City Technologies

City Technologies

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  • May 11, 2022
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Join us for networking, lunch, and great exchanges of ideas.  Everyone is welcome with a reservation.

“City Technologies”

2 Guest Speakers and Interactive Talks


Duane Powell –  IT Director City of Hilliard

“City of Hilliard’s Technology Initiatives”

Known primarily for his role in the technology and telecommunications world, Duane will share information and insights around Hilliard city labs, and their initiatives in the development of their infrastructure along with partnerships they have obtained to foster the growth of technology for the city.  Prior to working for the City of Hilliard, Duane had over 24 years with AT&T as an Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the telecommunications industry.


John Bair – COF CEO & CTO   

“Innovative Technologies for Cities”

We all know that response time and safety is key for any city, but what technologies can be implemented now? Join John as he walks you through some solutions such as the ADAC (sidewalk cart), the emergency response drone, and the drone for air traffic control.

John is the founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Technology Officer of Converge Technologies. Prior to founding Converge, John spent several years founding and developing The Ohio State University’s Center for Design and Manufacturing Excellence (CDME) as its executive director. This industry facing applied engineering center was considered a first for universities in the State of Ohio.

Check in will begins at 10:30  Lunch will be Provided


4621 Lyman Drive, Hilliard, Ohio, 43026