Austin Energy is the nation’s 8th largest community-owned electric utility serving more than 420,000 customers and a population of almost one million. Austin Energy has a diverse generation portfolio of about 3,000 megawatts, including natural gas, coal, nuclear power and renewable energy. Austin Energy created the first Green Building program in the country and also achieved the nation’s largest “conservation power plant” by offsetting 700 MW of generation through energy efficiency between 1982 and 2006.
Salesforce transforms the way departments, agencies, and their community of contractors meet the unique demands of today’s mission. The FedRAMP-approved Salesforce Government Cloud - the world’s #1 enterprise cloud, built for government – gives leadership, management, and employees the mobile, self-service tools they need to connect data, process, citizens, and partners across the mission.
With thousands of customer stories and an ecosystem that includes over 2.5 million developers as well as hundreds of certified partners, Salesforce demonstrates how trusted, agile, proven Cloud applications on a user-friendly development platform deliver better government services and empower modern missions.
Union Point is a 1,500 acre urban environment being created just outside of Boston. Led by LStar Ventures, Union Point is a cutting edge smart city being built with innovation, technology and environmental consciousness at its core – designed to ignite the potential in the space and the people who will work and live there. Union Point has brought together the brightest minds across every discipline. Through collaboration between 3 towns, a visionary developer, conservation commissions, the state office of economic development and a diverse team of experts, the team is drawing new, clean commercial and recreational opportunities into the region, while repurposing existing structures and restoring the natural site systems. It will comprise nearly 4,000 homes and apartments and 8 million square feet of commercial development opportunity perfectly balanced with more than 1,000 acres of green space and 50 miles of hiking/biking trails. Union Point represents the harmony of developed areas and open space, and the alignment of sustainable principles and aspirational design.
As a communications and Internet of Things (IoT) leader, AT&T is helping cities deploy integrated Smart City solutions to accelerate sustainable economic growth and create safer and more efficient cities in which citizens live, work and play. The AT&T Smart Cities framework helps urban areas address critical issues such as infrastructure, transportation, citizen engagement, public safety and smart grid management, to help better meet the needs of citizens by using Internet of Things (IoT) technologies.
Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a leader in digital services with pro forma annual revenue of over $12 billion and circa 100,000 employees in 72 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Cyber-security solutions, as well as transactional services through Atos Worldline, a leader in the payments and transactional services industry.
Atos provides IT services across the spectrum of technology with a company focus in City, County, State & Local and other Public Sector offerings based on the following highlights:
Deloitte provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services to many of the world’s most admired brands, including 80 percent of the Fortune 500. Our people work across more than 20 industry sectors to deliver measurable and lasting results that help reinforce public trust in our capital markets, inspire clients to make their most challenging business decisions with confidence, and help lead the way toward a stronger economy and a healthy society. In addition to participation on the Smart Cities Council, Deloitte’s Center for Government Insights explores the framework for Smart City - Smart Nation through research and global case studies – from the U.S. and Mexico, to Latin America, Europe and Asia.
PTC has the most robust Internet of Things technology in the world. In 1986 we revolutionized digital 3D design, and in 1998 were first to market with Internet-based PLM. Now our leading IoT and AR platform and field-proven solutions bring together the physical and digital worlds to reinvent the way you create, operate, and service products. With PTC, global manufacturers and an ecosystem of partners and developers can capitalize on the promise of the IoT today and drive the future of innovation.
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions for government in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all organizational functions, Accenture works at the intersection of government and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. For more than 30 years, Accenture has enabled Texas to achieve high performance by transforming operations, modernizing mission-critical systems, and using new technologies that enable them to accomplish more with fewer resources.
We are a global network of experts working with clients, communities and colleagues to develop and implement innovative solutions. Delivering clean water and energy. Building iconic skyscrapers. Planning new cities. Restoring damaged environments. Connecting people and economies with roads, bridges, tunnels and transit systems. Designing parks where children play. Helping governments maintain stability and security. Worldwide, we design, build, finance, operate and manage projects and programs that protect our environment and improve people’s lives.
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."
