Danielle Miller Wagner

Program Director, Smart Cities Week, Smart Cities Council

A Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional (AP), Danielle Miller Wagner has two decades of experience working with local governments, universities and trade associations to develop new initiatives, manage program operations and cultivate relationships.
Since 2016, Danielle has served as the Smart Cities Week Program Director for the Smart Cities Council. In this role, she designs the educational program for the US Smart Cities Week Conferences and convenes stakeholders to explore the local, regional and global issues that impact cities and communities.
Danielle supports American University’s Center for Environmental Policy to strengthen environmental governance in the United States through dialogues, student scholarships and internships and research.
Previously, Danielle advised a real estate investment company focused on brownfields redevelopment, and she managed environmental and economic development programs for ICMA, the International City/County Management Association.
She earned a bachelors degree from the University of Michigan and a masters degree from Johns Hopkins University.

Tuesday, October 1
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm • Resilience 3.0 – Strengthening Cities for a Sustainable Futurepressure cooker
In this friendly debate, listen in as practitioners and experts from around the world discuss the tools, policies and practices that have enabled their communities to prepare for and respond to extreme events.
Wednesday, October 2
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm • The Smart and Connected Built Environment (and How to Make it a Reality)institute
In this classroom style session, learn from practitioners from the US and Australia about the ways in which smart city principles, policies and infrastructure investments are transforming existing developments and suburbs to become communities of tomorrow.