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CONNECTED 2024

Convene. Inspire. Transfer. Innovate.

March 21, 2024

3:30 – 7:00 pm

Venture Café Phoenix (click for map and address)

Join a pivotal gathering in the Greater Phoenix region where local government leaders, technology innovators, and community stakeholders converge. CONNECTED is dedicated to exploring and implementing smart city technologies that enhance quality of life and efficiency in our urban spaces. Attendees will gain valuable insights, collaborate on impactful initiatives, and become an integral part of shaping the future of our region.

Register to attend:

This registration includes the presentation from 3:30 to 4:30. This space has limited seating and will initially be held for government employees (state, county, local), elected officials, and regional partners. 

This registration is for community members,
industry, and all other registrants. It includes access
to programming beginning at 4:30, including the Reverse Expo, Venture Café, and Tech Demos. 

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Agenda

State of the Smart Region
3:30 – 4:30 pm

(Government Employees and Regional Partners)

Reverse Expo
4:30 – 7:00 pm

Venture Café Phoenix
5:30 – 7:00 pm

Tech Demonstrations
4:30 – 7:00 pm

Learn how cities across Greater Phoenix have been advancing toward a smarter region within five Regional Impact Categories, as we highlight recent awards, celebrate city successes, and invite cities to share some of the most impactful projects from recent years.

Immerse yourself in an exposition of 25+ city initiatives from across the region. Presentations will span across city departments, including water resources, GIS, mobility, event management, urban forestry, public safety, courts, community services, procurement, and more, all with an eye toward creating an immersive experience that demonstrates impact and outcomes of transferrable city successes.

The future of resilient cities is through strategic partnerships that tackle the world's most pressing challenges. From digital twins to public works, we'll explore how Smart Cities are shaking up the way we do business and how your local municipality could just be your next strategic partner. Join us as city and industry leaders combine to show the collaborative projects impacting our region and beyond.

Join an intimate demonstration of the technologies changing the way we view life in the city. Emerging technologies from around the world will join us with customized experiences that show a behind the scenes look at the incredible solutions that power our everyday life. From AI powered mapping to augmented reality planning, explore where innovation meets the public square. 

See who else is attending:

Local Governments

  • City of Avondale

  • City of Buckeye

  • City of Chandler

  • City of Goodyear

  • City of Mesa

  • City of Phoenix
  • City of Scottsdale
  • City of Surprise

  • Maricopa County

State & Regional Partners

  • Arizona Department of Administration

  • Digital Equity Institute

  • Greater Phoenix Economic Council

  • Maricopa Association of Governments

K-12 & Higher Education

  • Arizona State University

  • Grand Canyon University

  • Maricopa Community Colleges

  • University of Arizona

Industry & Technology

  • ASU/AWS AI Cloud Innovation Center

  • ASU/Cox Collaboratory

  • Automedi

  • Innocode

  • Nudgd

  • PHXMF

  • Spatial Media

  • Steadynamic

  • Unity Technologies

See who else is attending:

Local Governments

  • City of Avondale

  • City of Buckeye

  • City of Chandler

  • City of Goodyear

  • City of Mesa

  • City of Phoenix
  • City of Scottsdale
  • City of Surprise

  • Maricopa County

State & Regional Partners

  • Arizona Department of Administration

  • Digital Equity Institute

  • Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC)

  • Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG)

  • Salt River Project (SRP)

  • Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce

Industry & Technology

  • ASU/AWS AI Cloud Innovation Center

  • ASU/Cox Collaboratory

  • IBM

  • Innocode

  • Nudgd

  • Plug and Play

  • Signify

  • Spatial Media

  • Steadynamic

  • Unity Technologies

K-12 & Higher Education

  • Arizona State University

  • Grand Canyon University

  • Maricopa Community Colleges

  • University of Arizona

For questions or media inquiries regarding CONNECTED 2024:

Venture Café Phoenix

Join a pivotal gathering in the Greater Phoenix region where local government leaders, technology innovators, and community stakeholders converge. CONNECTED is dedicated to exploring and implementing smart city technologies that enhance quality of life and efficiency in our urban spaces. Attendees will gain valuable insights, collaborate on impactful initiatives, and become an integral part of shaping the future of our region.

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