Jackson Selected for Envision America 2017 Smart City Initiative
22 February 2017Envision America 2017 has just announced this year’s participants in its Smart City initiative and Jackson, MS is on the list.
Envision America issues a challenge to America’s cities to become smarter by accelerating deployment of innovative technologies that tackle energy, water, waste, and air challenges. Cities were selected for participation in the program on the basis of several criteria, including goals, existing cross-sector collaborations, and a commitment to developing innovative approaches foundational to a Smart City. Over the course of the three-day workshop, representatives will collaborate with industry, academic experts and entrepreneurs to develop innovative strategies to help implement “smart" projects in their city.