Meeting date: June 18, 2018

Meeting time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Boards and Commissions Room, City Hall

Desired meeting outcomes

Agenda

  1. Welcome and meeting overview

  1. Key Issue: Building a “front door” for engaging the tech community
  1. Context
  1. Rationale for having a “front door”
  2. Opportunity for an open government commitment
  1. Learning from current efforts to engage smart city community
  1. ATD intake process
  2. Mobility Innovation Challenge / Smart Cities Lab
  3. US Ignite / Smart Gigabit Community
  4. Civic needs and design sessions with external stakeholders
  1. Discussion and facilitation: Building out the “front door” 
  1. What do we want to achieve through engagement with the tech sector?
  2. How would engaging with the tech sector be valuable?
  3. What services should we focus on building out first?
  4. How might engagement with the tech sector improve public trust in our ability to make the most of smart opportunities?

  1. Announcements and updates from Working Groups

  1. Closing
  1. In the next 60 days, where do you need help, or where can you offer help?
  2. Recap of action items and future agenda items
  3. Next meeting: TBD

Attendees

  1. Rey Arellano, Assistant City Manager (chair)
  2. Mark Washington, Assistant City Manager (co-chair)
  3. Stephen Elkins, Chief Information Officer
  4. Kerry O'Connor, Chief Innovation Officer
  5. Brion Oaks, Chief Equity Officer
  6. Rondella Hawkins, Telecommunications and Regulatory Affairs Officer
  7. Karla Taylor, Transportation Department
  8. Ben Guhin, Communications and Technology Management
  9. Paul Cook, Communications and Technology Management
  10. Kirk Scanlon, Transportation Department
  11. Jill Goodman, Office of Performance Management
  12. Ted Lehr, Communications and Technology Management
  13. Josh Rudow, Neighborhood Housing and Community Development Department
  14. Ginger Jacinic, Austin Energy/3-1-1
  15. Jannette Goodall, Office of the City Clerk
  16. Kevin Williams, Communications and Technology Management
  17. Elaine Nicholson, Law
  18. Jamila  Siller, Office of Performance Management
  19. Kathryn Darnall, Office of the City Clerk
  20. John Speirs, Office of Telecommunications and Regulatory Affairs
  21. Sabine Romero, Innovation Office
  22. Daniel Honker, Innovation Office
  23. Marni Wilhite, Communications and Technology Management
  24. Happiness Kisoso, Communications and Technology Management
  25. Daniel Culotta, Innovation Office

Meeting notes

I. Welcome and meeting overview

II. Key Issue: Building a “front door” for engaging the tech community

Austin Transportation Department intake process

Presentation on ATD intake workflow

Mobility Innovation Challenge / Smart Cities Lab

Mobility Innovation Challenge website for more information

US Ignite / Smart Gigabit Community

Smart Gigabit Community website for more information

Civic needs and design sessions with external stakeholders

Discussion and facilitation: Building out the “front door”

Facilitated activity: Attendees provided feedback on a set of potential services the City could provide as a “front door” for smart city and technology projects.

Link to descriptions of the service offerings, feedback provided, and photo captures.

Discussion summary:

III. Announcements and updates from Working Groups

IV. Closing

Innovation Office will take information from this meeting and recommend how we might form a “front door.”