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Sensor Deployment and Platforms for Smart Cities

Sensor Deployment and Platforms for Smart Cities: Technology Applications and Bloomberg Mayors Challenge Case Study
Tuesday, May 7th • 
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET

Members: $99.00; Nonmembers: $149.00

This webinar will discuss low cost sensor network deployment requirements as they pertain to accuracy and comparison to Federal Reference Methods (FRMs).  Platform needs and capabilities will be reviewed as well as the need for installation, service, calibration checks, and value-added platform capabilities and needs.  
 
A case study of the Bloomberg Mayors Challenge winning project for the city of Denver will also be presented.  Denver is deploying particulate sensors throughout the city to correlate asthma rates in children in school with particulate loading rates around those facilities.   Trips to the nurse and parental lost work hours to pick up children and/or trips to the emergency room will be monetized against correlations to high particulate loading exposure around school facilities.  General lessons learned and next steps will also be discussed.

Presenters: 

Michael Ogletree, Air Quality Program Manager, Department of Public Health
& Environment City and County of Denver
Michael Ogletree is the Air Quality Program Manager for the Denver Department of Public Health & Environment. He serves as a subject matter expert on citywide air quality matters and is responsible for air quality monitoring efforts for the City, performing mobile emissions modeling, participating in air quality rulemaking, and recommending local/regional/state air pollution control strategies. Michael holds a Bachelor’s degree in Natural Science from Loyola Marymount University, and a Master’s degree in Environmental Policy and Management from the University of Denver.

Peter G. Zemek, Ph.D. Senior Vice President - Emerging Technology
Montrose Environmental Group, Greater Boston Area

Dr. Peter G. Zemek is a senior vice president with Montrose Environmental group and former CTO with a technology company.  He received his BS, Masters, and Doctorate degrees from Rutgers University.  He is a former principal investigator on NESHAP development and former chairmen /current member of US Department of Commerce ETTAC sub-committee and ICAC Emissions Measurement Division. Dr. Zemek has performed testing and product development in 23 countries over the last 30 years.  He is currently developing proton transfer time of flight mass spectrometry methodologies.


Moderator: 

Michele Gehring, Principal Coterie Environmental LLC
Ms. Gehring has spent her entire career in the combustion industry with projects involving a variety of processes, such as hazardous waste incineration and thermal treatment of energetics and explosives.  She performs engineering studies, assists with system troubleshooting and prove-out, and develops permit-related materials for these clients.  Ms. Gehring has served on the International Board of Directors since 2015 and is currently President of the Association.  On the local level, Michele is an active participant in the Delaware Valley Chapter and the Mid-Atlantic States Section.