Advancing Places: Implementing Technology in Place Management

Overview: New technology can streamline workflow for organizations and add a plethora of data to better manage urban districts. With a growth in cloud-based systems and visualization tools, leaders are now able to precisely monitor all aspects of operations — from wayfinding asset organization to task management. Learn how to establishing criteria for a successful technology implementation without being overwhelmed by too many digital options.

This webinar will focus on how three urban place management organizations researched, implemented and managed new technology in their district. Discover how each panelist harnesses the power of emerging technology to unlock a cleaner, safer and more vibrant city.

January 22, 2021 | 11:15am ET (8:15am PT) 

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Domain: Public Space Management and Operations

Pricing: IDA Members: Free | Nonmembers: $40

Advancing Places is an online series aimed at empowering IDA members with the solutions needed to address the most critical urban issues of the day. This session will include a moderated Q&A and will be recorded for member and nonmember use in the future.


  • Daniella LaRocco, Director of Planning & Economic Development, The Village Alliance (New York, NY)
  • Christian Martin, Executive Director, SOMA West CBD (San Francisco, CA)
  • Michael Moore, Vice President of Operations, Stamford Downtown SSD (Stamford, CT)


  • David Downey, President & CEO,  International Downtown Association



Daniella LaRocco


Michael Moore


Christian Martin

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