RTCC Program Series: Briefing on the White House Smart Cities Funding and Envision: America

On September 14th, the White House announced a Smart Cities Initiative that will invest $160 million in research, development and deployment of technology solutions that will help American cities tackle local and national challenges and improve city services.

Join us for a continental breakfast Wednesday, November 4, 2015 from 8:00 am – 10:00 am to hear from Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP and Envision: America about ways Research Triangle Region communities and companies can leverage this opportunity.

Rob Edwards, Partner and Co-Team Leader of the Energy, Project Finance and Technology Team, and Ben Snowden, Environmental Litigation Associate, will give an overview of the White House announcement and highlight the programs most relevant to the Research Triangle Region communities and companies in the areas of Smart Water, Smart Transportation, Smart Grid and the Internet of Things.

Amy Aussieker, Executive Director of Envision Charlotte, is spearheading the Envision: America effort. She will discuss an upcoming workshop for city leaders to develop smart city solutions.



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November 04, 2015 from 8am - 10am



8:00 AM Registration and Breakfast

8:20 AM Program

9:30 AM Q&A



Non-members: $35

Members: free



The James B. Hunt Jr. Library - NC State University Centennial Campus
1070 Partners Way
Lecture Hall – 4th Floor
Raleigh, NC 27606
Google map and directions


Driving Directions to the James B. Hunt Jr. Library can be found here.


Option 1

You may use the Poulton Deck, located directly across the street from the James B. Hunt Library (map and directions). Parking is $2 first hour; $1 for each consecutive half hour - no cash, credit and debit cards only. 

Option 2 

You may also utilize the Partners Way Deck, about a 10-minute walk to the Hunt Library (map and directions). Parking is $2 first hour; $1 for each consecutive half hour - no cash, credit and debit cards only.


The event will take place in the 4th-floor lecture hall located in the Hunt Library. To get to the lecture hall from the ground floor, walk past the yellow staircase and take the elevator up to the fourth floor. Turn right when you exit the elevator and room 4106 will be down the hall on your right.  We will have staff greet you when you exit the elevator.


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