Smart Cities Connect Conference & Expo

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

SBIR/STTR Defense TechConnect AI TechConnect


Monday, October 7: 1:00pm – 5:00pm (Additional Registration Fee Required)

Smart City 101 – Pathways to Effective and Sustainable Smart City Projects


  • William Maguire, Founder, Connected Communities LLC

Starting with an overview of the term "Smart City" – what it is and why there is so much buzz around the term, this course is designed to provide municipal leaders and their partners with a framework for smart city planning that course participants can apply in their community...

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DOD 101 For Private-Sector Innovators


  • Sherry Freeman, Former Learning Director, Defense Acquisition University
  • Diane M. Sidebottom, Learning Director, Defense Acquisition University

The Department of Defense (DoD) is looking to do business with "non-traditional" entities in research and cutting edge technology industries. Learn about DoDs acquisition and procurement models regarding Other Transactions (OTs), Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer Research (SBIR/STTR), Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF) programs, and more…

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Artificial Intelligence for IoT Connected Devices "Smart City & Smart Bases Use Cases"


  • Shivakumar Mathapathi, Adjunct Professor , Sonoma State University and Santa Clara University

This workshop provides basic understanding of what AI is, how it works and what it can do for both city and DoD leaders. The topics include the fundamentals of IoT and AI algorithms capabilities for both city and DoD applications. City and DoD leaders will learn how they can plan to integrate IoT and AI technologies to optimize their agile strategic key result areas (KRA) such as; How AI can help them to enhance required policies...

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Smart Columbus Workshop: City to City Exchange - Limited Attendance!

(No additional cost for pre-registered city representatives attending the Smart Cities Connect Fall Conference)


  • Mandy Bishop, Smart Columbus, Program Manager, City of Columbus

Join Smart Columbus for a city to city workshop to learn how your city can leverage the power of data and the Smart Columbus Playbook. This workshop is limited to city representatives only...

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2019 Bronze Sponsors


2019 Supporting Organizations

Colorado Smart Cities Alliance
Colorado Tech Assoc.
Innovation And Tech Today
Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster
Technology Transfer Days

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