Venture Smarter’s Smart Regions Initiative is proud to partner with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) - an initiative of the U.S. Department of Commerce - in an effort to connect all people, places and things regardless of socioeconomic or geographical barriers.
The Smart Regions Initiative is delighted to announce our new partnership with the Clovernook Center for the Blind & Visually Impaired.
Of the 89 projects across 69 regional teams entered in the 2018 Smart Infrastructure Challenge, 30 projects across 22 regions - from Portland, OR to Portland, ME - have qualified for the finals set to take place late October at the Smart Regions Conference
The second annual Smart Regions Conference invites guests to think BEYOND city limits, beyond bureaucratic silos, beyond party lines, and beyond all of the barriers that hinder the development of smart communities in cities and regions of all sizes.
There are not yet hundreds and thousands of use cases to prove best-practices in smart cities. As we continue integrating new tech and policies into our government systems and infrastructure, we MUST prioritize an integrated and applied research agenda in order to make smart cities scientific.
For governments and technologists, partnerships with academic and research institutions are particularly important as there are not yet hundreds or thousands of use cases that define and prove the concepts behind smart cities or regions.
The event is unique in that each stakeholder -- from researchers and decision makers to project managers and citizens -- is invited to attend and play an active role in the regional collaboration and multi-jurisdictional cooperation that is required to navigate the ever-changing social, financial, environmental, and technological challenges we face today.
Over the last century, the global per capita rate of water use has doubled, leading the United Nations to project that the demand for water will exceed supply as early as 2025. Thankfully, there’s an abundance of opportunity to combat this problem by leveraging smart technologies, policies and strategies.
Venture Smarter invites you to build the future with leaders from across the United States at 2018 Smart Regions Conference! The one and a half day conference will feature Ted-style speakers, power panels, Shark Tank style pitch presentations, thoughtful networking, and much more.
The Second Annual Smart Regions Conference will bring together leaders from all levels of government and across industry sectors to accelerate the development of smart cities, regions, and industries.
Join venture capitalists, private equity groups, enterprise innovation groups, institutional accelerators, commercialization programs, startups and more public and private sector stakeholders in exploring firsthand the advanced technologies and emerging innovations moving the smart cities market forward.
MORPC has long been a part of the Smart Regions Initiative and as an association of cities, villages, townships, counties and regional organizations serving Central Ohio, they take pride in bringing communities of all sizes and interests together to collaborate on best practices and plan for the future of its growing region.
We are excited to announce that the Second Annual Smart Regions Conference will take place at The Hyatt Regency Downtown Columbus, just steps away from The Ohio State University and conveniently located only a few minutes from the John Glenn Columbus International Airport.
Has your government agency, business, or organization been crafting success stories across cities and regions by leveraging smart technologies, policies, and strategies? Is your group interested in creating new or accelerating existing smart cities projects?
Are you ready to support emergency responder’s and city planners with accelerating tech development and building a culture of cross-sector preparedness? Venture Smarter, DHS S&T and FEMA are proposing to do just that, but we need your support! Vote to send our panel, Mobilizing Cross-Sector Innovation to Save Lives, to South by Southwest (SXSW) 2019.
Join the Congressional Smart Cities Caucus, partners from DHS Science and Technology, state and local emergency responders and smart cities leaders for an interactive conversation on how DHS is accelerating technology development to improve hurricane preparedness, response, and recovery operations for communities nationwide.
Leaders from local, county, state, and federal government agencies as well as startups, enterprise technology companies, and universities will come together for a dynamic day and a half program centered around building smart and resilient regions.