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Monthly report: May 2018

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 90 influencers like IEEE Smart Cities and Smart City Expo, discussing hashtags such as #smartcities , #IEEE and #SmartCitiesWeek.
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Saving water with smart management and efficient systems in Spain

On Jan 11, 2017
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The project called iWesla, which stands for Improving Water Efficiency and Safety in Living Areas, is a CPSLabs funded by the European Union´s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program. The consortium is formed by A-CING, Indra, Novelti and the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (UPM). ...

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Saving water with smart management and efficient systems in Spain

The project called iWesla, which stands for Improving Water Efficiency and Safety in Living Areas, is a CPSLabs funded by the European Union´s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program. ...

European Smart Cities Investments: Harnessing Forces for Change

On May 10, 2018
@rbigliani shared
RT @IDCInsightsEMEA: Just started the @IDC webinar on #smartcities investment with @sivieroand and @PennellChris, join us if you haven't already - https://t.co/2SMF022Quy #IDCGovernment https://t.co/8FUH58lyUC
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European cities face significant forces for change such as increasing demand for mobility, seamlessness of service delivery, and the democratization of public services. In response, cities are becoming increasingly smart; they are adopting innovative tech...

www.brighttalk.com
On May 10, 2018
@rbigliani shared
RT @IDCInsightsEMEA: Just started the @IDC webinar on #smartcities investment with @sivieroand and @PennellChris, join us if you haven't already - https://t.co/2SMF022Quy #IDCGovernment https://t.co/8FUH58lyUC
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European Smart Cities Investments: Harnessing Forces for Change

European cities face significant forces for change such as increasing demand for mobility, seamlessness of service delivery, and the democratization of public services. In response, cities ...

Barcelona is leading the fightback against smart city surveillance

On May 25, 2018
@SmartCityexpo shared
“We want to move from a model of surveillance capitalism, where data is opaque and not transparent, to a model where citizens themselves can own the data.” @francesca_bria @BCN_digital @decidimbcn https://t.co/0cZvZdi23u #Governance #DataSovereignty #ParticipatoryDemocracy
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“Now we have a big contract with Vodafone, and every month Vodafone has to give machine readable data to city hall. Before, that didn’t happen. They just took all the data and used it for their own benefit”

www.wired.co.uk
On May 25, 2018
@SmartCityexpo shared
“We want to move from a model of surveillance capitalism, where data is opaque and not transparent, to a model where citizens themselves can own the data.” @francesca_bria @BCN_digital @decidimbcn https://t.co/0cZvZdi23u #Governance #DataSovereignty #ParticipatoryDemocracy
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Barcelona is leading the fightback against smart city surveillance

“Now we have a big contract with Vodafone, and every month Vodafone has to give machine readable data to city hall. Before, that didn’t happen. They just took all the data and used it for ...

The importance of the “smartivist” - how smart citizens accelerate smart city development

On May 23, 2018
@SmartCityexpo shared
The importance of the #smartivist - how #smartcitizens accelerate #smartcity development https://t.co/qvr33XNdME via @beesmartcity #OpenGov #civicengagement #cocreation https://t.co/EmNlzGLweT
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We must redefine how we see the smart city, moving away from a technology-centric focus, and instead view technology as an enabler in ‘smart’, community-driven initiatives. We need to promote the ‘smartivist’ concept, encouraging citizens to become active participants in the smart cities ...

hub.beesmart.city
On May 23, 2018
@SmartCityexpo shared
The importance of the #smartivist - how #smartcitizens accelerate #smartcity development https://t.co/qvr33XNdME via @beesmartcity #OpenGov #civicengagement #cocreation https://t.co/EmNlzGLweT
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The importance of the “smartivist” - how smart citizens accelerate smart city development

We must redefine how we see the smart city, moving away from a technology-centric focus, and instead view technology as an enabler in ‘smart’, community-driven initiatives. We need to ...

Columbus, OH selects local firm to develop smart city data hub

On Apr 21, 2018
@smartcitiesdive shared
Local firm Pillar Technology Group will develop Columbus' smart city data hub https://t.co/vYV1itgfsA
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A $2.5 million contract will enable Pillar Technology Group to develop the Smart Columbus Operating System, which will act as a citywide data management platform.

www.smartcitiesdive.com
On Apr 21, 2018
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Local firm Pillar Technology Group will develop Columbus' smart city data hub https://t.co/vYV1itgfsA
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Columbus, OH selects local firm to develop smart city data hub

A $2.5 million contract will enable Pillar Technology Group to develop the Smart Columbus Operating System, which will act as a citywide data management platform.

