2017 Events

Our company focus in 2017 is simple: We want to help cities track, analyze, and communicate progress. To accomplish this goal, we're hitting the road to share what we're learning. Below, you'll find a list of events we'll be speaking at and attending throughout the year. Questions or want to connect? Email [email protected]

New Partners for Smart Growth

February 2-4, 2017
St. Louis, Missouri 

Hosted by the Local Government Commission

See mySidewalk CEO Stephen Hardy and Tom Schenk Jr., Chief Data Officer, Department of Innovation and Technology, City of Chicago, IL present "Cities Get Smarter: Smart Growth and the Internet of Things" on February 2 at 3:15pm. 

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The Art of Harnessing Community Data

March 31, 2017
Kansas City, Missouri 

Hosted by Kansas City Section of the American Planning Association & mySidewalk

Join Stephen Hardy, CEO at mySidewalk; Ed Foley, Management & Budget Services at the City of Olathe, KS; Triveece Penelton, AICP, City Planner and Project Manager at Vireo; and Greg Kindle, President of the Wyandotte Economic Council to learn how communities are harnessing community data

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85th Annual United States Conference of Mayors


June 23-25, 2017
Miami Beach, Florida

Hosted by the United States Conference of Mayors 

mySidewalk CEO Stephen Hardy presents "Smart Cities Start Here: Managing City Performance in the Information Age" on June 26 at 9am.  

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Gigabit City Summit

August 1-3, 2017
Kansas City, Missouri

Hosted by KC Digital Drive

See mySidewalk CEO Stephen Hardy speak as part of the "Data, Privacy and the Internet of Things" panel on August 2nd at 3pm. 

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Global Cities Team Challenge Expo

August 28-29, 2017
Washington, D.C. 

Hosted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology

Stop by the expo hall and visit the "KCMO Supercluster." We'll be exhibiting alongside KC Digital Drive, Site 1001, and Think Big—all local tech start-ups from Kansas City. 

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Innovation Partnership Program Demo Day (TechWeek)

September 11, 2017
Kansas City, Missouri

Hosted by the City of Kansas City, MO—Office of Innovation 

Join Mayor Sly James & City Manager Troy Schulte for our Second Annual Innovation Partnership Program Demo Day!

Hear from five Kansas City startups (including mySidewalk) who are working with City Hall to launch their ventures and make Kansas City a better place to live, work and play. This event is free and open to all! 

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10th Annual Public Performance Conference 

SEPTEMBER 28-29, 2017

Hosted by Rutgers University-National Center for Public Performance

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Smart Cities Week

October 3-5, 2017
Washington, D.C. 

Hosted by the Smart Cities Council 

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Smart Cities Summit

October 16-17
Chicago, IL

Hosted by the IoT World Series

Stop by and visit us in the Start Up City section of the expo hall. 

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103rd ICMA Annual Conference

October 22-25, 2017
San Antonio, TEXAS

Hosted by the International City/County Management Association

Stop by and visit us in booth #1201. 

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The Mayors Conference on Entrepreneurship 

October 25-27, 2017
Oakland, California

Hosted by The Kauffman Foundation 

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