Urban Themes

[ Event ] Posted on Monday, December 11, 2017 - 16:49
The Problem: Roughly 54% of the world’s population lives in cities, and is responsible for producing 80% of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide – resulting in an environmental crisis on a global scale. While governments on a national level may not agree on the action required to reverse this impact, governments on the local level can come together to develop solutions that address urgent... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, December 11, 2017 - 16:41
On Thursday 12 April you are welcome at the annual conference ' Future Urban Mobility 2018 '. With the theme The resilience of the future city , we look at important developments in the area of ​​mobility, infrastructure and living. Challenges in urban accessibility Mobility as a Service Inner city construction logistics The power of data These themes are central to which we talk about with... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, December 11, 2017 - 16:36
The sixth consecutive organization of the Smart Cities Conference is loyal to the March meeting and will also be the dynamic annual meeting of all stakeholders for the development of "smart" and sustainable cities in 2018. Besides, the previous events became the reference point for the issues concerning the "smart" cities in Greece, with the joint presence of Mayors & High Representatives... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, December 11, 2017 - 16:20
The economically active population in the Middle East is growing a lot faster than the other regions in the world. The Kuwaiti government has announced “Kuwait 2035”, which is a set of measures to boost the economy over the next 20 years through reducing on oil revenue and building the country as a hub for finance, trade and tourism in the region. Kuwait government has planned to build nine smart... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, December 11, 2017 - 15:36
Efficient buildings and public lighting; access to clean energy and water supplies; the ability to travel efficiently; a sense of safety and security - these are the prerequisites modern cities must fulfil to stay competitive and provide a decent quality of life for citizens. The 3rd Annual Australian Smart Cities and Infrastructure Summit delivers a programme that offers solutions to these... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, December 11, 2017 - 15:28
Sustain: The Australian Food Network is pleased to announce that the 2018 Urban Agriculture Forum will be held on the 23rd & 24th of February at The William Angliss Institute, Melbourne. The second UAF will build on this success, emphasising the role urban agriculture can play in creating more liveable cities and homes, and thereby contribute to meeting the global Sustainable Development... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, December 11, 2017 - 15:27
Sustain: The Australian Food Network is pleased to announce that the 2018 Urban Agriculture Forum will be held on the 23rd & 24th of February at The William Angliss Institute, Melbourne. The second UAF will build on this success, emphasising the role urban agriculture can play in creating more liveable cities and homes, and thereby contribute to meeting the global Sustainable Development... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, December 11, 2017 - 14:35
Cities around the world face many common challenges: not least in supporting the wellbeing of expanding populations, and economic and social resilience in the face of changing demographics, increasing inequality and connectivity. We will hear from those at the forefront of policy, thinking and practice about what makes a ‘liveable city’ in the 21st century, and how solutions are placed within a... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, December 11, 2017 - 14:24
More than 30,000 delegates and attendees from up to 175 countries are expected to visit Abu Dhabi for WFES 2018 Events including Solar Expo, Energy Efficiency Expo and Energy Storage and Batteries Expo will showcase innovative solutions WFES 2018 will also include the Climate Innovation Exchange (CLIX), which aims to match the world's top 'cleantech entrepreneurs with investors to encourage... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Monday, December 11, 2017 - 12:44
Finds WB study on Bangladesh; rapid, unplanned urbanisation blamed for air, water pollution The country, especially its urban areas, is facing severe air and water pollution due to rapid and unplanned urbanisation, show the preliminary findings of a World Bank study. It is losing one percent (around Tk 20,000 crore) of the gross domestic product every year due to air pollution,... Read more

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