Author | Jaime Ramos Information technologies and artificial intelligence have opened up a whole host of opportunities. Undoubtedly, the degree of citizen engagement in urban processes offers a potential unseen until now. Can these tools be used to boost urban safety? Citizen involvement for safety The participation of members of a community is essential in […]
Author | M. Martínez Euklidiadas Could bricks made from reused plastic be a partial solution to the plastic pollution problem? As anyone who has stepped barefoot on a Lego brick knows, plastic as a construction material can withstand an incredible level of pressure if the quality is high and the design is appropriate. Plastic as […]
Author | M. Martínez Euklidiadas Barcelona is the second must populated city in Spain, with 1.6 million people, with this figure increasing to 3.3 million in its metropolitan area, and the city is a European and global leader in smart water management, thanks partly to the application of the Internet of Things (IoT) to its […]
The Saudi Data & AI Authority (SDAIA) is the competent authority in the Kingdom concerned with data and AI including big data. SDAIA is also the national reference in all matters related to the organization, development, and handling of data and AI; in addition, it has the original competence in all matters related to operation, […]
Margaret Mitchell needs no introduction in the world of AI ethics and machine learning. Chief Ethics Scientist at Hugging Face, recognized as one of Time’s 2023 Most Influential People, former Google AI Staff Research Scientist and a prolific researcher with over 50 published papers, Margaret brings a wealth of expertise as we get to discuss […]
With an illustrious career in public service and a passion for innovative urban development, Mayor Hancock has been a driving force behind Denver’s transformation. From his early days in city government to his current role, he has championed sustainable initiatives and smart city solutions. As a key figure in shaping Denver’s future, Mayor Hancock brings […]
Sven Egenter, Clean Energy Wire & Bernadette Bergsma, EIT UM: How will mobility policies shape the cities we live in?
EIT Urban Mobility studies indicates an additional €86bn will be needed by 2030 for sustainable urban mobility transition. What does that mean in terms of EU policies and concretely for citizens? Which efforts are being carried out by EU institutions and private organisations to ensure that the policies are available and understood at a local […]
Lauren Sorkin, Executive Director at Resilient Cities Network, is fortifying urban landscapes for a sustainable future. Her leadership embodies resilience and innovation. Discover the initiatives led by Lauren at Resilient Cities Network, shaping cities that stand strong in the face of challenges
Louise is a digital payment specialist who builds sustainable payment technology programmes for organisations including governments, humanitarian and development NGOs, and the private sector. She has 30 years’ experience of working in large multinational organisations, including roles at Barclaycard, American Express and Mastercard.
Councilmember Bob Blumenfield has served on the Los Angeles City Council since 2013. From 2008 to 2013, he served in the California State Assembly. He is focused on increasing use of technology to improve delivery of City services, addressing the digital divide, and ensuring the City budget funds these priorities. In this conversation, we navigate […]