ThingEvent: Smart City Get the IoT to Work for Your Business

ThingEvent: Smart Cities

Attend an Event Like No Other

Join us for an afternoon of learning and networking with smart city industry leaders who are transforming their business with IoT. Kansas City, MO will provide the perfect setting for an agenda that offers the most up-to-date information on market intelligence, IoT business and technical solutions, and the latest in emerging technologies.


We are committed to delivering an agenda that will help you capitalize on the enormous market opportunities being created by the Internet of Things.

Please check back here for agenda updates.




11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Registration & Luncheon
12:30 PM Welcome Tyson Echentile, Director, Smart City Partners, PTC
12:40 PM Connected Operations and Digital Innovation in Smart Cities Howard Heppelmann, DVP, Connected Solutions, PTC
1:15 PM Microsoft CityNext Jonelle Kreiner, Global Black Belt, Microsoft
1:45 PM Value of an IoT Platform for Cities Chris Rezendes, Founder & Partner, IoT Capital Partners
2:15 PM Smart Sensors, Smart Buildings, Smart Everything…And the Platform to Build it On Scott McCarley, Senior Director Solution Management, PTC
Jake Moody, Senior Partner Engineer, PTC
Glen Marquis, Product Manager, Smart Cities, PTC
2:45 PM Trends, Benefits & Examples of Smart Building Technologies Chip Swisher, Smart Solutions Practice Director, CenturyLink
3:15 PM Afternoon Break
3:45 PM Smart City Insights Across Building Domains Andreas Savvides, Vice President Technology & Software, Ameresco
4:15 PM Artificial Intelligence for Smart Building Automation Tonia Roberts, Director of Sales and Business Development, Allerin
4:45 PM Large Scale Global City Development Troy Dillard, Sr. Vice President Smart Cities & Government Solutions, Tech Mahindra
5:15 PM Panel: Partnering to Build Smart City Solutions
Moderated by Scott McCarley
Marc Petcock, Chief Communication Officer & Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring
Davide Pacchini, Director Global Ecosystem Partners, Sigfox
Jean-Robert Haddad, CTO, K2 Geospatial
Chip Swisher, Smart Solutions Practice Director, CenturyLink
5:45PM Wrap Up
6:00 – 7:30 PM Evening Reception at Kill Devil Club

Please note that PTC reserves the right to change the agenda without notice


Join us in the heart of Kansas City's Power and Light District!

General Session
The Gallery
61 East 14th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105

Cocktail Reception
The Kill Devil Club
31 East 14th Street
Kansas City, MO 64106

Both venues are located on the second floor. Please enter through the glass doors and use the elevator or staircase in the lobby.

ThingEvent: Smart City Venue

Online Registration for ThingEvent: Smart City is CLOSED.

Online registration for this event is closed but you can still register onsite the day of the event. Please proceed to the registration table to complete your registration.

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