Schedule of Events | Oct. 16, 2017

Day 1, Oct. 15 | Day 2, Oct. 16 | Day 3, Oct. 17

Texas Mobility Summit 2.0, Day 2

Exchange & Innovate

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8:00 AM | BREAKFAST

9:00 AM | Welcome &  Introductions

  • Tom Lambert – President & CEO, Houston METRO
  • Darran Anderson – Director of Strategy & Innovation, TxDOT
  • Commissioner Laura Ryan – Texas Transportation Commission
  • Mayor Sylvester Turner – City of Houston

9:30 AM | From Routine to Resilient: Bringing Smart Cities to Life across Texas

  • Moderator: Gail Delaughter – Transportation Reporter, Houston Public Media
    Judge Ed Emmett – Harris County
    Judge Matt Sebesta – Brazoria County
    Carrin Patman – Chair, Board of Directors, Houston METRO
    Council Member Amanda Edwards – At-Large Position 4, City of Houston

10:30 AM | BREAK

10:45 AM | Workshop #1, Idea Exchange: Progress Updates & Next Steps

  • Participants interact with each other – providing a progress update, sharing upcoming plans, and discussing ongoing challenges. Participants work to align local, regional, and state investments to meet shared goals to advance the Proving Grounds and data sharing opportunities.

12:00 PM | LUNCH

1:15 PM | Workshop #2, Team Time: Connected Corridor Development

  • Teams will take the next steps in advancing the Texas Proving Grounds: 1) Defining objectives, 2) Designating candidate corridor testing environments, 3) Identifying technology needs and deployment opportunities for prioritized use cases, 4) Describing regulatory and policy challenges, and 5) Aligning planned investments and securing partners.

2:30 PM | BREAK

2:45 PM | Workshop #3, Team Time: Data Enterprise & Essentials

  • Teams will make progress in developing data-driven solutions: 1) Identifying specific use cases, 2) Performing a gap analysis in existing and needed data, 3) Identifying data sharing partnerships, and 4) Making recommendations for a systematic and sustainable data ecosystem.

4:00 PM | Report Out & Closing Remarks

  • Rob Spillar – Director, City of Austin Transportation Department
  • C. Michael Walton – Cockrell Centennial Chair, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Darran Anderson – Director of Strategy & Innovation, TxDOT

4:30 PM | BREAK

4:45 PM | Leadership Team Meeting

  • Facilitator: Mark Dowd – Executive Director, Smart Cities Lab
    Team Leads and selected representatives work together to build consensus around a vision for the Texas Proving Grounds, form the basis for a Texas Mobility Data Clearinghouse, and guide the activities of the Texas Innovation Alliance.

5:45 PM | ADJOURN

6:00 PM | RECEPTION (Open to All)

  • Participants have the opportunity to connect with one another.

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