RUBICONSmartCity™ drives innovation in government, bringing the next generation of technology to solid waste and heavy-duty fleet operations across the country, all while creating more efficient and sustainable communities.

At our first ever Next Summit, we are bringing together members of the RUBICONSmartCity community, thought leaders, and preeminent minds in the gov tech space from our network of dozens of major American cities. Our program spans a day and a half, during which time we will share best practices, discuss strategies for driving continuous improvement, and identify opportunities for future collaboration. This summit is all about how to utilize RUBICONSmartCity’s cutting-edge technology to optimize municipal waste and recycling operations, deliver on the promise of better public service, and provide an improved quality of life for residents.

When is the Next Summit?

Rubicon’s inaugural Next Summit is taking place between May 17-18, 2022 in New York City, steps from the iconic Grand Central Station and famed Chrysler Building. Travel details and hotel block information can be found here.

Who is Speaking?

At the Next Summit, our esteemed guest speakers and members of Rubicon’s executive team will share their insights throughout one and a half days of educational sessions and interactive workshops. Confirmed speakers currently include:

  • Jeff Friedman, Business Development Manager, State and Local Government Public Utilities, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • The Honorable Michael A. Nutter, Former ​​Mayor of the City of Philadelphia
  • The Honorable Stephen Goldsmith, Former Mayor of the City of Indianapolis
  • Michael Allegretti, Chief Strategy Officer, Rubicon
  • Phil Rodoni, Chief Technology Officer, Rubicon

Please note that this is an in-person event that will adhere to strict COVID-19 safety protocols as required by the local jurisdiction. Speakers are subject to change, so check back regularly for updates to our program.

What Sessions and Workshops Can I Attend?

There will be several breakout sessions and workshops throughout both days of the conference, led by different members of the Rubicon team and our partners.

The sessions will cover a range of today’s most pressing industry topics, including “Proactive Customer Service: Improving Efficiency and Reducing Go Backs,” and “Using Garbage Trucks to Assess Infrastructure.” The workshops will be focused on how to make the best use of Rubicon’s suite of technology products, including “Using Rubicon’s Insights and API to Gain Detailed Understanding of Operations.”

All attendees will also be invited to a happy hour reception at the end of the first day so we can keep the conversation going.

How Can I Register?

You can register to attend the Next Summit here.

Your safety is our top priority. We are closely monitoring the situation related to COVID-19 in New York City, and will provide updates via email should any changes to the Next Summit be required.


Michael Allegretti is Chief Strategy Officer at Rubicon. To stay ahead of Rubicon’s announcements of new partnerships and collaborations around the world, be sure to follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter, or contact us today.