North Texas Smart Cities Summit to highlight IoT capabilities

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April 20, 2017
The North Texas Smart Cities Summit, produced by FutureCities LLC, will bring together municipal stakeholders and federal and state policy advocates along with academic and industry thought leaders to address Smart Cities and Transportation Planning, Funding, Deployment, Operation, and Success. The one-day summit will be Tuesday, May 16, from 7:30 am – 4:30 pm at the Edith O'Donnell Arts & Technology Building (ATC) at the University of Texas at Dallas

“In order for cities to become 'Smart Cities,' technology needs to be leveraged to increase efficiency and improve the quality of life for citizens,” said FutureCities partner Peter DeNagy.
The list of speakers includes local DFW elected officials, USDOT enablers, Internet of Things (“IoT”) thought leaders, and senior officers from global technology innovators.  The Summit will incorporate case-study presentations, opportunities to interact with Smart Cities experts, smaller group solution development break-out sessions, and academic roundtables to understand what is on the horizon. Breakfast, lunch and a closing reception are included in the registration.

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Platinum sponsors for the event are Verizon and Microsoft. Additional IoT stakeholders and industry sponsors include Tech Titans, Greenberg-Traurig, Solaris Technologies, Garrett Metal Detectors, Fortium Partners, Iconics, Forcepoint, Soloinsight and Kudelski Security. Academic sponsors are The University of Texas at Dallas, The University of Texas at Arlington, Southern Methodist University and The Texas A&M Transportation Institute. 

Andy Slote