October 18, 2018

Building Smart and Sustainable Cities and Regions: Current Trends Globally, Nationally, and Locally

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From transportation to affordable housing to climate resilience, cities across the world are discovering unique ways to become smarter and more sustainable. Join Regional Plan Association and the Consulate General of Sweden for presentations and discussions of current trends and future work.

Speakers include Allan Larsson, Chair, Sweden’s Viable Cities initiative, a partnership among national and local government, academia, and business to promote research and applications of smart city technologies in transportation and energy efficiency; Richard Voith, Principal and President, Econsult and ESI Thought Lab, currently undertaking a global study of the value of smart-city technologies with input from government, business, and citizens; and John Farmer, Director, Technology and Civic Innovation, Microsoft.

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