Speakers

Speakers

Premier Kathleen Wynne, Premier, Ontario
Premier Kathleen Wynne
Premier
Ontario
Carol Braun, Director, Smarter Cities North America, IBM
Carol Braun
Director, Smarter Cities North America
IBM
Benjamin S. Kennedy, Senior Program Officer, Community Development Detroit, The Kresge Foundation
Benjamin S. Kennedy
Senior Program Officer, Community Development Detroit
The Kresge Foundation
Minister Glen Murray, Minister of Transportation & Minister of Infrastructure, Ontario
Minister Glen Murray
Minister of Transportation & Minister of Infrastructure
Ontario
Stan Litow, Vice President, Corporate Citizenship & Corporate Affairs, IBM
Stan Litow
Vice President, Corporate Citizenship & Corporate Affairs
IBM
MarySue Barrett, President, Metropolitan Planning Council
MarySue Barrett
President
Metropolitan Planning Council
Lewis N. Gaskell, Jr., Transportation Leader, Worldwide Smarter Cities, IBM Corporation
Lewis N. Gaskell, Jr.
Transportation Leader, Worldwide Smarter Cities
IBM Corporation
Arthur Burris, Director, Public Sector Innovation, Living Cities
Arthur Burris
Director, Public Sector Innovation
Living Cities
Wim Elfrink, Executive Vice President, Industry Solutions & Chief Globalisation Officer, Cisco Systems
Wim Elfrink
Executive Vice President, Industry Solutions & Chief Globalisation Officer
Cisco Systems
Gregory K. Ingram, President and CEO, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Gregory K. Ingram
President and CEO
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Susan Zielinski, Managing Director, SMART, University of Michigan
Susan Zielinski
Managing Director
SMART, University of Michigan
Mary Skelton Roberts, Senior Program Officer for the Environment, Barr Foundation
Mary Skelton Roberts
Senior Program Officer for the Environment
Barr Foundation
Joyce Yanyun Man, Associate Professor of Economics, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University at Bloomington
Joyce Yanyun Man
Associate Professor of Economics
School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University at Bloomington
Robert Freedman, Chairman and Urban Design Consultant, Council for Canadian Urbanism
Robert Freedman
Chairman and Urban Design Consultant
Council for Canadian Urbanism
Oliver Moore, Urban Transportation Reporter, The Globe and Mail
Oliver Moore
Urban Transportation Reporter
The Globe and Mail
André Thibault, Head of Product Management, Bombardier Transportation North America
André Thibault
Head of Product Management
Bombardier Transportation North America
Councillor Bruce Hayne, Councillor, City of Surrey
Councillor Bruce Hayne
Councillor
City of Surrey
Aniela J. Kuzon, Manager, New Mobility, NextEnergy
Aniela J. Kuzon
Manager, New Mobility
NextEnergy
Don Loucks, Architect, Urban Designer, Heritage Planner
Don Loucks
Architect, Urban Designer
Heritage Planner
Tiffany Fishman, Manager, Public Sector Industry Practice, Deloitte
Tiffany Fishman
Manager, Public Sector Industry Practice
Deloitte
Mayor Brenda Halloran, Mayor, The City of Waterloo
Mayor Brenda Halloran
Mayor
The City of Waterloo
Tom Wright, Executive Director, Regional Plan Association
Tom Wright
Executive Director
Regional Plan Association
Blake Hutcheson, President & CEO, Oxford Properties Group
Blake Hutcheson
President & CEO
Oxford Properties Group
Don Chen, Senior Program Officer, Ford Foundation
Don Chen
Senior Program Officer
Ford Foundation
Sean Capstick, Principal, Golder Associates
Sean Capstick
Principal
Golder Associates
Mary Proc, VP of Customer Service, GO Transit, Metrolinx
Mary Proc
VP of Customer Service, GO Transit
Metrolinx
Michinaga Kohno, Senior Chief Engineer, Smart City Project Division, Hitachi, Ltd.
Michinaga Kohno
Senior Chief Engineer, Smart City Project Division
Hitachi, Ltd.
Mauricio Meza, Co-founder, Komodo OpenLab Inc.
Mauricio Meza
Co-founder
Komodo OpenLab Inc.
George Dark, Partner, Urban Strategies Inc.
George Dark
Partner
Urban Strategies Inc.
