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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: Liz St Louis, Sunderland City Council
27 Oct 2020
Liz St Louis, Assistant Director for Smart Cities at Sunderland City Council, on the importance of connectivity for all, engaging with kids, and snoring dogs.
City Lights: Piero Pelizzaro, Milan's Chief Resilience Officer
29 Sep 2020
SmartCitiesWorld talks to Piero Pelizzaro, Chief Resilience Officer of Milan, about the city’s digital transition, urban forests and the ongoing woes of a football fan.
City Lights: Thomas Madreiter, Director of Urban Planning, City of Vienna
17 Aug 2020
SmartCitiesWorld talks to Thomas Madreiter, Director of Urban Planning, City of Vienna, about the city’s climate change focused strategy and how the term "smart cities" should be replaced with "sensible cities".
City Lights: Ahmed bin Saeed Al Sayyah, General Manager of Ras Al Khaimah Electronic Government Authority
03 Aug 2020
SmartCitiesWorld talks to Ahmed bin Saeed Al Sayyah, General Manager of Ras Al Khaimah Electronic Government Authority
City Lights: Peter Dommermuth, head of office, Environmental Agency, City of Frankfurt
20 Jul 2020
SmartCitiesWorld talks to Peter Dommermuth, Head of office, Environmental Agency, City of Frankfurt, about placing technology at the heart of its green strategy
City Lights: Mark Patton. Vice President, Smart Cities, Columbus Partnership
07 Feb 2020
SmartCitiesWorld talks to Mark Patton, vice president, Smart Cities, Columbus Partnership, about the Ohio city’s journey so far.
City Lights: Dr Chen-Yu Lee, Director, Taipei Smart City Project Management Office
31 Jan 2020
SmartCitiesWorld talks to Dr Chen-Yu Lee, director of Taipei Smart City Project Management Office.
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.
Using the fourth space to help cities cope with Covid-19
At SmartCitiesWorld’s inaugural advisory board meeting, Jeff Risom, chief innovation officer at Gehl Architects, explored how the public realm might be managed in the post-pandemic era.
26 Oct 2020
Think Tank: collaboration, as much as tech, will rebuild smart cities
23 Oct 2020
Q&A: Huawei's Hong-Eng Koh on the value of digital transformation
20 Oct 2020
Covid-19 will change cities but high rises are here to stay
15 Sep 2020
Trend Report: Creating truly open cities
13 Aug 2020
VIRTUAL DEBATE: How will 5G assist a rapidly urbanising world?
30 Jul 2020
WEBINAR: Smart technology and the pandemic: how digital twins are central to cities' strategies
04 Nov 2020
IoT Tech Expo North America 2020 - Santa Clara Convention Center, CA
09 Nov 2020
Plastic Free World Conference & Expo
24 Nov 2020
IoT Tech Expo Europe – RAI, Amsterdam
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