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Join Nashville's March to Mitigate Urban Flooding Impact on Vulnerable Populations

Wed, 2020-09-02 02:15 -- Philip Bane
09/01/2020

Join Nashville, TN in mitigating the effect of urban flooding on vulnerable populations. Working with the Smart Cities Council, Nashville will review all the latest science and determine how data can be used to make its vulnerable communities resilient.

University of Canterbury in global first partnership with Smart Cities Council

Tue, 2020-09-01 07:29 -- Adam Beck
09/01/2020

Moves to see the University of Canterbury deliver the most advanced smart cities focused MBA program are under way with the announcement that the University has become the first university globally to sign as a Research and Knowledge Partner with the Smart Cities Council.

Cities helping cities - No barriers to becoming a smart city

Thu, 2020-08-20 23:57 -- Philip Bane
08/20/2020

Qualify to become a Readiness Cohort Leader through the Readiness Challenge process and your leadership will be recognized on a global stage with assistance and benefits with a value of over $250,000 - all directed at solving a problem you share with other cities. You will also be showcased monthly through the Council's global digital platform, including editorial, case study development and a video interview series to share with others. Help your city, other cities and accelerate your project planning.

On the 'next' for smart cities, here's what came from our 2020 Town Hall Meeting

Mon, 2020-08-10 17:17 -- Adam Beck
08/10/2020

At our inaugural virtual town hall meeting on Tuesday 4th August, we brought together some of the region's leading policy makers and practitioners to reflect on the smart cities agenda over the past 5 years. After a reflection on the past, and a review of the now, here’s what our guests ‘signed off’ with in terms of some insights about what might be next.

The Smart Cities Academy

Tue, 2020-07-28 06:02 -- Adam Beck
07/28/2020

The Smart Cities Council has launched the Smart Cities Academy to support the diverse professional development needs of the growing smart cities market place. The modules delivered through the Academy cater for early career practitioners as well as advanced professionals and policy makers seeking recognition of their ongoing contribution to the industry.

The Next Spend - Recommendations for a digitally-enabled and data-driven economic recovery

Thu, 2020-06-18 15:37 -- Adam Beck
06/18/2020

The Smart Cities Council has prepared ‘The Next Spend’ – our recommendations for Australia on a digitally-enabled and data-driven economic recovery. These recommendations respond to key opportunities that use technology and data to accelerate jobs creation and enhance efficiencies, and the savings that go along with those efficiencies.

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