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Building a Thriving, Connected and Global Chicago

The final installment of Tomorrow’s Chicago Today, a panel series from host Crown Castle exploring Chicago’s future as a smart city and global tech hub through the lens of communications infrastructure.

date
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
time
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (Central Standard Time)
venue
1871 Auditorium
tags
Event


The final installment of Tomorrow’s Chicago Today, a panel series from host Crown Castle exploring Chicago’s future as a smart city and global tech hub through the lens of communications infrastructure.

Join Crown Castle, the company building and maintaining the infrastructure behind the world’s most revolutionary technologies, for an engaging panel discussion on what it takes to foster a thriving, connected and global Chicago. The conversation will begin with a comprehensive look at the current tech climate in Chicago, as well as how technology-related initiatives and investments compare to other cities. Panelists will then turn an eye to the future and explore how 5G, the IOT and other smart solutions will positively impact different sectors and solve problems for citizens. Attendees will also learn about the role they can play in helping Chicago become a technology leader. 

This is a Chicago-centric conversation that promises to be engaging and informative for both 1871 entrepreneurs, as well as anyone with a casual interest in technology. 

Speaker Information:

Brenna Berman - Executive Director, City Tech Collaborative 

Kirk Dillard - Chairman, Regional Transportation Authority

Matthew Bragg - Director of Data and Policy, Illinois Science & Technology Coalition

Dr. Bill Payne -Vice President, Network Technologies, Chief Operating Officer, Roberson & Associates

Building a Thriving, Connected and Global Chicago
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