As the U.S. election season heats up and further attention is focused on key national priorities, the Smart Cities Council, the world’s largest smart cities network, released a policy brief detailing how smart infrastructure investments in cities and towns across America will create jobs and promote greater prosperity for all. The brief will be a point of focus today during a policy event at Smart Cities Week – North America’s premier smart cities conference, convening over 1,500 participants from all levels of government and the private sector in Washington, D.C.
Council Press Releases
Smart Cities Council, the world’s largest smart cities network, will award five challenge grants to help five American cities apply smart technologies to improve urban livability, workability and sustainability. The grant is in support of the White House’s call to action to accelerate the development of smart cities, which was just announced today.This is the second year that the White House issued a major announcement to kick off Smart Cities Week – North America’s premier smart cities conference, convening over 1,500 participants from all levels of government and the private sector on September 28-29 in Washington, D.C.
Jason Nelson, a seasoned marketing executive with a passion for helping cities and businesses use technology to prosper, has joined the Smart Cities Council as Executive Director for Partner Engagement.
The Smart Cities Council, the world’s largest smart cities network, announced that its landmark Smart Cities Readiness Guide is now available in a web-based format. The Readiness Guide is the world’s leading framework for government leaders to enhance the livability, workability and sustainability of their cities.
The Smart Cities Council launched the latest version of the Smart Cities Readiness Guide® today at its inaugural Smart Cities Week event – North America’s first major smart cities conference and expo. The Guide is the world’s leading framework for government leaders to enhance the livability, workability and sustainability of their cities. To date, the Guide has been downloaded by thousands of city leaders and other stakeholders from around the world.
The Smart Cities Council and Alstom co-hosted an event at the Innovative City conference held in Nice, France on June 24-25 to promote next generation initiatives for smart grid and smart city developments internationally.
The Smart Cities Council today will roll out a roadmap for smart cities at a Smart Cities Readiness Workshop in collaboration with the Dubai Real Estate Institute and Bechtel.
North America will gain its first major smart cities conference and exhibition this fall thanks to the Smart Cities Council, the sector's largest coalition. Smart Cites Week will demonstrate the exponential growth of smart city developments worldwide.
Sponsored by Itron and hosted by the City of Charlotte and Envision Charlotte, the quarterly Smart Cities Council forum will take place on March 23-24 at the UNC Charlotte Center City campus in Uptown Charlotte.
Cisco and the Smart Cities Council polled city leaders in North America on ways to help cities accelerate their smart city initiatives. Released at the Internet of Things World Forum, the survey provides insights from municipal executives on the drivers, challenges and steps being taken to make cities smarter.