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Forum14 28/05 - Storytelling - From Smart City to Smart Citizen

Forum14 28/05 - Storytelling - From Smart City to Smart Citizen

European Lab Forum 2014
Europe Culture Refresh!
27-30 May 2014

Wednesday, May 28 - Storytelling -
From “smart city’ to “smart citizen”: perspectives for three “smart” European cities

Speakers : Joan Battle Montserrat (Institute of Culture of Barcelona & Smart City Board of Bacelona City Council) / Karine Dognin-Sauze (City of Lyon)
Moderation : Timothée David (Rhône-Alpes Automotive Cluster)

By representing their function and infrastructure through digital data and tools the european cities are remodelling access to resources, transport, energy consumption, waste management and links between citizens. Over time, the concept of “smart cities” evolved. Formerly mostly considering technology as tool for local development, the concept is progressively focussing on service improvements and the role of “smart citizens”. The European Lab has invited two European cities to present their strategy for a smart city and discuss the obstacles, failures, successes and new perspectives they faced