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Smart Campuses 101: Introduction to the Future

  • 2044 Rayburn House Office Building (map)

Join the Congressional Caucus on Smart Cities to hear how technology is transforming colleges and universities around the country. Smart campuses use modern technology which enhances student learning and quality of life, lowering operation costs, greater security and safety, and environmental sustainability. These digitally connected campuses are benefiting not only the students and faculty but also their surrounding community. 

Lunch will be provided


  • Moderator: Mina Sartipi, Director, Center for Urban Informatics and Progress (CUIP), University of Tennessee at Chattanooga  

  • Chip Swisher, Smart Solutions Global Practice Lead, CenturyLink

  • Dr. Steve Burrell, CIO, Northern Arizona University

  • Diana Bowman, Co-Director, Center for Smart Cities and Regions, Arizona State University

  • Klara Jelinkova, Vice President International Operations and IT/CIO, Rice University

About the Caucus

Formed in the 115th Congress, the Congressional Caucus on Smart Cities serves as a bipartisan group of members dedicated to bringing American communities into the 21st century through innovation and technological change. Embracing smart technology will make our communities more sustainable, resilient, efficient, livable, and competitive in a world in which technology is constantly advancing. The pillars of the Caucus: mobility, connectivity, sustainability, and workforce.

The event will take place on July 23, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM in 2044 Rayburn House Office Building. Please contact Shahzaib Hafeez at Shahzaib.Hafeez@mail.house.gov to RSVP, or should you have any additional questions.