Smart Cities International Symposium & Exhibition

22nd January 2019 – 24th January 2019 all-day
Conference Chicago
525 S State St
Chicago, IL 60605

Smart Cities International Symposium

Organized by the Smart Grid Observer, the 3rd Annual Smart Cities International Symposium & Exhibition, 22-24 January 2019 in Chicago, brings together thought leaders and 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. Expert speakers will examine the experiences of municipal governments who are pushing the envelope and moving toward actual implementation of the Smart City vision.

Smart Cities International Symposium


Topics to be addressed include:

  • Leveraging the smart energy grid for other municipal applications
  • Smart transportation and parking
  • IoT applications and communications networks for enabling the Smarter City
  • Learning from the leaders: key smart city developments around the world
  • Market trends and growth drivers: challenges and opportunities
  • Efficiency measures that can fund additional steps
  • Building a culture of performance via data analytics and benchmarking
  • Enhancing sustainability, accessibility and livability
  • Key emerging technologies and applications
  • And more

Key speakers include:

  • Alby Bocanegra, Interim Chief Technology Officer, City of New York
  • Rebekah Scheinfeld, Transportation Commissioner, City of Chicago
  • Miguel A. Gamiño Jr., EVP and Head of Global Cities, Mastercard
  • Monali Shah Director, Industry Solutions, Google
  • Gary Silberg, Partner, The Americas Head of Automotive, KPMG
  • George Crabtree, Senior Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory
  • Lisa Brown, Senior National Director, Smart Cities, Johnson Controls
  • Melissa Washington, Vice President External Affairs and Large Customer Service, ComEd
  • Danielle DuMerer, Chief Information Officer, City of Chicago
  • Michael Sherwood, Chief Information Officer, City of Las Vegas
  • Ken Hillebrand, Deputy Director, IT Department, Louisville Metro Government
  • Skip Newberry, President and CEO, Technology Association of Oregon
  • Carlos Nouel, Vice President, Innovation and Development, National Grid
  • Wilfred Pinfold, Chief Executive Officer,
  • Charlie Catlett, Director, Urban Center for Computation and Data
  • Mark Wheeler, Chief Information Officer, City of Philadelphia


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Smart Cities International Symposium