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Smart City PDX Speakers
12:45 – 1:45 p.m.
Portland's Smart City PDX Initiative: Leading with Equity and Sustainability
The City of Portland defines "Smart Cities" as the use of existing and innovative technologies, data collection and data management tools to enhance community engagement, improve delivery of public services, and address City goals around equity, mobility, affordability, sustainability, community health and safety, workforce development, and resiliency. This session will present three projects/case studies, advancing under the umbrella of Portland's new Smart City PDX Initiative, that address these goals, with a specific focus on improving the lives of those in underserved communities.
Moderator: Kevin Martin | Smart City PDX Manager, City of Portland
Hector Dominguez | Smart City PDX Open Data Coordinator, City of Portland
Ingrid Fish | Emerging Mobility Programs and Policy, City of Portland
Christine Kendrick | Smart City PDX Coordinator, City of Portland
About the speakers
Smart City PDX Manager
Kevin leads the City of Portland's Smart City PDX team. He has in-depth experience developing, implementing and managing systems and applications to improve delivery of services, increase community involvement in City projects, and to support Portland's long-range planning. Kevin manages a diverse team of Smart Cities and Open Data coordinators, web developers, web designers, graphic designers, database administrators, GIS analysts, and an air quality scientist.
Smart City PDX Coordinator
Christine Kendrick is an air quality scientist specializing in monitoring, policy and the public health impacts of air pollution. She is currently the Smart City PDX Coordinator for City of Portland in the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability. Her work on sensors, governance, and data collection projects focuses on the technical, ethical, and policy questions surrounding the uses of data, distributed sensors and Internet of Things technologies. She completed her PhD in Environmental Science and Resources with a focus on urban air quality, data analysis and instrumentation.
Smart City PDX Open Data Coordinator
Hector comes from a mixed background of entrepreneurship, research and non-profit organizations, with expertise on Internet of things, advanced analytics, robotics and automation and Artificial Intelligence. Hector has developed sensor networks for agriculture, food production, forest monitoring and the oil industry. Hector has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on manufacturing solar concentrators and sustainable manufacturing.