SmartCities Innovation Summit

June 13-15, 2016 Austin, TX

Co-located:   GCTC US Ignite Application Summit

The IoT Event for Global City Leaders

The 2016 Smart Cities Innovation Summit brings together over 200 Cities and their respective leadership to prospect and partner with innovative technology and service providers; linking progressive cities with state-of-the-art solutions and best practices.


How to Participate

Advanced Rate - May 20:

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3-Day Cities IoT Program:

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Global City Leadership

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Smart Cities & Solution:

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Co-Located Smart City Programs

Three Amazing Smart City IoT Events - June 13-15 in Austin

The Smart Cities Innovation Summit is co-located with the Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC) and the US Ignite Application Summit creating the most comprehensive showcase and accelerator of smart city innovation world-wide. While these events are co-located, the GCTC Expo is a separate and distinct event. All registrants for the Smart Cities Innovation Summit or US Ignite Application Summit will have full access to all three events, including the GCTC Expo.

Key City Leaders: View All Speakers

Steve AdlerSteve Adler
Mayor, City of Austin
Peter Ambs Peter Ambs
CIO, City of Albuquerque

Lucia Athens Lucia Athens
Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Austin
Bob BennettBob Bennett
Chief Innovation Officer, Kansas City
Brenna BermanBrenna Berman
Commissioner & CIO, City of Chicago
Tien-Tien Chan Tien-Tien Chan
Principal Planner, City of Austin
John DickeyJohn Dickey
CIO, City of Modesto
Keith DurbinKeith Durbin
CIO/Director of IT Services, Metro Nashville/Davidson Co
Dennis GakungaDennis Gakunga
Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Chula Vista
David Graham David Graham
Deputy, COO, City of San Diego
Anthony LyonsAnthony Lyons
Interim City Manager, City of Gainesville, FL
Brent NairBrent Nair
CIO, City of Memphis
Jane NicklesJane Nickles
CIO, City of Greensboro
Kerry OConnorKerry OConnor
Chief Innovation Officer, City of Austin
Mark OttMark Ott
Austin City Manager, Austin, TX
Nicole RaimundoNicole Raimundo
CIO, Town of Cary, NC
Bram ReindersBram Reinders
Alliander, GSC3, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Samir SainiSamir Saini
Commissioner & CIO, City of Atlanta
Jennifer SandersJennifer Sanders
Executive Director, Dallas Innovation Alliance
Robert Spillar Robert Spillar
Transportation Director, City of Austin

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Leading technology and solution providers will be showcasing their products and services addressing the needs of the Smart City.

Smart City Solutions Include:

  • Energy Solutions
  • Transportation
  • Sensor Networks
  • ICT Networks
  • Cyber Security
  • Buildings & Efficiency
  • Islands/Isolated Communities
  • Water/Waste Management
  • Weather Solutions
  • Gov/Civic Services
  • Healthcare Services
  • Resource/Commerce
  • Emergency Services
  • Data Analytics/Tools

City Leaders and Planners will be coming to the Smart Cities Innovation Summit to meet with leading solution providers.

Policy, technology and resource management leaders will include:

  • Mayors
  • Council Members
  • Sustainability Officers
  • Chief Information Officers
  • Environmental Engineers
  • Chief Technology Officers
  • IT Architects
  • Water and Energy Managers
  • Waste Managers
  • Utility Operators
  • Urban Designers
  • Emergency Responders
  • Transportation Managers
  • Public Works Managers

Leaders and Planners from progressive cities will converge in Austin, TX for the Smart Cities Innovation Summit. Including representatives from:

