To be held at the Washington DC Convention Center on June 11, the SmartAmerica Expo will include keynote speakers from the White House, including US CTO Todd Park, and speakers from government agencies, including GSA, DOT, DHS, HHS, DOD, NSF and DOC.   Each team will present a short talk that will focus on their collaborative effort and output of creating socio-economic goals of the Challenge. In conjunction with the talks teams will be demonstrating their projects. These demonstrations include robotics, autonomous vehicles, UAVs, search dogs, 3D printing, security technology, healthcare systems and advanced vehicle communications. This is planned for an all-day event with presentations and demonstrations running in parallel.


Time  Speaker / Presentation

9am – Opening Plenary

Welcoming by Geoff Mulligan and Sokwoo Rhee – Introduction to the SmartAmerica Challenge

Welcoming by Chris Greer, Senior Executive, NIST

A Short Intro to CPS

9:20am – Session 1

Cyber-Secure Synchrophasor Security Fabric


Applied Robotics for Installation and Base Operations

10am – Session 2 – Richard McKinney – Chief Information Officer, US Department of Transportation


Smart Vehicle Communications  Honda/Audi

South East Michigan Smart Transportation

Smart Cities USA

11am – Session 3 – Neil Gershenfeld – Director of Center for Bits and Atoms, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (via tele-video)

Smart Emergency Response System (SERS)

Smartphone Disaster Mode

Agile Fractal Grid

Smart Shape Technology

12pm – Session 4 – Farnam Jahanian, Assistant Director for CISE, National Science Foundation

Smart Power, Smart Light, Made in Detroit

Transactive Energy Management

Smart Rooftops

Enhanced Water Distribution Infrastructure

1pm – Keynote Session

                     Dan Tangherlini, Administrator of GSA 

                     SmartAmerica Student Presentation
Winner of the Intel Science Fair SmartAmerica CPS award

                     Todd Park, White House US Chief Technology Officer 

1:40pm – Session 5 – Bryan Sivak – Chief Technology Officer, US Department of Health and Human Services

Closed Loop Healthcare / Hack-a-Thon

SCALE: Safe Community Alert Network

Connecting Smart Systems to Optimize Emergency Neurological Life Support

Project Boundary

2:45pm – Session 6 – Aneesh Chopra – Co-Founder & EVP of Hunch Analytics and Former US Chief Technology Officer

Event Management for Smarter Cities

Smart Home/Business Gateway


Smart Manufacturing

Convergence of Smart Home and Building Architecture

4pm – Closing