Namur, the “living lab” of Belgium

Now Namur, once labeling itself as a “digital gateway,” is looking to earn another title: smart city. A new project in the historic centre is operating as a “living lab,” where citizens can gather and collaborate on creative projects. Here are a few of the ways Namur is working toward a sustainable revolution in the region, one solution at a time.

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Itron applies knowledge and technology to empower the world’s utilities, cities and citizen to better manage energy and water resources. We see energy and water and their convergence -- the energy-water nexus --as the building blocks for smarter cities.

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“Our future lies in our cities livability, workability and sustainability – the Smart Cities Council strives to help cities and industry attain those goals”. - Bruno De Man, Executive Director - Europe - SmartCitiesCouncil®

Traffic Management in a changing world

On 14 and 15 November 2018, the European ITS Platform (EU EIP) organizes its bi-annual European conference on traffic management, the ITS Forum 2018. The main theme of the Forum is “Traffic Management in a changing world: Digitalization, Multimodality, Smart Infrastructures”. Jacob Bangsgaard, ERTICO CEO; Johanna Tzanidaki, Director of Innovation and Deployment (I&D) and Frank Daems, Senior Manager(I&D) will attend the Forum in order to present the contributions of ERTICO in this domain.

Smart Cities Week Silicon Valley

Building on the success of the Smart Cities Council’s annual conference held each fall in Washington, D.C., Smart Cities Week® Silicon Valley honors the region’s focus on innovation – with an interactive and intimate program tailored to meet the needs of cities in Western North America and the companies helping them prepare for what’s coming next.
Focused on the next generation of smart cities, this conference will bring together city leaders and technology innovators to envision the city of tomorrow.

Join us for a unique chance to discuss how cities are leading the way in next-generation transportation, artificial intelligence and analytics, digital payments and citizen services, compassionate cities and other topics.

See how India’s smartest conclave in Telangana is shaping up at Smart Urbanation

12/28/2017

With all the glitter and shine, India’s newly found tech hub, Telangana, is all set to host the country’s smartest conclave ever—SMART URBANATION—from March 22 to 23, 2018 in Hyderabad. What’s more! The conclave is backed by India’s original tech-giant State, Karnataka and organized by the Smart Cities Council India (SCC).

Water and Wastewater

Few people need to be reminded of water’s importance. Along with energy, it is essential for everyday life. Water provides sustenance, supports industry and irrigates fields. But city administrations are struggling to meet rising demand from growing populations while contending with issues such as water quality, flooding, drought and aging infrastructure.

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