A Look Back at the 2019 Summit

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column css_animation="none" width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_gallery interval="5" images="8132,8131,8129,8130,8128,8127,8126,8125,8124,8123,8121,8122,8120,8087,8085,8074,8083" img_size="full" direction_nav="yes" control_nav="yes"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="44px"][vc_column_text]Another year, another Annual Summit under our belts! This year’s Summit, which took place in Boulder, CO on September 19-20, brought...

Welcome to our new UK members

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]MetroLab officially crosses the Atlantic to welcome our first three UK members. We’re delighted to be joined by: University of Bristol and the City of Bristol (England, United Kingdom) University of Glasgow and the City of Glasgow (Scotland,...

MetroLab welcomes 1st Canadian members

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]MetroLab officially heads across the border to welcome our first Canadian members: the University of Alberta and the City of Edmonton. [caption id="attachment_8001" align="alignleft" width="500"] View of the University of Alberta.[/caption] We look forward to working with our new Canadian...

MetroLab Partners with Future of Privacy Forum to Advance Civic Data Privacy

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Today’s cities and communities are rapidly transforming, thanks to always-on data flows and the proliferation of innovative technologies. MetroLab has always believed that collaboration between local governments, universities, and other stakeholders is necessary to ensure that this transformation...

Welcome to MetroLab: City of San Antonio & University of Texas San Antonio

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The City of San Antonio (COSA) and UTSA have become members of MetroLab Network, increasing our official count to 45 cities, 6 counties and 61 universities. Led by COSA’s Office of Innovation and UTSA, MetroLab team members will address...

Guest Post: Quick Actions lead to Long Term Change

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MetroLab Welcomes George Mason University and Fairfax County

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Guest Post: Georgia Tech Initiative Aims to Lift Communities with Smart Technology

Georgia Tech Initiative Aims to Lift Communities with Smart Technology: Inaugural Grant Winners Selected for the Georgia Smart Communities Challenge By Kristi Kirkland, Smart Cities and Inclusive Innovation, Georgia Institute of Technology   [caption id="attachment_4225" align="alignright" width="541"] Georgia Smart Communities Challenge announcement in Albany, GA[/caption] The Georgia Smart Communities...

MetroLab Network Welcomes Four New Partnerships

MetroLab is excited to welcome new members to the network: Gainesville, Florida, joining University of Florida (already a MetroLab member) Guilford County, North Carolina and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro Wilmington, Delaware and the University of Delaware and Delaware State University ...