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Call for global start-ups to help increase urban resiliency
13 May 2020
QBE AcceliCity programme will recognise and support innovators which leverage smart city solutions that help cities manage and respond to physical, economic and social risk.
Start-ups partner with NY transport agencies on accessibility, congestion and revenue
05 Mar 2020
After an eight-week demo period, successful start-ups will move on to a formal pilot project.
2020 expected to see almost 20% increase in smart city spending
13 Feb 2020
Singapore is expected to remain the top investor in smart city initiatives, followed by Tokyo, New York City and London.
UK capitals embark on tree-planting campaigns
31 Jan 2020
Tree-planting initiatives form part of the global effort to substantially reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and counteract the effects of climate change.
New York Circular City programme to focus on advancing sustainability
13 Jan 2020
The programme aims to show what can happen when the private and public sector team up with civic groups and academic experts to tackle the biggest challenges facing the city.
NYC continues drive to help the public adopt better data privacy practices
18 Oct 2019
NYC is staging its second Library Privacy Week which will see libraries providing hands-on instruction in using digital privacy tools and understanding facial recognition technology.
Accelerator addresses NYC's public transit challenges
16 Oct 2019
Start-ups and entrepreneurs with products that improve accessibility, enhance traffic coordination, or create new sources of revenue are invited to submit applications.
NYC targets nine facilities for deep energy retrofits
04 Oct 2019
A deep energy retrofit aims to achieve a 50 per cent or greater reduction in building energy usage and can reduce carbon emissions 30 per cent or more.
IoT-based system aims to prevent manhole explosions
16 Sep 2019
The system uses cloud-based analytics to identify and predict conditions that may result in an incident so that preventative actions can be taken to avoid a potential disaster.
Annual $1m prize launched for NYC's ‘boldest visionaries’
05 Sep 2019
The David Prize will award $200,000 to five “trailblazing individuals” who contribute to the social, environmental, economic, and cultural fabric of the city.
How the holistic approach is central to the Covid-19 recovery
SmartCitiesWorld talks to Lauren Sorkin, acting executive director of the Global Resilient Cities Network, on how cities can rebuild post Covid-19.
26 May 2020
Audio should play a central role in smart city planning
22 May 2020
Preparing tomorrow’s city and utility workforce, today
18 May 2020
Cities prepare for the electrification of transport in an ever-changing world
06 May 2020
WEBINAR: Unify City Operations to Ensure Safe, Reliable, and Resilient Services
06 May 2020
WEBINAR: Women in Mobility and the Future of Transport
05 May 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: Women in Mobility and the Future of Transport
21 Jul 2020
IoT in Telecoms Online Conference 2020
15 Sep 2020
2020 Wellbeing Cities Forum
04 Nov 2020
IoT Tech Expo North America 2020 - Santa Clara Convention Center, CA
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