Mayor Buckhorn and Panel to Discuss Tampa Innovation Friday

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Mayor Buckhorn and Panel to Discuss Tampa Innovation Friday

City of Tampa and Digi.City host forum highlighting local leadership in 21st century technologies

On Friday, April 28th, Mayor Bob Buckhorn and a panel of local policymakers and business leaders will participate in a forum, “Digi.City Connects: Tampa Roundtable,” highlighting Tampa’s commitment to continue leading the United States in technology innovation including becoming one of the nation’s first “Smart Cities.”

The event, co-hosted by the University of Tampa Lowth Entrepreneurship Center and Digi.City, a platform analyzing policy implications of smart city technologies, will focus on Tampa’s efforts to facilitate cooperation among government, industry and communities to ensure it continues its role as a leader in American innovation.

WHAT: Digi.City Connects: Tampa Roundtable

**Keynote address, panel discussion, and audience Q&A



Mayor Bob Buckhorn, City of Tampa (keynote)

Rep. James Grant, Entrepreneur (panelist)

Lucas Lindsey, Co-Founder, Launch Florida (panelist)

Linda Olson, President, Tampa Bay WaVE (panelist)

Ned Pope, Former President, Florida NEXT Foundation

Dr. Rebecca White, Director of Entrepreneurship Center, University of Tampa (panelist)

Chelsea Collier, founder of Digi.City and Editor-At-Large, Smart Cities Connect (moderator)



Friday, April 28th ; 12:30-2:30 p.m. ET



Lowth Entrepreneurship Center, The University of Tampa, 401 West Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33606



For additional information, please contact: 

Ashley Bauman, Public Affairs Director