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Aug
2018

August 23, 2018CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

BUILDINGS 2.0 CONFERENCE

Join Builtworlds at UI LABS for their premium event on Smart Buildings. The event will explore how A.I., machine learning, IoT, and other emerging technologies have infiltrated our buildings and what that means for the industry. Learn more and register...

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Jul
2018

July 11, 2018CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE

CHICAGO CITY SOLUTIONS

The United Nations Uraía Platform has selected the City of Chicago and City Tech to host Chicago City Solutions. The global conference on July 11th and 12th, will bring Chicago’s city solutions to international visibility and foster discussion between other local governments with...

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Jun
2018

June 28, 2018CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO SUCCESSFUL INNOVATION

The Insurance Information Institute and Innovator's Edge present an interactive learning experience for senior executives who would benefit from learning a proven approach to insurance innovation success. This two-part program—consisting of an online webinar and a live innovation strategy workshop—will provide attendees with actionable...

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June 27, 2018CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, PUBLIC EVENT

RE-IMAGINED CITIES | CHICAGO 2.0

Re-Imagined Cities | Chicago 2.0 takes place quarterly, bringing all communities across Chicago to the table to learn about what's happening now, and what's happening next with Chicago's smart city movement. REIC is an opportunity to meet the leaders of...

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June 21, 2018CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

SOLAR WAKEUP LIVE

Join solar leaders at UI LABS for a one-day dealmaking, networking, and learning event. Register to attend here.

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Mar
2018

March 20, 2018CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

VICKI WHITE: CHICAGO BOOKS TO WOMEN IN PRISON

Vicki White, President of Chicago Books to Women in Prison, will join City Tech and Chi Hack Night on March 20th to discuss her work to distribute paperback books to incarcerated women. For more than 15 years they’ve provided a...

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March 13, 2018CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

SANA JAFRI: CHICAGO LEARNING EXCHANGE

Sana Jafri, program officer for the Chicago Learning Exchange (CLX), will present at this week's Chi Hack Night on how CLX facilitates the connection and exchange of different nodes: educators, programs, technology, and learners. Learn more and register here.

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March 12, 2018CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

2018 NATIONAL SHARED MOBILITY SUMMIT

Join City Tech at the 2018 National Shared Mobility Summit in Chicago on March 12-14 to discuss the latest developments in carsharing, shared autonomous and electric vehicles, bikesharing, ehailing, microtransit and more. Learn more and register here.

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March 6, 2018CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

ALYA ADAMANY WOODS: CHICAGONEXT

Following City Tech and Chi Hack Night's February speaker series for Black History Month, we will be celebrating Women’s History Month throughout the month of March. Each week, we will feature presentations from prominent women in tech and civic life...

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Feb
2018

February 28, 2018CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

ENTREPRENEURIAL JOURNEYS: BLACK WOMEN ACTIVATING TECH

For the month of February, Chi Hack Night and City Tech will be celebrating Black History Month. We are featuring presentations from prominent African Americans in tech and civic life here in Chicago. Read more about the series here. On...

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February 27, 2018CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

CHARLENE CARRUTHERS: BYP100

As part of City Tech and Chi Hack Night's celebration of Black History Month, Charlene Carruthers, BYP100 National Director, will discuss her upcoming debut book, Unapologetic: A Black, Queer and Feminist Mandate for Our Movement. Drawing on Black intellectual and...

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February 20, 2018CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

FABIAN ELLIOTT: BLACK TECH MECCA

Fabian Elliott, CEO of Black Tech Mecca, will join City Tech at Chi Hack Night to discuss Black Tech Mecca’s groundbreaking research report, Unleashing Chicago’s Black Tech Ecosystem: Assessing, Defining, and Growing Chicago’s BTE. Learn more and register here.

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February 13, 2018CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

CHI HACK NIGHT: COOK COUNTY STATE'S ATTORNEY KIM FOXX

Cook County State’s Attorney Foxx, who took office in 2016, will discuss her efforts to build a data program within the State’s Attorney’s Office, including the hiring of a Chief Data Officer and the release of a first-ever data report....

