The Euro-Mediterranean conference and exhibition “smart and blue city’ is organized with the help of many partners and supporters, aiming to bring together city and regional authorities with industry, SME’ s, academics and professionals to present information and ideas for smartness and growth. The conference will take place on 28-29 September 2017 in Heraklion, Greece -a city very active in the smart city domain-, under the auspices of the Municipality of Heraklion, Greece. The main organisers are the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and the Smart Cities Mediterranean Cluster (SMART-MED). URENIO Research is a co-organiser. The themes of the conference are:
– smart and sustainable cities and insular communities
– e-democracy / e-planning / e-participation
– resilience to crisis
– smart growth
Abstract submission is open until 15 April 2017 and is available here.
The Conference consists of two interrelated parts, namely:
– the “Scientific’ part, in which recent developments and supportive technologies relevant to challenges faced by small and medium-sized Mediterranean cities and communities will be presented; and
– the “Exhibition’ part, aiming at giving the opportunity to industry and SMEs to present products that can solve current and forthcoming problems of these communities.
The above distinction reflects an effort to bring together scientific knowledge and industry developments for increasing knowledge stock on potential solutions and providing options on technological products and solutions that can support cities and communities in the Mediterranean to cope with current challenges and needs.
Access the conference website here.