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Formed in the 115th Congress, the Congressional Caucus on Smart Cities serves as a bipartisan group of members dedicated to bringing American communities into the 21st century through innovation and technological change. Embracing smart technology will make our communities more sustainable, resilient, efficient, livable, and competitive in a world in which technology is constantly advancing.
The Congressional Caucus on Smart Cities will host their kick-off event for the 116th Congress with co-chairs Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke and Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks. This event will highlight the pillars of the Caucus: mobility, connectivity, sustainability, and workforce.
Moderator: Steve Crout, Director of Policy and Resilience Programs, Smart Cities Council
Brittney Kohler, Program Director, Transportation and Infrastructure, National League of Cities
Alice Tornquist, Vice President of Spectrum and Technology Policy, Qualcomm
Melissa Lavinson, Senior Vice President for Government and External Affairs, Pepco Holdings
Stan Fendley, Director, Legislative & Regulatory Policy, Corning Incorporated
The event will take place on June 5, 2019, from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM in 2060 Rayburn House Office Building. Please contact Christopher Cox at Christopher.Cox@mail.house.gov to RSVP, or should you have any additional questions.
Join us as we continue our commitment to long-term community resilience through the Smart Technology Roadmap for Texas. Community leaders, stakeholders, and technology partners will convene and discuss the regional project directions, partnerships and funding opportunities as we work together to build a more resilient Texas.
• Smart Technologies for Resiliency
• Public - Private Parterships
• Funding Opportunities
Join us as we continue our commitment to long-term community resilience through the Smart Technology Roadmap for Texas. Community leaders, stakeholders, and technology partners will convene and discuss the regional project
directions, partnerships and funding opportunities as we work together to build a more resilient Texas.
• Smart Technologies for Resiliency
• Public - Private Parterships
• Funding Opportunities
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The Smart Cities Readiness Network is a global knowledge exchange for public sector employees. It offers a weekly newsletter, in-person workshops, discounts to smart city conferences, and a way to find and connect with cities working on similar projects. You may apply to join by filling in a short, online form.
Smart Cities Activator is an online platform that helps cities plan and deploy smart projects. It provides a way to find and contact colleagues at other cities who are working on smart city projects themselves. And a way to access their expertise via knowledge resources and project templates.
Siklu delivers multi-gigabit wireless fiber connectivity in the 60, 70/80 GHz uncongested bands, extending your Smart City fiber on time and on budget. Operating in the secure mmWave bands, Siklu’s wireless solutions are used by leading system integrators and service providers to provide 5G Gigabit Wireless Access services. Easily installed on street-fixtures or rooftops, Siklu solutions are also ideal for Smart City projects requiring extra capacity such as video security, WiFi backhaul, and municipal network connectivity all over one network. Thousands of carrier-grade systems worldwide are delivering fast virtually interference-free performance and benefiting a true comprehensive end-to-end solution from planning to deployment. www.siklu.com.
If you want to become a smart, sustainable city — and if you want the prosperity that comes along — you must have the support of your electric company. A new guide from the Smart Cities Council and Edison Electric Institute outlines a proven path to success.
Atos in Smart Cities Initiatives
Digital transformation is not just about making our cities better places to live and work, it is also an economic imperative. Only by using the data and digital technologies available to us, can we hope to manage our cities within challenging budgets. It also makes perfect social sense. Our cities must also respond to the digital lifestyles of our citizens and digital transformation is now key to a greater sense of communal involvement and responsibility. Atos is active with our partners in a wide range of visionary urban initiatives and that vision is something we want to share – because quality of life matters.
Forescout Technologies is the leader in device visibility and control. Our unified security platform enables enterprises and government agencies to gain complete situational awareness of their extended enterprise environment and orchestrate actions to reduce cyber and operational risk. Forescout products deploy quickly with agentless, real-time discovery and classification of every IP-connected device, as well as continuous posture assessment. As of December 31, 2018, 3,300 customers in over 80 countries rely on Forescout’s infrastructure-agnostic solution to reduce the risk of business disruption from security incidents or breaches, ensure and demonstrate security compliance and increase security operations productivity.
With a suite of products, services, and innovative solutions, the Aero group will partner with your team to develop leading-edge plans for optimizing macrocell and small cell wireless infrastructure deployments. We are leaders in the advancement of smart pole wireless products with customized smart pole design solutions and installed projects. Our management and technical team members have actively participated and contributed to the advancement of wireless infrastructure solutions and State-of-the-Art products for over 15 years. We are active in the design, construction and policy aspects of the wireless industry associations and working committees focused on the advancement of wireless technologies.
