Interview with District 5 Councilmember Ann Kitchen

In order to raise awareness of civics and government in Travis County, Austin Tech Alliance conducts periodic interviews with our elected officials. Our first interview was with District 5 Councilmember […]

Why Austin lags in race to a 5G future

This op-ed by ATA’s executive director, David Edmonson, originally ran in the Austin American-Statesman on Thursday, September 27, 2018. I read the Statesman’s article about the slow pace of small […]

What Happened: $100k Smart Cities Challenge

Austin is one of the fastest growing cities in the nation, expanding by an average of 159 people per day from 2016-17. This explosive growth can lead to challenges, as Austin and […]

ATA sends tech community letter supporting 5G

Earlier this week, Austin Tech Alliance sent letters to the Austin Mayor and City Council regarding the City’s permitting of small cells, technology that will bring 5G – the next […]

ATA releases local policy agenda

Austin Tech Alliance’s mission is to promote civic engagement in Austin’s tech sector. Part of that work involves an advocacy focus aimed at using tech as a tool to help […]