Call for Presentations

CFPConnected Cities USA is currently accepting abstracts for its event, March 28-29, 2018 in Oak Brook, Illinois. The conference provides an excellent forum to discuss new developments in technology, market conditions and end-user requirements that are driving innovation, capabilities and features, application trends and performance improvements.

Conference sessions should be technical and educational while providing examples for recent installations, cutting edge technology and application strategies from users driving growth in these markets.Deadline to Submit – November 2nd, 2017.

Topics Include:

  • Developing new Smart City Projects
  • Smart City Services
  • Integrating IT and ICS
  • Data Management & Analytics
  • Developing a Communication Network
  • Wired and Wireless Networks
  • Low Power Networks
  • Cloud Based Monitoring and Control
  • Upgrading Infrastructure Control Systems
  • Standards, Compliance & Certification
  • Security
  • Sensor & Smart Device Integration
  • Smart Building Automation and Control
  • Smart/Grid Demand Response
  • Renewable Energy/Distributed Generation
  • Energy Management Systems
  • Intelligent Lighting
  • Smart Transportation
  • Emergency Response
  • Environmental Control and Sensing
  • Software/SaaS
  • App

Types of Presentations:

1. Industry Applications: Outstanding examples of recent applications of Connected and Smart Cities sector. Possible markets include:

  • Utilities/T&D
  • Oil & Gas
  • Water & Wastewater
  • Smart Buildings
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Smart Living
  • IoT Networks
  • Telecommunications
  • Rail and Transportation
  • Critical Infrastructure

2. Implementation and Operational Process: Return on investment scenarios and analysis of benefits for implementation of new and improved technologies such as upgrading power systems, adoption of new testing and monitoring strategies and integration of existing and new solutions.

3. Technology Directions: Overviews, projections and forecasts for changes in core technologies, including new platforms, new industry applications and new methods of implementing solutions.

Submitting an Abstract
The basis of the proposal or the presentation may not be the promotion or marketing of a product.

Submission Guidelines

The Proposal should include:
- A title for the presentation
- A summary of the presentation content (200-300 words)
- Presenter(s) biography and high-resolution head-shot
- Contact information: name, title, company, address, phone, email address and web site

Please Note: Submissions will be accepted only electronically by email. Send your proposal in the body of your email letter and include supporting material as attachments. Submit to Nick Depperschmidt: Deadline to Submit – November 2nd, 2017.