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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: 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.
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’.
Cities want 5G to work – but terms and conditions apply
Martin Brynskov, Chairman, Open & Agile Smart Cities, says smart cities offer a huge market for telcos but notes that “terms and conditions apply".
16 May 2019
How edge computing will drive intelligent transportation
13 May 2019
How intelligent car navigation could improve city traffic conditions
07 May 2019
No ticket to ride: Why the transport industry needs to keep up with the demand for mobile
03 Apr 2019
Smart cities - Beyond the hype
25 Mar 2019
Connected Kiosk: The information hubs of smart and connected cities
19 Mar 2019
Building Better Places: Smart buildings for sustainability and personalisation
22 May 2019
Urban Future Global Conference
03 Jun 2019
ITS European Congress 2019
04 Jun 2019
SCW Eindhoven Roundtable Discussion:
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