I have been following smart cities’ projects for almost one decade. Just in 2015, I visited personally 25 vibrant projects around the world. 2016 will not be different, I have already 15 speeches scheduled in world-class congresses, so it will be definitely a great opportunity to be following the new trends and sharing everything with you.
Municipal administration, social integration and citizen involvement can’t be understood without procedures allowing a higher interaction between the community and the municipal government.
Argentina is a South American country, located at the southern and south-eastern tip of the subcontinent. It has a population of 43 million. Its nominal GDP is 21st worldwide; it’s the 23rd economy in the planet and one of the most industrialized emerging countries.
After three successful editions in Barcelona, a wonderful first edition in Kyoto and the participation in the World Urban Forum in Medellin, Smart City Expo has already set its sights in Canada to launch the first Smart City promotion fair in North America. From December 10th to December 12th, experts and entrepreneurs in the Smart Cities area have an appointment in Montreal. François Morin, CEO at Eventium (the company in charge of the organization), talked to us about it.
“Citizens should be at the heart of smart cities. Without them, without their engagement, projects can’t work”