IEU SMART CITIES Weekly Telegram 24 Oct 2016



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# EU URBAN AGENDA

  • EU Commission puts forward commitments to reach global targets in sustainable urban development
  • DG Regio: State of European Cities Report: Cities leading the way to a better future
  • The EIB Allocates $105 Billion to Finance Sustainable Urban Development Projects
  • EU Voluntary Commitment to the New Urban Agenda
  • Blog Post by Maroš Šefčovič: Urban Future
  • Eurocities: 'Making cities. Visions for an urban future'

# HABITAT III

  • United Nations - The New Urban Agenda: Key Commitments
  • Put ‘people, not cars’ first in transport systems, says UN Environment chief
  • ICLEI: Cities and regions showcase their transformative actions at Habitat III
  • EU Commissioner Creţu at U.N. Habitat conference: "The New Urban Agenda reflects the EU's vision for sustainable urban development"
  • EU Commissioner Crețu at the Opening Plenary Session of the United Nations Habitat Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development
  • UNECE: Mayors of global cities commit to cooperate on the regional implementation of the New Urban Agenda
  • Habitat III: “It’s not about conferences, but people” – UN expert calls for big ‘Shift’ in approach to housing
  • A Renewable Urban Agenda - IRENA
  • U.S. DipNote: Looking Beyond Quito  -  The U.S. Agency for International Development and the New Urban Agenda
  • BMZ: Habitat III-Konferenz beschließt Neue Urbane Agenda - Weltgemeinschaft einigt sich auf Leitplanken für soziale und ökologische Stadtentwicklung

# EU SMART SPECIALISATION PLATFORM

  • SMART SPECIALISATION AND CULTURAL HERITAGE: AN ENGINE FOR INNOVATION AND GROWTH
  • “LIVING ROOM OF EMERGING INDUSTRIES IN MILAN” - SECOND EDITION

# EIP-SCC

  • EU Commission Stands for an Alliance of Cities to Reach Global Targets in Sustainable Urban Development
  • EIP-SCC: Nominate your Project to Win the EUREKA Innovation Award 2017!
  • EIP-SCC: Smart, Innovative & Sustainable Urban Mobility Conference
  • EIP-SCC: Geodesign Summit Europe 2016
  • EIP-SCC: Workshop - Beauty and the Brains: Urban Development with Easy Use Geodesign Tools
  • EIP-SCC: My Neighbourhood, the 2nd Use Case Analysed by the Citizen City Initiative is Online
  • EIP-SCC: Seinerg’INNOV Looks for Solutions to Help Citizens Become Stakeholders in their Cities

# SMART GOVERNANCE

  • Integrated Sustainable Urban Development Strategies
  • DG Connect: eGovernment as a window of opportunity for the local level
  • UCLG: Committee on Digital and Knowledge-based Cities Cities & Economy Forum
  • UCLG: Co-creating the Urban Future – Launch of the 4th Global Report of Local Democracy and Decentralization
  • Cities Today: Eindhoven to create world's first 'crowdsourced' smart city

# SMART FINANCE

  • Covenant of Mayors Training Session on Financing

# SMART SECURITY

  • Dark Reading: Smart Cities Have No Cybersecurity, Say 98% Of Government IT Pros

# SMART INDUSTRIES

  • Global Smart Infrastructure - A Smart Approach to Smart Cities in 2016
  • UKAuthority.com: EU team urges third sector to get stuck into open data
  • DFKI: Einladung zum 2. Symposium "Digitale Menschmodelle (DMM) im industriellen Einsatz"

# SMART ENERGY

  • SET Plan 2016 – Central European Energy Conference
  • Budapest Energy Summit

# SMART ENVIRONMENT

  • C40 Cities Finance Facility receives $2.3m from USAID to help cities access financing for climate projects
  • ICLEI launches Resilient Cities Report 2016
  • Smart Cities Council: Smart Cities Council Awards Innovative Start-Ups for Commitment to Connectivity and Climate during Smart Cities Week
  • The Nature of Cities: Embedding Urban Ecology into Policy: West Berlin as a Case Study

# SMART MOBILITY

  • CIVITAS New Urban Agenda adopted with focus on safe and sustainable urban mobility
  • SOLUTIONS presents city-to-city cooperation for urban sustainable mobility at Habitat III
  • Workshop: Automated Vehicles and Urban Traffic Management
  • C40 Mayors Prepare Their Cities for Autonomous Vehicles
  • Smart Cities Council: Mobility Lab: Starting the tough smart city conversations
  • Fraunhofer IAO: Chancen im System Elektromobilität
  • Wirtschaftsministerin setzt sich für baden-württembergische Zukunftsthemen ein
  • Veranstaltung der Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung für die Freiheit: "Smart cities and smart governance – new forms of mobility and civic participation"

# SMART LIVING

  • Smart Cities Council: From Oahu to Asheville, voters will be asked to help fix the housing crisis

# SMART PEOPLE

  • Stockholm Environment Institute: How can scientists play a bigger role in shaping the future of cities?

# SMART CITIES - USA

  • GCN.com: Newark unveils smart city lab, kiosk
  • American City & County: Planning for your smart city's future? How two tools you may already have can help
  • Smart Cities Council: How data analysis helps a California county identify barriers to behavioral health care

# SMART CITIES - UK

  • UKAuthority.com: NHS England highlights digital in mental healthcare


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