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City Lights: Gary Brantley: CIO, City of Atlanta
14 Mar 2019
Gary Brantley, Chief Information Officer, City of Atlanta, talks to SmartCitiesWorld about his role in making Atlanta smarter.
City Lights: Jane Gilbert, Chief Resilience Officer, City of Miami
27 Feb 2019
Jane Gilbert, Chief Resilience Officer, City of Miami, explains what the role entails and why more cities are hiring for this position.
City Lights: Amy Lamé, Night Czar, London
24 Jan 2019
In 2016, London appointed Amy Lamé as its first Night Czar. SmartCitiesWorld talks to Amy about this intriguing job title and its role in the smart city.
City Lights: Alby Bocanegra, New York
11 Dec 2018
Alby Bocanegra, the City of New York’s Interim Chief Technology Officer, talks to Smart Cities World about the challenges of keeping up with new technologies, ensuring equitable smart cities and more.
City Lights: Pirkko Laitinen, Tampere
07 Nov 2018
We talk to Pirkko Laitinen, Smart City Marketing Specialist at the City of Tampere, about the importance of telling the smart city story effectively.
City Lights: Hanna Niemi-Hugaerts, Forum Virium Helsinki
29 Oct 2018
Hanna Niemi-Hugaerts, Director of IoT at Forum Virium Helsinki, tells Smart Cities World about her mission to make Helsinki “the most functional smart city in the world”.
City Lights: Dr Jackie Watts, Melbourne
26 Sep 2018
Dr Jackie Watts shares what it means for Melbourne to be a ‘knowledge city’.
City Lights: Ishmael Lucien Quiroz, Belize
29 Aug 2018
Ishmael Lucien Quiroz, Director of Public/Private Sector Dialogue in the Office of the Prime Minister, Belize, is helping form an eGovernance policy and strategy for delivering public services via online systems .
City Lights: Jukka Mäkelä, Mayor, Espoo
09 Aug 2018
Espoo’s Mayor, Jukka Mäkelä, talks co-creation, ambitious sustainability goals, city story-telling, ice hockey and more.
City Lights: Sheilagh O’Leary, Deputy Mayor, St. John’s
23 Jul 2018
Sheilagh O’Leary, Deputy Mayor, St. John’s, shares what smart city means to her, what’s keeping her awake at night, and more.
CRM for cities: Chief Innovation Officer looks to put Carlsbad on the connected community map
Carlsbad’s new Chief Innovation Officer is looking to go beyond the city delivering basic services, towards offering Amazon-like user experience for citizens.
26 Mar 2019
A vision-driven approach for smart street lighting
21 Mar 2019
Are data trusts part of the answer to smart city data governance?
19 Mar 2019
Data centres 'crucial' to making megacities thrive
19 Mar 2019
Building Better Places: Smart buildings for sustainability and personalisation
13 Feb 2019
Trend Report 2019: Mobility as a Service - Cities on the move
31 Jan 2019
Connected Street Lighting: A smart city starting point
15 Apr 2019
IEEE World Forum of IoT 2019
25 Apr 2019
IoT Tech Expo Global 2019
13 May 2019
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