Shonte Eldridge Deputy Chief of Operations, City of Baltimore
Dennis Gakunga - Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Chula Vista, CA
George D. Thomas, Managing Partner, New Urban Informatics, LLC
Wendy Gnenz, Chief Information Officer, City of Edmonton
Julie Rusk, Chief of Civic Wellbeing, City of Santa Monica, CA
Why Smart Cities Week San Diego?
The West Coast’s premier gathering of smart cities changemakers moves to sunny San Diego in 2019, with innovative programming created for city leaders who want to create more livable, workable and sustainable communities. If you prefer people talking with you – not just at you – make plans for Smart Cities Week San Diego. You’ll network with peers and smart cities experts, uncover solutions to common challenges, be among the first to see new technologies and approaches from solution providers, and tour some of San Diego’s smart infrastructure projects that are delivering meaningful results. Don’t miss Smart Cities Week San Diego .
Why Should You Attend?
Smart Cities Week is a global platform for cities to collaborate and discover. We facilitate direct connections and meaningful, long-term relationships via our data-driven Readiness Approach.
At Smart Cities Week you will experience:
- World-class programming that collects and shares best practices
- Intimate formats that allow for meaningful dialogue
- City-to-city sharing of lessons learned
- Travel scholarships that help deserving cities attend and share
- Forum for city officials to preview the new technologies that will soon be impacting their city and their citizens.
Who Will You Meet at Smart Cities Week?
We call it Smart Cities Week, but innovative technologies are in demand today at all levels of government — from innovation districts and port authorities to states, provinces and federal agencies. The smart cities ecosystem is extensive, involving numerous external stakeholders and collaborators – nonprofits, academics, financiers and private sector smart city specialists among them. Expect to see people from a wide range of sectors and disciplines, including elected officials and department leaders from cities, counties and towns at Smart Cities Week San Diego.