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Smart Cities Week Australia
Smart Cities Week, our annual gathering of our community of partners, cities and supporting stakeholders that helps accelerate smart cities action and investment in our cities, town, and regions across the world. Our goal is to help our communities become more livable, workable and sustainable.
Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE:MWA) is a leading manufacturer of products and services used in the transmission, distribution and measurement of Water. Our broad product and service portfolio includes leak detection; pipe condition assessment; metering products and networks; gate, check, and butterfly valves; fire hydrants; control valves, and other smart water systems. We help water utilities increase operational efficiencies, improve customer service and prioritize capital spending, demonstrating why Mueller Water Products is ‘Where Intelligence Meets Infrastructure®’. For more information about Mueller Water Products, visit www.muellerwaterproducts.com.
Mueller Water Products brands include Mueller®, Jones®, Singer®, Echologics®, Pratt®, Milliken®, Hydro Gate®, Hydro-Guard®, Mi.Net®, and U.S. Pipe Valve and Hydrant. To learn more visit www.muellerwp.com/brands.
Ribbon Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: RBBN) is a company with two decades of market leadership experience in providing secure real-time communications solutions to the top service providers and enterprises around the globe. Built on world-class technology and intellectual property, Ribbon delivers highly reliable, unified and embedded real-time communications capabilities to customers in more than 25 countries and on 6 continents. The company transforms fixed, mobile and enterprise networks from legacy environments to all IP and fully virtualized, secure, cloud-based architectures, enabling highly productive communications for consumers and businesses. Ribbon’s market-leading communications security solutions are based on a big data behavioral analytics platform and offer customers enhanced network intelligence and security. The company’s Kandy Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) enables rapid service creation and digital transformation by delivering customers a comprehensive set of advanced embedded and unified communications capabilities.
Tech corporation ZTE is looking to bring Hungary’s technology up to 21st century standards starting with one major upgrade: a 5G network. While small towns like Szentendre near Budapest have toyed with smart city solutions like Smart Parking systems, it’s up to larger metropolises to set the example when it comes to Smart City projects.
Smart Mobility Summit focuses on the transformational technologies and business models that are currently revolutionising our industry. Next generation mobile technologies, smart cities and the Internet of Things (IoT) offer potentially massive opportunities, but significant challenges too. This event brings together a spectrum of stakeholders to inform and educate, but also to help drive innovation and collaboration in order that we can all reap the benefits, and avoid the pitfalls. Smart Cities Council Partners please email firstname.lastname@example.org for a discount code.
StormSensor provides cost-effective stormwater data acquisition and analytics to cities, utilities, and consultants looking to simplify monitoring, streamline maintenance, and prioritize retrofits.
The League of Cities for the Philippines is seeking to help position the whole of the Philippines as a smart cities leader, and therefore coordinating this workshop with its member cities to advance this goals. Up to 50 cities will be represented at the workshop, with approximately 80-100 participants over the two days.
The Smart Cities Readiness Workshop will focus on the following objectives:
• Shared smart cities knowledge – frameworks, principles, case studies
• Baseline city assessment
• Review of existing smart cities strategies
• Action planning for future phases of smart cities strategy
• Leadership development for next phase of smart cities strategy
The workshop is a unique opportunity for cities and SCC partners alike to network, exchange and expand knowledge.
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Sensoneo is a global enterprise-grade smart waste management solution provider that enables cities and businesses to manage their waste cost-efficiently, be more environmentally responsible and improve the well-being of people.
The Smart Cities Council – the industry’s largest coalition – opened applications for its 2019 North American Readiness Challenge, an annual program that has so far helped nearly a dozen cities and states advance their smart cities initiatives. The program offers communities interactive workshops, mentoring and digital tools that help them develop their smart cities plans, build community support and strengthen their projects to deliver more widespread and inclusive results.
Investor-owned utility providing gas and electric services to customers in Iowa and Wisconsin.
Please review these Terms of Service ("Agreement") thoroughly. This Agreement is a legal agreement between you (“You” or “Your”) and the government entity that you work with or for (‘Your Entity’) on the one hand and SCC, a Commonwealth of Virginia corporation with offices located at Suite 100, 1900 Campus Commons Dr., Reston VA 20191 USA, on the other hand, (each a Party and collectively the Parties) for the Services encompassed by this Agreement.
