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Cloud computing is a technology that provides access to computer resources over the Internet. There is no need to buy, store, and maintain physical equipment – the cloud provider does that. The user gets access to the management terminal, where the characteristics of virtual servers are configured and additional services are connected. The volume of […]

Ecotourism is nature-based tourism that includes environmental education and awareness programs and is conducted by the principles of environmental sustainability. National Ecotourism Strategy Australia, Department of Tourism, Canberra, 1992. Why is ecotourism growing in popularity worldwide? The greatest volume of demand for nature tourism in the countries that supply tourists is noted in North America […]

Community Supported Agriculture – A system in which a farm operation is supported by shareholders within the community who share both the benefits and risks of food production. If we want to meet the challenge of feeding a growing global population in a changing climate, we must change the entire “global food supply system. So […]

Market economy- a set of economic relations that develop in the sphere of commodity-money relations on the market. The market economy has a complex structure – it includes several types of markets and developed infrastructure. The main types of markets are: a) market of goods and services, b) the market of factors of production, c) […]

Low Impact Development (LID) has been defined as “development that, through its adverse environmental impacts, either enhances or does not significantly degrade the quality of the environment.” The relationship between potential developers and UK planning authorities since the 1980s has led to a multitude of unique, locally adapted developments, often using natural, local, and reclaimed […]

Environmental health is the study of how environmental factors can harm human health and how to identify, prevent, and control such effects. (University of Washington) The influence of the environment on human health is quite significant. Many diseases arise from atmospheric pollution, poor drinking water, and consumption of chemically treated food. Health depends 50% on […]

First and last-mile – gaps in public transit require individuals to use other forms of transportation such as driving their car or riding their bike. What is micromobility? The term is used to describe short-distance travel solutions, usually the first or last kilometer of a trip. According to a study by the McKinsey Center for […]

A connected device (or smart device) is an electronic device, generally connected to other devices or networks, that can operate to some extent interactively and autonomously. These days, a smart device is generally defined as a device that contains one or more parameters of digital communication networks. Because digital communication requires the use of a […]

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design LEED – an ecology-oriented building certification program run under the auspices of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Before the introduction of LEED, the construction industry had no established standard for defining what constituted an energy-efficient and environmentally friendly project. Since its introduction in 1998, the LEED system has […]

Real-time operating system RTOS: designed to guarantee the completion of a task within a certain time constraint. Often used in security systems and in building IoT devices. For example, smart energy meters need to connect to the cloud to transmit usage data, and building security systems need to communicate locally so that the door opens […]

Haze Computing – A dynamic model for analytics applications in which the application from the data source analyzes a pooled view of the resources for local and global compute resources available at the cloud, edge, and individual device layers. Haze computing informs how and where data analysis is performed. Your clicks help us to continue

Home automation: a combination of hardware and software solutions that enable the control and management of electronics, appliances, and devices in the home. Problem Solving So, how do you solve this seemingly unsolvable problem? How to make the wiring and connections easily changeable? It turns out that there is a solution and it has been […]

Gateway: any point where information passes through devices on an IoT network. So it can be virtual software or real hardware such as a router. Is a router or some software that allows two or more independent networks with different protocols to communicate with each other. For example, it allows a node from a local […]

Health disparities are preventable differences in the burden of disease,injury, violence, or opportunities to achieve optimal health that are experienced by people who have historically been made vulnerable by policies set by local, state, and federal institutions. Populations can be defined by factors such as race or ethnicity, gender, education or income, disability, geographic location, […]

Montreal, Canada, May, 2022 Digital Program consists of the e-proceedings book which is available online-only and includes the conference communications…

2022, 22-24 February In light of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, its impact on travel restrictions, and the physical distancing requirements through 2021…

Vienna

November 8, 2021 CITIES

Vienna is taking up global issues with flying colors, thanks to an innovative Smart City strategy. Browse strategy, mission and vision.

Moscow, on the Moskva River in western Russia, is the nation’s cosmopolitan capital. In its historic core is the Kremlin, a complex that’s home to the president and tsarist treasures in the Armoury. Outside its walls is Red Square, Russia’s symbolic center. It’s home to Lenin’s Mausoleum, the State Historical Museum’s comprehensive collection, and St. […]

Berlin

November 8, 2021 CITIES

Berlin, Germany’s capital, dates to the 13th century. Reminders of the city’s turbulent 20th-century history include its Holocaust memorial and the Berlin Wall’s graffitied remains. Divided during the Cold War, its 18th-century Brandenburg Gate has become a symbol of reunification. The city’s also known for its art scene and modern landmarks like the gold-colored, swoop-roofed […]

Boston

November 8, 2021 CITIES

Smart City Boston is a leader in the global Vision Zero initiative to end serious traffic crashes.

