Philip Bane

Managing Director, Smart Cities Council

Philip is an expert in applying technology to achieve sustainability. He has been a pioneer in resource informatics for sustainability (managing multiple resources streams via integrated data management). Philip has held senior, global positions in sales, operations and law. He has taken a company public as its General Counsel, established businesses in Russia and India, and led complex, multi-million dollar projects managing data in the oil and gas industry. He was an Army Ranger while in the military, completed 200 hours of Vinyasa Yoga Training and is now studying to be a Zen Buddhist Chaplain for sustainability at Upaya Zen Center in Sante Fe, N.M.

At Smart Cities Council, Philip is responsible for managing all day-to-day activities including relationships with our global affiliates and licensees. He also focuses on developing the Council’s new revenue generating opportunities including resource informatics offerings for cities. He also develops the Council’s new business opportunities globally.

Monday, September 30
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm • Workshop: Smart Cities Activator Training Workshop
This training workshop, offered by the Smart Cities Council, will demonstrate how public sector officials can use Smart Cities Activator to accelerate smart cities plans and projects. Especially designed for Readiness Challenge participants who get free access to Smart Cities Activator planning and collaboration tools, the workshop will train communities to use built-in smart cities best practices, ecosystem management tools and planning templates to advance their smart cities journeys. Participants will also provide input to shape community-community knowledge sharing and other features that will be added in upcoming releases.
Tuesday, October 1
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm • Afternoon Plenary – Keynote: Smart Instructure and Equitable Communities: Delivering Digital Solutions for All; Fireside Chat: Challenge Grant Winners’ Discussion featuring: Baltimore, MD, Edmonton, ON, Montgomery, AL, Racine, WI, Cleantech San Diego
Keynote: Smart Infrastructure and Equitable Communities - Delivering Digital Solutions for All, Biju Kadapurath and Adam Newman, Deloitte Fireside Chat: Challenge Grant Winners' Discussion featuring: Baltimore, MD, Edmonton, ON, Montgomery, AL, Racine, WI, Cleantech San Diego Philip Bane, Moderator Kenya Asli, Smart Cities Strategist, Office of Information and Technology, City of Baltimore Jason Anderson, President and CEO, Cleantech San Diego Soumya Ghosh, Director, Digital Enablement, City of Edmonton Lou Ialacci, IT Director, CIT, City of Montgomery, AL William Martin, Chief Innovation Officer, City of Racine, WI
PRESENTATION MATERIALS:
9:00 am - 10:30 am • Opening Plenary – Sponsored Keynote: Smart Cities Roadmap to Revenue Capture; Keynote: Be Fearless: Five Principles for a Life of Breakthroughs and Purpose; Fireside Chat: Data Driven in the DMV (the District, Maryland and Virginia)stage
Sponsored Keynote: Smart Cities Roadmap to Revenue Capture, Jason Mindte, CEO Mint Controls

Keynote: Be Fearless: Five Principles for a Life of Breakthroughs and Purpose; A Conversation with Jean Case

Fireside Chat: Data Driven in the DMV (the District, Maryland and Virginia) In this Fireside Chat, listen in as technology and policy leaders from the District of Columbia, Virginia and Maryland discuss their shared and individual initiatives to share data, leverage resources and promote best practices in data sharing and governance. Philip Bane, Moderator Marc Elrich, County Executive, Montgomery County, MD Lindsey Parker, Chief Technology Officer, Washington, DC Carlos Rivero, Chief Data Officer, Commonwealth of Virginia