Chicago Connectory founder, Dennis Boecker, also spoke about
the Chicago Connectory and highlighted members of its community which are
supporting smart city, smart community and smart mobility initiatives.
Next, CEO of Center for Neighborhood Technology, Robert Dean,
had the chance to speak. He took the time to talk about CNT’s plans for the
coming year such as creating central communities around CTA stations and
helping communities anticipate changes like climate change or mobility change,
among many others.
Finally, Robert discussed how new partnerships with groups
like Bosch can help advance innovations in urban sustainability and support
CNT's advocacy for environmental justice and transportation equity.