You've probably seen the IBM "Smarter planet, smarter cities" commercials. Local officials are invited to learn more at a virtual forum on February 23rd
. Local officials from across the country and those at IBM will discuss how cities are getting smarter in a number of different areas including transportation, energy, public safety and more. Arnold Weinfeld is the Director of Strategic Initiatives for the Michigan Municipal League. He can be reached at 5179080304 or by e-mail.