10 Industry Events to keep an eye on this June
Here's a list of 'Smart Cities' events that we will be watching, hosting, and/or participating in this June:
The 7th International Building Physics Conference (IBPC) will advance the collective understanding of the nature and behavior of the cyber-physical systems in these different scales, how they interact, and what can be done to optimize their design and operation for healthy, intelligent and resilient buildings and urban environments.
Join the Congressional Smart Cities Caucus, Department of Homeland Security, Venture Smarter and more Smart Cities leaders on Capitol Hill for an Interactive Technology Demonstration and Conversation focused on building community resilience during hurricane season.
Now in its seventh year, the NACTO Designing Cities Conference brings together 800 officials, planners, and practitioners to advance the state of transportation in cities. This years conference will take place in Los Angeles, CA on October 1–4, 2018.
This fourth annual event hosted by the Smart Cities Council will address the latest in smart transportation solutions, expert insights into data-driven decision making, and updates from the Council’s Readiness Challenge Grant winning cities.
NADO's premier training conference will occur at the Westin Charlotte in Charlotte, NC in October 2018. This conference represents the 51st ATC and will offer a full slate of plenary and concurrent sessions, learning labs, conversation cafes, mobile workshops, peer networking opportunities and much more!
Co-located with the Defense TechConnect Fall Conference and SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit, the Smart Cities Connect Fall Conference & Expo will include three extraordinary programs all accelerating innovative solutions for city, security, and society.
The second annual Smart Regions Conference will convene and highlight smart regional leadership, shine a light on resources and solutions, and catalyze collaborations between interdisciplinary stakeholders and agencies. Contact email@example.com to learn about ways to sponsor or get involved.
City Summit is the National League of Cities’ conference for local leaders to convene and collaborate on solutions to the common challenges facing America’s cities. Each year, the conference is hosted in a different U.S. city – offering fresh and new best practices for government officials to improve the conditions back home.
The congress will bring together over 400 global influencers and innovators to share knowledge, debate the challenges faced by our cities, encourage out of the box thinking and inspire a worldwide call for action in order to develop smarter and more sustainable cities.
The Cities for Tomorrow Conference, presented by The New York Times and NOLA Media Group, will convene an audience of urban power players — policy and government officials, entrepreneurs, cultural figures, thought leaders and executives from diverse industries — to assess key challenges facing cities today and define the winning formulas that lead to flourishing urban centers.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced the immediate availability of $14 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief (ER) funds to help restore access to essential roads and bridges damaged by Hurricane Florence throughout North Carolina.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) today published a Notice of Funding Opportunity for $15 million to fund two new University Transportation Centers (UTCs).
The Colorado Smart Cities Alliance will partner with Arrow Electronics Inc. to create the new Colorado Open Lab – a large-scale showcase and innovation lab dedicated to fast-track development of Smart Cities and Smart Regions throughout the state of Colorado.
Columbus has been rapidly innovating since its Smart Columbus plan won the U.S. DOT Smart City Challenge in June 2016, and this new pilot adds to a growing list of steps the city is taking to become a leader in transportation technology and research.
Over the last century, the global per capita rate of water use has doubled, leading the United Nations to project that the demand for water will exceed supply as early as 2025. Thankfully, there’s an abundance of opportunity to combat this problem by leveraging smart technologies, policies and strategies.
The National Science Foundation has launched a prize competition called the NSF 2026 Idea Machine - a competition to help set the U.S. agenda for fundamental research in science and engineering.
The Silicon Harlem Tech-Enabled Community (TEC) Consortium is on a mission to achieve successful broad-based dissemination of smart city applications and services in the historically underserved urban communities of Harlem and Upper Manhattan.
The United States Coast Guard’s Research and Development Center (USCG RDC) in conjunction with the DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is seeking new concepts for a solution that helps make people lost in the water easier to find and rescue. The best concepts will be effective, affordable, and hold the potential for wide adoption by recreational mariners and boaters.
Projects that promote regional economic development can capitalize upon the unique strengths of specific rural areas. USDA Rural Development helps finance these projects by helping applicants overcome multi-jurisdictional challenges and by helping leverage federal, state, local or private funding.
The Israeli people are using their most plentiful natural resource, their brain power, to fuel advancements in multiple disciplines to ensure a brighter tomorrow for future generations in their own country and for the benefit of all people spanning the globe.
Building smart cities and communities requires interdisciplinary, interagency and multi-jurisdictional coordination. It also requires smart public-private-partnerships, new business and procurement models and collaborative co-creation through applied research and innovation.
The OECD Observatory of Public Sector Innovation (OPSI) encourages innovators from around the world to submit innovative practices to fuel research on innovation trends and to inspire others to work in new and creative ways.
The AdvancingCities Challenge will make investments of up to $3 million in cities to support creative, collaborative and sustainable solutions that address cross-cutting challenges to help more people benefit from a growing economy.
Supported by a coalition of regional cities, utilities, universities, and startup organizations, Pipeline H2O is looking for companies working on water technologies that solve various aspects of the world’s water issues such as infrastructure improvements, water reuse, wastewater treatment and monitoring.
A data-driven “neighborhood of the future” masterminded by a Google corporate sibling, the Quayside project could be a milestone in digital-age city-building. But after a year of scandal in Silicon Valley, questions about privacy and security remain.
The Safer and Smarter Arizona Roadways Initiative aims to foster safer roadway navigation and interaction by supporting intelligent decision making using data derived from an infrastructure-to-vehicle (I2V) communication platform.
The Wi-Fi Protected Access 3 (WPA3) security certificate protocol provides some much-needed updates to the WPA2 protocol introduced in 2004. Rather than a wholesale reworking of Wi-Fi security, WPA3 is focused on bringing new techniques to bear against the cracks that have begun to show in WPA2.
I am convinced that most solutions are already here to address our biggest road safety problems. We only need the internal fortitude, the moral compass, and the strength of conviction to apply the tools at our disposal.