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On Jun 5, 2020
@Cities_Today shared
Japan passes ‘super cities’ bill to reduce delays in technology roll-outs 👉 https://t.co/8u2Cwn2fuZ @Tokyo_gov #govtech #innovation #smartcity https://t.co/VN9u0aUjPF
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Japan passes ‘super cities’ bill to reduce delays in technology roll-outs

Japan passes ‘super cities’ bill to reduce delays in technology roll-outs

Japan’s parliament has passed an updated bill to pave the way for the creation of ‘super cities’ which use artificial intelligence, big data and other advanced technologies to improve ...

On Jun 3, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
"Sure, mayors at press briefings dispense a daily dose of soundbites and many are armed with plenty of facts — but is anyone at city hall connecting the dots?" @TCS_Digital https://t.co/TGuFwNsxY0
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Cross-sector data insights are critical amid COVID-19

Cross-sector data insights are critical amid COVID-19

There's nothing like a crisis to demonstrate how hard it is to make quick sense of a tidal wave of information from every direction.

On Jun 4, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
This week's primary was unlike any other as the election day was marked by a pandemic, protests, long lines and confusion. https://t.co/7z1eutYkE7
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5 outcomes of an Election Day marked by protests and pandemic

5 outcomes of an Election Day marked by protests and pandemic

The June 2 primary was unlike any other as mail-in voting became the norm to support social distancing, and voters grappled with protests, curfews and consolidated polling sites. 

On Jun 5, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
Execs from AV startups @zoox and @aurora_inno debunked consumers' top AV misconceptions on a recent @PAVECampaign webinar. https://t.co/FWskEsyszR
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Experts dispel 5 common AV myths

Experts dispel 5 common AV myths

In a webinar hosted by Partners for Automated Vehicle Education, leaders from self-driving tech companies Aurora and Zoox candidly debunked consumers' top AV misconceptions. 

On Jun 3, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
Montreal residents are helping local researchers inventory the city's trees. https://t.co/H9YPkK1Jj6
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Montreal tree inventory project adapts to COVID-19 limitations

Montreal tree inventory project adapts to COVID-19 limitations

With field work suspended, researchers at Concordia University are asking residents of the surrounding neighborhood to survey their own private trees. 

On Jun 4, 2020
@EUSmartCities shared
RT @matchupEU: #COVID19 was - and still is - a stress-test for #EUSmartCities. How did city leaders tackle the challenge? Which opportunities and future scenarios? 🧐Webinar with city representatives from @CitiesSharing @ReplicateEU & #matchupEU: https://t.co/LnoHvNFGEd #RepaintValencia https://t.co/MiyqM0L941
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Smart Cities have responded to COVID-19

Smart Cities have responded to COVID-19

An innovative palette of solutions for your city

On Jun 3, 2020
@IEEESmartCities shared
This is the official banner for the 6th @IEEEorg International Smart Cities (VIRTUAL) Conference! Spread the news! Invite your network for this unique opportunity. IMPORTANT: The Call for Papers is open!!! More info: https://t.co/Bi7T8fWBRa #IEEE #SmartCities #IEEEISC2 https://t.co/uHCSiVtKcI
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2020 IEEE International Smart Cities Conference

2020 IEEE International Smart Cities Conference

Call For Papers Click here for the PDF version of the Call For Papers: The 6th IEEE International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2 2020) will be held as a virtual conference, during ...

On Jun 4, 2020
@Cities_Today shared
City of Kelowna rolls out Canada’s first real-world 5G smart city solution 👉 https://t.co/dG2o878h98 @cityofkelowna @RogersHelps #5G #smartcity #innovation https://t.co/k0Lkhyvv1q
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Canada’s first 5G smart city project launched in Kelowna

Canada’s first 5G smart city project launched in Kelowna

As the City of Kelowna begins a phased re-opening, light (LiDAR) sensors from Blue City Technology running over Rogers Communications’ 5G network will be installed at two intersections to ...