Following the critically-acclaimed COSM Technology Summit (featuring Peter Thiel; https://cosm.technology), Eastside business and civic leaders, elected officials, and regional trailblazers will gather for an in-depth conversation exploring how the applications of ACES-related technologies will transform Bellevue and the Eastside in the coming decade. The region’s largest employers are adding more than 30,000 new positions in Bellevue and downtown Bellevue’s accelerating growth brings challenges related to maintaining mobility on the I-405 corridor and providing for adequate energy for the growing electrified vehicle fleet.
A carefully-curated group of presenters and panelists will explore transportation data, shared rides, vanpools, and the energy needs of mobility’s future. Against this backdrop of challenges, the people of the Eastside’s communities are presented with an opportunity to maintain the high quality of life that draws people to live, work, and play in Bellevue.
Expanding transportation options will be balanced with an emphasis on renewing the built environment for improved access to shared-ride services, employer shuttles, and vanpools while providing locally-produced renewable energy for EV charging. This future-forward look includes examining how self-driving shuttles and advanced aerial mobility can safely operate in Bellevue within this decade!
The ACES Northwest Network is partnering with the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce for the ongoing series of Technology Roundtable events. The roundtable events will achieve these four shared goals.
- Provide information on the latest advancements in ACES technologies to Bellevue’s business and civic leaders in cooperation with the city government
- Create a foundation for data collection and analysis partnerships that can inform intelligent decisions related to the deployment of mobility and energy services
- Convene the Roundtable regularly as a forum to discuss how these technologies are being applied in Bellevue in the context of the values of sustainability, equity, cooperation, and accessibility
- Build consensus and cooperation among Roundtable participants toward beneficial partnerships between businesses, civic organizations, and Bellevue’s city government
New technologies continue to transform our world and the ACES revolution will shape Bellevue’s continued growth for decades to come. Join us on November 12 and be a part of this exciting future!