The 2019 Smart City Event Offers Unparalleled Education with Certification and Case Studies

By IoTEvolutionWorld News October 23, 2018

Collocated with IoT Evolution Expo, in Florida, The Smart City Event highlights trends, best practices and the best solutions.

Trumbull, CT – October 23, 2019 – TMC and Crossfire Media today announced the conference program for The Smart City Event being held January 29 – February 1, 2019 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/ Broward Country Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The conference program will focus on how connected solutions will drive city wide improvements, better quality of life for residents and business opportunity for enterprises. New to this year’s event, each attendee who goes to every Smart City Event breakout session will receive a 2019 Certification of Specialization in Smart Cities.

“These days the consumer has more technology in their hands then Apollo had in the capsule and lunar module combined.   So it's no wonder that government agencies from cities to cooperatives are looking at how technology can improve the lives of their citizens,” said Carl Ford, CEO, Crossfire Media, executive director of content, IoT Evolution. “The Smart City Event brings into focus the opportunities surrounding cities, suburban and surrounding areas to collaborate and increase the benefits of living, working and playing for their citizens. Mayors, Councilman and other people concerned with keeping their home attractive to residents and businesses will find answers and opportunities in Fort Lauderdale January 29th to February 1st.”

The conference program includes:

Keynote Presentations:

  • George Mulhern, CEO, Cradlepoint
  • Maciej Kranz, VP, Corporate Strategic Innovation Group, Cisco
  • Ricardo Prada, UX Director, Google
  • Gerrit Rexhausen, Program Manager, Corporate Strategy & Innovation Management, Lufthansa Technik
  • Homaira Akbari, President & CEO, AKnowledge Partners
  • Stephane Wyper, Senior Vice President, New Commerce Partnerships and Commercialization,  Mastercard

Smart City Event breakout sessions for certification:

  • Introductions+ Smart Cities Ecosystems and Sustainability
  • Lessons from the Greater City of Atlanta
  • Around the Nation Looking at Success in Sustainability
  • Smart City and Smart Lighting: It's more than a Pole Tax
  • Smart Strategies for Rural and Regional Areas
  • Fleet Connectivity - Idea to Implementation
  • Intelligent Transportation for Smart Cities
  • Connected Governments as the Future of Innovation and Cultivators of Authentic Smart Cities
  • Referring to RFPs; Who Provides the Services

Special Panel Discussions:

  • Town Hall Meeting: FCC, FTC, NIST, Oh My
  • Analyze This
  • Fashionable IoT
  • Controlling the Horizontal and the Vertical: Why it's Important for LPWAN to have its Fingers in Every Pie
  • Follow the Leaders: Smart Cities, Counties and States
  • What's Next for Industrial 4.0
  • IoT Security General Session - Security Hype, Hysteria & Hope
  • SDWAN IoT General Session - SDWAN - IoT: The Session on the Session Layer
  • 5G General Session - Keeping Connected: From 5G to Zigbee

Keynotes, speakers, special events, exhibitors and more details are updated daily. Sign up for IoT Evolution’s newsletter for more information.

The Smart City Event is collocated with IoT Evolution Expo which in its 20th event is the leading education and networking forum for the enterprise looking to understand how to develop and implement IoT Solutions.

Registration for The Smart City Event is now open. For more information, contact Scott Kargman. For media registration, contact Jessica Seabrook. Companies interested in exhibiting, sponsorship or advertising packages should contact Dave Rodriguez at 203.852.6800 ext. 146 or Maureen Gambino 203-852-6800 x 109.

For the latest Smart City Event news, updates and information, follow the event on Twitter at @smartcityevent.

About TMC

Through education, industry news, live events and social influence, global buyers rely on TMC's content-driven marketplaces to make purchase decisions and navigate markets. As a result, leading technology vendors turn to TMC for unparalleled branding, thought leadership and lead generation opportunities. Our in-person and online events deliver unmatched visibility and sales prospects for all participants. Through our custom lead generation programs, we provide clients with an ongoing stream of leads that turn into sales opportunities and build databases. Additionally, we bolster brand reputations with the millions of impressions from display advertising on our news sites and newsletters. Making TMC a 360-degree marketing solution, we offer comprehensive event and road show management services and custom content creation with expertly ghost-crafted blogs, press releases, articles and marketing collateral to help with SEO, branding, and overall marketing efforts. For more information about TMC and to learn how we can help you reach your marketing goals, please visit and follow us on FacebookLinkedIn and Twitter@tmcnet .

About Crossfire Media

Crossfire Media is an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. We service communities of interest with conferences, tradeshows, webinars and newsletters. Crossfire Media has a partnership with Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) to produce events and websites related to disruptive technologies. Crossfire Media is a division of Crossfire Consulting, a full service Information Technology company based in New York.

Media and Analyst Contact:

Jessica Seabrook             

Marketing Director

203.852.6800 ext.170

[email protected]

Edited by Ken Briodagh
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