Summit Program and Schedule

April 6

TIME EVENT
8:30am - 8:50am Conference Opening Session

Conference Welcome
- Bob Lim, VP and CIO, San Jose State University

Conference Joint Steering Board and Hosting Chair
- Prof. Jerry Gao, San Jose State University

Joint Conference Program Overview
- Joint Conference Organizers
8:50am - 9:30am Industry Summit Opening Session

Welcome from City of Newark
- Alan L. Nagy, Mayor, City of Newark

Smart City Initiative Projects in the City of Fremont
- Lily Mei, Mayor, City of Fremont
9:30am - 10:50am Smart City for Tomorrow

Smart City and Smart Government
- Prof. Hong-Yuan Lee, National Taiwan University

Recent Advances in Networking and their Impact on Smart Cities
- Prof. Raj Jain, Washington University
10:50am - 11:00am Tea Break
11:00am - 12:30pm Smart City and Big Data

Predictive Maintenance for Water Utilities
- Alexandrina Garcia-Verdin, Google
- David Cavazos, Google

Enterprise Machine Learning Use-Cases for Smart Cities
- Amit Nagar, IBS, SAP
Smart City for Small City - Findings on digital transformation in small rural communities
- Michelle Wu, Mayor, City of Los Altos
12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch
Smart City Technologies and Solutions - Track 1
1:30pm - 3:30pm Building Sustainable Smart Cities in Southern California

Smart City Challenges, Needs, and Opportunities in Imperial Valley County
- Timothy Kelley, IVEDC, Imperial County, California
- Alex, IVC County, California
3:30pm - 3:45pm Tea Break
3:45pm - 4:30pm Building Sustainable smart Cities

Smart City Technology in Taiwan
- Ming-Shan Jeng, Industry Technology Research Institute(ITRI), Taiwan
Green Building Infrastructure Services and Management
- Jerome Tang, CEO, JustLight Technology, LTD, USA
Smart Green IoT-Based Emergency Warning Sensor Cloud for Nature Disaster
- Prof. Jerry Gao, Smart Tech Research Center, San Jose State University
4:30pm - 6:00pm Smart City Solution

Data Center Growth, Challenges, and Inefficiencies in a Connected World
- Paul Townend, co-founder and CTO of Edgetic
The Fundamental Theory Behind the Internet of Things(IoT)
- Jeffrey Voas, Computer Scientist, NIST
Illegal Dumping Detection and Service Using Machine Learning and Big Data
- Hyeran Jeon, Smart Tech Research Center, San Jose State University
Traffic Monitoring System
- Kaikai Liu, Smart Tech Research Center, San Jose State University
AI and Machine Learning - Track 2
1:30pm - 3:30pm AI and Machine Learning

From Insights to Solutions -- Research and the AI Journey
- Tomas Pfister, Cloud AI, Google
AI Modeling
- Li Deng, Chief AI Officer, Citadel
3:30pm - 3:45pm Tea Break
3:45pm - 4:30pm Tomorrow AI and Machine Learning
(more panelists will be added)
- Li Deng, Chief AI Officer, Citadel
- Bob Friday, CTO and co-founder, Mist Systems
- Taghi Khoshgoftaar, Florida Atlantic University
- Charles R. Jankowski Jr., PhD.Director, AI and Robotics Applications, Cloudminds Technology
4:30pm - 6:00pm AI industry

Leveraging AI to Improve Mobile Experiences for Citizens, Employees and Guests
- Bob Friday, CTO and co-founder, Mist Systems

Cloud robotics for Smart Cities
- Charles R. Jankowski Jr., PhD.Director, AI and Robotics Applications, Cloudminds Technology

BlockChain Technology - Track 3
1:30pm - 3:30pm BlockChain Technologies

Beagle: A New Framework for Smart Contracts Taking Account of Law
- Prof. Wei-Tek Tsai, Beihang University
Blockchain – From Conception to Production
- Mike DiPetrillo, Senior Director, VMware
Boson Consensus: A Decentralized, Secure, and Scalable Blockchain Sharding Consensus
- Qi Zhou, Founder/CEO, QuarkChain
3:30pm - 3:45pm Tea Break
3:45pm - 4:30pm Panel Discussion BlockChain for Tomorrow

-Yao Meng, CEO/Co-founder, Trade Terminal
- Mo Dong, co-founder, Celer Network
- Stephen Tse, CEO, Harmony One
- Alexander Skidanov, co-founder, Near Protocol
- Qiangsong Zhang, North America Chief Representative, CITE Organizing Committee Secretariat
4:30pm - 6:00pm BlockChain Industry and Practice

Blockchain Beyond The Hype: Concepts and Industry Applications
- Kaladhar Voruganti, VP, Equinix

Venture Capital: How a venture capital partner looks at the blockchain market
- Chris McCann, General Partner, Proof of Capital