Smart Cities Connect Conference & Expo
March 26-29, 2018, Kansas City, MO, In Partnership with usignite

Sponsors

 

Platinum Sponsor

 


Sensus

Sensus, a Xylem brand, helps a wide range of public service providers—from utilities to cities to industrial complexes and campuses—do more with their infrastructure to improve quality of life in their communities. We enable our customers to reach farther through the application of technology and data-driven insights that deliver efficiency and responsiveness. We partner with them to anticipate and respond to evolving business needs with innovation in sensing and communications technologies, data analytics and services. Learn more at sensus.com and follow @SensusGlobal on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram.

Website: sensus.com

 

Silver Sponsor

 


Ubicquia

UBICQUIA® offers municipalities, utilities, and broadband service providers a cost effective and expandable platform for Smart City deployment including our UbiCell streetlight router providing advanced lighting control, environmental monitoring, public WiFi and small cell services.

Ubicquia's product suite includes:

  • UbiCell - the Industry's only NEMA socket based Street Light Router featuring Advanced Light Control, Broadband Connectivity, Location-Based Services, IoT Applications with edge video and audio processing;
  • UbiHub™ - the quickest way to provide edge processing and backhaul to network and IoT applications and;
  • UbiMetro™ - the first NEMA socket based small cell with Backhaul plus multi-band dedicated host configurations.

Website: www.ubicquia.com

 

Bronze Sponsors

 


Bosch

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected industry. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group's strategic objective is to create solutions for a connected life, and to improve quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is "Invented for life."

Website: www.boschusa.com




Telensa

Telensa makes wireless smart city applications, including PLANet, the world's most deployed smart streetlight solution with a footprint of over one million lights. PLANet pays for itself by reducing energy and maintenance costs, future-proofs LED investments, and delivers a dedicated smart city network for other applications.

Leading municipalities and utilities are working with Telensa to deploy smart city applications including traffic analytics, environmental monitoring and smart waste.

Telensa's Ultra Narrow Band (UNB) radio combines low cost, wide area coverage and long battery life for massive numbers of devices. UNB is undergoing standardisation with ETSI.

Website: www.telensa.com




Tessco Technologies, Inc.

Tessco Technologies, Inc. is a value-added technology distributor, manufacturer, and solutions provider. Tessco was founded more than 30 years ago with a commitment to deliver industry-leading products, knowledge, solutions, and customer service and supports customers in the public and private sector. Tessco supplies more than 50,000 products from 400 of the industry's top manufacturers in mobile communications, Wi-Fi, Internet of Things, wireless backhaul, and more. Tessco is a single source for outstanding customer experience, expert knowledge, and complete end-to-end solutions for the wireless industry.

Website: www.tessco.com




URBAN-X

URBAN-X is a venture accelerator that educates, invests in and advocates for companies shaping the future of cities through technology and design. Founded by MINI, URBAN-X forges meaningful connections with leaders in the public and private sectors, helping early-stage startups turn compelling ideas into viable, scalable solutions for urban life.

URBAN-X is based in Greenpoint, Brooklyn at A/D/O, a creative space founded by MINI and dedicated to exploring the boundaries of design. Follow URBAN-X on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Website: www.urban-x.com

 

Registration Sponsor



Site 1001

Site 1001 is an AI-based building management and maintenance platform that uses core building information, building systems and sensor data in combination with artificial intelligence to put the "smart" in "smart buildings." Cloud-based, mobile first, and location-aware, Site 1001 helps owners, operators and FM pros save money and improve building performance by delivering FM information to the right person in the right place at the right time. Coupled with Site's AI technology, which can anticipate maintenance issues and automatically interact with building systems, Site 1001 users can improve efficiency, slash FM costs, and extend equipment lifecycles without increasing workloads.

