Shopping Cart -

Your cart is currently empty.
Continue Shopping
This website use cookies and similar technologies to improve the site and to provide customised content and advertising. By using this site, you agree to this use. To learn more, including how to change your cookie settings, please view our Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
US
Pocketmags Digital Magazines

Placing the citizen at the heart of everything

Interview with Ugo Valenti, Director of Smart City Expo World Congress

This year’s theme is ‘Cities made of dreams’. What were the factors behind choosing this as the theme?

We have come a long way since 2011 as smart city opportunities have turned into reality. Today we are witnessing the results of the work done. Cities and companies are moving from small proof-of-concept projects to smart implementation at scale. New governance models and new approaches to equity and a circular economy have also emerged along with IoT, artificial intelligence, drones, self-driving cars and new forms of micromobility. New ways of processing and distributing information such as blockchain and IOTA have also come into the picture. We could say that what we dreamed of back in 2011 is part of the fabric of many cities nowadays.

READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of Cities Today - October 2019
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - October 2019
FREE
Read Now!
Getting free sample issues is easy, but we need to add it to an account to read, so please follow the instructions to read your free issue today.
Email Address

View Issues

About Cities Today

How Hurricane Katrina drove New Orleans to be a pioneer in data management “We quickly learned to value data” Kimberly W. LaGrue, Chief Information Officer, City of New Orleans