IEU SMART CITIES Telegram 10 April 2017

Our telegram headlines today*: 


  • EU Action for Smart Villages +++ 
  • EU Commission Answer - 'Smart Villages' project - E-000828/2017 +++ 


  • EU Commission – upcoming smart citites events +++ 
    • Smart and Healthy Transport Conference, Plzeň, CZ
    • Meeting of the Working Group Migration & Integration of EUROCITIES, Lisbon
    • International Workshop on Human Smuggling, El Paso, USA
    • Assessing the Legal Framework for People Fleeing Conflict Conference, Lincoln, UK
    • OECD LEED Forum - Increasing productivity, job creation and inclusion from the bottom-up, Prague
    • Worskhop on Citizenship, Migration and Development, Maastricht, NL
    • EUROCITIES Innovation in Care conference
    • Annual convention for inclusive growth, Brussels
    • INTERNAL meeting of the Partnership on Urban Poverty - 5th UPP meeting, TBD
    • The only way is up? Social Mobility and Equal Opportunities Conference, Paris
    • Approaches to migration, language and identity Conference, Lausanne
    • VinylPlus Sustainability Forum: 'Towards Circular Economy’, Berlin
    • ILO International Conference on Jobs and Skills Mismatch, Geneva
    • SmartCities Expo World Forum (SCEWF), London
    • UITP Global Public Transport Summit, Montréal, CA
    • Partnership on Inclusion of Migrants and Refugees Working Conference, Amsterdam
    • Meeting of the Partnership on Inclusion of Migrants and Refugees, Amsterdam
    • INTERNAL meeting of the Partnership on Inclusion of Migrants and Refugees, Amsterdam
    • 10th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies, Victoria, CAN
    • Waste Management in the Circular Economy 2017 European seminar, Berlin
    • Housing Partnership presentation at the Eurocities Social Affairs Forum in Lisbon
    • INTERNAL meeting of the Partnership on Urban Poverty - DG meeting
    • EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum, Lisbon
    • 4th European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans, Dubrovnik, HR


  • Big response to first URBACT Good Practice Call


  • Smart Regions 2.0 Conference: Maximising Europe's Innovation Potential
  • Working meeting Sustainable Buildings S3 Partnership
  • Kick-off meeting of the Solar S3 Partnership


  • Webinar on ELENA - European Local Energy Assistance: Inspiration from successful projects


  • Send Us Your Best Maps and Data Visualizations! - Data-Smart City Solutions
  • Smart Cities Days 2017 & Smart City Forum "Experience Urban Transformation", Vienna
  • Future Cities Catapult: Blog – Can you use ‘big data’ to map great places?
  • Smart Cities Council: The new data highway your city really needs
  • The world's cities in 5D - SmartCitiesWorld


  • Digitaleurope: Smart Energy for Smart Living
  • Cities lead the way on clean and decentralized energy solutions


  • Urban jungles in jeopardy - Sustainable Cities
  • 44 MPA project: Supporting Polish cities in developing Urban Adaptation Plans - Covenant of Mayors


  • New version of the Machine 2 Machine Standard for Smart Appliances introduced by the ETSI
  • A glance into the future — how will AI change our lives? - Bruegel


  • Now is the time to shape the future of transport – Commissioner Moedas - Horizon Magazine
  • #ThinkDigital interview with Joost Vantomme, Smart Mobility Director, ACEA
  • Jülicher Kolloquium zu Mobilitätssystemen im 21. Jahrhundert
  • Future-fit city: Much more money needed for buses and trains


  • COST: Looking beneath the surface: making cities better places to live in
  • Urbanität: Herausforderungen, Perspektiven und Reformansätze für den Lebensraum Stadt (IKW-Band 130) - Österreichischer Städtebund


  • Europeana at Open Education Week 2017
  • OpenAIRE: Europe’s Hub for Open Science

# UK

  • Future Cities Catapult appoints Nicola Yates OBE as Chief Executive
  • City of London plans for new public Wi-Fi -

# U.S.A.

  • Meet San Diego's new IoT platform — and build your own - American City & County
  • Cloud financial platform helps promote local government budget transparency - American City & County
  • Smart Cities Council: How Seattle, Minneapolis and Menlo Park are driving toward zero waste

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