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SyncroniCity: The Impact of Smart City Techonogy and How Your Future Will Change

Wednesday, March 1 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm • Organized By Innovation Pavilion
100 E. Santa Fe, Council Chamber Room, Olathe, KS 66062


Join us to hear how your future will change.  Speakers from local, county, and our state level, along with national corporations, will tell us what they are doing to make our cities smarter.


5:30-6:00 - Networking

6:00-7:15 - Presentations

7:15-7:30 - Networking


  • Doug Hohulin(Leader of Strategic Sales for Nokia): Smart Transportation & Autonomous Vehicles
  • Kirk Rabius (Director, Jacobs Engineering): Current State of Smart Cities
  • Michael Aldridge (CIO Johnson County) and Jennifer Szambecki (State of Kansas): Mobile-First, Citizen-First GovTech
  • Shawn Whitcomb (CIO of Olathe): Smart Cities - Mid-Sized City Focus


Light refreshments provided by Nokia

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Olathe City Hall
100 E. Santa Fe
Council Chamber Room
Olathe, KS 66062
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