3rd Annual Smart Cities International Symposium & Exhibition


3rd Annual Smart Cities International Symposium & Exhibition
Tue, 22. January 2019 - Thu, 24. January 2019



Organized by the Smart Grid Observer, the 3rd Annual Smart Cities International Symposium & Exhibition, January 22-24, 2019 in Chicago brings together key thought leaders and industry practitioners from around the world to explore the most recent technology advances, business models, and lessons learned to date in making the Smart City a reality. 

Don't miss this opportunity to network one-on-one with senior decision-makers shaping the future of the Smart City vision. Register before December 21 and save $200.

Newly Added Speakers Include:

  • Alby Bocanegra, Interim Chief Technology Officer, City of New York
  • Mark Wheeler, Chief Information Officer, City of Philadelphia
  • Samantha Bingham, Clean Transportation Program Director, Chicago Department of Transportation
  • Ken Hillebrand, Deputy Director, Department of Information Technology, 
    Louisville Metro Government
  • Rob Silverberg, CTO, Digital Communities, Dell EMC
  • Chris Foreman, CEO, Marketplace.city
  • Dut bahadur gurung, General Manager, National Housing Company, 
    Government of Nepal
  • Kate Tomford, Senior Analyst, Chicago Transit Authority
  • Mark DeSantis, CEO, RoadBotics
  • Jayant Kumar, ERP Application Director, Granite ServicesGE
  • Andy Taylor, Strategy Director, Cubic Transportation Systems
  • Stephen Coulter, Founder, Localift
  • Caroline Quazzo, Manager - Operations and Customer Success, EZ-EV

>> To view the full list of speakers and sessions, click here


"Excellent opportunity to hear from technical experts and other practitioners of smart cities. Discussions from elected and appointed officials about how they are creating smart cities, as well as real examples and case studies were very helpful."    -- Tom Dallessio, former President and CEO, Next City

"Very high quality speakers, well designed and organized, very professional attendees -- the dialog has been amazing. An impactful, meaningful use of my time to attend." 
-- Jenn Toothaker, Project Manager, Tucson Department of Transportation

Topics to be covered include: 

  • Putting People First in Sustainable Urban Development
  • Refining the Smart City Vision: Innovative Approaches and Strategies
  • Shaping Smart City Development with Strategic Partnerships
  • The Array of Things and the Future of the Smart City
  • Viva Las Vegas, Where Tech is Used for Good
  • Is America Prepared for Energy Democracy?
  • Modernizing Our Cities: The Role of the Utility and Other Players
  • Energy Independent Smart Cities
  • AI and Urban Infrastructure Transparency
  • Different Approaches To Structuring A Smart Cities Movement
  • Green Reconstruction After Massively Destructive Environmental Events
  • Catalyzing Smart Communities: Changing Parameters, Players And Structures
  • Communications Protocols and Networks for Smart City Communications
  • Transparency in Technology Procurement for Municipal Governments
  • and More

Looks at key developments in the e-mobility space, their likely impact on current infrastructures, and how best to implement them over the coming years in order to optimize the overall Smart City vision.


Be sure to join us in Chicago in January for

in-depth networking and information sharing at the Smart Cities cutting edge! 

Reserve your seat today