22 September – EU Tech Chamber Smart Cities Council – Topic: The Future of Infrastructure in Smart Cities

Posted Posted in Digital Talk, events

Cities are undergoing a dramatic transformation as part of the fourth industrial revolution. They are increasingly using digital technologies to respond to the spread of urbanization and the huge range of challenges related to this trend. Cities can greatly benefit from attractive city districts that shape the lives of people and communities, the success of […]

25 August – EU Tech Chamber Smart Cities Council – Topic: Rethinking the way Smart Cities currently operate

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The ultimate goal of cities all over the world should be a sustainable growth and making citizens happy and fulfilled. To do this we need to redefine smart cities as people–centered smart cities where the power of data is used to address urban challenges and societal change.   The Smart Cities Council of the EU […]

28 July – EU Tech Chamber Smart Cities Council – Topic: 10 Recommendations for Smart Cities

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Cities are crucial economic development hubs facing many challenges nowadays due to constantly increasing urban population. Common sights in most of the large cities are rising greenhouse gas emissions, pollution, overcrowding, traffic congestion, lack of water and energy as well as other social challenges.   Smart city concept developed few years ago is an upward […]

23 June – EU Tech Chamber Smart Cities Council – After Event

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The EU Tech Chamber (EUTECH) Smart Cities Council Webinar on the topic of “The Future of Cities – The transition to Smart Cities” was held successfully yesterday on June 23rd! We discussed visions of tomorrow, expectations, solutions and the challenges we are facing in the smart cities. Sincere thanks to our keynote speaker Vitor Pereira and our Panelists Agata Materna, Dr. […]

23 June – EU Tech Chamber Smart Cities Council – Topic: The Future of Cities – The transition to Smart Cities

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The current urbanization requires strong strategies and innovative planning to modernize the urban life. Projections indicate that urbanisation combined with the overall growth of the world’s population could add around 2.5 billion people to urban areas by 2050. Cities need more innovative solutions to deal with massive population growth, rural to urban migration, and resource […]

23 June – EU Tech Chamber Latin America Chapter – Topic: Opportunities in LatAm’s Smart City Projects

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Latin America is the developing region with the highest urbanization rate on the planet and the tendency indicated by the United Nations shows that in 2050, 90 % of its population will live in megacities. This represents a challenge for the States that have not managed to resolve the big problems of these huge urban […]

27 May – EU Tech Chamber Smart Cities Council – After Event

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The Digital Event of the EU Tech Chamber Smart Cities Council on the topic of “Data governance in smart cities” was held successfully yesterday! We discussed the importance of data governance and the challenges we are facing in the smart cities. Sincere thanks to our keynote speaker Johan L. Brattås and our Panelists Peter-Alberto Behrens and Dionizy Smoleń for contributing such […]

26 May – EU Tech Chamber Smart Cities Council – Topic: Data Governance in Smart Cities

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Smart cities play a crucial role in shaping sustainable urban development. A concept of ‘smart city’, however, cannot only provide innovative solutions for urban infrastructure, better public services, better use of urban resources but must also guide how people govern and make decisions so sustainable city development can be ensured. Open data access, usage of […]

UNSDG Goal 11

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Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities Cities and metropolitan areas are powerhouses of economic growth — contributing about 60 percent of global GDP. However, they also account for about 70 percent of global carbon emissions and over 60 percent of resource use. Rapid urbanization is resulting in a growing number of slum dwellers, inadequate and […]

28 April – EU Tech Chamber Smart Cities Council – After Event

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With over 90 registered attendees the EU Tech Chamber‘s Smart City Council Digital Panel on the topic “Digital Transformation of Smart Cities” successfully kicked-off on the 28th of April! Sincere thanks for such a great webinar to our panelists Ms. Anca D. Goron PhD of CityHealth and CityParking, Mr. Jose Antonio Ondiviela Ph.D. of Microsoft and Mr. Allan Mayo, freelance smart city strategist, […]