The Digi.City Connects Chicago Roundtable gathered top leaders in the city's smart city efforts for an event at 1871. It was an honor to have Mayor Rahm Emmanuel provide opening remarks followed by an esteemed panel including:
- Tom Schenk, Chief Data Officer, City of Chicago
- Charlie Catlett, University of Chicago
- Lani Ingram, Smart Communities, Sports & IoT Platforms, Verizon
- Christopher Whitaker, Code for America
Our conversation focused on economic development and digital infrastructure and explored how governments, industry and communities can collaborate to expand the social and economic benefits of 21st century technology. This event is part of a multi-city series, “Digi.City Connects,” which hosts thoughtful discussions in key metropolitan areas across the United States with local lawmakers and experts about the policy implications of smart city technologies.