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Friday, October 11 • 8:15am - 9:15am
Twin Cities....To be or not be a Smart City. The Imperative and the Opportunity.

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Breakfast chat with St Paul, Minneapolis City Officials. Learn how the tech & data enabled Smart City has enormous potential to improve citizen’s inclusion, livability, sustainability & workability, while proliferating opportunities in business & entrepreneurial ecosystems.

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Sabina Saksena

Founder/CEO, Cytilife, Inc
Sabina, has build brands and businesses while working across cnntinents and industries with Fortune 100 companies such The Coca Cola Company, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, The Tata Group, GS1US. She is a serial entreprenuer, and is currently the Founder and CEO of Cytilife, a Smart Campus... Read More →

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Kari Collins

Director of Community & Economic Development, Ramsey County
Kari Egerstrom Collins is Ramsey County’s first Director of Community & Economic Development for Ramsey County in 18 years. She oversees community and economic development projects and programs intended to catalyze innovation and competitiveness for the Ramsey County economy. In... Read More →
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Placemaker/Writer, Verve
Tracy Nordstrom is a placemaker, pedestrian, community change agent, cyclist, researcher, writer, strategist, and champion of all things city.  She focuses on policy, partnerships and practical action.   Community is the core of her work, and she stresses projects that boost health... Read More →
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Jason Barnett

President/CEO/Founder, Flarean, SBC
Jason Barnett is Founder/CEO of Flarean SBC, and an entrepreneur working in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Flarean is a smart lighting infrastructure startup. Jason is also working with local foundations, businesses, the City of Saint Paul and international partners to develop a Smart City... Read More →
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Mary Rick

Director of Business Development, City of Saint Paul
Mary Rick leads the tech and innovation initiative, Full Stack Saint Paul, a public/private partnership between the City of Saint Paul, Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, and 30 regional innovation leaders to advance economic development in the city and ensure equitable access to... Read More →

Friday October 11, 2019 8:15am - 9:15am CDT