Exhibits will be in Room 103 from 09:00 – 18:00
Optional: Trip to Pecan Street Project with Bert Haskell:  14:00 – 16:30

April 6, 2018

Registration

7:30  -  16:00
Second Floor

Registration – Second Floor of AT&T Conference Center

Continental Breakfast & Coffee

7:30  -  9:00

Continental Breakfast & Coffee

Friday Welcome

09:00  -  09:30
Room 204

Friday Welcome, Candy Robinson , President, IEEE-USA

KEYNOTE 04: Malaysia IRDA Smart City Initiatives

09:30  -  10:00
Room 204

Malaysia Prime Minister, Dato’ Sri Najib Tun Razak has endorsed the smart city initiative in the Global Science and Innovation Advisory Council in May 2012, with a vision to benefit and transform the living standards of people in Malaysia through a sustainable economic and technology ecosystem. This initiative will also empower and connect rural countries […]

KEYNOTE 05: Cognitive approach to building a safe and smart city

10:00  -  10:30
Room 204

  Modern cities and municipalities are confronted with and increasing needs for real-time response and advanced measures to effectively control threats and challenges, and provide residents with well being and a quality of life. Risk based approach and municipal services are becoming more technologically based offering opportunities that answer infrastructure needs for smart connectivity & […]

Networking and Coffee

10:30  -  11:00

Networking and Coffee

APPL-01: Smart City Applications & Technology Issues

11:00  -  11:45
Room 204

This panel session explores important aspects of emerging Smart City applications. The panel will discuss issues and opportunities related to Smart City technology and application deployments, including new business models, technology barriers, and application concepts enabled by new technologies. Key Smart City areas to be covered include transportation, municipal area networks, advanced services, healthcare, and […]

BIG-01: Feeding Smart Cities

11:00  -  11:45
Room 105

Smart City planners often overlook urban food systems. Urban food systems are another system that should be integrated into our future cities since we are moving to more data-driven food delivery. What would be the shape of a new food-smart city? What are the trends and requirements for the integration of food into a green, […]

ACA1-04: Academic Presentations

11:00  -  11:45
Room 106

Green Electronic based Chipless Humidity Sensor For IoT Applications – Sumra Zeb, Ayesha Habib, Yasar Amin, Hannu Tenhunen and Jonathan Loo. IoT Security : ZWave and Thread – Ishaq Unwala, Jiang Lu and Zafar Taqvi.

ACA2-05: Academic Presentations

11:00  -  11:45
Room 107

System Planning and Modeling of a Renewable Energy Self-Sufficient Community – Robert Ngabesong and Lifford McLauchlan. Electric Vehicle Demand Response via J1772TM Charging Signal Interruption – Hunter Estes.

TECH-01: Improving Quality of Life Through Smart Cities

11:00  -  11:45
Room 104

TECH-02: Smart City Backbone: 5G Infrastructure & Technologies

11:45  -  12:30
Room 104

This panel session explores important aspects of the 5G base-platform which will provide critical next-generation services to the emerging Smart City.  The advanced services available via the 5G “Smart City Backbone” will enable new application-layer technologies and services heretofore impossible with conventional municipal networks.  The panel will capture current trends as well as future aspects, […]

BIG-02: Human-Centered Design in Smart Cities

11:45  -  12:30
Room 105

The high-tech, well connected, and green smart city is a showcase for how technology can bring society to a level of efficiency and resiliency beyond what has been seen. However, in order for these smart cities to function effectively, they need many operators with strong situational awareness, able to maintain optimal function for each of […]

APPL-02: AI and the Microsoft Knowledge Graph Vision

11:45  -  12:30
Room 204

AI intelligence will change how we live, work and play. Microsoft AI and the Microsoft Knowledge Graph are helping shape the next generation of AI-infused technologies for people and cities everywhere. Come learn about the Microsoft AI portfolio and how you can contribute to the change.

ACA1-05: Academic Presentations

11:45  -  12:30
Room 106

Limiting Energy Storage Cycles of Operation – Md.Umar Hashmi and Ana Busic. On the Stability of DC Microgrids with Two Constant Power Devices – Alejandro Garces and Alexander Gutierrez.

ACA2-06: Academic Presentations

11:45  -  12:30
Room 107

Smart Power Grid Synchronization Using the Extended Kalman Filtering: Theory and Implementation with CompactRIO – Raymond Le and Xin Wang. Adaptive Islanding and Self-Sufficiency of Block-Scale Microgrids – Aminy Ostfeld, Michael Whitmeyer and Alexandra von Meier.

