Smart Cities Conference

June 25, 2017


Join us for workshop sessions leading up to the Smart Cities Conference in Austin, TX and equip your team with the knowledge and best practices on how to be the most effective at networking events. Receive guidance on how to approach and engage industry partners and customers and deliver an effective team/company introduction in 90 seconds or less. 

Then attend the Smart Cities Connect Conference & Expo to perform customer discovery with key smart city leaders from over 200+ leading innovative technology companies and service providers from around the globe.  You will have an opportunity to introduce yourself, pitch your technology, and network with technology leaders.

Location: Austin Convention Center
500 East Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, Texas, 78701

Application: Once a team applies via the link below they will receive a discount code to register to attend the conference. Registration will be $200 for the conference with this code.

Travel: Hotel accommodations and travel should be booked by teams separately. For a list of hotels and rates in the area visit

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Workshop Schedule

 Date  Time  Segment
 June 25, 2017  1:00PM – 5:00PM  Short Course I: How to Design a Smart City – IoT Technology Based
 1:00PM – 5:00PM  Short Course II: Smart City 101 – Effective Planning for Smart City  Projects
 5:30PM – 7:30PM  Prep meeting with the Midwest I-Corps Node
 June 26, 2017  8:00AM – 4:00PM  Attend Conference
 5:30PM – 6:30PM  Expo Theater I-Corps teams & NextEnergy presentation
 4:00PM – 7:00PM  Smart Cities Connect Expo & Innovation Showcase Reception
 June 27, 2017  8:00AM – 4:00PM  Attend Conference
 June 28, 2017  8:00AM – 4:00PM  Attend Conference and/or travel back