Cisco is leading digital transformation in cities and communities with innovative technologies that enable leaders to address key issues using intelligent networking capabilities—turning information into actions that create new capabilities, richer experiences, and unprecedented economic opportunity. Our solutions provide integrated and validated architectures, an extensive partner ecosystem and decades of expertise in best practices for government. Working together with government, we are delivering strategies for digitization that transform processes, business models and citizen experiences to meet the 24/7 demands of today’s world while keeping networks secure.
CIVIQ Smartscapes is the leading developer of street-level communications devices that are designed to help residents connect with their community. Our customized networked solutions offer an array of benefits including Wi-Fi, access to public information, enhanced safety services and sensor technology to monitor the environment. CIVIQ’s solutions are transforming cities into intelligent urban landscapes, helping cities generate new sources of revenue, improving the efficiency of city services and the quality of life for all who live, work and visit cities. CIVIQ’s success is based on our unique integrated infrastructure, our relationships with partners and our commitment to help cities prosper.
Dell EMC brings innovation to government organizations of all sizes so they and their citizens can transform and thrive in the digital economy. Becoming a digital organization means transforming operating models, people, and process as well as IT. We uniquely power this digital transformation by delivering best-in-class technology for applications, data, infrastructure and security – from the edge to the core to the cloud. Collectively under the banner of Dell Technologies, Dell, Dell EMC, Pivotal, RSA, SecureWorks, Virtustream, and VMware align to deliver a singular goal: helping governments transform the way they work, so they can transform the lives of the citizens they serve.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is an industry leading technology company that enables government to go further, faster. Our vision is to be the industry’s leading provider of secure, next-generation technology that will power data centers today, bridge to multi-cloud environments, and enable an intelligent edge that powers campus, branch and IoT applications for decades to come. To achieve this vision, we are increasing R&D investment, moving aggressively to make strategic acquisitions, and addressing portfolio assets through the spin-mergers. The net result is a portfolio of technology, services and expertise to meet your aggressive mission and operations goals in an every-changing world.
Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company, a division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, engineers, installs, and supports large-scale Energy and Digital Solutions for enterprise and public sector organizations. Serving customers across a wide range of industries, Panasonic Enterprise Solutions develops custom-built systems using the latest technology, application design, project management experience, and unparalleled onsite support services. The company’s Energy Solutions unit offers expertise in innovative technical and financial solutions for the rapidly expanding commercial and industrial renewable energy markets. Financial Energy Solutions enables a broad range of economic models, including energy as a service, and cloud computing. A global leader in Audio-Visual solutions, the company has designed, fabricated, and installed some of the world’s high-definition LED video boards at renowned sports and entertainment venues. Learn more about Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company’s Digital Solutions and Energy Solutions.
Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting products, systems and services, delivers innovations that unlock business value, providing rich user experiences that help improve lives. Serving professional and consumer markets, we lead the industry in leveraging the Internet of Things to transform homes, buildings and urban spaces.
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.
Telensa makes wireless smart city applications, including PLANet, the world’s most deployed smart streetlight solution with a global 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 free.
Leading municipalities and utilities are working with Telensa to deploy smart city applications including parking, traffic analytics and environmental monitoring, plus smart grid applications such as demand-response.
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.
The Texas State University Innovation Lab will feature game-changing technologies created by our faculty and student inventors. Texas State University is an Emerging Research Institution focused on research with relevance and smart infrastructure innovation. Texas State is the largest campus in the Texas State University System and the 4th largest in Texas, with over 38,000 students. The University is dedicated to excellence in serving the educational needs of the diverse population of Texas and the world beyond.
Trafficware is a driving force for innovation in the traffic industry. Trafficware is building and implementing traffic management systems and infrastructure for the next generation of Smart Cities, including applications for the latest in Connected Vehicle technologies. Trafficware also has the fastest growing central management system as well as the leading adaptive traffic control technology for traffic signal systems. Trafficware is based in Sugar Land, Texas.
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 with joint venture partner SOSV, 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 02, the accelerator's second cohort, premiered its eight companies in March 2017 and will conclude on May 4th, 2017 with Demo Day. URBAN-X 01, the inaugural cohort, consisted of nine companies, who graduated from the program in June 2016. Applications for URBAN-X 03 are currently open at urban-x.com.
