Smart Cities Connect Conference & Expo

OCTOBER 8-10, 2019 | NATIONAL HARBOR, MD | Co-Located with:

SBIR/STTR Defense TechConnect

Key Speakers Include:

Izzy Aala

CEO, Flywheel Software

Sharad Agarwal

Senior Vice President, Easy Mile

Kenya Asli

Smart Cities Strategist, City of Baltimore

Alison Barlow

Executive Director, St. Petersburg Innovation District

Laura Benold

Managing Editor and Communications Director, Smart Cities Connect Media & Research

Amitai Bin-Nun

Vice President, Autonomous Vehicles

Mandy Bishop

Smart Columbus Program Manager, City of Columbus

Heather Bolick

Energy and Sustainability Coordinator, City of Charlotte

Alex Braszko

Chief Innovation Officer, City of Kansas City, MO

David Bruemmer

President, Adaptive Motion Group

Glenn Buck

Manager of Sales Engineering, Transition Networks

Kevin Bush

Chief Resilience Officer, District of Columbia

Josh Carpenter

Director of Innovation and Economic Opportunity, City of Birmingham

Michael Carroll

Deputy Managing Director, Office of Transportation and Infrastructure Systems (oTIS), City of Philadelphia

Tosh Chambers

New Mobility Policy Analyst, City of Pittsburgh

Brig. Gen. (ret.) Welton Chase, Jr.

Army Information Technology (Signal), U.S. Army/Member of the Board, the First Responder Network Authority, U. S. Department of Commerce

Chelsea Collier

Editor-at-Large, Smart Cities Connect Media & Research

Craig Connelly

Prize & Challenge Specialist, PSCR Innovation Accelerator, "National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) "

Robert Crandall

Captain, EMS Program Manager, Arlington County (Va.) Fire Department

Brigitte Daniel

Executive Vice President, Wilco Electronic Systems, Inc.

Christy Daniel

Managing Director of Renewable Customer Solutions and Program Management, Duke Energy

Jerry Davis

Laboratory Program Manager, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Jordan Davis

Director, Smart Columbus, Columbus Partnership

Aaron Deacon

Managing Director, KC Digital Drive

Gregory Dean

Chief, Washington D.C. Fire and EMS Department

Jason Dorvee

Associated Technical Director Forward for Installations, U.S. Army’s Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)

Bojan Duric

Chief Data Officer, City of Virginia Beach

Sarah Edwards

Director, Eunomia Research & Consulting Inc

Richard Erb

Executive Director, Smart Cities Connect Conference & Expo

Bernie Erickson

Executive Vice President, Facility Solutions Group

Andrew Feuerborn

Director of Data & Analytics, City of Aurora, IL

Eric Fidler

Chief Information Officer, D.C. Department of For-Hire Vehicles

Aaron Frank

Senior Information Scientist, RAND Corporation

Todd Frederes

Solutions Architect, Industry Products Group, Cisco Systems

Sherry Freeman

Former Learning Director, Defense Acquisition University

Jim Frey

Director of Marketing, Enterprise Segment, Berk-Tek LLC

Lorelei Gauthier

Chief Strategy Officer, Philadelphia FIGHT

Sarah Glova

Director of Growth & Communications, RIoT

David Goodspeed

President, OEC Fiber

Eugene Grant

Mayor, City of Seat Pleasant, MD

Jason Green

Co-Founder, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, SkillSmart

Praveen Gupta

Founder & CEO, Mobilestack

Bryan Hagedon

Sr Director, Wireless Innovation Team, Spectrum

Rachel Han

Director of Business Development, OpenDataSoft

Terie Hannay

Senior Vice President of Planning & Integration, NRTC

Cara Hart

Program Manager for Cooperative Purchasing, Capitol Region Education Council

Guido Hartray

Founding Partner, Marvel Architects

Jim Haskins

Lead, Smart+Connected Communities Business Development for the Eastern U.S., Cisco

Todd Henecke

Business Development and Sales Manager, National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC)

Max Herzog

Program Manager, Cleveland Water Alliance

Nathaniel Horadam

Automated Vehicle Specialist, Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE)

Sig Hutchinson

County Commissioner, Wake County

John Jackson

City Manager, Greenwood Village, CO

Bob James

VP of Technology and Innovation, First Transit

Bob James

VP of Technology and Innovation, First Transit

Jeffrey Johnson

VP of Enterprise Projects, FlashParking

Colman Keane

Broadband Executive Director, City of Fort Collins

Branko Kerkez

Assistant Professor, University of Michigan College/

Dev Khoslaa

Enterprise Services Leader, North America, Nokia

Richard Kidd IV

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Strategic Integration, United States Army

Mikael Kipowski

Director of Development, City of Helsingborg

Drew Kolb

Director, IoT Business Development, Cree Lighting

Frank Kopas

Vice President of Worldwide Sales, Moovit

Sasha Kucharczyk

Co-Founder and COO, Preteckt, Canada

Matthew Laudon

CEO, TechConnect

Gary Levitan

Vice President of Sustainability, Recycle Track Systems

Jonathan Lewin

Chief, Technical Services Bureau, Chicago Police Department

Luke Lucas

Senior Manager of Engineering Business Development, T-Mobile

Adam Lyons

Director, Solutions Sales and Strategic Partnerships, Iteris, Inc.