  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Allegheny County, PA
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Amsterdam, NY
  • Anambra, Nigeria
  • Annapolis, MD
  • Ardo-Kola, Nigeria
  • Arlington County, VA
  • Atlanta GA
  • Austin, TX
  • Abuja City, Nigeria
  • Ado-Odo/Ota, Nigeria
  • Aguata, Nigeria
  • Bali, Nigeria
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Beijing, China
  • Bellevue, WA
  • Boston, MA
  • Buffalo, NY
  • Buguma City, Nigeria
  • Burlington, VT
  • Busan, South Korea
  • Cary, NC
  • Chapel Hill, NC
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Chattanooga, TN
  • Chesapeake, VA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Chikuma City, Japan
  • Chula Vista, CA
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Columbus, OH
  • Conover, NC
  • Cuyahoga County, OH
  • Daegu City, South Korea
  • Dallas, TX
  • Daxing District, China
  • Dayton OH
  • Denton, TX
  • Detroit, MI
  • Dundee, Scotland
  • Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • Eleme City, Nigeria
  • Erie County, NY
  • FairFax County, VA
  • Fayetteville, NC
  • Flint, MI
  • Fort Wort, TX
  • Gainesville, FL
  • Gassol, Nigeria
  • Genoa, Italy
  • Glasgow, Scotland
  • Gloversville, NY
  • Goyang City, South Korea
  • Greensborough, NC
  • Greenville, SC
  • Gwinnett County, GA
  • Hampton, VA
  • Hartford, CT
  • Helmond, Netherlands
  • Highland Park, NJ
  • Hoboken, New Jersey
  • Horry County, SC
  • Ibi, Nigeria
  • Idemili, Nigeria
  • Inverness, Scotland
  • Jackson, TN
  • Jalingo, Nigeria
  • Kaduna, Zaria & Jama’a, Nigeria
  • Kansas City, KS
  • Kansas City, MO
  • Kobe City, Japan
  • Lafayette, LA
  • Las Vegas NV
  • Lindale, TX
  • Logroño, Spain
  • Madison, WI
  • Memphis, TN
  • Midlothian, TX
  • Modesto, CA
  • Monona, WI
  • Montgomery County OH
  • Montgomery County, MD
  • Municipality of Genova, Italy
  • Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • Nashville, TN
  • New Brunswick, NJ
  • New Orleans, LA
  • New York, NY
  • Newport News, VA
  • Newport, RI
  • NJ Transit
  • Nnewi, Nigeria
  • Norfolk, VA
  • North Central Texas Council of Governments
  • NYC Parks & Recreation
  • Oakland, CA
  • Obio-Akpor City
  • Ogbaru, Nigeria
  • Onitsha, Nigeria
  • Pasco County, FL
  • Perth, Scotland
  • Perugia, Italy
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Pokhara Sub Metropolitan City, Nepal
  • Port Harcourt City, Nigeria
  • Port of San Diego, CA
  • Portland, OR
  • Porto, Portugal
  • Portsmouth, VA
  • Province of Trento, Italy
  • Rabat, Morocco
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
  • Research Triangle, NC
  • Richardson, TX
  • Rivers State, Nigeria
  • Rohnert Park CA
  • Saint-Quentin, France
  • San Antonio, TX
  • San Diego, CA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • San Leandro, CA
  • Santa Rosa CA
  • Schenectady, NY
  • Seoul, Korea
  • Shirahama Town, Japan
  • Sokoto, Nigeria
  • Sonoma County CA
  • South Bend, IN
  • Sri Lanka
  • Stirling, Scotland
  • Suwon City, Korea
  • Taipei, Taiwan
  • Takum, Nigeria
  • Tallahassee, Florida
  • TCS Campus in Chennai, India
  • Town of Cary, NC
  • Trento, Italy
  • Troy, NY
  • Truckee Meadows NV
  • UW-Madison Campus, WI
  • Valencia, Spain
  • Virginia Beach, VA
  • Wakayama Prefecture, Japan
  • Wake Forest NC
  • Washington DC
  • Wichita, KS
  • Williamsburg, VA
  • Windham, CT
  • Winooski, VT
  • Wukari, Nigeria
  • York County, VA

* Listed cities are based on past programs and participating government and industry challenges and partner programs. Over 200 cities are expected to participate in the showcase program. Expanded city participation, program profiles, and strategic interest/need areas will be updated for industry access prior to the event.


Smart Cities - Welcome To Austin

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 2016. 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 the Smart Cities Innovation Summit at the Austin Convention Center this June 13-15, 2016!

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!

Contact Information

General Inquiries

Sarah Wenning
Vice President, Operations
Tel: (512) 697-8849

Exhibitors & Sponsors

Richard Erb
Executive Director
Tel: (401) 477-2180

Press & Partners

Regina Ramazzini
Tel: (774) 249-1341

Platinum Sponsors

Austin Energy



Gold Sponsor

Jackson Walker

Silver Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Contributing Sponsors

Contributing Sponsors

Premier Partners

Premier Partners

Supporting Organizations


Produced by  TechConnect

Co-located with  US Ignite Application Summit