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Smart cities are about people – the citizens that live in them and the people leading the way to improve quality of life for residents and visitors.
We go behind the scenes and meet the city employees working to bring smart city strategies to life across the world.
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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.
City Lights: Andrey Belozerov, Moscow
21 May 2018
Andrey Belozerov, Strategy and Innovations Advisor to the CIO of Moscow, shares how he landed the role, his greatest achievement so far and what’s keeping him awake at night.
City Lights: Geoff Snelson, Milton Keynes
01 May 2018
In our new City Lights series, we talk to the people who are working to make smart cities a reality. Meet…Geoff Snelson, Director of Strategy and Futures at Milton Keynes Council.
City Lights: Jamie Rhee, Chicago
01 May 2018
Jamie L. Rhee, Chief Procurement Officer, City of Chicago, talks to SmartCitiesWorld about how modernising procurement policy and practices is helping local businesses and the city’s economy.
Traffic congestion: Cutting through the complexity
We explore how cities are trying to tackle the major challenge of congestion.
15 Nov 2018
Future transport: From MaaS to the Internet of Mobility
02 Nov 2018
Are there enough data scientists to make cities smarter?
29 Oct 2018
Why open standards are the key to truly smart cities
28 Jun 2018
WEBINAR Recording - Creating Urban Value with Intelligent Lighting
26 Jun 2018
WEBINAR Recording: IoT Platforms Power Smart City Success
10 May 2018
How IoT Platforms can power smart city success
21 Nov 2018
Energy Management Expo
28 Nov 2018
The road to more liveable cities
12 Feb 2019
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