November 28-30, 2023

2023 Fall Key Speakers:

Mariela Alfonzo

Founder/CEO, State of Place

Lizzette Arias

Communications Manager, US Ignite

Heather Arnold

Senior Manager, Economic Development for Physical Stores, Amazon

Aaron Asis

Project Director, Watermarks, City as Living Laboratory (CALL)

Matthew Booco

Chief Business Development, SHzoom

Tim Brothers

Observatory Manager, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Nina Carlsen

Government Success Manager for North America, CitizenLab

Georgia Caruthers

Connected Communities Initiative Lead, Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)

Philippe Cases

Co-founder and CEO, Topio Networks

Ashwin Chandran

Smart City Technology Director – Generation Park, McCord Development

Keith Chinchar

Vice President of Sales, Ubicquia

Pjoy Chua

Senior Manager of Fuel and Purchased Power, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Chelsea Collier

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

Kelvin Collins

VP of Economic Development, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.

Andrea Conway

Manager, Online Community Engagement, CitizenLab

Jamie Cooke

COO, Montgomery County, Maryland

Jason Cooley

Executive Director, Allen Community Development Corporation, City of Allen, TX

Karlynn Cory

Group Manager, Project Development and Finance, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Nicole Coughlin

CIO, Town of Cary, NC

Jacques Coulon

Mobility Innovation Manager, City of Orlando, FL

Robert Davies

Chief Executive Officer, Stealth-ISS Group, Inc.

Dasha Deckwerth

CISO & President, Stealth-ISS Group, Inc.

Joyce Deuley

Director of Research & Innovation, Zpryme Research

Michael Dunaway

Assoc Director for Innovation, Smart Connected Systems Division, NIST

Richard Erb

Executive Director, TechConnect Division, Advanced Technology International (ATI)

Fritz Feiten

National Smart Streetlighting Consultant, Ameresco

Andrew Fellows

Faculty Specialist, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland

Rachel Fishman

Project Manager, Clean Transportation, NYSERDA

Professor, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland

Michael Garcia

National End User Manager, HID Global

Genesis Gavino

Chief of Staff, City of Dallas, TX

Harry Giles

CEO, solartonic

Doug Gilliland

President, Taurus of Texas

Marcus Harris

Diversity and Economic Opportunity Manager, City of Sandusky, OH

Ali Asad Hasan

Business Development–IoT/Smart Cities, WW Public Sector Partners, Amazon Web Services

Jim Haskins

Director of Community Engagement, Open Sustainability Collaborative

Kirk Haslbeck

Global Field CTO, Data Quality, Collibra

Robert Heinecke

Founder & CEO, Breeze Technologies, Germany

Jilea Hemmings

Founder, Nourish+Bloom

Dan Hoffman

City Manager, City of Winchester, VA

John Holden

Smart City Manager, City of Raleigh

David Hoyt

Managing Director, North America, HONK

Brent Ives

Director of IT, City of Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada

Raza Jafri

CEO, MetaWorldX

Ben James

CEO and Co-founder, Tubular Network

Jacob Jasperson

Sr. Advisor, Utility Metering Solutions

Kara Keene Lively

Director of Economic Development, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.

Matt Kelley

Head of Retail Go to Market, LiveView Technologies

Economic Development Manager, City of Takoma Park, MD

Brian Laird

Chief, City of Paducah, KY

Matthew Laudon

VP TechConnect, ATI

Karen Lightman

Executive Director, Metro21: Smart Cities Institute

Sera Linardi

Founding Director, Center for Analytical Approaches to Social Innovation (CAASI)

Steve Lindsey

CIO/CTO, LiveView Technologies

Robert Lockett

Community Development, Rocket Community Fund

Product Marketing Manager, Itron

David Loshin

DIrector, Careers and External Relations, University of Maryland

Shane Lucas

Chief Growth Officer and President, Stralto, Inc.

Akshay Malik

Smart Cities Director, City of Philadelphia, PA

Uma Marques


Dan Mathers

President and CEO, eleven-x Inc., Canada

Ron Mattson

Smart, Connected & Sustainable Communities Lead, Honeywell

Robert Maxwell

CEO, TGT Solutions

Harry Meier

Deputy CIO for Innovation, City of Mesa, AZ

Feroz Merchhiya

CIO/CISO, City of Glendale, AZ

Joey Mitchell

Vice President, Utility Metering Solutions

Nicolaie Moldovan

Senior Urban Development Specialist & EU Funds Expert, European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium, Belgium

Jennifer Morgan

Virginia Program Lead, RIoT

Policy Advisor for Planning and Project Development, Maryland Department of Transportation/Washington Suburban Transit Commission

Laura Murphree

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

Program Director, RIoT

Jennifer Olzinger

Chief of Procurement, City of Pittsburgh, PA

Stephen Patak

Chief Revenue Officer, Ubicquia

Tom Perttula

Senior Director of Cooperative Purchasing, Sourcewell

Vincent Pirro

Director of Emerging Business, Crown Castle

Kendal Prosack

Local Policy and Community Affairs Manager, Wing

Regina Ramazzini

Community & Partnership Director, TechConnect Division, Advanced Technology International (ATI)

Dennis Randolph

Traffic Engineer, City of Kalamazoo

George Reed

SVP Sales and Marketing NORAM, Siradel

Adam Reiser

North American Sales Director, Opendatasoft

Alyssa Remington

Economic Development Specialist, Department of City Development, City of Milwaukee, WI

Denise Linn Riedl

Chief Innovation Officer, City of South Bend, IN

Raimundo Rodulfo

Director of Innovation and Technology / Chief Innovation Officer, City of Coral Gables, FL

Emily Royall

Smart City Administrator, City of San Antonio, TX

Rob Salsman

Senior Vice President, Kabam Robotics

Josh Schacht

Smart Mobility Program Manager, City of Alexandria, VA

Rachel Scheu

Principal Director of Research & Innovation Director, Elevate

William Shell

Senior Director of Product Management, Trilogy NextGen

Justin Sherwood

Deputy CIO, Town of Cary, NC

Kacey Siskind

Senior Vice President, HONK

Tom Snyder

Executive Director, RIoT

Greg Steininger

Vice President of Sales, Ubicquia

Ronda Stewart

Economic Development Director, Rural Oxford Economic Development, Canada

Misty Stine

Executive Vice President of Business Development & Marketing, eX2 Technologies/Vivacity

Umair Surani

Director, Smart Cities, Siradel

Steve Taggart

Vice President, Ameresco

Iffat Tariq

Chief Digital Officer, I&I Software, Inc.

Brian Tell

COO and Co-Founder, solartonic

Jennifer Tifft

Director of Strategic Initiatives, City of Syracuse, NY

Paul Vesel

Director of Intelligent Infrastructure, RTE Energy Solutions

Andrew Watkins

President and COO,

Al Wiggins

Commissioner Department of Public Works, City of Atlanta

Professor and Director, T.H.E. EJ Lab, University of Maryland

Nicole Wobus

Director, Energy, Sustainability and Infrastructure, Guidehouse

Emily Yates

Chief Innovation Officer, SEPTA

Ruthbea Yesner

Vice President, Government Insights and Smart Cities, IDC Government Insights

Cindy Zork

Communications Manager, Public Information Officer, City of Hyattsville, MD

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