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City Lights: Lea Eriksen, CIO, City of Long Beach
25 Nov 2019
SmartCitiesWorld talks to Long Beach’s CIO, Lea Eriksen.
City Lights: Gunnar Edwin Crawford, Head of Stavanger Smart City
24 Oct 2019
SmartCitiesWorld talks to Gunnar Edwin Crawford about his role as head of Stavanger Smart City, Stavanger kommune in Norway
City Lights: Laura Robertson-Collins, Climate Champion, Liverpool
30 Jul 2019
Laura Robertson-Collins, Liverpool’s first ’Climate Champion’, talks to SmartCitiesWorld about her new role and its remit.
City Lights: Sabrina Dorsainvil, Director of Civic Design, Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics, Boston
10 May 2019
SmartCitiesWorld finds out more about the role of a civic designer and Boston’s Office of New Urban Mechanics.
City Lights: Khal Asfour, Mayor, City of Canterbury Bankstown, New South Wales
25 Apr 2019
Khal Asfour, Mayor for the City of Canterbury-Bankstown, talks to SmartCitiesWorld about the importance of consulting the community at the start of a smart city journey.
City Lights: Dr Andy Grayland, CISO for the Digital Office, Scottish Local Government
28 Mar 2019
Dr Andy Grayland, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the Digital Office, Scottish Local Government, talks to SmartCitiesWorld about his vital role.
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.
VIDEO: 'Smart parks' – Las Vegas' green spaces are getting a tech reboot
Michael Lee Sherwood, Director of Technology & Innovation, City of Las Vegas, discusses smart parks, cybersecurity, how technology projects are funded and more.
24 Jan 2020
Less is more: Why smart technology is thriving in the suburbs
17 Jan 2020
A "system of systems" approach to breaking down smart city silos
13 Jan 2020
Can new satellite constellations bridge the digital divide?
08 Jan 2020
WEBINAR: Blockchain for smart city cybersecurity and data monetisation
06 Jan 2020
WEBINAR: How Atlanta is pioneering partnerships to fund smart city projects
03 Dec 2019
OnDemand WEBINAR: The intersection of sustainability and mobility
11 Feb 2020
13 Feb 2020
Smart City UK Conference and Expo
20 Feb 2020
City Profile Webinar: Atlanta
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