The Connected Urban Development initiative is a partnership program launched in 2006 by Cisco and the cities of Amsterdam, Seoul and San Francisco as a commitment to the Clinton Global Initiative. The cities of Birmingham, Hamburg, Lisbon and Madrid joined the program in early 2008. The program’s main aim is to showcase how ICT and broadband infrastructure deployments can contribute to decreasing CO2 emissions in large metropolitan areas across the globe.
This session answers the following questions:
- What is the contribution of ICT and Broadband connectivity to sustainable Future Capitals?
- How can government and business come together to develop urban sensing capabilities through
- What sort of governance arrangements and incentives need to be in place?
- How can digital urban sensing capabilities be turned into energy efficient policy and action?
- What will connected and sustainable Future Capitals look like?