Emily Munroe, Director of Partnerships and Programs, 8-80 Cities
Emily Munroe
Director of Partnerships and Programs
8-80 Cities
Lisa Fulford-Roy, Senior Vice President, Client Strategy for Workplace, Strategic Accounts and Consulting, HOK
Lisa Fulford-Roy
Senior Vice President, Client Strategy for Workplace, Strategic Accounts and Consulting
HOK
Jean M. Redfield, President and CEO, NextEnergy
Jean M. Redfield
President and CEO
NextEnergy
Bill Mantel, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation
Bill Mantel
Assistant Deputy Minister
Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation
Dr. Hossein Rahnama, Founder, Flybits
Dr. Hossein Rahnama
Founder
Flybits
Jill Taylor, Principal, Taylor Hazell Architects
Jill Taylor
Principal
Taylor Hazell Architects
Brennan McEachran, Founder, Hitsend
Brennan McEachran
Founder
Hitsend
Fred Salvucci, Senior Lecturer and Senior Research Associate, Civil and Environmental Engineering, MIT
Fred Salvucci
Senior Lecturer and Senior Research Associate, Civil and Environmental Engineering
MIT
Jared Blumenfeld, Administrator, EPA's Pacific Southwest Region (Region 9)
Jared Blumenfeld
Administrator
EPA's Pacific Southwest Region (Region 9)
Stewart Chisholm, Managing Director, Evergreen CityWorks
Stewart Chisholm
Managing Director
Evergreen CityWorks
Russ Vanos, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, Itron
Russ Vanos
Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development
Itron
Evan Savage, Bit-manipulator Extraordinaire, Entrepreneur
Evan Savage
Bit-manipulator Extraordinaire
Entrepreneur
James P. Anderson, Vice President, Smart Cities North America, Schneider Electric
James P. Anderson
Vice President, Smart Cities North America
Schneider Electric
Cécile Tuil, Vice President of Influence Strategy, Schneider Electric
Cécile Tuil
Vice President of Influence Strategy
Schneider Electric
Phil Wright, Research Fellow, OMEGA Centre at University College London
Phil Wright
Research Fellow
OMEGA Centre at University College London
Markus Breitbach, VP Global Sales & Marketing, M2M Competence Center, Deutsche Telekom AG
Markus Breitbach
VP Global Sales & Marketing, M2M Competence Center
Deutsche Telekom AG
Jennifer Keesmaat, Chief Planner, City of Toronto
Jennifer Keesmaat
Chief Planner
City of Toronto
James T. Pisz, Corporate Manager - North American Business Strategy, Toyota
James T. Pisz
Corporate Manager - North American Business Strategy
Toyota
Senator Art Eggleton, Senator, Canada
Senator Art Eggleton
Senator
Canada
Karen Clarke–Whistler, Chief Environment Officer, TD Bank Group
Karen Clarke–Whistler
Chief Environment Officer
TD Bank Group
Ted Howard, Co-founder & Executive Director of The Democracy Collaborative, University of Maryland
Ted Howard
Co-founder & Executive Director of The Democracy Collaborative
University of Maryland
Sandra Odendahl, Director of Corporate Sustainability, Royal Bank of Canada
Sandra Odendahl
Director of Corporate Sustainability
Royal Bank of Canada
Dr. Steve Cassidy, Managing Director, UK Office, MMM Group
Dr. Steve Cassidy
Managing Director, UK Office
MMM Group
Anthony Flint, Fellow and Director of Public Affairs, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Anthony Flint
Fellow and Director of Public Affairs
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Dan Mathieson, Mayor, Stratford, Ontario
Dan Mathieson
Mayor
Stratford, Ontario
Charbel Aoun, Senior Vice President, Smart Cities - Strategy & Innovation at Schneider Electric
Charbel Aoun
Senior Vice President
Smart Cities - Strategy & Innovation at Schneider Electric
Stephanie Miller, Director, Climate Business Department, International Finance Corporation
Stephanie Miller
Director, Climate Business Department
International Finance Corporation
Maurizio Bevilacqua, Mayor, Vaughan, Ontario
Maurizio Bevilacqua
Mayor
Vaughan, Ontario
Heather Allen, Programme Director, Sustainable Transport, Transport Research Laboratory
Heather Allen
Programme Director, Sustainable Transport
Transport Research Laboratory
Sheldon Levy, President and Vice-Chancellor, Ryerson University
