PAST EVENT

Smart City Expo Atlanta 2019

September 11–13, 2019
Georgia World Congress Center

Smart City Expo Atlanta is the largest smart city conference in North America and the only U.S. edition of Smart City Expo World Congress, the world’s leading event for cities. In 2019, we featured an inclusive roster of 225+ speakers and hosted a highly-curated audience of 2500+ decision makers ranging from leading mayors to CEOs, CTOs, NGOs, and top technologists who are building inclusive and equitable 21st century cities.

Our global community of forward-thinking business and community leaders, government officials, venture capitalists, and entrepreneurs, were prescient in collaborating, pre-pandemic, to solve critical challenges and share best practices in cybersecurity, open data, workforce development, IoT, traffic management, digital transformation, agtech, fintech, electrification, digital twins, broadband, privacy, infrastructure, AI, blockchain, agile delivery, procurement, and so much more.

Leading Experts

Powerful Programming

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Building Compassionate Cities

Ambassador Andrew J. Young, Founder & Chairman, Andrew J. Young Foundation; Dr. Bernice A. King, CEO, The King Center; Keisha Lance Bottoms, Mayor, City of Atlanta; Aarti Tandon, Co-Founder and CEO, Smart City Expo Atlanta (moderator)

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The Face of Change: Leadership in America Today

Hardie Davis, Jr., Mayor, City of Augusta, GA; President, African-American Mayors Association; Karen Freeman-Wilson, Mayor, City of Gary, IN; President, National League of Cities; Eugene Grant, Mayor, City of Seat Pleasant, MD; Clarence Anthony, Executive Director, National League of Cities (moderator)

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Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and an Inclusive 21st Century Economy

Tip “T.I.” Harris, Artist, Entrepreneur, and Activist; John Hope Bryant, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Operation HOPE; Rose Scott, Host, “Closer Look”, WABE (moderator)

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Increasing Quality of Life through Infrastructure, Innovation, and Inclusion

Michael B. Hancock, Mayor, City of Denver; Bryan Barnett, Mayor, City of Rochester Hills, MI; President, U.S. Conference of Mayors; Kirk Caldwell, Mayor, City of Honolulu; George Burciaga, Managing Partner, Ignite Cities (moderator)

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Intelligent Urban Infrastructure

David Hopping, CEO, Smart Infrastructure USA, Siemens; Faye DiMassimo, Specialist Leader, State & Local Transportation, Deloitte; Ivo Rook, SVP, Internet of Things, Sprint; Allen Salmasi, CEO, Veea; Kristin Musulin, Senior Editor, Smart Cities Dive (moderator)

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Smart Cities: The Connection Between Humanity and Technology

Miguel Sangalang, Deputy Mayor, City of Los Angeles; Kathryn Cleary, SVP, U.S. Business Development, Mastercard; Debra Lam, Managing Director, Smart Cities & Inclusive Innovation, Georgia Tech; Mike Zeto, VP, IoT; GM, Smart Cities, AT&T (moderator)