Website: https://site1001.com/

 

Premier Partners

 


Austin Texas

Website: www.austintexas.gov


Light Reading

Light Reading (www.lightreading.com) combines its research-led online communities and targeted events portfolio to help those in the global communications industry make informed decisions. Lightreading.com is the ultimate source for telecom analysis for more than 400,000 subscribers each month, leading the media sector in terms of traffic, content and reputation. Light Reading produces targeted communications events and focused one-day and two-day conferences each year for cable, mobile and wireline executives.

Website: www.lightreading.com


National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency that supports fundamental research and education across all fields of science and engineering. NSF is a leader in advancing research and innovation that connects science with local communities, revolutionizing them for the future.

Website: www.nsf.gov


US Ignite

US Ignite fosters the creation of next-generation Internet applications that provide transformative public benefit.

By engaging diverse public and private leaders, we "ignite" the development and deployment of new apps with profound impact on how Americans work, live, learn and play.

Website: www.us-ignite.org

 

Supporting Organizations

 


Advanced Energy Economy (AEE)

ADVANCED ENERGY ECONOMY (AEE) is a national association of business leaders who are making the global energy system more secure, clean, and affordable. AEE engages in policy advocacy at the federal, state, and regulatory levels.
Our mission is transforming public policy to enable rapid growth of advanced energy companies. Learn more at www.aee.net

Website: www.aee.net


aSTEAM Village

OUR MISSION: Inspire students and families to pursue education and career pathways in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM), through community-based project learning and innovative programs.

aSTEAM Village is a 501(c)3 organization that focuses on engaging students, families, and educators in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) pathways to facilitate career and education readiness for participation in the 21st Century economies of today and tomorrow.

Website: www.asteamvillage.org


Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS)

As a leading technology and solutions development organization, the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) brings together the top global ICT companies to advance the industry's most pressing business priorities. ATIS' nearly 200 member companies are currently working to address 5G, the All-IP transition, network functions virtualization, big data analytics, cloud services, device solutions, emergency services, M2M, cyber security, network evolution, quality of service, billing support, operations, and much more. These priorities follow a fast-track development lifecycle -- from design and innovation through standards, specifications, requirements, business use cases, software toolkits, open source solutions, and interoperability testing.

Website: http://www.atis.org


Austin Tech Alliance

Austin Tech Alliance is a member-based nonprofit that promotes civic engagement in Austin's tech sector and supports tech-forward policies to tackle our community's most pressing challenges.

Website: www.austintech.org


ATI

The Austin Technology Incubator harnesses business, government and academic resources to provide strategic counsel, operational guidance, and infrastructure support to its member companies to help them transition into successful, high growth technology businesses.

Website: ati.utexas.edu


Colorado Smart Cities Alliance

Website: coloradosmart.city


Colorado Technology Association

Website: coloradotechnology.org


Cleantech San Diego

Cleantech San Diego is a nonprofit member organization that positions the greater San Diego region, including Imperial County, as a global leader in the cleantech economy. The organization achieves this by fostering collaborations across the private-public-academic landscape, leading advocacy efforts to promote cleantech priorities, and encouraging investment in the San Diego region. Cleantech San Diego's membership includes more than 100 local businesses, universities, governments, and nonprofits committed to advancing sustainable solutions for the benefit of the economy and the environment.

Website: cleantechsandiego.org


Dallas Innovation Alliance

The Dallas Innovation Alliance (DIA) is a Public Private Partnership focused on the design and execution of a multi-phased Smart City strategy for Dallas. The DIA includes stakeholders from the City of Dallas, private corporations, civic/NGO organizations and academia who are invested in Dallas' continued evolution as an forward-thinking, innovative, and Smart global city. DIA operates from the definition that a Smart City is one where social and technological infrastructures and solutions facilitate sustainable economic growth, resource efficiency, and importantly, improves the quality of life for its citizens.

