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IOT week 2021 Next Generation IOT for a sustainable future
International Conference on Data-Driven Cities and Internet of Things
International Conference on Smart Cities and Sustainable Urbanism
Columbus Smart City Challenge Community Information Session 2
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Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions is a nonregulated commercial brand of Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) – a Fortune 150 company and one of the largest energy holding companies in the U.S.
Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions, which unifies products and services offered by several Duke Energy subsidiaries, including Duke Energy Renewables, REC Solar and Duke Energy One, is a leader in sustainable energy, helping large enterprises reduce power costs, lower emissions and increase resiliency. The team provides wind, solar, resilient backup power and managed energy services to over 1,000 projects across the U.S., with a total electric capacity of more than 5,100 megawatts of nonregulated renewable energy. To learn more about Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions
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Changing Climate in Tennessee
Metro Public Works and Urban Green Lab have partnered on a new educational series “Sustainable in the City: Thinking Upstream” focusing on how Nashvillians can better reduce, reuse, and recycle and live more sustainably.
Four Major Themes in State and Local Government Contracting Hotspots for 2021
As our team at GovWin from Deltek was preparing our annual hotspots report on the state & local government market, we sifted through thousands of industry sectors and identified 10 products or services that are experiencing much faster growth in usage or adoption by SLED governments - based on factors like new technologies, new standards and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The Smart Cities Council is offered, as part of Infrastructure Week, a joint session with Readiness Challenge Winners Nashville, TN and Orange County, FL, on how communities can use community-scale data to bolster their economic, social, and environmental resilience. Cutting edge solutions that help communities use data to meet these needs will also be presented by Neighbourlytics, State of Place, and Xylem.
Orange County Florida is a 2021 Winner of the Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge. The winning project has three goals: First, reduce the contribution to carbon emissions caused by its building assets. Secondly, make these building assets safer and healthier for occupants. Third, use the Smart Cities Council's Readiness Program to increase the solutions considered during the 'scoping' phase of the pre-procurement process. The initial focus will be on the Orange County Convention Center ('OCCC') (the 2nd largest in the US) by inviting innovative solutions.
In this Readiness Program online session, held on Thursday April 29, Orange County, Florida Chief Sustainability and Resilience Officer, Jeff Benavides discusses the current requirements for the country's second largest convention center.
Schedule for Orange County Smart & Healthy Building Readiness Program
You can find here all the information you need to participate in the Orange County Smart & Healthy Building Readiness Program. Specifically -
*Goals and metrics
Siradel produces 3D digital twins, collaborative and open visualization platforms with simulation and big data capabilities for smarter infrastructure planning and decision-making. Working in 60+ countries, Siradel is providing innovative 5G and smart city solutions for public sector entities and stakeholders to make cities more sustainable, connected, resilient and attractive.
Seventh Session Nashville Mitigation of Urban Flooding (3/25/21)
Xylem introduces solutions for water quality and flood management. Also introduces the Water Equity Lens, a data driven approach to resolving equitable access to water.
It is EarthDay 2021. Take a moment to appreciate our earth, what we have been given. And filled with gratitude, we begin our work.
Learning from others is a smart way to work. Consider joining Orange County, Florida on its journey to a more sustainable, resilient city. Communities considering how to use available America Rescue Act funds or possible future infrastructure funding -- can learn from Orange County Florida, which started its planning in early 2020. In fact, more than just learning, communities can participate with Orange County in its Smart & Healthy Building Readiness Cohort, which kicked off with Mayor Deming’s keynote on April 15.
Smart Cities Council and Orange County, Florida present - "Smart & Healthy Buildings' Readiness Cohort" - Thursday, June 24 at 11:30 am (EST)
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The Smart Cities Council announced its first set of Readiness Challenge Winners for 2021 – specifically Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Nashville, Tennessee, USA and Orange County, Florida USA.
These cities submitted projects in 2020 that the Council judged would make a difference regionally and be replicable by other cities, globally. These cities have agreed to work with the Smart Cities Council to accelerate their own plans and help other cities globally.
The Smart Cities Council has announced that Brisbane, Queensland Australia is one of three (3) global Readiness Challenge Winners from its 2020 application process. The other two Readiness Challenge winners are Orange County, Florida, USA and the City of Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The overall goal of Brisbane's involvement in the Readiness Challenge is to accelerate a launch of targeted solutions to solidify its role as one Australia's leading data-inspired cities.
Nashville's Courage Makes It a 2021 Readiness Challenge Winner
The Smart Cities Council has announced that Nashville, Tennessee, USA as one of three (3) Readiness Challenge Winners from 2020. The other two are Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and Orange County, Florida, USA.
The Smart Cities Council has announced that Orange County, Florida, USA as one of three (3) Readiness Challenge Winners - kick starting the Council's 2021 Readiness Program. The other two are Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Orange County will lead a Readiness Cohort about ‘Smart & Healthy’ Buildings through the second calendar quarter of 2021 – culminating in a Scoping Charrette (hopefully ‘in-person’) in Orange County with city leaders, participating cities and solution providers.
Our Partners at GovWin discuss how the Biden Administration is likely to provide a very different environment for businesses providing all types of “smart” services, and this holds particularly true not just in the federal contracting world, but also for contractors seeking to do business with cities and other state and local governments.
Is your city acclerating the delivery of services to its residents? See how Nashville is solving these problems by participating in the Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge. Discover the need, the solutions and how Nashville is moving forward despite dealing with COVID, a tornado and a bomb explosion - all in the same year!
Sixth Session Nashville Mitigation of Urban Flooding (12/16/20)
Solutions for data sharing and modeling with focus on predictive analytics
Fifth Session Nashville Mitigation of Urban Flooding (12/9/20)
Using sensors and edge devices to mitigate the impact of urban flooding. Review of low cost sensors from solution providers.
