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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: 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: 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: 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.
Smart City Expo: think digital, think green, think inclusion
The first day of the online event confirmed that the smart cities sector is well aware of its destination but it’s how it gets there that will be the problem.
24 Nov 2020
Jointly building a smart city helps us all enjoy better urban lives
23 Nov 2020
Rebuilding tomorrow’s smart cities with a people first approach
16 Nov 2020
How Covid-19 has made smart cities smarter than ever
19 Nov 2020
Insight Report: Smart waste, an opportunity cities should not trash
27 Oct 2020
WEBINAR: The rise of autonomous mobility and its role in the new normal era
24 Oct 2020
White Paper: 5G Application Scenarios
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