January 2022

Livinig-in.EU plenary meeting

The Living-in.EU movement was launched just over two years ago in Oulu and a signatory ceremony held at the Cities Forum 2020 in Porto. In this meeting, we will present an overview of the movement’s evolution and we would like to hear the cities’ feedback on their experiences and expectations for Living-in.EU.

Online event

Expression of Interest for the Cities Mission – Last info session

The Commission launched a call for expression of interest addressed to cities to join the European

Workshops

Technical workshops on Local and Regional Digital Indicators (LORDI)

The Measuring & Monitoring subgroup will organise two technical workshops on 9 December 2021 and 11 January 2022 (from 14:30 to 16:00) to discuss a first proposal for a set of Local and Regional Digital Indicators (LORDI).

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Festival

CxC Festival 2022

This annual event of the Open & Agile Smart Cities (OASC) network, brings the community of members and partners together, and is open for all to join About this event

December 2021

Online event

The impact of the Artificial Intelligence Act proposal on European cities

On 21 April the European Commission presented the Artificial Intelligence Act (AIA), a draft regulation on Artificial Intelligence (AI) to ensure AI is safe, lawful and in line with EU fundamental rights. What will be the legal impact of the regulation on cities as providers and users of both public and private AI applications?

Workshops

Technical workshops on Local and Regional Digital Indicators (LORDI)

The Measuring & Monitoring subgroup will organise two technical workshops on 9 December 2021 and 11 January 2022 (from 14:30 to 16:00) to discuss a first proposal for a set of Local and Regional Digital Indicators (LORDI).

Online event

Info day - Smart and Sustainable Cities and Communities topics in the DIGITAL Europe Programme

During this Info day, the next funding opportunities for Smart and Sustainable Cities and Communities will be presented. The focus will be on areas such as Data Spaces for Smart Communities, Digital Solutions for the New European Bauhaus, and Living-in.eu governance. There will be an opportunity to network and present your ideas for proposals.  

Smart Cities Marketplace Action Cluster Meet & Greet as the virtual closing of the November 2021 Action Cluster meeting round

Date: 2nd December | Time: 16:30-18:00 CET Register here: https://ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/ACMeetGreet2021  

Conference

Smart, Green and Resilient Cities and Communities - Dialogue between EU Mayors and the Commission - 2 December 2021

Commissioner Thierry Breton will meet with EU Mayors from the Living-in.EU and the Intelligent Cities Challenge to discuss the Green and Digital transformation and the socio-economic resilience of cities and communities.

November 2021

Workshops

Workshop on Multilevel interoperability governance supporting digital transformation of European public administrations

Citizens and businesses expect to be served through seamless digital services wherever they live, travel or work in the EU. To ensure their delivery, all levels of government should be able to share the necessary data while respecting citizen rights, data privacy and  protection.

Webinar

UN-Habitat Launch of People Centred Smart Cities Playbooks

UN-Habitat will launch a series of playbooks as part of UN-Habitat’s People Centered Smart Cities flagship programme - which aims to empower local governments to take a multi-stakeholder approach to digital transformation that realises sustainability, inclusivity, prosperity and human rights for the benefit of all. 

Online event

The 2021 UserCentriCities Summit: Putting People First

More and more government services are moving online, and yet there is a paradox. Few can dispute the added convenience and sometimes vastly improved quality that digital delivery entails, but many find that digitally-delivered services are not yet user-friendly enough to make access easy or widespread. 

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