Introduction to Smart Communities Technology
April 7, 2017  
11:00a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Felician University, Rutherford Campus   
1 Felician Way, Rutherford, NJ   07070
Education Commons Building

CEUs: CMFO/CCFO-3.0 IT; CTC-3.0IT; CPWM-3.0 IT; RMC-3.0 IT; QPA-3.0IT
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Made possible through the generous support of
Verizon New Jersey

Time:   Networking lunch and displays 11:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.
Program beginning at 12:00p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Program Outline:
The concept of “Smart Communities” incorporates improving the quality of life by using technology to improve the efficiency of city services and meet residents’ needs. 

This program will explain Smart Communities technology such as:  saving energy, adding security, creating efficiencies, and understanding the costs and implementation process.  The Smart Communities concept involves the Internet of connected things and new ways of using data to create effective more efficient options.  Some of these advances are already happening here in New Jersey.  This program will give you a better understanding of the possibilities and show you real examples of what Smart Communities can do.  Presenters include local government practitioners, Fortune 100 Smart Communities advisors, and New Jersey experts.

Presenters and Topics:

Subject Matter Overview:   

  • Michael Darmetta, Senior Manager at Verizon Enterprise Solutions; Lead manager for the Smart Community Team.

Utilities Role in Smart Cities:

  • Benjamin J. White, Distribution Business Team Leader, PSE&G-“Utility Infrastructure and the Roll Out of Smart Cities”

City of Hoboken Smart Cities Case Study:

  • John Morgan, Director, Hoboken Parking Authority-“Portfolio of solutions from fleet, scheduling, and cameras, to meters and GPS”

Questions and Discussion:   Panel and the Audience