Smart Cities Connect Conference & Expo

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

SBIR/STTR Defense TechConnect


Monday, October 7

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

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


  • 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

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


  • Sherry Freeman, Former Learning Director, Defense Acquisition University
  • Diane M. Sidebottom, Former 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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Smart Columbus Workshop: City to City Exchange - Limited Attendance!

Monday, October 7: 1:00pm – 4:00pm (No additional cost for pre-registered city representatives attending the Smart Cities Connect Fall Conference. Limited attendance!)


  • 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

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

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