Smart Cities Solutions Forum Schedule

Monday, October 21, 2019 Schedule:
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.*

9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks

NPA President, Christine Banning welcomes attendees to NPA’s Smart Cities Solutions Forum.
9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. The Mobility Revolution: Parking as a Key Solution and Service for Cities

The National Parking Association examines the role of parking as a mobility solutions provider in the city of the future.

Speaker: David Damus, CEO, System Property Development Company, Inc.
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Panel Discussion 1: The Smart Mobility Matrix: How Do We Make the Future Work?

What are the mega-trends impacting the mobility and transportation landscape? Join a panel of transportation experts, city planners, and parking executives as they discuss developments such as micro-transit solutions, curb management strategies, and frictionless payment options.

Moderator: Rick West, CEO, Millennium Garages

Panelists: Matt Adey, Executive Vice President, Platinum Parking
Brenna M. Berman, CEO, City Tech Collaborative
Jonathan Gifford, Director, Center for Transportation Public-Private Partnership Policy & Professor, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Coffee Break
11:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon Panel Discussion 2: A Safe Delivery: Next Generation Mobility Safety Risk and Rewards

Everyone is talking about autonomous vehicles. From delivering passengers and packages from home to office and from warehouse to store. What are challenges in doing this safely? Do parking operators have a role to play and an opportunity to provide value? Join the conversation with a panel of experts and thought leaders.  

Moderator: Antoinette Samuels, Former Deputy Executive Director, National League of Cities

Panelists: Frank Ching, CPP, Deputy Executive Officer, Operational Programs, LA Metro
Alex Epstein, Director, Transportation Safety, National Safety Council
Stephen Smyth, CEO and co-Founder, Coord
12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m. Lunch and Learn: The Customer Experience City: Connected; Personal; Responsive

Customer expectations are vastly different from what they were just five years ago. Even with something as mundane as finding a parking space, customers expect a seamless service tailored to their individual needs. They demand a product instantly responsive to their needs and delivered by a flawless online service platform.

Can parking compete in this space?

Ben Montgomery, President, Premium Parking, examines how a customer-centered smart city can work by offering services such as parking direct to customers 24/7 and mobility intelligence to clients and city stakeholders whenever the need it.       

Speaker: Ben Montgomery, President, Premium Parking

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2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Smart Cities in Action: Case-studies featuring successful smart parking initiatives and approaches

Cities across America are involved in a variety of smart mobility projects. These range from micro transit initiatives to data-sharing projects, to payment solutions and more. See what these cities have done to date, hear the lessons they’ve learned, and join the conversation on the next steps in smart mobility.

Moderator: Renée A. Fortier, Executive Director, UCLA Events & Transportation

Panelist and City
Brenna M. Berman, CEO, City Tech Collaborative, Chicago IL
Frank Ching, CPP, Deputy Executive Officer, Operational Programs, Countywide Planning & Development, LA Metro, Los Angeles, CA
John Conway, Vice President, PRRS, Denver, CO
Dominique Greco, Nighttime Economy Manager, City of Orlando's Downtown Development Board/Community Redevelopment Agency, Orlando, FL
David Karwaski, Senior Associate Director, UCLA Transportation
Thomas Leathers, CAPP, Chief Parking Administrator, City of Durham Transportation Department, Durham, NC
Chris Perry, VP, Asura USA, Denver, CO
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Roundtable Wrap-up
Open-mic Q and A with today’s presenters

*Schedule subject to change

Join us as we race ahead to the future of smart cities, shared mobility and the future of parking in the urban landscape. 

NPA Smart Cities Solutions Forum Course Fee:

NPA Members: $249
Nonmembers: $299

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