William Maguire

Founder, Connected Communities LLC

Boris Matz

Head of Business Development (North America, Axon Vibe

Melissa McMahon

Transportation Research and Site Plan Development Manager, Arlington County

Christoph Mertz

Research Professor, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University

Catherine Miller

NCR-LInX Program Manager , Montgomery County, MD.

Unique Morris-Hughes

Director, Department of Employment Services (DOES), Washington DC

Clayton Muhammad

Director of Communications, City of Aurora, IL

Hiep Nguyen

Chief Information Officer, City of Winter Haven, FL

Jane Nickles

CIO, City of Greensboro

Charlie Nobles

VP Utility Segment, Ubicquia LLC.

Melanie Nutter

Principal, Nutter Consulting

Chris Odom

Manager of Voice Services, Conway Corporation

Hillary Orr

Deputy Director for Transportation, City of Alexandria

Noah Otto     

Smart Cities Director    , City of Raleigh                     

Nicole Pasch

Environmental Services Manager, City of Grand Rapids

Mark Patton

VP, Smart Columbus, Columbus Partnership

Fred Payne

Board Member, Carolinas Alliance For Innovation

Clay Pearson

City Manager, City of Pearland, TX

Michael Pegues

CIO, City of Aurora, IL

Caleb Phillips

Senior Scientist – Data Science Computational Sciences Center, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Peter Pirnejad

Director of Community Development Strategy - Public Sector, Oracle

Seth Price

Customer Solutions Architect – Digitization/IoT, Cisco Systems

Jina Propst

Interim Director, City of Durham

Paul Quinlan

Clean Tech Manager, ScottMadden Management Consultants

Natalia Quintero

Director, Transit Tech Lab

Nicole Raimundo

Chief Information Officer, Town of Cary, NC

Regina Ramazzini

Community & Partnership Director, TechConnect

Tara Reel

Transportation and Transit Planner, City of Virginia Beach

George Rice

Partner, RedFlash Group

Donald Richardson

Headend Engineering/IT Manager, City of Wilson

Jennifer Robinson

Councilwoman, Town of Cary, NC

Jennifer Rocha

Executive Director - Corporate, Federal & Defense Programs, TechConnect

John Rogers

Director of Advisory Services, Cybersecurity Solutions, Tyler Technologies

AJ Rossman

Managing Director, Smart Resource Labs LLC

Wolf Ruzicka

Chairman, EastBanc Technologies

Emily Schapira

Executive Director, Philadelphia Energy Authority

Bill Schrier

Senior Advisor, First Responder Network Authority

Colin Scott

Vice President of Sales and Account Management, Momentum Telecom

David Segall

VP - Policy and Municipalities, Recycle Track Systems

Victor Shilo

Director of Engineering, EastBanc Technologies

Diane M. Sidebottom

Former Learning Director, Defense Acquisition University

Traci Siegel

Customer Success Manager, Zencity

Ahnna Smith

Executive Director, Workforce Investment Council (WIC)

Raynor Smith

Vice President and COO, Building Clarity

Stephanie Smith

Manager of Outdoor Water Quality Product Segment, YSI a Xylem Brand

Whitney Soenksen

Deputy CIO, City of New Orleans

Jarrett Stoltzfus

Business Engagement Manager, Proterra, Inc.

Sherry Stout

Engineer, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Tyler Svitak

Executive Director, Colorado Smart Cities Alliance

Chris Teale

Reporter, Smart Cities Dive

Gary Thomas

Chief Data Officer, State of North Carolina

Alan Tilles

Counsel, Government Wireless Technology & Communications Association

Ryan Trujillo

Innovation & Sustainability Manager, City of Colorado Springs

Matt Walsh

Director of Business Development, IOT Solutions – Smart Cities & Emerging Business, AT&T

Jay Wheeler

CEO, Underground Refuse Systems

Mark Wheeler

Chief Information Officer, City of Philadelphia

Bill Williams

Director of Commercial Sales, Proterra, Inc.

Brandon Wong

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Michigan/

Terry Yates

Smart Cities & IT Project Manager, Town of Cary, NC

Ruthbea Yesner

VP, Government Insights & Smart Cities, IDC

Sinan Yordem

Business Development Manager, 3M Connected Roads

Natasha Zena

Publisher, Lioness News

Patricia “Patti” Zullo

Senior Director, Smart City Solutions, Spectrum Enterprise

2019 Bronze Sponsors


2019 Supporting Organizations

Colorado Smart Cities Alliance
Colorado Tech Assoc.
Innovation And Tech Today
Local Motors by LM Industries Group Inc.
Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster
Smart Columbus
Smart Cities Dive
Technology Transfer Days

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