Our Programs


Smart Infrastructure Challenge

The 2018 Smart Infrastructure Challenge welcomed dozens of project proposals from across the United States competing across four tracks for access to project financing and an array of support resources. You can browse those projects and learn more about upcoming challenge participation opportunities in 2019 and 2020.


Finalists Identified


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Smart Region Incubator

SRI is proud to announce the launch of the Smart Region Incubator in North America designed to co-create solutions to new and emerging projects in cities and regions of all sizes. Local and regional agencies apply to incubate their smart project or program to cut down timelines, mitigate projects risks, and maximize investment returns.

Submissions Open April 2019

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Smart Regions Conference and Events

Quarterly summits and round-tables bring together local and regional leaders, successfully catalyzing dozens of active projects and initiatives.

The annual Smart Regions Conference is designed for communities of all sizes to connect directly with trusted partners, discover and explore new ideas, identify available resources, and learn from industry experts as they navigate digital transformation efforts, many of which require regional collaborations and multi-jurisdictional cooperation.

2019 Conference

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2018 Conference

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2017 Conference

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Global Resilience Consortium

SRI is proud to co-lead a global consortium of governments, technology companies, solution integrators, research institutions, and funding and financing entities to help empower planning that prioritizes smart and resilient planning to build better places to live, work, and visit. SRI partners and members are invited to participate in the growing movement that unlocks resources for planning agencies and departments large and small.

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Smart Region Index

SRI is developing a living and breathing index of active regions, projects, and organizations embedded with success metrics and trend tracking. SRI members and partners receive an annual index complete with opportunities and resources to keep an eye on.


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Standards and Best-Practices

SRI is active in supporting the development and implementation of standards and best-practices that prioritize interoperability and resilience in smart planning across agencies and jurisdictions. SRI members and partners are invited to contribute to active efforts such as IEEE-SA P2784 or NIST GCTC/IES, or to learn how to apply such resources to planning efforts.


IEEE Smart Cities