IEEE Schenectady Section


Realizing The Promise of Smart and Connected Cities – April 9, 2019

Cities around the world are, more and more, aiming at becoming a smart city. But what is a smart city? What is behind the concept: a trendy term or real implementation? What does becoming smart entail and what type of initiatives and technologies can make a city smart(er)?

The IEEE Schenectady Section would like to invite you to a presentation to answer all these questions and have a spirited discussion with our speaker.

TOPIC: Realizing The Promise Of Smart And Connected Cities

PRESENTED BY: Carlos E. Jimenez-Gomez

DATE and TIME: Tuesday, April 9th, 2019. 12 noon to 1:00 PM.

LOCATION: UAlbany Academic Podium Earth Science And Mathematics Building, Room #144, 1400 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12222

 Guests should park in the visitor’s lot in this location.

 IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Schenectady Section

 Lunch will be provided.


Please contact Supriya Tawde at by Wednesday, April 8th, 2019 to reserve. This event is free for IEEE members. There is a $10 fee for non-members.


Carlos E. Jimenez-Gomez (@estratic) is currently a member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Computer Society, and a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology. Among other, he participated at the 2014 ITU/UNESCO Forum on Smart Sustainable Cities, appointed by the IEEE Smart Cities Committee. Since 2017, he is also member of the IEEE Schenectady section. As a practitioner, he has worked in the public sector for almost 30 years, both as a public servant and as a consultant. His work in Digital Government is well known around the world. He has a bachelor degree in Computer Science, a master degree in Data Science, and a research master degree in Information and Knowledge Society.

Twitter: @estratic