As America's Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. The Company's advanced nationwide 4G LTE network delivers outstanding wireless experiences to millions of customers who are unwilling to compromise on quality and value. Based in Bellevue, Washington, T-Mobile US provides services through its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile and MetroPCS.
LVX Global is a 26-year-old international advisory firm with operations in Australia, Europe, and North America, and since 2009 has maintained a dedicated discipline for Technology, Smart City & IoT.
One of LVX’s key roles is the provision of an independent, holistic view, that helps clients identify their needs, and then to conceptualise, develop, design, implement and manage Smart City & IoT solutions that meet their specific requirements.
LVX’s whole-of-industry, global view is up to date, independent, horizontally and vertically integrated, and our services range from strategy, concept and framework development, through probity & procurement advisory, to IT, cybersecurity, technical, commercial & risk due diligence and project design, documentation and management.
With 90,000 people on five continents, SUEZ is a world leader in smart and sustainable resource management for cities around the globe.
MOVE is a global urban mobility event where visionaries and disruptive technology meet to drive the future of transport. 388 speakers, 280 sessions, 8 conference streams, 120 exhibitors, 2500 attendees. A comprehensive and cross-modal conference experience covering everything from Mobility as a Service to Smart Cities, Urban Supply Chain, Connected & Autonomous Vehicles, Auto Futures, Batteries & Charging, Construction & Smart Infrastructure, Roads & Highways, AI & Analytics, IoT, Business Models and more.
Infocast’s inaugural event, Storage East, will gather policymakers, market operators, utilities, and the
entire storage value chain to provide definitive information on policies, programs, and procurement
across the eastern interconnection. Vendors and developers will learn how to profit in the eastern
markets by deferring costs associated with transmission, distribution and generation capacity,
minimizing peak loads, assisting in the integration of additional renewable assets, improving reliability,
and lowering emissions.
Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that create long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, Bechtel has completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. We are committed to leaving a legacy of progress for sustained economic opportunity.
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Elektrobit (EB) is an award-winning and visionary global supplier of embedded and connected software products and services for the automotive industry.
A leader in automotive software with over 30 years serving the industry, EB’s software powers over 1 billion devices in more than 90 million vehicles and offers flexible, innovative solutions for connected car infrastructure, human machine interface (HMI) technologies, navigation, driver assistance, electronic control units (ECUs), and software engineering services.
This is the Southern Nevada Smart Community Vision that will guide the work at and following the Smart Cities Council Readiness Workshop on July 31, 2018.
This is the briefing document that will inform the participants in the mobility breakout session of the Las Vegas Readiness Workshop on July 31, 2018.
This is a draft agenda for the July 31, 2018 Readiness Workshop for Readiness Challenge winner Las Vegas.
Civic engagement is one of the focus areas for the July 31, 2018 Readiness Workshop in Las Vegas, NV. Here are the challenge statements and supporting questions.
As pressure on resources, utilities, and public funds increases, so too does the need for smarter solutions to effectively manage growing city populations. Bluetooth technology is connecting smart cities to enhance the visitor experience and improve the quality of life for citizens, businesses, and employees. Bluetooth World 2018 will focus on about how Bluetooth smart city solutions can improve transportation services, create rich, personalized services for those that live there, and help a city become more environmentally friendly. Smart Cities Council partners are eligible for a 20% discount - saving almost $20 off the $99 ticket! Buy an 'access all areas' pass today - use the discount code SCC20!
CSG offers business support solutions for smart cities - from workforce management to reliable, secure transaction management and subscriber management - delivering the operational efficiencies and outstanding customer experience your market demands. We’ll help you tackle the complexity of enabling new revenue streams through the management and monetization of smart city services, across the myriads of emerging devices, partners, locations and channels.
We have more than 35 years’ experience collecting and monetizing billions of transactions daily, supporting the world’s most respected communications, utilities, logistics, media and entertainment service providers.
Our award-winning solutions are built on proven public and private cloud platforms, with out-of-the-box solutions and optional managed service models to enable the transformative change needed to meet your customers’ rapidly changing demands.
Find out more about CSG and Smart Cities here.