Sheldon Levy
President and Vice-Chancellor
Ryerson University
Nicola Villa, Managing Director, Big Data & Analytics, Cisco Consulting Services
Nicola Villa
Managing Director, Big Data & Analytics
Cisco Consulting Services
Patricia McCarney, Director, Global City Indicators Facility
Patricia McCarney
Director
Global City Indicators Facility
Gordon Stratford, Senior VP and Director of Design, HOK
Gordon Stratford
Senior VP and Director of Design
HOK
Dr. Sara Diamond, President and Vice-Chancellor, Ontario College of Art & Design University
Dr. Sara Diamond
President and Vice-Chancellor
Ontario College of Art & Design University
Nico Tillie, Landscape Architect and European Union Liaison, City of Rotterdam
Nico Tillie
Landscape Architect and European Union Liaison
City of Rotterdam
Geoff Cape, Chief Executive Officer, Evergreen
Geoff Cape
Chief Executive Officer
Evergreen
Rogier van der Heide, VP and Chief Design Officer, Philips Lighting
Rogier van der Heide
VP and Chief Design Officer
Philips Lighting
Gordon Feller, Director: Cisco Consulting Services, Cisco
Gordon Feller
Director: Cisco Consulting Services
Cisco
Ilse Treurnicht, CEO, MaRS Discovery District
Ilse Treurnicht
CEO
MaRS Discovery District
Harry T. Dimitriou, Bartlett Professor of Planning Studies, University College London
Harry T. Dimitriou
Bartlett Professor of Planning Studies
University College London
Daniel Hoornweg, Chief Safety and Risk Officer, Province of Ontario
Daniel Hoornweg
Chief Safety and Risk Officer
Province of Ontario
Ron Dembo, Founder and CEO, Zerofootprint
Ron Dembo
Founder and CEO
Zerofootprint
Stephen D. Johnston, Vice President of Corporate Development, Itron
Stephen D. Johnston
Vice President of Corporate Development
Itron
Angela Glover Blackwell, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, PolicyLink
Angela Glover Blackwell
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
PolicyLink
Nitin Kawale, President, Cisco Systems Canada Co.
Nitin Kawale
President
Cisco Systems Canada Co.
David Waverman, Senior Landscape Architect, Golder Associates
David Waverman
Senior Landscape Architect
Golder Associates
Christopher Kennedy, Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Toronto
Christopher Kennedy
Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering
University of Toronto
Nicholas Parker, Chairman, Cleantech Group LLC
Nicholas Parker
Chairman
Cleantech Group LLC
Dr. Manuel Pastor, Professor of Sociology and American Studies & Ethnicity, University of Southern California
Dr. Manuel Pastor
Professor of Sociology and American Studies & Ethnicity
University of Southern California
David R. Miller, President & CEO, World Wildlife Fund, Canada, Mayor of Toronto, 2003-2010
David R. Miller
President & CEO, World Wildlife Fund, Canada
Mayor of Toronto, 2003-2010
Maryantonett Flumian, President, Institute on Governance
Maryantonett Flumian
President
Institute on Governance
Rick Huijbregts, Vice President, Industry and Business Transformation, Cisco Canada
Rick Huijbregts
Vice President, Industry and Business Transformation
Cisco Canada
Dan Probst, Chairman of Energy and Sustainability Services, Jones Lang LaSalle
Dan Probst
Chairman of Energy and Sustainability Services
Jones Lang LaSalle
Paolo Gaudiano, President and CTO, Icosystem
Paolo Gaudiano
President and CTO
Icosystem
Jessie Feller, Managing Director, Meeting of the Minds
Jessie Feller
Managing Director
Meeting of the Minds
Harry Verhaar, Head of Public & Government Affairs, Philips Lighting
Harry Verhaar
Head of Public & Government Affairs
Philips Lighting
Charles Rutheiser, Senior Associate, Annie E. Casey Foundation
Charles Rutheiser
Senior Associate
Annie E. Casey Foundation
Tim Campbell, Chairman of the Board, Urban Age Institute
Tim Campbell
Chairman of the Board
Urban Age Institute
Meeting of the Minds is made possible by the generous support of these organizations:
Toyota
Cisco
The Kresge Foundation
IBM
Qualcomm
Living Cities
EY's Global Cleantech Center
The Annie E. Casey Foundation
Barr Foundation
Ford Foundation
Itron
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy