6th Smart Cities Technology International Symposium to Examine Latest Advances and Case Studie

Two-day event to focus on moving municipalities forward in a post-pandemic world
CHICAGO - Dec. 6, 2021 - PRLog -- Organized by the Smart Grid Observer, the 6th Annual Smart Cities Technology International Symposium brings together thought leaders and practitioners from around the world to explore the most recent technology advances, business models, and lessons learned to date in making the Smart City a reality. Expert speakers will examine the experiences of municipal governments who are pushing the envelope and moving toward actual implementation of the Smart City vision.

"This is a great opportunity for municipal leaders and IT professionals to network with peers and get up to speed on what is working in the Smart Cities space," says Daniel Coran, program manager for the Symposium.  "As we emerge from the pandemic, we need to share insights and success stories on how we can all move forward in the current climate."

Topics to be covered include redefining the Smart City through co-creative partnership; the evolving EV ecosystem and the Future of Mobility; implementing and leveraging technology innovations for city-wide benefit; and much more

Expert Presenters include:

- Karen Lightman, Executive Director, Metro 21: Smart Cities Institute, Carnegie Mellon University
- Charlie Catlett, Founding Director, Urban Center for Computation and Data
- Art Thompson, Chief Information Officer, City of Detroit, MI
- Kevin Gray, Chief Information Officer, City of Burbank, CA
- Anne Dodge, Executive Director, Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation, University of Chicago
- John Coluccio, Information Technology Director, City of Schenectady, NY
- John Zhang, Division Director, City of Chicago
- Paula Robinson, President, Bronzeville Community Development Partnership
- Meghan Cook, Program Director Center for Technology in Government, University at Albany
- Marc Hebert, Director, Innovation Office, San Francisco Human Service Agency
- Lisa Brown, Senior Director Smart Communities, Johnson Controls
- Dr. Shiaofen Fang, Professor of Computer Science, Indiana University
- Deb Socia, President and CEO, The Enterprise Center
- Irma Gonzales, Secretary of Innovation & Open Government, City of Monterrey, Mexico
- Dr. Mina Sartipi, Founding Director, CUIP, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
- Del White, Senior Vice President, Quantela Inc.
- James Carlini, President and Strategic Advisor, Carlini & Associates
- The Hon. Russell W. Hartigan, Former President, Illinois Bar Association
- Darrin Mylet, CEO, Local Broadband Networks

COVID-19 Update:
All sessions on both days will be streamed live via GoToMeeting, for attendees who cannot participate in-person due to Covid-19 travel restrictions.

The full agenda for the Symposium is at https://smartcities-symposium.com/agenda-2022.htm

To register online, visit https://smartcities-symposium.com/register.htm

Calvin Coran
Program Associate
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