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Wednesday, September 7 • 9:00am - 9:35am
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(3) Keynote Presentations by featured speakers.  The theme is about how to drive civic innovation.  

Hosted by Kamran Saddique, City Innovate Foundation's Executive Director and the University of California's Susan Shaheen.


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Kamran Saddique

Executive Director, City Innovate Foundation
Kamran co-founded City Innovate in Dubai and San Francisco in 2013, and headquartered the company to San Francisco in 2014. Much of Kamran’s professional experience is in financial engineering around new technology ventures, especially smart city initiatives. Previously, he served... Read More →
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Susan Shaheen

Professor and Co-Director, Transportation Sustainability Research Center, University of California, Berkeley
Susan Shaheen is a pioneer in innovative mobility strategies. She was among the first to research and write about the changing dynamics in shared mobility and likely scenarios through which automated vehicles might gain prominence and is actively working on advanced air mobility and... Read More →

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Krista Canellakis

Deputy Innovation Officer, Mayor's Office, San Francisco
Krista seeks to connect creative people to make cities more livable, inclusive and responsive. She previously led communications in a national renewable energy start-up and built a crowdfunding platform that enabled communities to fund civic projects in Chile.
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Peter Hirshberg

Chairman, City Innovate Foundation
Peter Hirshberg has led emerging media and technology companies at the center of disruptive change for more than 25 years. As chairman of Re:Imagine Group, Peter shapes strategies at the confluence of people, places, brands and cities. He has led the development of Urban Prototyping, a global movement that engages citizens in the co-creation and co-planning of their cities. Hirshberg is an advisor the Department of Labor’s Maker... Read More →
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Andrew McMahon

Pacific Rim Regional Administrator, GSA
Andrew McMahon was appointed Regional Administrator for GSA’s Pacific Rim Region on May 18, 2015. As Regional Administrator, he leads a workforce of over 880 associates across California, Nevada, Arizona and Hawaii, as well as in Japan, South Korea and the U.S. territories of Guam... Read More →

Wednesday September 7, 2016 9:00am - 9:35am PDT
Sutardja Dai Hall - Banatao Auditorium