Smart cities conference Archive

Smart cities: A way of life

It is estimated that nearly 70 percent of the world population will live in urban environments by 2050. If current patterns continue, cities will consume 75 percent of the world’s energy and produce nearly 90 percent of its carbon dioxide output. A solution to this problem has been in the works for several years: smart

Santander: A smart Spanish city

Santander’s emergence as a reference for smart city has come as a surprise to all of Europe. It has even surpassed the initial expectations of the project itself. After three years and an investment of nearly nine million euros, Santander has become the first smart city of Europe, making it «sustainable, efficient and green with

Smart city mobility conference in Milan

The Mobility Conference 2014 (MCE 2014) will take place on February 10 and 11 in Milan. This event is dedicated to innovations in infrastructure and mobility services for smart cities as well as cities throughout Italy. The event, which will mark its eleventh year, is organized by Assolombarda together with Milan’s Chamber of Commerce. Its

Smart Mobility City 2013

The Smart Mobility City 2013 convention is currently being hold at the Tokyo Motor Show, from November 22 until December 1 in Tokyo. The conference brings together experts, engineers, and businesses from around the globe to present the next generation of automobiles as well as advances in standardization in different countries and regions. They also

CitiSense 2013 to be celebrated at the Smart City World Congress

Two days before the Smart City Expo World Congress, which is set to take place in Barcelona from November 19-21, the World Bank celebrated the CitiSense 2013 conference. There it was announced the global launch of the City Energy Efficiency Transformation Initiative (CEETI).   The presentations discussed trends in energy efficiency, technology, and innovation such

Intelligent Buildings Conference took place in Madrid, Spain

On October 23 and 24, the 2013 Intelligent Buildings Conference took place in Madrid. The event emphasized the need for multidisciplinary teams to work together in order to address the development of intelligent buildings, taking into consideration all of the phases of their life cycle. This first edition of the congress attracted more than two