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Lioness Publisher Natasha Zena Set To Moderate Keynote Panel On Inclusion, Innovation And The Workforce Of The Future At Smart Cities Connect Fall Conference & Expo

NATIONAL HARBOR — The Fall Smart Cities Connect Conference & Expo is coming to National Harbor, Md. from Oct. 8-10 at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center. Smart Cities Connect is the leading and largest smart cities Internet of Things event in North America. The event will bring together intelligent systems providers for energy, infrastructure, networks, data management, urban mobility, citizen engagement, governance solutions and city leaders.

Lioness Publisher Natasha Zena has been announced as the moderator of the Smart Cities Connect Keynote, “Inclusion, Innovation and the Workforce of the Future.” Washington D.C. panelists include:

  • Kevin Bush, Chief Resilience Officer, District of Columbia
  • Jason Green, Cofounder, SkillSmart
  • Unique Morris-Hughes, Director, Department of Employment Services (DOES), Washington DC
  • Ahnna Smith, Executive Director, Workforce Investment Council 

Panelists will discuss how emerging technologies and initiatives can be used in the District equitably (and mitigating their risks and unintended consequences) in order to achieve a smarter, stronger and better quality of life for all District residents as well as drive economic opportunity and business development. They will discuss jobs of the future, how to close the digital divide and how to rethink a workforce strategy that supports these values.

Smart Cities Connect

Smart Cities Connect provides meaningful content and connects a thoughtful community of decision-makers to empower smart cities at all stages of growth. They accelerate the adoption of smart technology solutions, aid in problem-solving, and amplify city resources for the betterment of cities, communities and their citizens.

Don’t miss this opportunity to network with your peers and learn about cutting edge solutions for 5G networks, big data, analytics, urban mobility, smart infrastructure, community engagement, digital privacy and more.

Lioness Discount

Lioness readers are treated to 10% off the conference registration. Use the following discount code to save: 19LN10. For more information, visit

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