As part of a commitment announced by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy on September 26, 2016, The Council commits to award five (5) Smart Cities Council Challenge Grants to help five American cities apply smart technologies to improve urban livability, workability and sustainability. For each of the five winning cities, the Council will deliver a tailored one-day Readiness Program during the 2017 calendar year.Participants from will include approximately 100 government leaders, private sector and academic experts, and other key local stakeholders. The Council will custom design each workshop to the special needs of that city. Along with existing matching commitments from Partners for technical assistance, software, and hardware, there will be Partner opportunities for sponsoring and joining a solutions showcase.
Dates below are TBD - These Dates represent the range when this event might be held.
Monday, May 1, 2017 to Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Saturday, April 15, 2017
City influencers (politicians, professionals, NGOs)
City Operational Staff (Heads of Departments)
City Political Leaders (Elected Leaders)
City Senior Staff (Senior Prof Staff)
Partner Opportunity Calendar