Library of Presentations, Related Articles and Photographs
Pre-Event Article: Los Angeles Catches the Citywide Wi-Fi Wave
WEDNESDAY, MAY 24, 2006
Discovery Session 1: Town Hall Policy Meeting
Discovery Session 2: What Applications Should Broadband Wireless Enable?
• Ed Thomas, Policy Advisor & Partner, Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis, LLP; Former Chief, Office of Engineering and Technology, Federal Communications Commission [Presentation]
Service Provider Executive Roundtable
Digital Inclusion Exectutive Roundtable
• Digital Inclusion Resolution (Agreed May 25, 2006) [Resolution]
• Toward a More Inclusive Information Society [Article]
THURSDAY, MAY 25, 2006
Case Studies Track 1
Public Safety & Emergency Response
• Jordan Downs / Los Angeles P.D.: Commander Charles Beck [Summary Transcript]
• Health-e-Cities Enablement Project: Hank Fanberg [Summary Transcript / Presentation]
• Fresno PD's Mobile Broadband Network: Captain Pat Rhames [Presentation]
• City of Ripon (CA): Dan Brannon [Presentation]
Case Studies Track 2
Government Operations Reengineering
• Automated Meter Reading / Corpus Christi (TX): Jeffrey King [Presentation]
• PDA-Enabled Field Inspections / Los Angeles Housing Department: Scott McGill et al. [Presentation]
Case Studies Track 3
• Community Portal Development / Minneapolis (MN): James Farstad, Catherine
• ExperienceLA: Terry Halberg, Charity Tran [Summary Transcript]
Case Studies Track 4
Intelligent Transport Systems
• The Next Step in Improving Safety and Operations: Gloria Jeff [Presentation]
• Cars and the Roadside: One Integrated System: James Misener [Presentation]
• "PORTAL" - Portsmouth, UK: John Domblides [Presentation]
Continuity of Operations (How to Keep the Wheels Turning)
• Nigel Ballard, Manager, Digital Inclusion, Intel Americas, State & Local Government [Presentation]
Mega-Projects Panel: Mainstreaming Broadband-Wireless Infrastructure
The panel brings together overseers of large-scale projects from the United States and Canada to compare and contrast planning and implementation models. What user groups will be served? What can innovative public-private agreements provide? What are perceived as the city's obligations and liabilities?
• Toronto Hydro Telecom: Sharyn Gravelle [Summary Transcript / Presentation]
• City of Anaheim (CA): John Nicoletti [Summary Transcript / Presentation]
• Riverside (CA): Steve Reneker [Q&A / Presentation]
• Minneapolis (MN): James Farstad
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North America W2i Digital Cities Convention in Los Angeles: Executive Summary, Case Studies & Workshop Findings is published by the Wireless Internet Institute (W2i), a Division of World Times, Inc., and based on the proceedings of the W2i Digital Cities Convention, in partnership with international-development, local-government, and private-sector organizations in Los Angeles, California, May 24-26, 2006.
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