Smart Cities NYC and Politico Partner for Second Annual Global Conference
We’re happy to announce that on May 8-10, 2018 at Pier 36 in Lower Manhattan, Smart Cities New York is partnering with POLITICO to host its second annual global conference. This year, we are exploring the Emerging Power of Cities, broadening the narrative about what makes cities “smart” by highlighting the innovations and technologies transforming urban life.
Smart Cities New York speaker highlights
- Fahd Al-Rasheed CEO, King Abdullah Economic City (Saudi Arabia)
- Steve Benjamin Mayor, City of Columbia, S.C. and Incoming President of U.S.Conference of Mayors
- LaToya Cantrell Mayor-Elect, City of New Orleans
- Ali Chaudhry Deputy Secretary of Transportation to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo
- Dan Doctoroff CEO, Sidewalk Labs
- Miguel Gamiño, Jr. Chief Technology Officer, City of New York
- Diane Hoskins Co-CEO, Gensler
- Shola Olatoye Chair and Chief Executive Officer, New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA)
- Jeffrey Sachs Director of SDSN, Co-Author of U.S. Cities SDG Index and Professor at Columbia University
- Ken Zimmerman, Director, U.S. Programs, Open Society Foundations
The Washington Post Live: Innovative startups and advocates who are working with urban communities to create the digital infrastructure for the cities of tomorrow discuss the opportunities and challenges of smart cities.
Expanded program portfolio seeks to increase access to DoD-specific electronics manufacturing capabilities, enhance hardware security, and ensure ERI investments translate to DoD applications
The Smart Rural Community® Collaboration Challenge is an opportunity for rural broadband providers to obtain up to $5,000 to deploy broadband-enabled solutions for community-oriented initiatives, including economic development, education, health care and public safety.
StateScoop — Four development teams have taken home top prizes in a competition for advanced infrastructure proposals, each securing up to $10 million in investment capital.
View featured press coverage from the second annual Smart Regions Conference on October 25th and 26th in Columbus, OH.
Cincinnati Enquirer — The Cincinnati area will get new help in its opioid fight through a pilot partnership with U.S. Homeland Security’s Science and Technology division that could yield a nationwide response to the epidemic.
StateScoop — At a "smart regions" conference in Ohio, representatives from several jurisdictions pledged to use technology to reduce drug overdoses.
CINCINNATI -- A partnership among businesses, educators and agencies is working to turn Cincinnati into the Silicon Valley of the Midwest. Local schools are training the next generation of cyber experts.
Smart Cities Dive — Four cross-jurisdictional teams took home the top cash prizes in the first Smart Infrastructure Challenge, hosted by smart city and technology strategy firm Venture Smarter.