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[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 15:24
Join Dreamit Ventures and AgTech X for networking and discussion with the visionaries who are reimagining urban rooftops for a more sustainable future. We’re bringing together builders, urban farmers, and policy experts to explore the state of green roof technology. Advances in green roof technology has proven to lower energy costs and to reduce carbon emissions. Cities around the world are... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, December 1, 2017 - 11:21
~~Join us in Wageningen, the Netherlands for our 4th edition of the International course on Food Security in an Urbanising Society (10 – 21 September 2018). You will get well acquainted with the framework of city region food systems in relation to food and nutrition security in densely populated areas. Will be able to use the concepts of city region food systems to analyse urban food and... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 11:26
DESCRIPTION Major urbanization trends, aging infrastructure and the rise in extreme weather is driving a growing number of cities to embrace cleantech infrastructure projects that are making them more efficient, sustainable and resilient. And the growth of cloud computing and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is enabling cities to deploy low cost sensors and collect data to make critical... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 12:53
The next edition of EU Green Week will explore ways in which the EU is helping cities to become better places to live and work. Showcasing policy developments on air quality, noise, waste and water management, it will promote participatory approaches to urban development, networking schemes, and tools for sharing best practices, engaging local authorities and citizens, and encouraging them to... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, November 27, 2017 - 10:48
Conference objectives The conference aims to inspire the next frontier of research focused on the science of cities and climate change. The primary goal of the conference is to assess the state of academic and practice-based knowledge related to cities and climate change, and to establish a global research agenda based on the joint identification of key gaps by the academic,... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 15:19
World Bank, the World Land Tool Network, UN-HABITAT, the League of Arab States and the Arab Space Survey Federation, will be pleased to announce the first Arab Land Management Conference hosted by the Department of Land and Property in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 26-28 February 2018 . Please find out more about our participating organizations here participating organizations The aim of the... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:56
How to replicate smart city solutions? Are standards the right tools for cities? Can the European Standardization Organizations be part of the cities’ journey towards a smart and sustainable future? WHY? Cities are not always fully aware of what standards can offer, as they may not be familiar with the value voluntary standards bring and how to get involved in the standardization system. This... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 09:23
The second edition of Urban ARC, the annual research conference at the Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) will be held from 11 – 13 January 2018, at the IIHS Bangalore City Campus. The theme for 2018 edition is ‘City and Technology’. The call for sessions emphasises the wide-ranging nature of both “city” and “technology”. The conference aims to use diverse disciplinary and... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, October 2, 2017 - 17:12
About rise in the city rise in the city is a unique art event, featuring a competition, exhibit and auction, created to catalyze social enterprises in Africa. A unique event where 500 influencers in design and construction discover how architecture combined with social enterprise can solve poverty problems in Africa. Learn More How it works NYC is being split into 100 virtual blocks.... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 16:00
Nairobi, 26 September 2017 – Registration for the world’s premier conference on cities and urbanization, the World Urban Forum, has now opened. UN-Habitat, which coordinates the biennial event, is inviting stakeholders and partners from across the spectrum to register for attendance for the ninth such conference which will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in February 2018. The World Urban... Read more