Fourth Session Nashville Mitigating the Impact of Urban Flooding (12/2/20)
Presentations about using sensors, IT architecture and analytics by North East Ohio Regional Sewer District (Cleveland) and the Town of Cary, NC.
Third Session Nashville Mitgation of Urban Flooding (11/24/20)
Department of Homeland Security, US Government - resilience and technology for mitigating the impact of urban flooding.
Georgia Tech - A high-density deployment of smart sea level sensors to provide hyper-local, real-time water level data for Savannah, GA.
2nd Session Nashville Mitigatating the Impact of Urban Flooding (11/18/20)
Policy objectives that require data to make informed decisions. Master Planning perspective from city of
Nashville. Focus on ‘Equity in Design’
First Session Nashville Mitigating the Impact of Urban Flooding (10/20/20)
See video where Nashville explains the problem. Download their presentation and the US Water Alliance 'Water Rising' report which provided a framework for the Smart Cities Council's work with Nashville.
For our US network, this is one in a series of primers from the Smart Cities Council about how your US located community can ‘bounce back’ from your current situation during the Biden Administration. In this article we recommend that -
• It is ‘smart,’ to read what happened with the Obama Administration to understand the Biden Administration.
• It is ‘smart,’ to think resiliency and vulnerable populations.
• It is ‘smart,’ to think regional planning
We conclude this primer with research that shows that this approach will deliver jobs to your community
NOTE: This article was written before the inauguration and will be updated with practical advice on how to get 'ready' for Biden Administration smart city and infrastructure grants and opportunities. Subscribe to get updates.
The Smart Cities Council is proud to announce the finalists for Readiness Cohort Leaders for the First Quarter of 2021. From Brisbane, Australia to Moscow, Russia to eight cities in North America - they represent the best of cities seeking to improve their city's livability, workability and sustainability - and also helping your city in the process.
With a focus on the theme 'cities helping cities,' Readiness Cohort Leaders will advance our collective cause, one city at a time.
Join the world's largest network of smart city practitioners and advance your city's livability, workability and sustainability.
The Smart Cities Council is proud to announce the finalists for selection as Readiness Cohort Leaders for the First Quarter of 2021. From Brisbane, Australia to Moscow, Russia to eight cities in North America - they represent the best of those cities that seek by improving their own city, also seek to improve your city. With a focus on the theme 'cities helping cities,' Readiness Cohort Leaders will advance our collective cause, one city at a time. Join the world's largest network of smart city practitioners and advance your city's livability, workability and sustainability.
Smart Cities Council Partners have the unique opportunity to engage with multiple cities at the same time working together using the Council's Smart Cities Activator Platform.
Did you know that
*Less than one percent of companies ever receive venture capital funding with most failing
*94% of the companies on the Inc. 500 never raised venture funding.
*Only 10% of venture-backed companies had a female founder;
*Only 1% had an African American founder.
Discover how inclusive entrepreneurialism changes this -
Join global data experts at Smart Cities Week Global 2020, exploring how cities around the world are implementing open data initiatives. From China to Mexico, many cities are sharing data with the public to improve transparency and invite collaboration. The goal is to do a deep dive into what makes open data initiatives work and how other cities can improve their own implementations. Click through to learn more.
Call to action from Commonwealth of Virginia, led by CDO Rivero
The Commonwealth of Virginia, led by its Chief Data Officer Carlos Rivero seeks to help your city address the many barriers to data sharing and review how Virginia was able to stand-up a COVID-19 dashboard in one(1) week sharing data between both state and private entities. This session, led by CDO Rivero and moderated by Dan Wu, both data experts is titled “Data sharing: civic data trusts’
Click through to the main article and sign up for Smart Cities Week Global 2020. Also consider joining a Readiness Cohort about Data Sharing where you work with other cities in resolving common problems. Join by applying to participate in the 2020 Global Readiness Challenge.
Join Nashville, TN in mitigating the effect of urban flooding on vulnerable populations. Working with the Smart Cities Council, Nashville will review all the latest science and determine how data can be used to make its vulnerable communities resilient.
Qualify to become a Readiness Cohort Leader through the Readiness Challenge process and your leadership will be recognized on a global stage with assistance and benefits with a value of over $250,000 - all directed at solving a problem you share with other cities. You will also be showcased monthly through the Council's global digital platform, including editorial, case study development and a video interview series to share with others. Help your city, other cities and accelerate your project planning.
Start Up partnership with the Smart Cities Council is currently being offered to eligible companies in the Australia and New Zealand region.
This partnership opportunity is offered to universities and research institutions seeking to network and create opportunities within the regional smart cities ecosystem.
The Cites Leadership Circle is a network of cities growing their capacity, influence and investment in using technology and data to accelerate social, environmental and economic value for our communities. Download the Partnership Pack now to to explore the benefits further.
Through our multi-week collaborative engagement sessions, powered by the Smart Cities Activator platform, we help cities build the capability to create comprehensive and de-risked projects ready to scale.
Partnership with the Smart Cities Council provides a unique opportunity to help accelerate your brand, influence, capacity and opportunity. Join Us
Apply NOW for the 2021 Global Readiness Challenge.
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Accelerate your post COVID recovery and long term sustainability
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Gain access to best practice policies, programs and projects
COVID-19 is continuing to fundamentally shape the way that the public sector operates and does business in all industries. As cities and other public agencies are responding to the ongoing pandemic, GovWin’s team of state and local market analysts are reporting about ways that cities, counties and other government agencies are spending on transportation in response to the crisis.
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