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May 20-22, 2015: Berlin

Smart Cities Council joins forces with Metropolitan Solutions, one of Europe's premier events focused on issues confronting cities. Featuring 12 high-profile international conferences and a trade show, participants will hear and see the latest on urban mobility, energy supply, water supply/quality, building installations and urban safety/security.

March 23-24, 2015: Smart Cities Now Forum

Hosted by Envision Charlotte and Charlotte, North Carolina Mayor Daniel Clodfelter, the Council will hold its quarterly forum focused on innovative technologies that are making cities smarter and improving their livability, workability and sustainability. The invitation-only gathering of Council partners, advisors and guests will be held on the University of North Carolina campus in Charlotte.

IDC: Top 10 smart cities predictions for 2013

Wed, 2013-02-27 09:34 -- Liz Enbysk

The smart city initiative is growing as a recognized movement for innovation and investment at all levels of government, according to IDC Government Insights. For that reason, a smart city analyst team from IDC Government Insights has put together the company's first annual top 10 predictions for the smart city market in 2013.

Conservation by comparison: Will Rexburg residents get competitive about saving energy?

Can a neighborhood competition incent people to do a better job of conserving energy? Many utilities are encouraging customers to conserve by showing them how much more energy efficient their neighbors are. How does it work? Read about a pilot involving Opower and 15,000 Rocky Mountain Power customers in Rexburg, Idaho.

New in the Apps Gallery


Users can set up this app to auto respond to text messages when they're busy. For example, they can use it while driving, in a meeting, once they've gone to bed, or when otherwise occupied.

SCC Partner Spotlight

A global leader in engineering, construction, procurement and project management, Bechtel uses technology and data analytics to deliver the next generation of engineering and construction projects to solve some of the world’s toughest sustainability challenges.

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Upcoming Council Events

June 25-26, 2015: Smart Cities Now Forum

SCC will gather for its summer 2015 forum in Nice, France, hosted by Council Lead Partner Alstom Grid. The event is being held in conjunction with the Innovative City conference which in 2015 will focus on City Apps. GET DETAILS (email)