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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.
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.
Smart urban food systems: What will the future taste like?
Cities could lead the charge in the sustainable food revolution.
11 Nov 2019
Removing the roadblocks to smart city ROI
08 Nov 2019
Successful shared mobility in cities and beyond
06 Nov 2019
Cities are becoming smarter, but how do we make them safer and more resilient?
08 Nov 2019
Smart cities: Where's the ROI?
30 Oct 2019
Podcast: The central role of cities in the sharing economy, with Chelsea Rustrum
23 Sep 2019
The open road: A smart city is an interoperable city
19 Nov 2019
Smart City Expo World Congress 2019
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