IEU Smart Cities Weekly Telegram 19 May 2018

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EU URBAN AGENDA: 

  • Speech by Commissioner Karmenu Vella at the Eurocities launch event "Cities4Europe" +++ 
  • EU Green Week 2018- Green Cities for a Greener Future +++ 
  • 21 - 25 May 2018: EU Green Week +++ 
  • 4 - 8 June 2018: EU Sustainable Energy Week +++ 
  • 22 June 2018: Urban Innovative Actions Initiative Jobs & Skills Capitalisation Workshop +++ 
  • 21 May - 28 June 2018: Urban Development Network workshops +++ 
  • 100 millions d'euros de fonds UE bientôt disponibles pour des projets urbains dans le numérique, l'environnement, la lutte contre la pauvreté et la sécurité +++ 
  • EU Futurium: Local authorities urged to join EU process for improving quality of life in cities at Bonn event +++ 

EU PARLIAMENT

  • EP Opinion - Role of cities in the institutional framework of the Union - PE 619.142v03-00 - Committee on Regional Development

URBACT

  • Register now to URBACT City Festival 2018!

EIP-SCC

  • General Assembly of the European Innovation Partnership for Smart Cities and Communities
  • Energy Union, EIP-SCC and Covenant of Mayors: Matching Cities and Finance
  • Documentation: SEI Forum – Webinar n°5: Renovation of Public Buildings in Europe

TRIANGULUM

  • Follower City meets Lighthouse City: Leipzig goes Stavanger

SMART SPECIALISATION PLATFORM

  • DG Regio: Are you interested in cooperating on smart specialisation with Brazil?

SMART GOVERNANCE

  • Blog: Wider Engagement and Fresh Ideas Needed in Your City? A City Data Hack is a Great Place Start
  • Smart Cities Council: Smart Cities Week SV 2018 Infographics
  • Cities, CDOs and the Power of Networking - Data-Smart City Solutions
  • Smart City: "Nutzen für die Menschen" - Deutscher Städtetag
  • City Data Conference: from Analytics to AI - NESTA
  • Eurocities:  SEMIC Conference 2018
  • The Open Data Charter Measurement Guide is out now! - Open Knowledge International Blog
  • UKAuthority.com: Exploiting satellite data for public services
  • Smart cities: Are we asking the wrong questions?  SmartCitiesWorld

SMART FINANCE

  • EU Futurium: 10 recommendations for improving cities' access to EU funds for the inclusion of migrants and refugees
  • CDU/CSU: Kommunen sollten sich für EU-WLAN-Förderung bewerben - Städte und Gemeinden profitieren von freiem WLAN für die Bürger
  • Mastercard, Microsoft partner on smart city pilot - ZDNet
  • UKAuthority.com: Visa service deal goes to Sopra Steria

SMART SECURITY

  • Understanding Risk Forum 2018: How data and technology can save (hundreds of) billions of dollars from natural disasters - Sustainable Cities
  • dena: Verbraucher wünschen sich mehr Sicherheit bei Smart-Home-Anwendungen
  • Barcelona is leading the fightback against smart city surveillance  Wired.co.uk

SMART MOBILITY

  • Groningen has been announced as the host of the 6th European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans
  • New CIVITAS SUMPs-Up manuals give advice on SUMP measure selection
  • Violeta Bulc's opening speech at the 2018 European SUMP conference
  • ELTIS: Germany looks to electric trucks to fight against urban emissions
  • Estonia Will Roll Out Free Public Transit Nationwide – CityLab

SMART ENERGY

  • EnergyCities: HOW TO MAKE PEOPLE PASSIONATE ABOUT THE FUTURE OF THEIR CITIES - FOUR #RENNES2018 LESSONS LEARNT
  • The Foundation of a Smart City is Smart Energy Infrastructure - Microgrid Knowledge

SMART INDUSTRIES

  • EU Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Bundesrat (DE) - COM(2017) 479 final (Smart Industry)

SMART INFRASTRUCTURE

  • WiFi4EU: From tomorrow municipalities can start applying for EU financing of free wireless internet hotspots in public spaces
  • Energy Day - Public Workshop Smart and Smart-er: Architecture and Building Performance

SMART ENVIRONMENT

  • EU Green Week 2018 : helping cities to become better places to live and work
  • The Energy Collective: We Examined 885 European Cities’ Plans to Tackle Climate Change – Here’s What We Found
  • Connecting Cities ‒ Lokale Lösungen für globale Herausforderungen
  • INVITATION | Is a more integrated energy system the answer to the challenge of decarbonising Europe’s cities? (June 5)
  • C40: Expert Voices: Improving Food Waste Management In Cities: An Opportunity to Change Our Planet for the Better

UK

  • Manchester Metropolitan University and their new smart city battery
  • Call for Papers: The Telegraph Britain's Smart Cities 2018 - Telegraph.co.uk
  • Robot cities: Three urban prototypes that could revolutionise our lives - The Independent

AUSTRIA

  • Wien-Premiere für Pre5G: erste Schritte ins nächste Mobilfunkzeitalter - SmartCity Wien
  • ASCR im Gespräch: Urban Future Global Conference

USA

  • Smart Cities Council: Readiness Cities
  • Cary Readiness Workshop Focus Areas - Smart Cities Council
  • UD researchers look at creating “smart cities” for driverless cars - Delaware First Media
  • Semtech and Comcast's machineQ Sponsor City Innovate to Foster Development ofSmart Cities - Nasdaq
  • Ohio capital launches unique 'Smart City' operating system - Minneapolis Star Tribune
  • Smart City: A Journey of Collective Efforts - CIOReview

INDIA

  • Collaborative Governance set to take centre stage at 4th Smart Cities India 2018 Expo - The Siasat Daily
  • Basic first, smart later  - The Hindu


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