Sydney

November 8, 2021 CITIES

The City of Sydney is experiencing rapid change. Our population is growing, the needs of our community and environment are intensifying and technological…

Dubai

November 8, 2021 CITIES

The Smart City vision of Dubai is to make Dubai the happiest city on Earth over the last 40 years.

Jaipur

November 8, 2021 CITIES

Jaipur is believed to be the first planned city of India, and also that the king took a lot of interest in designing this city of victory.

A General Plan is sometimes referred to as a “Master Plan” or “Comprehensive Plan.” It is a community’s general guide for making land-use decisions…

The strategic planning sectors have for the most part been determined by the Montreal Urban Planning and Development Plan. In addition to the city…

Dublin

November 8, 2021 CITIES

Dublin City provides a wealth of information to help if you are thinking about starting your own business, or have recently done so. The first part…

Kigali

November 8, 2021 CITIES

The City of Kigali is open and supports working with all spheres of our population. We value the contribution and role of the private sector in development.

The City of Stockholm has the very important task of reporting what is happening in Stockholm and the political decisions taken in the City Hall. We do…

Pune

November 8, 2021 CITIES

Pune Smart City has come up with five strategic requirements to fix core urban infrastructure and make it “future-proof.”

Songdo

November 7, 2021 CITIES

The city of the future is networked, tuned in to the environment, livable, and interesting from an economic point of view.

Amsterdam

November 6, 2021 CITIES

Amsterdam Smart City realized through a partnership among businesses, authorities, research institutions, and the people.

Plutocracy is a state system in which power is concentrated in the hands of the few but the richest. The term originated in ancient Greece,…

The principle of self-government is inextricably linked to the principle of federalism. In the modern sense, federalism is a form of state…

Capitalism is an economic system of production and distribution based on private property, universal legal equality, and freedom of…

Eco-anarchism is a holistic philosophical, ethical, sociopolitical, and ideological concept aimed at achieving harmony in the relationship…

2021, October 12, GovTech invites data and technology pioneers to explore the challenges and successes of implementing new and emerging technologies…

Smart Cities requires integrated management of the economic, social, and infrastructure aspect of urbanization with the use of advanced…

International Experts for Research Enrichment and Knowledge Exchange. An international institution is concerned with knowledge exchange.

November 25-27 2021, Vietnam Trade Exhibition with support from ministries, cities’ leaders, and organizations building Smart City in every city/province in Vietnam.

IKE Smart City do free advertising to local and independent businesses, as well as non-profits to deliver value throughout communities.

“Welcome to my city” is the Orange web and mobile-based urban services platform was created to make life easier for citizens and tourists.

EY smart city initiative considers needs of its people and stakeholders. While data drive efficiencies, to maximize needs of stakeholders.

Atos Smart Cities incorporates Information and Communication Technology (ICT) into the city’s fabric for better citizens’ experience.

SAP Smart City concept says that government and the companies that serve the city’s citizens must undergo their own changes to keep up…

Smart City business issues are driving investment in emerging technologies such as analytics, artificial intelligence, the IoT,…

Cities of the Future powered by the Cloud Cities in the cloud have to benefit all. Get the technology and the support you need to realize your vision. Internet of Things (IoT) and Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) involve connecting smart devices and systems—in diverse sectors such as transportation, energy, manufacturing, and healthcare—in fundamentally new ways. These […]

Cisco Meraki enables state and local governments to implement smart initiatives that positively impact communities’ quality of life.

Interactive smart cities where technology and physical space come together to improve the quality of life for residents, boost economy.

Renewable energy is a practical, affordable solution to our electricity needs. Simply, by ramping up renewable energy. Renewable energy—wind, solar, geothermal, hydroelectric, and biomass. These energies provide substantial benefits for our climate, our health, and our economy. Each source of renewable energy has unique benefits and costs. Cut global warming emissions by green-powered cities Human […]

5-6 October 2020 Atlanta (GA), USA The essential conference for the digitized smart city, redefining services through enhanced connectivity, mobility, and resilient infrastructure.

9-10 June 2020 London, UK Smart Transportation & Mobility brings together automakers, tier 1 suppliers, insurers, and technology providers to unite the expanding ecosystem…

“How Big Oil Made The World” is the amazing contribution of investigative journalism by James Corbett on the operations of John D. Rockefeller and the Rockefeller Foundation, which reveals their huge influence on the oil industry and in shaping and controlling the world as we know it.  Who is Rockefeller and how he interacts with all […]

If you care about the planet and are considering a smart car – an electric vehicle for that, maybe you should look at the results of a new German study that breaks EU targets about CO2 – Carbon Dioxide (grams of carbon) emissions. Scientists say that electric cars are responsible for more carbon dioxide emissions […]

One of the ways to address climate change concerns is the use of renewable energy sources (solar or wind farms). However, a study by Lee Miller and David Keith from Harvard shows that wind turbines can also affect local warming. The underlying idea of how to reverse global warming is to reduce the release of […]