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February 6, 2018CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

ALVYN WALKER: BRIDGING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE

Alvyn Walker will be presenting on February 6th, as part of City Tech and Chi Hack Night's series celebrating Black History Month. Al represents Leave No Veteran Behind: a national non-profit organization that invests in veterans through employment training, transitional jobs, and...

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Jan
2018

January 23, 2018CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, PRIVATE EVENT

INTERNET OF TRASH WORKSHOP

City Tech Collaborative will host the Internet of Trash Workshop on January 23rd to address key challenges facing the waste management industry and evaluate the opportunities to apply Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to alleviate them. Representatives from the public...

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Dec
2017

December 14, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE

SMART CHICAGO AND CITY DIGITAL HOLIDAY PARTY

Smart Chicago and City Digital are having a Holiday Party, and you're invited! Join us on Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 6 pm at UI LABS. There will be food, drinks, tea/coffee, music, and an update about what Smart Chicago...

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December 6, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, PUBLIC EVENT

FUTURE WORKFORCE CONFERENCE

The demand for skilled men and women in the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industries continues to rise, while the number of people available to fill these positions continues to decline. This full-day conference will explore how companies and employees...

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December 4, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, PUBLIC EVENT

CALL TO ACTION: CITIES CLIMATE FORUM

City Digital is hosting a one-day Climate Forum on December 4th in collaboration with the North American Climate Summit in Chicago. Participants in this summit, including North American Mayors, Chief Sustainability Officers, and Chief Innovation Officers, will gather at UI LABS to...

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Nov
2017

November 29, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

AZURE GOVERNMENT HACKFEST + TRAINING

The Microsoft Azure Government team is inviting all developers and IT professionals in the Chicagoland area in the government space to a two-day HackFest and training event. The event includes one day of training presentations by members of the Microsoft Azure...

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November 14, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

SMART CITY EXPO WORLD CONGRESS

City Digital is participating in this year's Smart City Expo World Congress. The event is a global meeting point for governments, companies, entrepreneurs, and researchers to collectivize urban power, increase the strength of cities, identify business opportunities, establish partnerships, and contribute...

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Oct
2017

October 24, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

BLOOMBERG NEXT

Brenna Berman will be taking part in Bloomberg's annual discussion on the future of technology, connectivity, and the workforce. The event includes showcases, briefings, and interactive activities digging into the modern-day dynamics re-shaping our world. Learn more and register here.

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October 18, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

ARRAY OF THINGS PUBLIC MEETING AT ASSOCIATION HOUSE

The Array of Things Public Meeting will be an opportunity for residents to learn more about the Array of Things project and identify community priorities that this project can measure and address. This conversation is hosted by the Association House of Chicago, a vital community...

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October 18, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

IoT SUMMIT CHICAGO

Brenna Berman will be speaking at ITA's fifth annual IoT Summit Chicago. This year's summit will explore issues such as data ownership and governance, while simultaneously connecting local IoT companies with investors in the region. Learn more and register here.

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October 16, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

SMART CITIES SUMMIT

The Smart Cities Summit brings together leading decision makers looking to learn about how to implement technology in order to boost connectivity within cities across the globe. Learn more and register here.

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October 12, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

BOSCH IoT STRATEGY SUMMIT

Brenna Berman will be speaking at the Bosch IoT Strategy Summit. The event gathers thought leaders in the Internet of Things space to share what it takes to bring IoT into an organization, how to master its complexity, and why it...

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Sept
2017

September 19, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, PUBLIC EVENT

BUILDINGS 2.0: DESIGN, SYSTEMS, ENERGY, AND STANDARDS

Buildings 2.0 is a full-day event focused on the opportunities and realities of smart buildings. From pre-construction to operations and maintenance, the conference will investigate how design, systems, technology, and data each play a role in creating the fully-optimized building....

