August 20, 2019 Susquehanna Section/Phoenix Contact Joint Event: Maintaining Smart City Infrastructures


Maintaining Smart City Infrastructures

All Susquehanna Section members and friends are invited to a one day Susquehanna Section/Phoenix Contact technical event: Maintaining Smart City Infrastructures using Internet of Things.

This event is free but requires registration.  See the registration link listed below or go to 

Smart Communities Conference Agenda

8:00 a.m.

Registration and light refreshments

8:30 a.m.

Welcome - Haroon Rashid, Industry Manager Smart Cities and Building Automation, Phoenix Contact USA


Opening remarks - Jack Nehlig, President, Phoenix Contact USA

9:00 a.m.

Keynote presentation: Philadelphia smart city project update - The Honorable Sharif Street, Pennsylvania State Senate

9:45 a.m.

Cybersecurity considerations in smart buildings - Kevin Smith, CTO, Tridium Corporation

10:30 a.m.


10:45 a.m.

Best practices for data integrity in smart buildings - Kurt Twiford, CEO, Conexus

11:30 a.m.

Managing electrical demand in commercial infrastructure - Karl Zimmerman, CEO, EnergyIQ

12:30 p.m.


1:30 p.m.

Security considerations for today's infrastructure - Andrew Hacker, Associate Professor, Harrisburg University

2:15 p.m.

Vision 2023 for Industrie 4.0 and its impact on smart buildings and infrastructure - Anja Moldehn, Phoenix Contact GmbH & KG

3:00 p.m.

Expert panel

3:30 p.m.

Plant tour


  Date and Time




  • 586 Fulling Mill Rd.
  • Middletown, Pennsylvania
  • United States 17057
  • Building: Phoenix Contact public entrance

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  • Co-sponsored by Phoenix Contact