Website: www.DallasInnovationAlliance.com


Digi.City

Website: www.digi.city


Innosphere

Website: www.innosphere.org


Innovation & Tech Today

The leading publication for cutting edge, innovative technologies, and those individuals driving the industry forward, Innovation & Tech Today is committed to featuring fascinating stories, products, and people across a plethora of industries. From education, engineering, gaming, travel, photography, and smart fabrics to wearables, smart home technology, business innovations, and so much more, our team of experts and journalists celebrate a passion for innovation across the board. With a different theme and special contributors every quarter, I&T Today offers something for everyone. Whether your interests lie in sustainability and clean energy, innovations in business strategy, sports and medical technology, or home automation, Innovation & Tech Today is your tech magazine.

Website: innotechtoday.com


Internet2

Website: www.internet2.edu


International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP)

The International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) is a global association of experienced professional planners. It was founded in 1965 in a bid to bring together recognised and highly-qualified planners in an international network. The ISOCARP network brings together individual and institutional members from more than 80 countries worldwide. As a non-governmental organisation ISOCARP is recognized by the UN, UNHCS and the Council of Europe. The Society also has a formal consultative status with UNESCO.

The objectives of ISOCARP include the improvement of planning practice through the creation of a global and active network of practitioners. ISOCARP encourages the exchange of professional knowledge between planners, promotes the planning profession in all its forms, stimulates and improves planning research, training and education and enhances public awareness and understanding of major planning issues at a global level.
The association's main event is the annual World Congress, which focuses on a globally-significant planning theme and which takes place in a different country each year.

Website: www.isocarp.org


Light Reading

Light Reading (www.lightreading.com) combines its research-led online communities and targeted events portfolio to help those in the global communications industry make informed decisions. Lightreading.com is the ultimate source for telecom analysis for more than 400,000 subscribers each month, leading the media sector in terms of traffic, content and reputation. Light Reading produces targeted communications events and focused one-day and two-day conferences each year for cable, mobile and wireline executives.

Website: www.lightreading.com


Metrolab Network

Website: www.metrolabnetwork.org


Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC)

The Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC) is an initiative of business, government, academic, and nonprofit leaders working together to accelerate the Research Triangle region's cleantech economy. Since 2012, RTCC has worked to focus stakeholders on a single vision to promote cleantech innovation, accelerate research, and support sector growth in the region and North Carolina. The Research Triangle region is recognized as a global cleantech hub, with 350+ companies and research institutions developing innovations to shape a more sustainable future for cities, communities, and citizens.

Website: www.researchtriangle.org



Smart Cities San Diego

Smart Cities San Diego is collaboration between public, private, and academic organizations working to develop and implement initiatives that will improve the San Diego region's energy independence, empower consumers to embrace clean technologies, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and drive economic growth. The mission of Smart Cities San Diego is to drive existing energy programs forward, identify new opportunities, embrace additional collaborators, and make the San Diego region a leader in the smart cities movement.

Website: cleantechsandiego.org/smart-cities-home/



University Of Texas

Website: www.utexas.edu




Wi-Fi Alliance®

Wi-Fi Alliance® is the worldwide network of companies that brings you Wi-Fi®. Members of our collaboration forum come together from across the Wi-Fi ecosystem with the shared vision to connect everyone and everything, everywhere, while providing the best possible user experience. Since 2000, Wi-Fi Alliance has certified more than 30,000 Wi-Fi products. The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ seal of approval designates products with proven interoperability, backward compatibility, and the highest industry-standard security protections in place. Today, Wi-Fi carries more than half of the internet's traffic in an ever-expanding variety of applications. Wi-Fi Alliance continues to drive the adoption and evolution of Wi-Fi, which billions of people rely on every day.

Website: www.wi-fi.org


Event and Promotional Sponsorships:

A number of high profile event and promotional sponsorships are available for purchase. Promotional sponsorships include Banners, Lanyards, Bags, Receptions, Coffee Breaks and more. Call Richard Erb for pricing and availability at +1.401.477.2180 or: email

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