Creating Informed Environments Out Of Smart Cities

Smart cities and sensors are the way that cities are moving but they are limited by data working in silos alone rather than cohesively working together. Limitations of “Smart” capabilities are also “reactionary” by design…but “Informed Environments” are proactive – delivering prioritized, predictive, and complete sensor-inclusive awareness.

In this forum, Byteworks explores collaborative data through agnostic sensors that are aggregated and synthesized with the potential for predictive analysis.

Keynote Speaker

Colonel David Joseforsky, USMC

Commanding Officer Marine Air Control Group 48, Naval Station Great Lakes, IL

As our keynote speaker, Colonel Joseforsky’s expertise and education will provide an extremely strong foundation for the day. His experience as a Commander, a warrior, a staff member, a scholar, and a Marine during an age of widespread technological metamorphoses and global combat offer a perspective that few can imagine.

Fireside Chat

Mr. Ferdinand L. Risco, Jr.

CEO of Phoenix Enterprise Consulting Group, LLC
Executive Director for The Transit Authority of River City (TARC)
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the Metropolitan
Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA)
10 years in the United States Army

Mr. Ferdinand L. Risco, Jr. is an experienced speaker and expert in management consulting, public transportation, diversity and inclusion, and supply chain and logistics management. As the CEO of Phoenix Enterprise Consulting Group, LLC, he has helped small businesses build necessary systems to increase capacity and prepare for improved revenue through contracting.

Emergency Management

Mr. Ben Watkins

Area 8 Coordinator/DPR6 Executive Director
NC DPS – Emergency Management

Mr. Watkins has spent his career as a First Responder in the Fire and Forestry services and as such, his understanding of, and access to the capabilities and operations of EM, NIMS, and ICS are vast.

Federal Lead

William Miles

City Leadership & First Responders: Creating Informed Environments out of Smart Cities

William Miles is currently the Federal Lead for Byteworks. His experience as a soldier and contractor supporting C5I missions imparted upon him the need for critical thinking and a drive solve operational problems. Currently working as a Firefighter / EMT in North Carolina he uses his experiences to bridge the gap between JADC2 and ICS.

Vendor Partners

Case Studies

Georgia Department of Economic Development

The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) was experiencing technical challenges with the organization’s meeting and conference room audio-visual equipment.…