Smart Cincy Summit to Cover Smart Mobility, Infrastructure and More

Smart city techies will arrive in Cincinnati this week to learn about smart mobility and infrastructure projects taking hold across the greater Cincinnati-Kentucky-Indiana region.

The second annual Smart Cincy Summit opens Thursday, April 26 in Cincinnati, and is set to attract about 250 state and local leaders, as well as industry types to the city. The day before, the Smart Cincy Community Day is set to attract about 200 attendees, say event organizers.

“We want to leverage smart technologies, policies, and strategies to make our region a better place to live, work, and visit,” said Zack Huhn, the co-founder of Venture Smarter who also acts as an adviser to the U.S. House of Representatives Smart Cities Caucus that launched just last month. 

“We want to build communities, foster talent and solve pressing regional needs, from air quality and transportation access to digital divide issues and workforce development disparities,” said Huhn in an email. “These efforts cannot happen on their own, and they will not happen if we don’t break down the silos across departments and agencies.”

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