Carlo Ratti: An architect and engineer by training, Professor Carlo Ratti teaches at MIT, where he directs the Senseable City Laboratory, and is a founding partner of the international design and innovation office Carlo Ratti Associati. A leading voice in the debate on new technologies’ impact on urban life, his work has been exhibited in several venues worldwide, including the Venice Biennale, New York’s MoMA, London’s Science Museum, and Barcelona’s Design Museum. Two of his projects – the Digital Water Pavilion and the Copenhagen Wheel – were hailed by Time Magazine as ‘Best Inventions of the Year’. He has been included in Wired Magazine’s ‘Smart List: 50 people who will change the world’. He is currently serving as cochair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Cities and Urbanization, and as special advisor on Urban Innovation to the European Commission.
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Stephen Buckley, vice president and Northeast manager for Planning, Environment and Traffic at WSP. He has over 20 years of experience in many aspects of the transportation industry, including design, operations, maintenance, policy, planning, programming, and funding. Buckley most recently served as general manager of Transportation for the City of Toronto, and has addressed over two dozen state DOTs, MPOs and transit agencies about how public sector agencies can plan for and shape the introduction of automated vehicles in cities.
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