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. As part of A/D/O, URBAN-X companies join a creative ecosystem, which stimulates innovation through inspiration and inclusive dialogue.
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.
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.
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
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.
Austin CityUP™ is a consortium of 'smart city' projects that collaborates and coordinates activities to enable and advance Austin community progress through digital technologies, data collection, analytics and modeling.
The Austin Forum is a monthly community engagement activity bringing together technology leaders, advocates, and the public to share information and stimulate collaborations to promote technology applications that advance society. Forum topics cover technology applications, opportunities, and policies in all aspects of society: health & medicine, business & industry, science & research, education, government, entertainment, and 'social good.'
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.
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.
Business and technology support for companies, investors and scientific institutions in Berlin – this is the Berlin Partner für Wirtschaft und Technologie GmbH mission. With customized services and an excellent science and research network, our many experts provide an outstanding range of programs to help companies launch, innovate, expand and secure their economic future in Berlin.
Located in the heart of downtown Austin, Capital Factory is the center of gravity for technology focused entrepreneurs. Every entrepreneur and programmer in Austin interacts with Capital Factory in some way over the course of the year. Last year, 50,000 entrepreneurs, programmers, and designers gathered for 1000 meetups, classes, and coworking with the centralized goal of building and bolstering innovative teams that drive successful companies through mentorship, investment, education, and growth.
CIOReview is a technology magazine that talks about the enterprise solutions that can redefine the business goals of enterprises tomorrow. It is the leading source that shares innovative enterprise solutions developed by established solutions providers, upcoming hot enterprises and is a neutral source for technology decision makers. Published from Fremont, California, CIOReview is an excellent platform for the enterprise to showcase their innovative solutions.
Cities Today is the only global magazine containing analysis, comment and best practices on sustainable urban development, connecting local governments with public and private sector solutions.
With an expert editorial advisory board comprising the World Bank, UN-Habitat, UNEP, and city associations ICLEI, C40, UCLG ASPAC, UCLG Africa, UCLG MEWA, Sister Cities International and FLACMA, the publication highlights the challenges facing city leaders and local governments in mobility, finance, smart technology, health care, energy efficiency, water, sanitation, security and housing.
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.
CleanTX s the energy and clean technology industry group for Central Texas. Headquartered in the capital city of Austin, CleanTX is uniquely positioned at the nexus of government, industry, academia, utility and community interests. Through our advancement of public-private partnerships, leadership on community education, and networking platform for key industry stakeholders, CleanTX supports our rapidly growing clean energy economy.
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.
Harrison Edwards is a strategic public relations + marketing firm, which plans and executes communications strategies to build political, community, and financial support for broadband, smart growth, and other economic development initiatives. The firm has won over 150 awards and has offices in New York and Memphis.
Security and trust are fundamental to the adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) systems. IoTSF is the global home for IoT security and the natural home for IoT product and service vendors, network providers, technology adopters, researchers and industry professionals.
The mission of IoTSF is to help secure the Internet of Things, in order to aid its adoption and maximise its benefits. To do this, IoTSF promotes knowledge and clear best practice in appropriate security to those who specify, make and use IoT products and systems.
IoTSF is an international, collaborative and vendor-neutral initiative led by industry and inclusive of all technology providers and service beneficiaries. Learn more about IoTSF at https://iotsecurityfoundation.org/.
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.
Navigant Research is a market research and consulting team that provides in-depth analysis of global clean technology markets. The team's research methodology combines supply-side industry analysis, end-user primary research and demand assessment, and deep examination of technology trends to provide a comprehensive view of these industry sectors.
