Lessons from smart cities in urban transport and mobility

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A conversation with two entrepreneurs who have helped shape the future of transportation. Hear their thoughts on what needs to happen for cities to deliver on sustainable transportation that is shared, electric and autonomous.  

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Getting mobility infrastructure right

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Will a future of autonomous vehicles make our lives better or worse? What steps do we need to take now to make sure the deployment of driverless cars puts us on the right path?

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Progress update from Bob Bennett, CIO of Kansas City, on its bold smart city initiative

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Bob Bennet, the chief innovation officer of the city of Kansas City, embarked on the ambitious project to “smarten” up Kansas City a few years ago, and he came to VERGE to discuss it then. He came back this year to provide a status report on the project: the city has officially launched technology aimed at engaging citizens on issues, initiatives and action.

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Emerging leaders and VERGE impact fellows

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Electrifying fleets — accelerating an EV revolution

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Commercial and industrial vehicle fleets — from delivery vans to garbage trucks to transit buses — are  beginning to electrify. This segment could go electric more rapidly than passenger vehicles, thanks to incentives and mandates, potential fuel savings and corporate sustainability goals. In this session you’ll hear from some of the world’s leaders — UPS, Walmart and BYD — that are buying and selling the latest electric fleet vehicles. 

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Lyft’s Jody Kelman on collaborating to launch autonomous vehicle technology

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Self-driving technology providers were looking for riders — and Lyft had a network of customers looking for rides. The collaboration made sense to Jody Kelman, director of self-driving platforms at Lyft, which has launched trials in cities across the U.S. Collecting research on the space, the decisions necessary and implementing them has been a collective effort, but one that’s driving a “revolution.” “We really want to be pushing people into these shared electric self-driving cars, not advancing another generation of individual car ownership,” she said.

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VERGE Accelerate: Circular Showcase: Infinited Fiber

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A pitch competition that provides entrepreneurs in energy, buildings, transportation, supply chains, water, food, and cities the opportunity to present to the diverse VERGE community: executives from the world’s largest companies, public officials from progressive cities, venture capitalists, and others.VERGE Accelerate on Day 3 of our event focuses on the most promising early-stage CIRCULAR ECONOMY startup solutions.

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VERGE Accelerate: Circular Showcase: CupClub

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A pitch competition that provides entrepreneurs in energy, buildings, transportation, supply chains, water, food, and cities the opportunity to present to the diverse VERGE community: executives from the world’s largest companies, public officials from progressive cities, venture capitalists, and others.VERGE Accelerate on Day 3 of our event focuses on the most promising early-stage CIRCULAR ECONOMY startup solutions.

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VERGE Accelerate: Circular Showcase: Regen Network

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A pitch competition that provides entrepreneurs in energy, buildings, transportation, supply chains, water, food, and cities the opportunity to present to the diverse VERGE community: executives from the world’s largest companies, public officials from progressive cities, venture capitalists, and others.VERGE Accelerate on Day 3 of our event focuses on the most promising early-stage CIRCULAR ECONOMY startup solutions.

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VERGE Accelerate: Circular Showcase: MIWA

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A pitch competition that provides entrepreneurs in energy, buildings, transportation, supply chains, water, food, and cities the opportunity to present to the diverse VERGE community: executives from the world’s largest companies, public officials from progressive cities, venture capitalists, and others.VERGE Accelerate on Day 3 of our event focuses on the most promising early-stage CIRCULAR ECONOMY startup solutions

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