Smart Cities Connect  Conference & Expo

  MAY 7-10, 2024 | RALEIGH, NC

TechConnect, a division of ATI

Technology for a Connected Triangle+
Designing the Use Cases

May 7, 2024 | 2:00 - 4:30 pm

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This Workshop will be an in-person meeting of the Connected Triangle+ Partners.


  • to share work done since the November Summit, including:
    • Focused efforts on data sharing and governance
    • Our regional vision
  • to further define 2-4 data and metrics that we may use to better monitor and track sustainability and climate change plans in each of our communities and across the region.

The Workshop is open and free to sponsors and vendors exhibiting at the Smart Cities Connect Conference.

The Workshop will include:

  • 2-4 "roundtable" dialogues—where we will discuss data, data gathering tools, and data sharing mechanisms to improve sustainability and climate change modeling in our communities and the Triangle Region.

The Workshop is being sponsored by
Life Scale Analytics

Life Scale Analytics


John Holden

John Holden
Smart City Manager, City of Raleigh

Rachael Newberry

Rachael Newberry
Program Director, RIoT

Roundtable Moderators

Deb Wojcik

Deb Wojcik
Executive Director, Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster

Rachael Newberry

Rachael Newberry
Program Director, RIoT

Cristina Leos
Sr. Innovation Strategist, City of Raleigh

Heather McDougall
Sr Manager Strategy & Innovation, City of Raleigh


Subject to change

TUESDAY, MAY 7, 2024


Gather, coffee/beverages


Connected Triangle+ Partners Meeting

  • Introductions
    • Welcome and Update on regional effort (Rachael Newberry and John Holden
      • Who we are
      • Vision Statement
      • Regional Data Sharing Charter & Agreement
    • Community Partners—Sustainability and Climate Changes Goals & Metrics. Brief description on the desired metrics to help track and target local and regional goals.
  • Two Samples of Regional Data Gathering and Modeling
    • MITRE Micro-Climate Model
    • Flood Early Warning System (FEWS)


Desserts and Coffee - move into Roundtable Areas


We will break into 4 areas ("roundtables") and hold moderated discussions focused on specific use cases and the data metrics, gathering, and sharing that will best track those use cases. The focus is to identify 2-4 priority projects for data sharing to advance our local and regional sustainability and climate changes goals.

Information and input gathered will be reviewed and considered by the Connected Triangle+ Partners for next stages, funding, and the possible development of pilot projects across our region.


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