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ATIS is proud to support the following ICT industry events:
Smart Cities International Symposium

Smart Cities International Symposium and Exhibition

January 17 - 18, 2018

Chicago, Illinois

The Symposium brings together key thought leaders and industry practitioners to explore the most recent technology advances, business models, and lessons learned to date in making the Smart City a reality. The focus is on municipal governments and innovators who are pushing the envelope toward actual implementation of the Smart City vision. Topics to be addressed include leveraging the smart energy grid for broader municipal applications, smart transportation and parking, IoT applications and communications networks, and enhancing sustainability, accessibility and livability. Early bird registration is available through December 15. Visit the Smart Cities International Symposium website.

Must See Session:
To Open Smart City Data or Not
Thursday, January 18, 2018
10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Moderator: Jason Hare, Open Data Evangelist, OpenDataSoft
Panelists: Paul Baker, CEO, Webitects
Mike Nawrocki, Vice President of Technology and Solutions, ATIS
David Portnoy, Founder, Demand-Driven Open Data

Register today and receive a 15% ATIS member discount using the code ATIS15.

ATIS is a Smart Cities International Symposium and Exhibition Media Partner.

Vehicle CyberSecurity Workshop

January 22 - 23, 2018

Washington, DC

This jointly sponsored SAE and NHTSA Vehicle Cybersecurity Workshop will bring together experts from various sectors and government agencies dealing with cyber-physical systems (CPS), including leading CPS thinkers from information technology, Industrial Control Systems, Internet of Things, Platform Information Technology, and embedded systems. Don’t miss the opportunity to collaborate with government, industry, and academia to discuss actionable next steps and collaboration oppor¬tunities that would help address challenges unique to CPS architectures, including software, firmware, and hardware.

Must See Session:
Panel Discussion: Cybersecurity at the Intersection of ICT and Automotive Industries
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
9:00 - 10:30 am

Moderator - Frank Barickman, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Panelists - Jeff Stewart, AT&T
Lori Wigle, Intel
Tom Gage, Marconi Pacific LLC

The workshop is free to attend for anyone, but seating is limited. For more information and to aregister visit the Workshop website. (SAE membership is not required). .


IWCE 2018

March 5 - 9, 2018

Orlando, Florida

Since 1977, the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) has been the authoritative annual event for information and communications technology (ICT) professionals in the working world. IWCE features over 400 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and trends in the industry. Over 7,000 individuals attend from a diverse group of industry professionals including government/military; public safety (law enforcement, fire service, emergency medical & 911); utility; transportation and business enterprise. This upcoming show will be held March 5-9, 2018 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. More information can be found at

IWCE is supported by leading organizations including the Federal Communication Commission; US Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, Commerce, Interior, State, Energy and Treasury; the US Navy, Army and Coast Guard; Federal Bureau of Investigation; National Telecommunications Industry Association; Utilities Telecom Council (UTC); National Emergency Number Association (NENA); Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO), and the National Public Safety Telecommunications Council (NPSTC), as well as countless individuals representing other federal, state and local government agencies.

Register now and use code PDB1 to get 20% off conference prices, 15% off training and free exhibit hall. For more information, visit IWCE’s website.

ATIS is an IWCE Allied Partner.

5G North America

5G North America

May 14 - 16, 2018

Austin, Texas

For over a decade, LTE North America and now 5G North America has been an important source of inspiration, education and transformation for the North American telecommunications sector. Today, this sector is more ambitious than ever to implement new technologies and services to benefit everyday consumers and businesses. With the advent of 5G upon us, carriers will once again use 5G North America as a platform to announce new technological advancements and lay down their plans for hyper-connectivity across the continent.

The eleventh edition of 5G North America will draw upon leading minds, business influencers and legendary C-Level executives who will discuss the evolution of LTE, early 5G field trials, the business case for 5G and the tech that underpins this transformative technology.

For our latest edition, we pledge to ensure that our audience be presented with exclusive survey findings, industry data, case studies and business intelligence unavailable at any other conference. In addition, as a proud supporter of women in STEM, we’re excited to break barriers to ensure the most vibrant gathering of telco professionals in North America.

For more information, visit the 5G North America website.

ATIS is 5G North America Endorsing Association.

IoT North America

Internet of Things North America

May 31 - June 1, 2018

Chicago, Illinois

Internet of Things North America is a technical event covering advanced connectivity and cloud based monitoring/control of devices, facilities, automobiles, people, and enterprise operations. One of the oldest IoT events in the United States, IoT North America covers all facets of the industry including the IoT Ecosystem, Systems Design, IoT Networks, Big Data, Cloud, Security, DevOps, Smart City, and much more. The 2018 event will be held in Chicago, Ill. area on May 31 – June 1, 2018.

ATIS is an Internet of Things North America Supporting Organization.