The MetroLab Network Annual Summit, in partnership with the City of Atlanta and GeorgiaTech, will bring together 150+ leading representatives from local government, major research universities, and relevant industry and non-profit professionals for a two-and-a-half-day summit. The 2017 Summit is an opportunity for attendees to share, discuss, collaborate, and present their ideas and innovations in urban technology. The summit will consist of a set of high-level keynotes, as well as smaller programmatic workshop sessions. Questions can be directed to

Keynote Speakers


Wednesday, September 13th


8:00 AM – Registration, Light Breakfast
8:30 AM – Welcome, Outline of Goals, Governance
9:45 AM – Keynote – Mayor Pete Buttigieg
10:30 AM – Break
10:45 AM – R&D Project Showcase
11:40 AM – The Human Services 360 Project: Supporting Next Generation Human Service
Infrastructure to Address Big Picture Questions

12:00 PM – Lunch
1:00 PM – Breakout Discussions
– Engaging Students and Research Fellows
– Citizen Engagement with Data and R&D Projects
– Human Services 360
2:00 PM – Break
2:30 PM – Scaling & Building Startups from Technologies/Tech Transfer
3:15 PM – R&D Project Showcase
4:15 PM – CIOs, CTOs, and CDOs, O My
5:00 PM – Closing Remarks
6:00 PM – Reception @ Atlanta Botanical Garden

Thursday, September 14th


8:00 AM – Registration, Light Breakfast
8:30 AM – Opening Remarks
8:45 AM – Keynote – Martin J. O’Malley
9:45 AM – Urban Instrumentation for Sustainability and Climate Change R&D Showcase
10:30 AM – Break
10:45 AM – Video Analytics for Safety and Mobility
11:30 AM – Privacy and Smart City Technologies
12:15 PM – Lunch
1:15 PM – Ethics and Predictive Analytics Discussion
2:15 PM – Breakout Sessions Part I
Future of Privacy Forum  Discussion: Smart Cities and Open Data 
Predictive Risk Modeling Discussion
Environmental Sensing
3:15 PM – Break
3:45 PM – Breakout Sessions Part II
4:30 PM – Reconvene & Closing Discussion
6:00 PM – Happy Hour @ RÍ RÁ


Friday, September 15th


8:30 AM – Networking Breakfast



MetroLab Network would like to thank our 2017 Annual Summit Sponsors, who are helping us execute our goals and mission for this conference. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for this event, please contact for more information.

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