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June 26-28 in Austin
Building upon the 2016 Smart Cities Innovation Summit, we are pleased to announce our program expansion and name change to the 2017 Smart Cities Connect Conference & Expo. In partnership with US Ignite, the program will once again deliver North America's largest concentration of C-Level Smart City Leadership working towards innovative solutions for progressive city needs. Join us in Austin Texas as we expand our community of city leaders and solution providers, delivering an exciting “city first” agenda accelerating state-of-art solutions into global city practice. We look forward to seeing you in Austin!
Smart City Solutions Include:
Policy, technology and resource management leaders will include:
Austin Convention Center
500 East Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, Texas, 78701
On behalf of the City of Austin, we welcome you to the premier Smart City event of 2017. Austin has been declared one of the top 10 Smart Cites to watch, turning to technology to better connect our communities, improving citizen services, and perhaps most of all, finding more intelligent ways to manage resources. As an incubator for innovation, we are proud to host Smart Cities Connect Conference and Expo at the Austin Convention Center this June 26-28, 2017!
The Austin Convention Center is a LEED® Gold certified building located in the heart of the capital of Texas. The convention center has a convenient downtown location, between the shores of Lady Bird Lake and historic Sixth Street.
From Music to Technology, from Food to Investment, Austin is exploding with innovation and innovative people. Join us in Austin to be part of this creative vanguard for Smart Cities!
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