An Urbanicity Alert: Smart Cities International Symposium & Exhibition
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The 2nd Smart Cities International Symposium & Exhibition, January 17-18, 2018 in Chicago brings together thought leaders and municipal executives to explore the most recent technology advances, business models, and lessons learned to date in making the intelligent, interconnected city a reality.

The emphasis is on implementation strategy, project financing, case studies, and compelling business models for achieving successful implementations in the real world.

Municipal governments are currently formulating their Smart City strategies -- now is the time to engage and learn from your peers at the forefront of this key industry transformation. This focused Symposium is the perfect opportunity for high-quality networking and information sharing on the cutting edge of Smart City development.

Be sure to join us in Chicago for two days of invaluable interaction with top executives and Smart City pioneers.


Urbanicity is an Official Media Partner for the Symposium

Enter Code "URBANICITY" when registering and get a 15% discount

Expert speakers include:

Danielle DuMerer
CIO & Commissioner
Department of Innovation & Technology
City of Chicago
Tom Dallessio
President, CEO & Publisher
Next City
David Katcher
General Manager, Chicago
Adam Hecktman
Director, Technology & Civic Innovation Chicago
Seth Robinson
Senior Director, Technology Analysis
North Europe
Lisa Brown
Senior National Director, Local Government and Municipal Infrastructure
Johnson Controls
Dan Littmann
Principal, Technology, Media & Telecommunications
Erik Cadwell
Economic Development Director
City of San Diego
Monali Shah
Director of Intelligent Transportation
HERE Technologies
David Bressler
Vice President, IoT Business
CA Technologies
Joyce Deuley
Founder & CEO
Smart Texas Alliance
David Portnoy
Demand-Driven Open Data
Paul Baker
Chief Executive Officer
Mike Nawrocki
Vice President, Technology and Solutions,
Dr. Brandon Tinianov
Advisory Council
U.S. Green Building Council
Jack Fritz
Future of Connectivity US Leader
Andy Taylor
Strategy Director
Cubic Transportation
Daniel Woods
Governmental Affairs Analyst
David Leopold
Director, Program Management
City Digital,
UI Labs
Jason Hare
Open Data Evangelist
Topics to be addressed include:

- Defining and Refining the Smart City Vision
- Financing and Business Models: Moving Forward Today On Critical Initiatives
- Key Lessons Learned: Viewpoints from Leading Smart City Mayors
- The MaaS Effect on the Business of Transport
- Smart Buildings for Smarter Workers and Workplaces
- Turning Big Data Into Local Insights For Smart Cities
- Supporting Climate Action and Sustainability Goals
- Effective Strategies for Becoming a Connected Smart City
- Smart Transportation and Electric Vehicles Progress
- To Open Smart City Data Or Not?
- New Challenges and Solutions for Cyber and Physical Security
- And much more

"Very high quality speakers, well designed and organized, very professional attendees -- the dialog has been amazing. An impactful, meaningful use of my time to attend."

-- Jenn Toothaker, Project Manager, Tucson Department of Transportation

Media Partners

"The Symposium provided great discussion of what 'smart city' means today, with important practitioner insight bringing recent advances to life. Great event!"

-- Matt Schmitt, Senior Research Fellow & Director, Regional Competitiveness Institute, University of Minnesota

Symposium Venue: Conference Chicago Center, 525 S. State Street, Chicago

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