Posts tagged 2018 Smart Regions Conference
Smart infrastructure challenge announces winners of $50 million in seed funding

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.

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Cincinnati, Hamilton County to get U.S. Homeland Security help in combating opioid epidemic

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.

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Cincinnati-area governments sign opioid data-sharing pact with feds

StateScoop — At a "smart regions" conference in Ohio, representatives from several jurisdictions pledged to use technology to reduce drug overdoses.

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Winners announced in first Smart Infrastructure Challenge

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.

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'Technology alone cannot solve our problems': Top takeaways from Smart Regions Conference

Smart Cities Dive — Speakers in Columbus, OH, emphasized the need for cities to put people first, but the age gap between elected leaders and smart city proponents could be a hindrance.

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Meet the finalists of the 2018 Smart Infrastructure Challenge!

The inaugural Smart Infrastructure Challenge received submissions from 69 regional teams proposing 89 projects. 30 projects from 23 teams have qualified for the finals set to take place at the Smart Regions Conference on October 25th and 26th.

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Beyond Boundaries at the Smart Regions Conference Oct 25/26

The second annual Smart Regions Conference invites guests to think BEYOND city limits, beyond bureaucratic silos, beyond party lines, and beyond all of the barriers that hinder the development of smart communities in cities and regions of all sizes.

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Prioritizing integrated research to build smart cities and regions — Smart Regions

There are not yet hundreds and thousands of use cases to prove best-practices in smart cities. As we continue integrating new tech and policies into our government systems and infrastructure, we MUST prioritize an integrated and applied research agenda in order to make smart cities scientific.

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Making Smart Cities Scientific

For governments and technologists, partnerships with academic and research institutions are particularly important as there are not yet hundreds or thousands of use cases that define and prove the concepts behind smart cities or regions.

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250 governments already signed up - are you attending SRC18?

Of those already expected to attend the Second Annual Smart Regions Conference, representatives from more than 98 municipalities, 37 counties, 40 state agencies, 35 regional governments, 10 federal agencies, and dozens of economic development districts will collide with leaders from top technology companies, research institutions, and non-governmental organizations. 

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Explore emerging tech at the Smart Regions Conference "Innovation Corridor"

Join venture capitalists, private equity groups, enterprise innovation groups, institutional accelerators, commercialization programs, startups and more public and private sector stakeholders in exploring firsthand the advanced technologies and emerging innovations moving the smart cities market forward.

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Venture Smarter this Fall at these Industry Events

Here's a list of 'Smart Cities' events that Venture Smarter leadership will be watching, hosting, and/or participating in this fall…

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Tell your story at the 2018 Smart Regions Conference! — Regional Smart Cities Initiative

Has your government agency, business, or organization been crafting success stories across cities and regions by leveraging smart technologies, policies, and strategies? Is your group interested in creating new or accelerating existing smart cities projects?

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7 things to expect at the Smart Regions Conference

New to the conference this year are Shark Tank-style pitches featuring regional teams of public and private partners competing in the 2018 Smart Infrastructure Challenge.

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