Digi.City Connects: Long Beach Roundtable


We gathered on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at California State University Long Beach for a discussion on Long Beach's smart city efforts that will focus on economic development and digital infrastructure. Digi.City was honored to host an esteemed panel to explore how governments, industry and communities can collaborate to expand the social and economic benefits of 21st century technology.

Speakers included:

  • Lea Eriksen, Director of Technology and Innovation Department, City of Long Beach

  • John Keisler, Director of Economic and Property Development, City of Long Beach

  • Lauren Vargas, Director of Innovation, Office of the Mayor of Long Beach, Robert Garcia

  • Heather Tomley, Acting Managing Director of the Planning and Environmental Affairs Bureau, Port of Long Beach

This event was 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.

Couldn’t make the event but want to learn more? Read ‘Take a Look at Long Beach’.

Chelsea Collier