AGENDA

8th Annual Summit on June 5th - 6th, 2024
Detroit, Michigan

The following is a draft agenda for our upcoming summit. It is subject to change.
All times in EST (Eastern Standard Time)

8:30 am

Moderated by:

9:30 am

Keynote by MPS: Content TBD

Moderated by:

10:00 am

  • Why it's critical to start with a predefined set of goals
  • Making sure the infrastructure you build today can support future growth
  • What to look for in technology providers
  • Strategies for ensuring a successful implementation
Amanda Elias

Amanda Elias

Deputy Group Executive, Neighborhood Economic Development, Mayor’s Office
City of Detroit
Sam Krassenstein

Sam Krassenstein

Chief of Infrastructure
City of Detroit
Andrew Buss

Andrew Buss

Deputy Chief Information Officer / Public Technology and Innovation
City of Philadelphia
Moderated by:

11:30 am

  • Creating Roadmaps – what, how, when? 
  • Understanding the milestones
  • Innovating technologies in the public sector
  • Discussing AI and Metaverse
Eman El-Fayomi

Eman El-Fayomi

Director of Service Design
Canadian Digital Service
Kentorri Garmon

Kentorri Garmon

Director of Performance and Innovation Delivery
Department of Public Works - City of Atlanta
Sam Krassenstein

Sam Krassenstein

Chief of Infrastructure
City of Detroit
Moderated by:

12:00 pm

  • Humanizing technology for people
  • Educating communities and activators
  • Dos and don’ts of Digital transformation

Rebecca Irby

Rebecca Irby

Director, Transformational Change
New Detroit Inc.
Christine Galib

Christine Galib

Senior Director, Entrepreneurship & Innovation
ION
Tania San Miguel-Bounds

Tania San Miguel-Bounds

Sr. Sales Leader
Amazon
Moderated by:

Eman El-Fayomi

Director of Service Design
Canadian Digital Service

12:30 pm

  • Challenges with activation
  • Innovative city projects 
  • Collaboration within departments

Tim Slusser

Tim Slusser

Office of Mobility Innovation
City of Detroit
Amanda Elias

Amanda Elias

Deputy Group Executive, Neighborhood Economic Development, Mayor’s Office
City of Detroit
Moderated by:

Art Thompson

Chief Information Officer
City of Detroit

1:00 pm

Moderated by:

2:00 pm

Moderated by:

2:30 pm

  • How can technology help formulate policies
  • Putting citizens at the heart of the conversation 
  • Input-Driven Living
  • AI learning and adaptation
  • Intelligent traffic system
Kyle Othmer

Kyle Othmer

Director of Strategic Accounts
Miovision
Christine Burkette

Christine Burkette

Director Digital Equity and Inclusion
City of Detroit
Ashley Pollard

Ashley Pollard

Digital Inclusion Manager
City of Philadelphia
Moderated by:

3:00 pm

Jessica Heinzelman

Jessica Heinzelman

Co-Founder and COO
Throne Labs
Moderated by:

3:30 pm

  • How do intelligent governments work?
  • Redefining roles and responsibilities 
  • Integral intelligent public sector drivers
Moderated by:

4:00 pm

  • Responsible use of technology and data
  • Ensuring the security of data 
  • Comprehensive privacy laws
  • Who owns residents' data? 
  • Intelligent Together: Access to Public Information
Patrick McCormick

Patrick McCormick

Chief Information Officer, Information Technology Department
City of Cambridge, Massachusetts, US
Sarah Carrier

Sarah Carrier

Privacy & Responsible AI Program Manager
Seattle Information Technology
John Coe

John Coe

Account Executive
Informatica
Eman El-Fayomi

Eman El-Fayomi

Director of Service Design
Canadian Digital Service
Moderated by:

Rebecca Irby

Director, Transformational Change
New Detroit Inc.

4:30 pm

Moderated by:

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