European Regions for Smart Communities


Don’t miss The European Regions for Smart Communities summit, under Portuguese Presidency of European Union, that will be held in Alentejo region (city of Évora) and online, between 3 - 9 of May, 2021.

The Summit will gather Mayors, Regional Presidents as well as other elected Politicians from across Europe, among others President of Committee of Regions, Members of the European Parliament, EU Commission representatives that will show best practices on how to involve citizens more effectively, with the support local and regional authorities.

B2G data sharing in cities: series of 5 workshops (1st workshop on 05/05/2021)


On the initiative of Amsterdam and Florence, both signatories of the movement, and supported by Eurocities and the European Commission, a series of workshops is being organised to reflect on opportunities for upscaling B2G data sharing practices in cities and regions across Europe.


Living-in EU and the Covenant of Mayors on ‘How Local Digital Twins can contribute to the European Green Deal/ transition '


The next Living-in.EU signatories’ meeting will take place in conjunction with the Covenant of Mayors on 22 April as part of the European Commission’s DigitAll Public conference on eGovernment. The topic for discussion will be the twin digital and green transition, with a particular focus on the potential of Local Digital Twins.

Eurocities City Dialogue on Digital twins for cities


Digital twins provide cities and communities with the opportunity to leverage the potential of several technological developments in an integrated solution. Large scale collection of data using IoT sensors and the 5G network and applying Artificial Intelligence on the data to produce insights in a representative model of cities, presents a powerful tool for cities to work towards the implementation of the green deal objectives and creating better places for citizens to live in.


Workshop - Local Digital Twins Technology


The Local Digital Twins (LDT) Technology Workshop will bring together technology providers, Research and Technology Organisations, city Chief Technology Officers and other interested players. The aim of the workshop is to raise awareness of digital technology providers and related organisations about the European Union approach regarding Local Digital Twins and discuss how to build European capacity to this end.

Citizen Control of Personal Data


On January 27th, 2021, the Smart Cities Marketplace will launch its new Initiative “Citizen Control of Personal Data” within the Citizen Focus Action Cluster. We kindly invite you to join us from 15 to 17 h and learn more the initiative’s approach to handling personal data. 

Enormous changes will take place in the next few years in the field of data, moving from the current large-corporation approach, where personal data is collected for narrow commercial benefit, to an approach aiming at the greater good of society and the economy.

OASC launches CITYxCITY Festival


After a decade of successfully hosting the annual Connected Smart Cities & Communities Conference, the Open & Agile Smart Cities network (OASC) is shifting gears: The registration is now open for the very first edition of CITYxCITY Festival. Join us and take part in this celebration on 13-15 January 2021 to connect cities and empower communities.

SEMIC Conference 2020


The 1st digital edition of SEMIC, the annual semantic interoperability conference, will take place fully online on 15 October 2020. The event, organised by the ISA² Programme of the European Commission in collaboration with the German Presidency of the Council of the EU, will digitally bring together policy makers, IT practitioners and researchers interested in topics related to semantic interoperability for public administrations. The theme of SEMIC 2020 is ‘Sustainable Data Services’.

Digitale Städte – Digitale Regionen


The virtual congress is the leading event of the state of Hesse for digitization in municipalities and regions. It aims to provide representatives from politics and administration, business, science and society with tailored information and networking in the topics "Smart Cities" and "Smart Regions". In a hybrid format, participants will be offered a comprehensive spectrum of approaches, solutions and examples of successful digitization in lectures, talks, workshops and an accompanying exhibition. 

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