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Videos from Smarter Cities NYC event

smarter_cities_logo500The SmarterCities NYC forum, organized by IBM in New York City on 1-2 October, continued the conversation started in Berlin in June to explore new approaches to regional partnership, identify roadblocks, evaluate frameworks for investment and review the tools that are helping our cities meet 21st century realities.

Below are links to full videos from every session of the New York City Smarter Cities event, in order of the agenda. (These are streaming videos, so click the image and it will launch the default player of your browser).


Sam Palmisano, IBM CEO
Building a Smarter Planet, City by City

Length: 23:28

Michael Bloomberg, Mayor, New York City
Special Address

Length: 24:25

A conversation with Sam Palmisano and Michael Bloomberg, moderated by Dr. Laura Tyson, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Length: 18:14

Ivan Seidenberg, CEO, Verizon Communications
Smarter Cities, Smarter People: Enabling citizens through innovative network technology

Length: 11:17

Melody Barnes, Director, White House Domestic Policy
Partnering for Smarter Cities: The Federal Role in Supporting Local Innovation

Length: 11:30

A conversation with Melody Barnes, Sam Palmisano, Ivan Seidenberg, moderated by Kathryn Wylde, President and CEO, Partnership for New York City.

Length: 30:26

Tom Brokaw, NBC News special correspondent, moderating a panel of governors with Gov. James Douglas, Vermont; Gov. Sonny Perdue, Georgia; Lt. Gov. Richard Ravitch, New York; Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts, Rhode Island; moderated by Tom Brokaw, special correspondent, NBC News.

Length: 50:34

Dr. Denis Cortese, President and CEO, Mayo Clinic
Great Expectations for U.S. Healthcare

Length: 18:08

A conversation with Dr. Denis Cortese and Garrick Utley, president, The Levin Institute, The State University of New York

Length: 22:37


Ginni Rometty, senior vice president, IBM
Building a Smarter City

Length: 21:14

Joseph Hogan, CEO, ABB
A Smarter City Needs Smart Power

Length: 14:17

A conversation with Ginni Rometty and Joseph Hogan

Length: 19:18

Culture in the Smarter City. Charlie Rose, Editor and Anchor, Charlie Rose, with Roger Goodell, Commissioner, NFL; Rocco Landesman, Chairman, National Endowment for the Arts; Dr. Reynold Levy, president, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts; Glenn Lowry, director, The Museum of Modern Art.

Length: 53:03

Seizing the Opportunity. A panel of mayors, moderated by David Gergen, Harvard University and senior political analyst, CNN, with Mayor Shirley Franklin, Atlanta; Mayor Phil Gordon, Phoenix; Mayor Patrick McCrory, Charlotte; and Mayor Chuck Reed, San Jose.

Length: 47:18

Dr. Fareed Zakaria, editor, Newsweek International
The Leadership Challenge

Length: 10:44

A conversation with Aneesh Chopra, U.S. Chief Technology Officer and Sam Palmisano, moderated by Dr. Fareed Zakaria

Length: 35:39