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Connected Urban Development Conference 2008

Connecting Cities: Innovation for Sustainability

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Connecting Cities: Achieving Innovation through Sustainability

February 20 - 21, 2008

Cisco and the city and county of San Francisco are hosting the first Connected Urban Development Global Conference in San Francisco. The event will gather a global community of urban, business, research, and civic leaders committed to developing and using innovative solutions that address challenges in urban sustainability. Participants can attend interactive sessions, discuss challenges they face, explore how cities are using information and communications technology to create solutions that help reduce carbon emissions, and establish a working community of collaboration.

Media

Webcasts

Technology, Innovation and Climate Change
John Chambers, Cisco Chairman and CEO, delivers a keynote presentation discussing the role of the network and technology in managing climate and green challenges.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008
9:00 a.m. PT - 11:00 a.m. PT

Watch webcast: http://newsroom.cisco.com/CUD2008/webcast/
A replay will be available shortly following the live webcast.

Blogs

The Platform: The Official Cisco Blog - Opinions and Insights from Cisco
To read more, visit: http://blogs.cisco.com/news/.

VIDEO: Take a Tour of Cisco's Green "Bus of the Future" Posted on: Feb21 at 02:33 PM
http://blogs.cisco.com/news/2008/02/video_take_a_tour_of_ciscos_gr.html.

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The Connected Bus

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The Connected Bus provides transportation information to its passengers through prominent on-bus display of real-time information, including status of connecting lines at key transfer points, allowing riders to reach their destinations more reliably. By enhancing the overall customer experience of using public transportation in San Francisco, the Connected Bus will attract more riders to public transit, helping to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

The Connected Bus provides transportation information to its passengers through prominent on-bus display of real-time information, including status of connecting lines at key transfer points, allowing riders to reach their destinations more reliably. By enhancing the overall customer experience of using public transportation in San Francisco, The Connected Bus will attract more riders to public transit, helping to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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Related Information

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Biographies

  • John T. Chambers, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Cisco Biography
  • Laura Ipsen, Senior Vice President, Global Policy and Government Affairs CiscoBiography
  • Gary Bridge, Senior Vice President and Global Lead,Internet Business Solutions Group, Cisco Biography
  • Simon Willis, Vice President, World Wide Public Sector Practice Internet Business Solutions Group, Cisco Biography
  • Nicola Villa, Global Director, Connected Urban Development, Internet Business Solutions Group, Cisco Biography
  • Dr. Wolfgang Wagener, Director, Sustainable Cities, Connected Urban Development, Internet Business Solutions Group, Cisco Biography
  • Noni Allwood, Senior Director, Internet Business Solutions Group, Cisco Biography
  • David Evans, Chief Technologist and Innovations Lead, Internet Business Solutions Group, Cisco Biography
  • Gavin Newsom, Mayor, City and County of San Francisco Biography
  • Nathaniel P. Ford, Sr., Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Biography
  • Jared Blumenfeld, Director, Environment Department, City of San Francisco Biography
  • Job Cohen, Mayor, the City of Amsterdam Biography
  • Mun Kun Cheong, president, Seoul Development Institute Biography
  • Marcos da Cunha e Lorena Perestrello de Vasconcellos, Vice-Mayor, Lisbon Biography
  • Peter Lindlahr, Head of Central Coordination, Coordination Center for Climate Issues, Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg Biography
  • Dr. Wolfgang Grimme, County Executive, Representative of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region Biography
  • Clive Dutton, OBE, Director of Planning and Regeneration and Acting Strategic Director for the Development Directorate, Birmingham Biography
  • Angel Fernandez, General Manager, Oficina del Centro, Madrid City Council Biography

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