February 1-2. Smart Cities 2017. Stamford Bridge, London
Smart Cities 2017 is a two day event featuring a full conference program accompanied by a leading exhibition of leading technological innovative companies in the UK. The first day of the conference will focus on “secure cities” exploring physical and cyber security issues faced by modern cities in the UK. Second day will focus on the implementation and application of innovation in the urban environment. Find more here
February 6. Introducing Uraia and Smart Technology for Local Government, World Bank HQ, MC8-300
Exponential population growth, urban sprawl, and growing demand for accessible public services are some of the urban challenges we face globally. To meet the increasing demands for sustainable funding and municipal management, local administrators must be prepared to provide effective services. The Uraia platform, created by UN-Habitat and The Global Fund for the Development of Cities (FMDV) address these local governments’ challenges by promoting the right mechanisms and SMART solutions. Find more here
February 8-10. Uraia 2017 workshop – Transparent and open cities. Madrid, Spain
The objective of the workshop is to present and exchange experiences on initiatives developed by local governments and their partners to implement mechanisms for transparency, accountability and open government in cities. The workshop will explore how municipalities can profit from the advantages of innovation and technology to prevent corruption and mismanagement to happen in urban management. The workshop will offer an opportunity for cities to discover available SMART solutions that can have a significant impact on transparency and improve communication with the citizen. Find more here
March 15-17. Sm@rt Urbanation. New Delhi, India
Smart Urbanation, a convention cum expo, collocated with 4th Smart Cities Summit is India’s leading platform for government and private stakeholders coming together for dialogue on business and technological aided solutions along with city leaders, administrators, start-up innovators to accelerate India’s Smart Cities Mission. Find more here.
March 27-31, Netherlands Smart Cities Study Tour. Amsterdam & Hague, Netherlands
The Netherlands is one of the world’s pioneering countries in research and experimentation on Smart, sustainable and low-carbon living scenarios, in a context of decreasing resources and emerging environmental and social issues. In partnership with the Netherlands Embassy, GSC3 and Alliander, the Smart Cities Netherlands Study Tour will offer the unique opportunity of practical, face-to-face experience and intellectual exchange among client cities. More details will be available soon.