For the second year in a row, Georgia Tech’s Center for Serve-Learn-Sustain hosted a satellite conference as part of the Integrated Network for Social Sustainability (INSS). The multi-site conference brought together participants from Atlanta, Charlotte, Baltimore and Lima via webcast to discuss this year’s theme of “Smart, Connected Communities.” IPaT and Civic Data Science co-hosted this year’s Atlanta conference with SLS.
On Friday, July 14th the Georgia Institute of Technology hosted a forum on sustainable mobility and smart cities, the first in a series of events planned as part of a three-year strategic partnership with the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern U.S. (GACC South).
On July 21st 2017 at the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) offices, Georgia Institute of Technology—in partnership with ARC, Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG), Georgia Municipal Association (GMA), Georgia Centers for Innovation, Metro Atlanta Chamber, and Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)—convened local governments, government associations, and industry and academic leaders for a half-day workshop to discuss the application of advanced technology for local government.
Georgia Tech has been intensifying its smart cities initiative, including membership in the national MetroLab Network and the launch of a new faculty council with members from more than a dozen university units.