March 15, 2017

LABS Chairs Smart Cities Summit with Informa Telecoms and KNECT 365


On December 6th dozens of local, regional, national deployers and developers gathered to explore the realities of developing smart cities and resilient communities.

The event was hosted by Informa Telecoms and KNECT 365. Informa is a leading business intelligence, academic publishing, knowledge and events business, operating within the Knowledge and Information Economy. KNECT 365 is Informa’s events platform that connects people to knowledge and networking opportunities.

Chris Rezendes, Managing Director of LABS, chaired the event in order to expand its network and bring more people to see how IoT is deployed in the South Coast.

Among the most important outcomes at the event were:

  1. Verizon discussion of a number of their regional investments in smart cities and resilient communities.
  2. City Managers from emerging and current leaders in the US deploying IoT to support their city’s goals.
  3. Dozens of small companies sharing latest progress on their solutions aimed at Smart Cities and Resilient Communities.