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Blisscity ─ The Smart City Convention Germany (Impressions)

Blisscity – Deutschlands Smart City Convention, hat am 21. und 22. November in Frankfurt am Main stattgefunden. Wir möchten Sie rückblickend an der ...

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong

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    Region: Asia
    Country: Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China
    Inhabitans: 3.000.000 - 10.000.000
    Growth Forecast p.a.: 2% - 3%
Mayor's Message:
Projects: expanding free Wi-Fi services to bus stops and shopping arcades, having more mobile-friendly data services, and encouraging “intelligent homes”.
Domain: smartcity.org.hk
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Specific Project Targets: In 2010, Hong Kong put forward our own target to reduce the carbon intensity by 50-60% from the 2005 level by 2020. To reduce the city’s energy intensity from the 2005 level by 40% by 2025
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Articles: 1) How Hong Kong can become a smart city with a connected future
2) Joint mainland-HK ‘smart city’ deal signed off
3) Hong Kong to build a 'smart city': chief executive
Message: "Looking into the future, we will uphold our vision and mission to promote Smart City development in Hong Kong. We will support the development of Hong Kong's knowledge-based economy, and enhance quality of life by increasing global cooperation on the building of Smart Cities as we develop Hong Kong as the world's leading Smart City. I wish everyone will support us actively, let us unite to build a smarter and better Hong Kong!" said Eric Yeung Chuen-sing
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Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires

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    Region: South-america
    Country: Argentina
    Inhabitans: 1.000.000 - 3.000.000
    Growth Forecast p.a.: 1% - 2%
Mayor's Message:
Projects: Streetlight
Domain: turismo.buenosaires.gob.ar/en
Twin City: Yerevan, Brasília, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Santiago, Beijing, Zagreb, Prague, Santo Domingo, Quito, Berlin, Tel Aviv, Calabria, Osaka, Mexico City, Asunción, Lima, Warsaw, Lisbon, Moscow, Barcelona, Bilbao, Cádiz, Guadix, Madrid, Oviedo, Salamanca, Santiago de Compostela, Seville, Vigo, Miami, Montevideo
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Specific Project Targets: The City set a global goal for 2030: to reduce GHG emissions by 30% compared with 2008 levels, in a business as usual scenario (BAU). By enhancing green spaces and planting trees and plants, the temperature of Buenos Aires is expected to fall by up to 6ºC by 2034. Green motorways and macro-blocks are also contemplated in the plan, the latter aiming for a 50% reduction in levels of noise pollution, and a 97% reduction in CO2 emissions.
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Articles: 1) 3 Ways Buenos Aires Is Leading Smart City Technology [VIDEO]
2) Buenos Aires: The Making Of A Smart City
3) Buenos Aires reaching out to young travellers
Message: Buenos Aires Mayor Mauricio Macri: “If you want to have a modern city you need to adapt and evolve. Every week cities receive hundreds of citizens that come to look for a job or new experiences or simply to have fun and they all demand quality services.”
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Singapore

Singapore

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    Region: Asia
    Country: Republic of Singapore
    Inhabitans: 3.000.000 - 10.000.000
    Growth Forecast p.a.: 2% - 3%
Mayor's Message:
Projects: The Helix, Singapore Sports Hub, Singapore Flyer, Fusionopolis, CapitaGreen,New IT infrastructure at One North, Labrador Nature and Coastal Walk, Office Realtime, Project Max10 for BHP Billiton, Thomson Line, Singapore
Domain: gov.sg
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Specific Project Targets: Singapore communicates that it intends to reduce its Emissions Intensity by 36% from 2005 levels by 2030, and stabilise its emissions with the aim of peaking around 2030.,, Singapore pledged to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions by 16% below business-as-usual (BAU) levels in 2020
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Articles: 1) To rise as a Smart Nation, Singapore must disrupt the workplace
2) Singapore Is Taking the ‘Smart City’ to a Whole New Level
3) Smart cities will be necessary for our survival
Message: Singapore is made up of our hopes, our dreams and our aspirations, for ourselves, for our families, for one another and our collective will to make our aspirations a reality. PM Lee Hsien Loong
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Johannesburg

Johannesburg

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    Region: Africa
    Country: South Africa
    Inhabitans: 3.000.000 - 10.000.000
    Growth Forecast p.a.: 1% - 2%
Mayor's Message:
Projects: Intelligent Wifi, Mass public transport – a true ‘silver bullet’, Smart crime fighting
Domain: joburg.org.za
Twin City: Accra, Addis ababa, Birmingham, Kinshasa, London, Matola,New York City, Taipei, Val de Marne, Windhoek
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Specific Project Targets: Outcome 1: Improved quality of life and development-driven resilience for all Outcome 2: Provide a resilient, liveable, sustainable urban environment – underpinned by infrastructure supportive of a low-carbon economy Outcome 3: An inclusive, job-intensive, resilient and competitive economy Outcome 4: A leading metropolitan government that pro-actively contributes to and builds a sustainable, socially inclusive, locally integrated and globally competitive GCR
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Articles: 1) Joburg – leading the smart city revolution in Africa
2) FUTURE JOBURG | The fluid future of Johannesburg’s 2060 city: The Modderfontein smart city
3) Africa: A playground of the future through smart cities
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New Dehli

