IEU SMART CITIES Weekly Telegram 31 Oct 2016



Our telegram headlines today*:


# UN URBAN AGENDA

  • “To transform our world, we must transform its cities” says UN chief on World Cities Day
  • ICLEI: Nations adopt the New Urban Agenda, framing sustainable urban development for the next 20 years
  • ICLEI: EcoMobility Days: Exploring ways to implement the New Urban Agenda with urban mobility at the core

# US URBAN AGENDA

  • National Science Foundation: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for NSF 16-610, Smart & Connected Communities (S&CC)

# EU URBAN AGENDA

  • Urban Agenda of Europe: Commitments of the European Commission to support the New Urban Agenda
  • EU Commission Stands for an Alliance of Cities to Reach Global Targets in Sustainable Urban Development
  • EU Commission Roadmap:  Extension of Directive 2010/40/EU on the framework for the deployment of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in the field of road transport and for interfaces with other modes of transport
  • EU Commission: Transport Scoreboard 2016: the EU at work to strengthen the internal market  
  • Urban Innovative Actions : 2nd Call for Proposals and Call for Experts

# SMART CITIES INFORMATION SYSTEM

  • SCIS: Innovative knowledge exchange & replication at SCIS’s Project Coordinators Meeting
  • SCIS: 3 key learnings from Nottingham City Council’s experience with regulatory barriers and solutions in retrofitting of existing buildings
  • SCIS: Ali Vasallo, CITyFiED: It is essential to define a robust monitoring protocol and provide a reliable set of KPIs
  • SCIS: CELSIUS’ experience with replication and communication and what made their approach successful
  • SCIS: The final stop of SCIS road trip around Spain: CITyFiED & R2CITIES
  • SCIS: Join the SCIS webinars on ‘Visualisation of results and KPIs’ and ‘Provision of data’ this November
  • SCIS: SCIS, SMARTER TOGETHER and EERA with a joint stand at the 2016 SCEWC in Barcelona
  • SCIS webinar: How to visualise results and KPIs from smart cities projects?
  • SCIS: Smart City Expo World Congress 2016
  • SCIS: Workshop 'Are Smart cities always Sustainable?' - Smart City Expo side event
  • SCIS: EIP-SCC Action Cluster Meetings
  • SCIS: Inclusive Smart Cities: A European Manifesto on Citizen Engagement
  • SCIS: Provision of data and results to the Smart Cities Information System
  • SCIS: R2CITIES
  • SCIS: ZenN

# EIP SMART CITIES & COMMUNITIES

  • EIP-SCC: Happy World Cities Day 2016!
  • EIP-SCC: Urban Platforms – From Joint Requirements to Standards
  • EIP-SCC: Smart Cities Initiatives and Projects Join Forces at the Smart City Expo in Barcelona
  • EIP-SCC: Bilbao Cities & Economy Forum
  • Available Online: Draft Agendas of the EIP-SCC Action Cluster Meetings
  • The EIP-SCC Manifesto on Citizen Engagement Is Open for Endorsement
  • EIP SCC Interview with Steve Georg, Project Manager at Opticities and Member of the New Mobility Services Initiative
  • EIP-SCC: Discover the 18 EU Cities Winners of the First Urban Innovative Actions Call

# SMART GOVERNANCE

  • Civitas: Good Practices in sustainable urban planning now available
  • eGovernment as a Window of Opportunity for the Local Level
  • Webinar: How Can Cities Enhance Collaboration With Businesses?
  • Smart Cities Council: Take a second look at how you're managing city resources (think materials)

# SMART FINANCE

  • Upcoming Events: Covenant of Mayors Training Session on Financing
  • Smart Cities Council Challenge Grants FAQ
  • Sustainable Cities: Implementing the New Urban Agenda needs financially strong cities

# SMART SECURITY

  • EUROCITIES on becoming cybersecure
  • Video: IT in policing - Cyber and the four Ps - UKAuthority.com 
  • Councils urged to be open about CCTV data - UKAuthority.com
  • IBM Security Adds Cognitive Behavioral Biometrics to Help Protect Banking Customers from Cybercrime

# SMART INDUSTRIES

  • European Cluster Conference 2016 “CLUSTERS 4.0: Shaping Smart Industries”
  • EU Commission: Digitising European Industry Working Groups
  • European Robotics Week 2016
  • ERF 2017 - Smart Robots for the Real World
  • FT Conference: Join the discussion on essential transformative technologies, Brussels 16 November

# SMART ENERGY

  • SCIS: The final stop of SCIS road trip around Spain: CITyFiED & R2CITIES
  • Smart Cities Council: Who should pay for microgrids? Why some utilities say "everyone"
  • NTU to build an offshore integrated system of renewable energy sources

# SMART ENVIRONMENT

  • Greener cities and more exercise could dramatically reduce urban mortality rates - EU Research
  • European Environment Agency: Restoring European rivers and lakes in cities improves quality of life
  • Air quality, climate change and the New Urban Agenda: taking action at the city level - ICLEI

# SMART MOBILITY

  • Urban mobility in the EU - Summary of EU Legislation
  • EIP-SCC: All New Tesla Cars Will Have Full Self-Driving Hardware
  • EU Research Headlines - High-tech urban mobility solutions road tested
  • €1.9 Billion to Finance EU Transport Projects
  • CIVITAS Launches Peer-Exchange Programme for Cities
  • ELTIS: World’s biggest cities growing without proper transport planning - report
  • DigitalEurope: “On the move:  how people, goods will travel in the future”
  • UN Expert panel finds that greener, more efficient and sustainable transport can save trillions and help achieve Sustainable Development Goals
  • Landesregierung Baden-Württemberg: Startschuss für Testfeld Autonomes Fahren

# SMART LIVING

  • ETH Zürich: The Robotic Touch – How Robots Change Architecture
  • Smart Cities Council: Can technology improve lives in urban slums? 6 examples suggest yes it can

# SMART PEOPLE

  • Urbact: Open for business? Europe’s cities and the skills challenge of the Next Economy

# SMART CITIES - INDIA

  • Smart Cities Council: Qualcomm Wireless Reach in India: Advancing Healthcare and Opportunity

# SMART CITIES - AUSTRALIA

  • Business Insider Australia: THE SMART CITIES REPORT: Driving factors of development, top use cases, and market challenges for smart cities

# SMART CITIES - USA

  • Smart Cities Council: How the Colorado DOT plans to connect cars and roads to make driving safer
  • Smart Cities Council: Bridging human services silos that impede progress on homelessness

# SMART CITIES - UK

  • Join Future Cities Catapult on an event with a delegation from China
  • Robots deliver award winning customer service in North Tyneside - UKAuthority.com 

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