IEEE Smart Cities Courses

On Nov 28, 2017
@IEEESmartCities shared
Check out the past @IEEESmartCities Course, #IEEE #SmartCities MOOC: Health in Smart Cities: https://t.co/wImI1kaG6v https://t.co/w1XOitPtJN
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IEEE Smart Cities is a global, multi-discipline cross-IEEE effort, through which IEEE seeks to help municipalities around the world address urban population growth by providing education, insight and expertise, and creating a forum for collaboration of all entities involved in planning ...

smartcities.ieee.org
On Nov 28, 2017
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Check out the past @IEEESmartCities Course, #IEEE #SmartCities MOOC: Health in Smart Cities: https://t.co/wImI1kaG6v https://t.co/w1XOitPtJN
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IEEE Smart Cities Courses

IEEE Smart Cities is a global, multi-discipline cross-IEEE effort, through which IEEE seeks to help municipalities around the world address urban population growth by providing education, ...

Smart Cities Summer School, 2–6 July 2018

On May 9, 2018
@IEEESmartCities shared
Want to learn more about #smartcities? Sign up for the #IEEE International Summer School on Smart Cities (IEEE S3C)! Learn more here: https://t.co/7B6Lapo1pL https://t.co/JTZZweTJdg
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This Summer School on Smart Cities will provide an overview of the latest technical progresses related to smart cities via realistic case studies delivered by well known scholars, active researchers and practitioners, as well as present challenges and opportunities for future research and ...

www.itrl.kth.se
On May 9, 2018
@IEEESmartCities shared
Want to learn more about #smartcities? Sign up for the #IEEE International Summer School on Smart Cities (IEEE S3C)! Learn more here: https://t.co/7B6Lapo1pL https://t.co/JTZZweTJdg
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Smart Cities Summer School, 2–6 July 2018

This Summer School on Smart Cities will provide an overview of the latest technical progresses related to smart cities via realistic case studies delivered by well known scholars, active ...

USGBC Announces Savona, Italy, as the First LEED-certified City in Europe

On May 27, 2018
@USGBC shared
RT @USGBC: JUST IN: #USGBC Announces #Savona, Italy, as the 1st #LEED-certified City in Europe! #LEEDcities https://t.co/Ipz4mSTM8B https://t.co/N4lb3XOG3W
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USGBC Announces Savona, Italy, as the First LEED-certified City in Europe on www.usgbc.org.

www.usgbc.org
On May 27, 2018
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RT @USGBC: JUST IN: #USGBC Announces #Savona, Italy, as the 1st #LEED-certified City in Europe! #LEEDcities https://t.co/Ipz4mSTM8B https://t.co/N4lb3XOG3W
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USGBC Announces Savona, Italy, as the First LEED-certified City in Europe

USGBC Announces Savona, Italy, as the First LEED-certified City in Europe on www.usgbc.org.

Top Influencers

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IEEE Smart Cities is dedicated to assisting municipalities with the transition into more intelligent, sustainable urbanized environments.

Follow 4.2k Followers

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Smart City Expo World Congress, 6th edit. · Smart society for innovative and sustainable cities · Nov.15th to Nov.17th 2016 @Fira_Barcelona #SmartCityExpo

Follow 27.1k Followers

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Powering the IoT Revolution. Internet of Things Platform Provider #SmartCities #M2M #SmartParking #IoT

Follow 5.0k Followers

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#EIPSCC Market Place brings together #SmartCities stakeholders. Get to know our ongoing initiatives and get involved https://t.co/eJhnFTosaF

Follow 10.7k Followers

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Coalition of leading companies that seeks to advance the livability, workability and sustainability of the world's cities.

Follow 9.7k Followers

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IDC Energy Insights - Head - Europe, Middle East and Africa. Analyst in energy. Views expressed are my own.

Follow 2.3k Followers

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Community of bloggers promoting civic sustainability, green building, and urban design, planning, and environmentalism.

Follow 130.9k Followers

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Developers of #LEED. #GreenBuildings for everyone within this generation. #Sustainability focused. #Community driven. #Global Impact.

Follow 112.0k Followers

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Smart City expert at IDC. Tech innovations in public safety, public works, transportation, & civic engagement that create more livable, sustainable cities.

Follow 589.0 Followers

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Noticias, tendencias, comentarios sobre el mundo de las ciudades inteligentes con la visión de IDOM, Ingeniería, Arquitectura y Consultoría. http://www.idom.com

Follow 3.1k Followers

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Head of Research and Innovation at the Alexandra Institute, Smart City Lab and Vice President of the IoT Forum (https://t.co/PBywBajfVk).

Follow 830.0 Followers

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Advisor on #SustainableCity Strategies #BehaviorChange #LivableCities #SmartCities | Researcher | Speaker | Writer | Traveler | Windsurfer

Follow 569.0 Followers

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Smart City As A Service. @dfrcag www dfrc.ch https://t.co/7a8Pl8Qz6V

Follow 5.8k Followers

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#interreg = EU supported actions by European regions & cities to tackle common challenges. Tags: interreg, egtc, espon, urbact, euroregions

Follow 8.5k Followers

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Transforming #Cities through #Placemaking & #PublicSpaces - Forum & conf series building to Habitat III - Ax:son Johnson Foundation @UNHabitat @PPS_Placemaking

Follow 15.4k Followers