Smart Cities Council Founder and Chairman Jesse Berst and Chief Scientist Stuart Cowan were in Beijing in July 2015 as the Chinese government hosted its first Smart City International Expo. Watch a news report about the event, including an agreement reached between the Council and the China Center for Urban Development.
SCC in the News
The Tribune Cote d'Azur featured the Smart Cities Council's recent Smart Cities Now event held with Alstom Grid in Nice, France. Click for a link to the article, which is in French.
Writing for Electricity Today, Council Chairman Jesse Berst discusses the move to smart cities and how utilities can profit from forthcoming changes and technologies. Click for an excerpt and a link to the full article.
A Digital Trends article on San Jose and smart city technologies features an interview with Council Founder and Chairman Jesse Berst. Click for excerpts and a link to the full article.
WFAE 90.7 -- Charlotte's NPR affiliate -- interviewed members of the Smart Cities Council during its Smart Cities Now forum in Charlotte, NC, in March, 2015.
Itron CEO Philip Mezey and Council Chairman Jesse Berst were quoted in The Charlotte Observer's coverage of the Smart Cities Now forum held in Charlotte March 23-24. Click for details and a link to the complete article.
In its coverage of the Council's Smart Cities Now forum held at Qualcomm headquarters in San Diego, the U -T San Diego highlighted the challenges that cities will face as populations increase and why smart solutions matter.
The Smart Cities Now forum held at Qualcomm headquarters in San Diego in December 2014 was the subject of an extensive news piece by Chad Vanderveen writing for FutureStructure.
Former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer were among featured speakers quoted in the Times of San Diego report on the Council's Smart Cities Now forum in San Diego.
The Smart Cities Council was well represented at the 2014 Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona. Click for a photo gallery from the event.