Faculty Club, 439 Lagunita Drive, Stanford CA 94305

Digital Cities Initiative Update and Status Report: Welcome to Stanford and an introduction to the Stanford Global Projects Center’s Digital Cities Program.

  • Mike Steep, Executive Director, Digital Cities, at Stanford Global Projects Center
  • Ray Levitt, Director at Stanford Global Projects Center and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

GPC DC Program Intro Steep and Levitt from Stanford Global Projects Center on Vimeo.

Affiliate Member Introductions: Each affiliate will have up to 15 minutes to introduce their organization, their role in it, and their organization’s goals for the program.

Sven Prochowski, CIO at Wilo from Stanford Global Projects Center on Vimeo.

Invited Presentation: Digital Cities’ Autonomous Vehicles Challenges (presentation and video not being shared per request)

  • Elliot Katz, Lawyer at DLA Piper (slides and video not being posted)

Invited Presentation: Autonomous Vehicles

  • Stephen M. Zoepf, Executive Director at the Center for Automotive Research at Stanford (slides and video not being posted)

Invited Presentation: Digital Cities’ Challenges for Data Privacy

  • Maria Sendra, Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig (no slides)

Invited Presentation: Digital Cities’ Challenges for Data Privacy with Maria Sendra from Stanford Global Projects Center on Vimeo.

Invited Presentation: Urban Aeroponic Farming

  • Jim Disanto, Managing Partner at Motus Ventures

Invited Presentation: Urban Aeroponic Farming with Samuel Bertram from Stanford Global Projects Center on Vimeo.

Reception and Networking: Dinner: Invited Presentation: Cyber Security Issues in Digital Cities

  • Peter Guerra, Chief Data Scientist at Booz Allen Hamilton (slides and video not being shared per request)

Day 2 – Thursday, June 1

Huang Engineering Center, Room 305 at 475 Via Ortega, Stanford CA 94305

Introduction to Faculty Presentations

  • Mike Steep, PhD Researcher in Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Ray Levitt, Director at Stanford Global Projects Center

Models, Algorithms, and Evaluation for Autonomous Mobility-On-Demand Systems

Ramon Dario Iglesias, PhD Researcher in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford Global Projects Center on Vimeo.

Digital Cities Project: Case Example

  • Rishee Jain, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Digital Cities Project: Case Example: Rishee Jain, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford Global Projects Center on Vimeo.

Governance Challenges for Digital Cities

Governance Challenges for Digital Cities: Michelle Anderson, Professor at Stanford Law School from Stanford Global Projects Center on Vimeo.

From Sensing to Visual Intelligence

The Pittsburgh Urban Video Analytics Prototype

The Pittsburgh Urban Video Analytics Prototype: Kayvon Fatahalian from Stanford Global Projects Center on Vimeo.

Resilience of Infrastructure Networks to Extreme Events

  • Jack Baker, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Resilience of Infrastructure Networks to Extreme Events: Jack Baker from Stanford Global Projects Center on Vimeo.

Harvesting Information from the Urban Waste Stream

Harvesting Information from the Urban Waste Stream: Craig Criddle, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford Global Projects Center on Vimeo.

Data Analytics Research Related to Digital Cities

  • Rok Sosic, Senior Research Scientist in Computer Science (slides and video not being shared per request)

Computational Law

Computational Law: Michael Genesereth, Associate Professor in Computer Science from Stanford Global Projects Center on Vimeo.

Invited Presentation: Activities at SRI Related to Digital Cities

Invited Presentation: Activities at SRI Related to Digital Cities · Stephen Ciesinski, President at SRI, Part 2 from Stanford Global Projects Center on Vimeo.

Status Report on San Diego Flagship Digital City Project

  • Jay Mezher, Director of Virtual Design and Construction at WSP USA (slides and video not being shared per request)
  • Ray Levitt, Director at Global Projects Center

Working Lunch: Focus Areas for First Round of Seed Research Projects

  • Michael Steep, Moderator

Working Lunch: Concluding Comments 

  • Mike Steep, Executive Director at Stanford Global Projects Center
  • Ray Levitt, Director at Stanford Global Projects Center