With over two decades of experience in her field, Melanie has been a featured speaker and moderator at conferences around the world.
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Recent Speaking Engagements
Internet of Things World 2019
may 13 - 16, 2019 in santa clara, ca
Melanie served as a moderator for a panel entitled “The Next Milestone – Revolutionizing Smart Transportation with the Internet of Things,” facilitating an insightful discussion on emerging smart transportation trends with experienced private practitioners and municipal agents.
Promoting Digital Equity in Cities Through Citizen Engagement
March 10 - 12, 2019 in san diego, ca
Melanie was a featured workshop facilitator to guide a discussion around digital equity, Based on Nutter Consulting’s previous client experience with the City of Berkeley and our current digital equity and inclusion program with the City of Chula Vista, Melanie gave insights into improving digital access in cities.
Meeting of the Minds Annual Summit
November 27 - 29, 2018 in Sacramento, CA
Melanie served as the moderator for a panel discussing the unique challenges and opportunities of the night economy in major cities. She was joined by:
Mayors Innovation Project 2018 Annual Meeting
August 22 - 24, 2019 in grand rapids, MI
Melanie presented as a speaker in the series of panels entitled, “From Buzzword to Reality: Smart Cities in Practice.”
Internet of Things World 2018
May 14-15, 2018 in Santa Clara, CA
Melanie joined the Internet of Things World 2018 conference as a speaker on a session about "Smart Buildings".
Smart Cities Week Silicon Valley
May 7-9, 2018 in Santa Clara, CA
Melanie was a key speaker on a panel entitled "Inclusive and Equitable Transit Systems (and How all Residents Can Benefit from Smart City Transportation Investments)." With a recent project with NRDC titled "Los Angeles Shared Mobility Climate and Equity Action Plan", Melanie had key insights and experience to share.
Panel: Revolutionizing the shared economy and Mobility as a Service
SAI YAGNYAMURTHY: Director of Global Strategy at Ford Motor Company
DAN GALVES: Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer at Mobileye
RAHUL KUMAR: Vice President of Revenue at TransLoc
Smart Cities Summit 2017
october 16-17, 2017 in chicago, IL
Melanie moderated 2 panels at the Smart Cities Annual Summit, with the following co-panelists:
Panel: How to Create Sustainable Cities
ERIK SOLIVÁN: Director, Housing and Urban Development at City and County of Denver
JOHN SCHROER: Commissioner at Tennessee Department of Transportation
LISA BROWN: Local Government Director at Johnson Controls
MARIA LONNBERG: Science and Innovation Officer at Embassy of Sweden, Washington DC
JEAN PILON-BIGNELL: Manager, Strategic Market Development at Geotab
11th Annual Meeting of the Minds Summit
October 23-25, 2017 in Colombus, OH
Melanie was a featured speaker on the session entitled "Getting Ahead of AI for Smarter Cities", along with Scott Mauvais (Director of Technology and Civic Innovation at Microsoft) and Gabe Batstone (Co-Founder and CEO of Contextere).