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    The Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Program's member agencies coordinate their NITRD research activities and plans by Program Component Areas (PCAs) or program focus areas. For each PCA, agency representatives meet in an Interagency Working Group (IWG) to exchange information and collaborate on research plans and activities such as testbeds, workshops, and cooperative solicitations.

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  • Smart Cities and Communities (SCC)
    Task Force

    Chartered to coordinate Federal action and partnerships with academia, industry, local cities and communities, and other government entities to enable cities/communities of all types in accessing networking and information technologies and services...

    Smart Cities and Communities (SCC) Task Force

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Smart Cities and Communities (SCC) Task Force




Overview

The Smart Cities and Communities Task Force is a body under the NITRD Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) Interagency Working Group (IWG). The CPS IWG’s purpose is to coordinate programs, budgets, and policy recommendations for CPS R&D across the Federal government. This includes identifying and integrating requirements, facilitating joint program planning, and developing joint strategies for the CPS R&D programs conducted by agency members of the NITRD Subcommittee and CPS IWG. Specifically, the Smart Cities and Communities Task Force coordinates Federal action and partnerships with academia, industry, local cities and communities, and other government entities to enable cities/communities of all types in accessing networking and information technologies and services.


Co-Chairs

Dr. Chris L. Greer

Chris L. Greer, Ph.D.
Director, Smart Grid and Cyber Physical Systems Program
Engineering Laboratory
National Institute of Standards and Technology
100 Bureau Drive, Stop 8900
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8600
Tel: (301) 975-5919

Kenneth L. Calvert, Ph.D.

Kenneth L. Calvert, Ph.D.
Division Director, Division of Computer and Network Systems, CISE/OAD
National Science Foundation
2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Suite E 10485
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Tel: (703) 292-7366

Dr. Kenneth M. Leonard

Kenneth M. Leonard
Director, Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office (ITS/JPO)
United States Department of Transportation
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
Tel: (202) 366-9536

Dr. Meghan Houghton

Meghan Houghton, Ph.D.
Staff Associate
Division of Computer and Network Systems (CISE/OAD)
National Science Foundation
2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Suite C 10045
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Tel: (703) 292-4449



Documents/Publications/References





Federal Smart Cities and Communities Programs Resource Guide

Federal Smart Cities and Communities Programs Resource Guide Federal Smart Cities and Communities Programs Resource Guide

The Federal Smart Cities and Communities Task Force created the “Federal Smart Cities and Communities Programs Resource Guide” to facilitate collaboration and coordination between Smart Cities and Communities (SCC) Task Force member agencies, academia, industry, local cities and communities, and other government entities. The Resource Guide describes Federally-funded research and development (R&D) programs in smart cities and communities. These R&D programs seek to embed new digital technologies into city/community infrastructure, systems, and services.