At the Enterprise Ireland IoT & Smart Cities Forum this week the Smart Cities Council and Tr3Dent announced their agreement to launch Smart Cities Project Activator, a powerful combination of the Smart Cities Council’s widely adopted and successful Readiness Program (RP) and a customized version of Tr3Dent’s Transformation Accelerator Platform.
TECO Energy is built on a foundation of more than 100 years of history. We
incorporate the strengths of three businesses and support services to work
together as one united company. In the spirit of coming together, we have
chosen to reinforce the principles that unify our companies. We believe that
by agreeing on, practicing and reinforcing these principles at all levels, we
will become a stronger and more unified organization.
Insights.US solves the pain of civic engagement. Their proprietary software harnesses Artificial Intelligence & human wisdom to transform inputs of residents into insights cities can use. It also enables cities to update residents on the personal impact they’ve made by sharing their advice, making everyone part of the change. To date, Insights.US helped 4 governments and 30 cities to gain insights on 1,000 questions.
Infocast’s New York Energy Market Summit will deliver key decision makers from the 6 major utilities, NYSERDA, NYPA, and NYISO, the entities who are investing in renewable energy, grid modernization, and T&D expansion. Policymakers and market experts will share their latest solutions on how to accelerate beyond pilot projects and into large-scale projects to achieve the Clean Energy Standard. To register with a 15% discount please use code 181822 and this link.
Stakeholder workshops in three regions in Texas to identify smart projects and approaches to build/rebuild resiliently using IoT technologies and global best practices.
Project scoping workshop to advance Smart City project implementation and benefits.
Deep Dive Smart City Project Scoping Workshop to Accelerate Implementation
The full force of the latest mobility advances will come when regional authorities adopt a shared vision of a transportation future that not only improves safety, efficiency and air quality but also provides better access to opportunity for people in underserved communities. Discover how collaboration between cities, counties, ports, transit operators, nonprofits and other public and private sector stakeholders can deliver smart and equitable transportation solutions.
Around the world cities are successfully deploying modern technologies to improve their social, financial and environmental well-being without putting their budgets at risk. Learn how future-focused jurisdictions are moving beyond traditional, tax-based financing to more creative and collaborative alternatives – public-private partnerships, demand aggregation and cooperative purchasing, performance-based revenue models, pooled bond financing and infrastructure sharing among them.
The Smart Workforce
Does your city’s workforce have the skills required to operate a data-driven enterprise optimized by information and communication technologies? Many don’t. Yet STEM education, training in high-demand STEM skills as well as new recruitment and retention strategies can be a win-win for cities and their employees. Hear about promising innovations, such as collaborations with local colleges, local businesses, unions and professional groups to grow recruitment pipelines, build training initiatives and more.
Data for Civic Good
A smart city’s most precious resource is the data it produces — along with the analytics to make sense of it all. Analytics software takes massive quantities of data and turns it into actionable intelligence that can facilitate better decision-making. Learn how data and analytics provide real-time information about city systems, helping operators make data-based decisions about maintaining and optimizing everything from water supply and traffic flow to police and emergency response.
A common misconception about smart cities is that a city is either smart or it is not. In fact, cities are constantly works in progress, often starting with a single infrastructure project. It may be a collaboration between a city and the local electric utility to install smart street lighting or a new development that will have integrated and interconnected smart features. Get advice from city leaders and industry experts on smartening infrastructure — one project at a time.
Cary, one of our 2018 Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge winners, last week held its Readiness Workshop. The town already has a clear view of how all the elements of community need to come together. See how it used its workshop to continue those efforts.
This page contains all of the infographics produced during the Cary Readiness Workshop on June 8. Click on an infographic to access and download a high-resolution version.
These are the briefing notes for the Integrated Data Infrastructure working group for the Cary, NC, June 8, 2018, Readiness Workshop.
These are the briefing notes for the Healthy Community breakout session for the Cary, NC, Readiness Workshop on June 8, 2018.
These are the briefing notes for the Smart, Safe Mobility breakout session during the Cary, NC, June 8, 2018 Readiness Workshop.
This summit will explore how to create successful collaborations between public and private sectors; the ways to fully leverage the modernization opportunities that will help boost Infrastructure, transport, increase investment opportunities and to develop smart sustainable cities.
The Cary Community Plan is the new comprehensive plan for the Town of Cary. Please review the plan in advance of the Readiness Workshop on June 8 in order to make best use of the limited time available for action planning.