On Thursday, September 14, the City of Atlanta launched the North Avenue Smart Corridor.
Georgia Tech faculty researchers are gathering data about safety, how people travel, and even how taxpayer money is spent, all in an effort to improve the quality of life for residents.
On Friday, September 15, Georgia Tech researchers will participate in the city’s inaugural Experience SmartATL event at Ponce City Market.
On November 16th, IPaT invited the Georgia Tech community to attend the Georgia Tech Smart Cities Faculty Summit. Attendees discussed innovative and far reaching plans for grand challenges that tackle many of the systemic issues facing our cities and communities.
Debra Lam has joined Georgia Tech’s Institute for People and Technology (IPaT) as the Managing Director for Smart Cities and Inclusive Innovation. Lam brings to Georgia Tech over a decade of experience in urban innovation and resilience, strategy and management.
IPaT's Debra Lam has been named to StateScoop’s inaugural list of Top Women in Technology for 2017. StateScoop’s Manager of Strategic Initiatives, Jake Williams, made the announcement on March 17th.
For the second year in a row, Georgia Tech’s Center for Serve-Learn-Sustain hosted a satellite conference as part of the Integrated Network for Social Sustainability (INSS). The multi-site conference brought together participants from Atlanta, Charlotte, Baltimore and Lima via webcast to discuss this year’s theme of “Smart, Connected Communities.” IPaT and Civic Data Science co-hosted this year’s Atlanta conference with SLS.
On Friday, July 14th the Georgia Institute of Technology hosted a forum on sustainable mobility and smart cities, the first in a series of events planned as part of a three-year strategic partnership with the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern U.S. (GACC South).
On July 21st 2017 at the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) offices, Georgia Institute of Technology—in partnership with ARC, Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG), Georgia Municipal Association (GMA), Georgia Centers for Innovation, Metro Atlanta Chamber, and Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)—convened local governments, government associations, and industry and academic leaders for a half-day workshop to discuss the application of advanced technology for local government.