Join Vision Architecture® metropolis Meetups to learn about Smart City/Smart Data/Internet of Things/Human-Computer Interaction Designs (HCIx) with private sector leaders, entrepreneurs, makers, scientists, youth, artists, investors, technologists, educators, policy makers, non-profits and government representatives to co-create our future cities. 

Our mission is to:

  • be inclusive and build community around inspiring content and subjects architects of our future cities
  • co-create and use our networked skills to solve real-world problems today
  • visually articulate what we want to build together so people understand our goals and help us reach them

January 29
Sunday, 10am-4pm

Become the Architects of Your Own Future &
Our Future Cities


@ Institute of Sustainable Economic, Educational & Environmental Design (iSEEED) Oakland

Facilitator
Stephanie Hayden, CEO, Vision Architecture, Inc. & Executive Director, Think Vision Architecture

February 24
Friday Night, 6pm-8pm

Resilient Oakland, Art & Storytelling for Co-Creation, and Civic Design Labs

@ City of Oakland, City Hall, 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza

Facilitator/Speakers
Stephanie Hayden, CEO, Vision Architecture, Inc. & Executive Director, Think Vision Architecture
Kiran Jain, Chief Resilience Officer, City of Oakland
Michael Ford, Program Manager, Transportation Services, City of Oakland & Board Advisor to Think Vision Architecture

March 17
3rd Friday Nights, 6pm-8pm

Connected City Business Architecture &
Systems Thinking: What to Build & Why


@ City of Oakland, City Hall, 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza

Facilitator/Speakers
Stephanie Hayden, CEO, Vision Architecture, Inc. & Executive Director, Think Vision Architecture
Michael Ford, Program Manager, Transportation Services, City of Oakland & Board Advisor to Think Vision Architecture
Neil Planchon, Director, Code for America Brigade OpenOakland
Gopi Mattel, Director, Founders Inst. Chennai Area
Future City Program Competitors, "Starlight City", created by Stratford Middle School 6-8th graders


April 21
3rd Friday Nights, 6pm-8pm

Human and Technological Distributed Trust Networks – Blockchain, DAO, and Smart Contracts

@ City of Oakland, City Hall, 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza

Facilitator/Speakers
Stephanie Hayden, CEO, Vision Architecture, Inc. & Executive Director, Think Vision Architecture
Michael Ford, Program Manager, Transportation Services, City of Oakland & Board Advisor to Think Vision Architecture
Linda Drabik, Principal, IoT Alliance, Marencik Group
Travis Kupp, Strategy & Foresight, Pacific Gas & Electric

May 19
3rd Friday Nights, 6pm-8pm

Millennials and the New Government Order: Transformative Public Services

@ City of Oakland, City Hall, 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza

Facilitator/Speakers
Stephanie Hayden, CEO, Vision Architecture, Inc. & Executive Director, Think Vision Architecture
Ben Gould, Candidate for Berkeley City Council
Travis Kupp, Strategy & Foresight, Pacific Gas & Electric
Michael Ford, Program Manager, Transportation Services, City of Oakland & Board Advisor to Think Vision Architecture

June 16
3rd Friday Nights, 6pm-8pm

City Sustainability, EcoBlocks, Circular Economies & Sharing Economies

@ City of Oakland, City Hall, 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza

Facilitator/Speakers
Stephanie Hayden, CEO, Vision Architecture, Inc. & Executive Director, Think Vision Architecture
Michael Ford, Program Manager, Transportation Services, City of Oakland & Board Advisor to Think Vision Architecture


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July 21
3rd Friday Nights, 6pm-8pm

Civic Hacking, Data Brigades, Co-Creating Elegant Data & the Rise of Open City Platforms

@ City of Oakland, City Hall, 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza

Facilitator/Speakers
Stephanie Hayden, CEO, Vision Architecture, Inc. & Executive Director, Think Vision Architecture
Michael Ford, Program Manager, Transportation Services, City of Oakland & Board Advisor to Think Vision Architecture
Neil Planchon, Director, Code for America Brigade OpenOakland

August 18
3rd Friday Nights, 6pm-8pm

Global Climate Change Stewardship &
Social Equity at the Port of Oakland


@ City of Oakland, City Hall, 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza

Facilitator/Speakers
Stephanie Hayden, CEO, Vision Architecture, Inc. & Executive Director, Think Vision Architecture
Michael Ford, Program Manager, Transportation Services, City of Oakland & Board Advisor to Think Vision Architecture
Richard Sinkoff, Director Environmental Programs and Planning, Port of Oakland

September 15
3rd Friday Nights, 6pm-8pm

Situational Intelligence, The Array of Things, Public Safety & Revolutionary Navigation

@ City of Oakland, City Hall, 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza

Facilitator/Speakers
Stephanie Hayden, CEO, Vision Architecture, Inc. & Executive Director, Think Vision Architecture
Michael Ford, Program Manager, Transportation Services, City of Oakland & Board Advisor to Think Vision Architecture


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October 20
3rd Friday Nights, 6pm-8pm

Energy Platforms, Smart Grids, Infrastructure & Constituent Power

@ City of Oakland, City Hall, 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza

Facilitator/Speakers
Stephanie Hayden, CEO, Vision Architecture, Inc. & Executive Director, Think Vision Architecture
Michael Ford, Program Manager, Transportation Services, City of Oakland & Board Advisor to Think Vision Architecture
Linda Drabik, Principal, IoT Alliance, Marencik Group
Travis Kupp, Strategy & Foresight, Pacific Gas & Electric

November 17
3rd Friday Nights, 6pm-8pm

The Passions & Purpose of Diverse,
Metropolitan Networks


@ City of Oakland, City Hall, 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza

Facilitator/Speakers
Stephanie Hayden, CEO, Vision Architecture, Inc. & Executive Director, Think Vision Architecture
Michael Ford, Program Manager, Transportation Services, City of Oakland & Board Advisor to Think Vision Architecture

December 15
3rd Friday Nights, 6pm-8pm

Unveiling 2017’s Co-created Bay Area Metropolis

@ City of Oakland, City Hall, 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza

Facilitator/Speakers
Stephanie Hayden, CEO, Vision Architecture, Inc. & Executive Director, Think Vision Architecture
Michael Ford, Program Manager, Transportation Services, City of Oakland & Board Advisor to Think Vision Architecture