New Dehli

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    Region: Asia
    Country: India
    Inhabitans: 300.000 - 600.000
    Growth Forecast p.a.: 0% - 1%
Mayor's Message:
Projects: ATS Bouquet by ATS Greens, Galaxy Blue Sapphire, Paramount Golfforeste, WTC CBD Noida, Urbainia Trinity, SKA GREENARCH
Domain: delhismartcities.com
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Articles: 1) New Delhi Municipal Council To Set Up Over 400 Smart Classrooms
2) India's Borders Need Larger Attention, Investment: Jammu And Kashmir Governor
3) DDA puts smart sub-cities project on fast track
Message: “The NDMC is going to become a ‘Smart City.’ I think, no city will become smart only by building good roads. It will become smart when people’s lives also become smart. We have to make their lives smart first,” said Kejriwal.
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Kazan

Kazan

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    Region: europe
    Country: Russia
    Inhabitans: 10.000 - 100.000
    Growth Forecast p.a.: 1% - 2%
Mayor's Message:
Projects: Special Economic Zone for high technology manufacturing,high-speed train
Domain: kazansmartcity.com
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Specific Project Targets: Reduce, reuse and recycle (30%-50% of waste reductions) Save 1.2 tons of carbon dioxide annually.Reduce Electricity Demand by 30-50% savings Sustainable Water Water consumption by reducing 15-30% of potable water consumption per house Towards Reduced Carbon Footprint 30% - 50% WASTE REDUCTION (Household Waste) REDUCE Water Consumption (Safe Freshwater & Avoid Discharge) 15% - 30% REDUCTION on potable water consumption per house REDUCE Energy Consumption (Energy Efficiency & Renewable Source) 15% - 30% SAVINGS on electricity demand 15% - 20% CARBON REDUCTION 100% NEIGHBOURHOOD PERMEABILITY 50% PUBLIC TRANSPORT USERS BALANCE Earthworks & Green Density (No import & Export) 12 sq. meter Green Space / Person 80% REDUCTION Earthwork Volume Low Carbon City with a High Quality of Life SUSTAINABILITY PRINCIPLES
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Articles: 1) Russia's Muslim Regions Turn to the Gulf for Help
2) Kazan, la prima Smart City in Russia
3) Храм Преображения Господня, село Большие Кабаны
Message: THE VISION “Kazan Smart City is a Global Smart Sustainable City where it will be the Centre of Excellence for International Business & Knowledge Development that will create a Sustainable Economic Region and High Quality of Life”
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City of Vancouver

City of Vancouver

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    Region: North-america
    Country: Canada
    Inhabitans: 600.000 - 1.000.000
    Growth Forecast p.a.: 0% - 1%
Mayor's Message:
Projects: Green Vancouver, Zero Waste, Zero Emission
Domain: vancouver.ca
Twin City: Odessa, Yokohama, Edinburgh, Guangzhou, Los Angeles
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Specific Project Targets: Target 1: Derive 100% of the energy used in Vancouver from renewable sources before 2050 Target 2: Reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80% below 2007 levels before 2050
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Articles: 1) Opinion: Fossil fuel firms face challenge of climate policies
2) How Urban Farming Is Revolutionizing Our Cities and Food System
3) B.C. climate plan to balance the economy with greenhouse gas reductions
Message: Our Renewable City Strategy sets the stage for Vancouver to accelerate our success. We are building an economy that is more diverse and resilient, has inclusive employment opportunities, and which further establishes Vancouver as a global green capital. Embracing renewable energy is crucial to restoring our climate and environment, and generates remarkable economic opportunities. It’s also about improving quality of life, health and affordability—now and for future generations. I look forward to working with you all in the coming months and years to quicken the pace. We must focus our ambition, ingenuity and teamwork to transform Vancouver and all of the world’s cities and communities to 100% Renewable. For the good of our world and all who live here, Mayor of Vancouver, Gregor Robertson
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New York City

New York City

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    Region: North-America
    Country: United States
    Inhabitans: 3.000.000 - 10.000.000
    Growth Forecast p.a.: 0% - 1%
Mayor's Message:
Projects: The Lowline, Museum Technology, The Subway
Domain: nyc.gov
Twin City: Rome, Peking, Madrid, Tokyo, Jerusalem, Budapest, Johannesburg
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Specific Project Targets: 1.New York City's greenhouse gas emissions will be 80 percent lower by 2050 than in 2005. 2.New York City will send zero waste to landfills by 2030. 3. New York City will have the best air quality among all large U.S. cities by 2030. 4. New York City will clean up contaminated land to address disproportionately high exposures in low-income communities and convert land to safe and beneficial use. 5. New York City will mitigate neighborhood flooding and offer high-quality water services.
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We Search: Developer and Engineers who are able to build the city of tomorrow
Articles: 1) Projects are turning New York into futuristic technology hub
2) Upgrade for NYC sidewalks
Message: Mayor Bill de Blasio said "Climate change represents one of the greatest challenges to our city, which is why we've committed to an 80 percent reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. "To move us toward our goals, we'll need the city's brightest minds and ideas, which is why Urban Tech NYC is so important. By providing our most talented visionaries with the space and resources they need to grow, we're acting on our commitments to entrepreneurs, to innovation, and to a smarter and more equitable New York."
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Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro

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    Region: South-America
    Country: Brazil
    Inhabitans: 3.000.000 - 10.000.000
    Growth Forecast p.a.: 1% - 2%
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Projects: IBM’ solution
Domain: rj.gov.br
Twin City: Atlanta, Cologne, Miam beach, Istanbul, Kiev
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Specific Project Targets: 20% reduction in GHG emissions by 2020
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Articles: 1) Smart-City Strategy: Rio de Janeiro
Message: “The city of the future is a city that cares about its citizens and integrates its citizens.” Eduardo Paes, the mayor of Rio de Janeiro
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