Lunch

12:30  -  14:00
Tejas Room

Lunch in the Tejas Room

APPL-03: The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Smart Cities

14:00  -  14:45
Room 204

TECH-03: Approach for Smart City Initiative Using Open, Citizen Survey Data- Case Study:

14:00  -  15:30
Room 104

In 2014, Indian PM Modi declared to have “100 Smart Cities” and allocated funds in the national budget of March 2016 to achieve this objective. TATA Telecom Ltd. (TTL), one of India’s largest Telecom provider and part of the TATA conglomerate, decided to bid for these government projects. As part of educating their senior management […]

BIG-03: Enabling Socially Responsible Travel through Technology: Opportunities and Challenges

14:00  -  15:30
Room 105

Novel technologies can radically change how we travel, increasing the access to transportation by new segments of the population, and allowing for unprecedented efficiencies in traffic flow, traffic management, and travel path selection, among others. Thoroughly understanding the impact of such technologies on travel behavior and transportation system performance is critical to support their sustainable […]

Pecan Street Tour with Bert Haskell, Scott Hinson and Travis Hyzak (Optional)

14:00  -  16:30

**Note: You must sign-up for the Pecan Street, Inc Tour during registration.  Or, edit your registration to include the tour.** Optional: Pecan Street Tour with Bert Haskell, Scott Hinson and Travis Hyzak 14:00 – 16:30 Bus leaves at 14:00 Pecan Street, Inc. is a nonprofit research institute founded by The University of Texas to provide […]

ACA1-06: Academic Presentations

14:00  -  14:45
Room 106

Planning for Distribution Resilience via Variable Microgrid Integration: A Probabilistic View – Tongdan Jin, Nhi Mai, Yi Ding, Long Vo and Rana Dawud. Microgrid Development using Model-Based Design – Matthew Sonnenberg, Di Zhu and Ewan Pritchard.

ACA2-07: Academic Presentations

14:00  -  14:45
Room 107

Energy Efficient Control Methods of HVAC Systems for Smart Campus – Caleb Petrie, Smit Gupta, Vittal Rao and Brian Nutter. Empirical Modeling of Acoustic Signal Attenuation in Municipal Sewer Pipes For Condition Monitoring Applications – Muhammad Khan.

APPL-04: Smart City Applications & Services from Metering, Lighting and Parking

14:45  -  15:30
Room 204

Smart City Applications & Services from Metering, Lighting and Parking

ACA1-07: Academic Presentations

14:45  -  15:30
Room 106

Break-even Analysis of Battery Energy Storage in Buildings Considering Time-of-use Rates – Mucun Sun, Chih-Lun Chang, Jie Zhang, Ali Mehmani and Patricia Culligan. Smart Urban Energy districts and energy policies – Eleonora Riva Sanseverino and Raffaella Riva Sanseverino

ACA2-08: Academic Presentations

14:45  -  15:30
Room 107

Influence of Production and Investment Tax Credit on Renewable Energy Growth and Power Grid – Chesta Dwivedi. Challenges of IoT based Smart-government Development – Ali K H Alenezi, Paul Manuel and Zainab Almeraj.

TECH-04: Autonomous machines (Drones, Rovers) in Smart Cities

16:00  -  16:45
Room 104

Autonomous machines (Drones, Rovers)  in Smart Cities: How small autonomous vehicles, Drones and Rovers,  can leverage both Autonomous Car, IoT and other technologies Future Smart Cites will include a place in the sky, on the sidewalk, on the road and in our buildings for autonomous services carried out by Drones and Rovers. This means there […]

BIG-04: From X-planes to SpaceX’s Hyperloop : Hypersonics in 2018

16:00  -  16:45
Room 105

It has been almost 50 years since the maiden flight of the world’s first hypersonic vehicle, so where are we now? SpaceX’s Hyperloop Pod Competition is pushing innovation in the hypersonic industry with transonic transportation and student involvement. Based out of the UT, Texas Guadaloop is actively bringing this technology to ‘The Texas triangle’, Home […]

ACA1-08: Academic Presentations

16:00  -  16:45
Room 106

Data-Driven Topology Estimation with Limited Sensors in Radial Distribution Feeders – Mohini Bariya, Alexandra von Meier, Aminy Ostfeld and Elizabeth Ratnam. Automatic Identification of Use of Public Transportation from Mobile Sensor Data – Mohammadreza Heydary, Pritesh Pimpale and Anand Panangadan.

ACA2-09: Academic Presentations

16:00  -  16:45
Room 107

Analysis of Grid Connected Fuel Cell Power System Integrated with Supercapacitor – Nimat Shamim, Argenis Bilbao, David Reale and Stephen Bayne. Nonlinear Control for Battery Energy Storage Systems in Power Grids – Oscar Danilo Montoya Giraldo, Walter Julián Gil González, Alejandro Garcés Ruiz, Andres Escobar Mejia and Luis Fernando Grisales Noreña. Passivity-Based Control for Battery […]

Affordable Housing in Austin, A Case Study in Smarter Cities Business Model Funding

16:00  -  16:45
204

While there is no shortage of Smarter Cities ideas and opportunity for technology to improve City services, the challenge has been how to find business models that every City can leverage to deploy them.  In this presentation, we’ll cover several examples that are showing promise in helping people find available affordable housing, and make the […]

Closing, Key Takeaways

16:45  -  17:00
Room 204

Closing, Key Takeaways

Smart Cities Startup Competition

17:00  -  18:00
Room 204

IEEE wants to help you win $100,000.00. Every growing city is challenged to provide city services, transportation, clean energy, and affordable housing in a rapidly changing world. As one of the fastest growing cities in the nation, Austin is no exception. While technology isn’t the answer to all of our problems, it’s hard to imagine […]

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