The National Security Technology Accelerator (NSTXL) is a consortium of Industry, Investment, and Academic members working to build the national security marketplace to accelerate innovation discovery and deployment. NSTXL aligns existing Department of Defense (DoD) programs, while partnering with military installations for new technology pilot, test and development efforts. NSTXL aims to address a range of operational and installation needs, from individual warfighter technology up to large-scale installation projects by supporting open innovation to deliver technology solutions that meet DoD requirements.
oneM2M is the global standards initiative that covers requirements, architecture, API specifications, security solutions and interoperability for Machine-to-Machine and IoT technologies. oneM2M was formed in 2012 and consists of eight of the world's preeminent standards development organizations: ARIB (Japan), ATIS (U.S.), CCSA (China), ETSI (Europe), TIA (U.S.), TSDSI (India), TTA (Korea), and TTC (Japan), together with six industry fora or consortia (Broadband Forum, CEN, CENELEC, GlobalPlatform, Next Generation M2M Consortium, OMA) and over 200 member organizations. oneM2M specifications provide a framework to support applications and services such as the smart grid, connected car, home automation, public safety, and health. oneM2M actively encourages industry associations and forums with specific application requirements to participate in oneM2M, in order to ensure that the solutions developed support their specific needs. For more information, including how to join and participate in oneM2M, see: www.onem2m.org.
Oxford Business Group (OBG) is a global publishing, research and consultancy firm, which publishes economic intelligence on the markets of Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Latin America. Through its range of print and online products, OBG offers comprehensive and accurate analysis of macroeconomic and sectoral developments, including banking, capital markets, insurance, energy, transport, industry and telecoms.
The critically acclaimed economic business reports have become the leading source of business intelligence on developing countries in the regions they cover. OBG's online economic briefings provide up-to-date in-depth analysis on the issues that matter for tens of thousands of subscribers worldwide. OBG's consultancy arm offers tailor-made market intelligence and advice to firms currently operating in these markets and those looking to enter them.
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.
Smart & Resilient Cities™ (S&RC) is the independent resource for urban planners, leaders and visionaries, commerce developers and academics who are looking now for solutions to tomorrow’s challenges of adapting legacy urban centers to accommodate future economic and social needs. Smart & Resilient Cities is about modernization and future design — and providing the data and resources that planners need to help define goals, design to meet those goals, implement policies, and maintain, administer, and upgrade the results. Quite simply, S&RC is dedicated to informing modern urban planners about the latest policies, technologies and applications to help them efficiently meet the needs of their citizens and enhance their quality of life.
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.
SPEER is a regional energy efficiency organization that was formed in 2011 as a public purpose, mission driven, industry supported, non-profit educational partnership, devoted to increasing the understanding and uptake of energy efficiency in both Texas and Oklahoma. SPEER is a collaborative network of industry partners who shape the vision, message, and activities of the only organization specifically focused on growing markets for energy efficient technologies, products and services in both states. SPEER’s mission is to accelerate the adoption of advanced building systems and energy efficient products and services in the South-central US. Our purpose is to advance the understanding and adoption of energy efficiency as a low-cost energy resource, and to design, implement, coordinate, and support regional projects to promote high energy performance and clean distributed energy in the built environment.
Startupbootcamp is a global startup accelerator network with 18 programs in 12 cities, across three continents. We support startups to rapidly scale by providing direct access to an international network of the most relevant mentors, partners, and investors in their industry.
StateScoop features the latest news and events in state and local government technology. StateScoop gathers top leaders from across government, academia and the tech industry to discuss ways technology can improve government, and to exchange best practices and identify ways to achieve common goals.
In addition to the online property at StateScoop.com, StateScoop also publishes the DailyScoop Newsletter and features multimedia content on StateScoop TV/Radio. StateScoop also recognizes the outstanding work of state and local IT officials and technology thought leaders with the StateScoop 50 Awards.
StateScoop is a division of Scoop News Group – publisher of FedScoop and EdScoop.
The Texas Innovation Alliance is an action network of local, regional, and state agencies and research institutions who are committed to addressing community mobility challenges by creating a platform for innovation. Texas is at a pivotal moment - where the rate of population growth, infrastructure needs, and technological advancement are challenging our ability to provide quality mobility services to our communities. Working together, we have the power to leverage our collective expertise, resources, and solutions to provide a safe, reliable, and seamless transportation experience for all.
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.
The World Affairs Council of Austin, a member chapter of the World Affairs Councils of America, serves central Texans who have a desire to engage in international affairs. We provide access to frequent programs, cultural events, and create conduits for direct interaction with experts and business decision-makers on a global scale.
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