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September 14, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, PUBLIC EVENT

Q3 CITIES WEBINAR: LOGISTICS, RESILIENCY AND AEC

City Digital is hosting a 1-hour webinar on September 14th for city leadership to learn about our market-ready solutions, our current pilots and our pilot development process. The webinar will cover City Digital's unique engagement with the City of Chicago,...

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Aug
2017

August 24, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

CITIES CONFERENCE: BEST PRACTICES IN GLOBAL INFRASTRUCTURE

Many people have asked, why those of involved in designing and building American cities cannot achieve the results that are being witnessed in cities across Asia and the Middle East?  Why are we unable to rebuild infrastructure that was designed...

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Jun
2017

June 27, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

STREET OF THE FUTURE WORKSHOP

City Digital's David Leopold will give a keynote talk about “Mapping the Street of the Future,” featuring insights, opportunities, and lessons learned from City Digital’s underground infrastructure mapping pilot and other related projects. The first in a three-part series, this one-day...

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June 25, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

SMART CITIES CONNECT

Join City Digital Executive Director Brenna Berman in Austin for Smart Cities Connect, where she'll be speaking on Monday, June 26. At 9 am, Brenna will give a keynote talk, "Reimagining the User Experience of Government." At 9:30 am, she'll...

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June 7, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

THE CHICAGO FORUM ON GLOBAL CITIES

The Chicago Forum on Global Cities, hosted annually by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the Financial Times, raises provocative questions about the influence of global cities and how they can solve pressing global challenges. Participating thought leaders and...

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June 6, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

SMART CITIES TECHNOLOGIES WORKSHOP

Katie Olson, Director of Program Design for City Digital, will be in attendance for a discussion about how cities across the U.S. are utilizing advanced sensors, big data, the Internet of Things, and other advanced technologies to enhance the quality and performance of...

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May
2017

May 15, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

INTERNET OF THINGS WORLD

Internet of Things World features three days of learning, discovery, and networking, covering the largest span of both industrial and consumer IoT. City Digital Executive Director Brenna Berman will speak on two panels: May 18 at 10:10 a.m. PT -...

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May 11, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, PRIVATE EVENT

CITY DIGITAL WEBINAR FOR CITY LEADERSHIP

City Digital is a Chicago-based public-private partnership innovating at the physical-digital convergence to create smart cities. Together with its public, private, and academic partners, City Digital improves the design, creation, use, interactivity, and impact of urban infrastructure. Focusing on four critical...

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May 3, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, PRIVATE EVENT

CITYZENITH PRODUCT LAUNCH

City Digital partner Cityzenith will host a product launch of its software platform and city information modeling tool for analyzing and visualizing city and project data. Cityzenith is hosting this event in conjunction with the Builtworlds Summit 2017, whose attendees are...

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May 3, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

SMART CITIES NYC '17

Smart Cities NYC '17  curates the intersection of technology and urban life. Coming to you from iconic public spaces across New York City and the revitalized canvas of the Brooklyn Navy Yard, this unprecedented event features three engagement platforms, world-renowned...

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Apr
2017

April 21, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

58TH TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH FORUM ANNUAL CONFERENCE

City Digital's David Leopold, Director of Program Management, will speak on the panel "The Mobility-as-a-Service Effect on the Business of Transport." Founded in 1958, the Transportation Research Forum (TRF) is an independent organization of transportation professionals. Its purpose is to...

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April 4, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, PUBLIC EVENT

CITY DIGITAL AT CHI HACK NIGHT

On April 4, we're making available the first batch of data from our Smart Green Infrastructure Monitoring (SGIM) pilot at the weekly Chi Hack Night. The data comes from three of our four Chicago stormwater monitoring sites, which have been using...

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Mar
2017

March 13, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, PRIVATE EVENT

WATER INNOVATION SYMPOSIUM & URBAN WATERWAYS FORUM CLOSING RECEPTION

In partnership with Mayor Emanuel’s Urban Waterways Forum in Chicago on March 13th, Current, a new non-profit organization focused on propelling Chicago's water economy, and City Digital are convening a Water Innovation Symposium. Urban waterways represent the confluence of ecology,...

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