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Smart Cities Council joins forces with Metropolitan Solutions, one of Europe's premier events focused on issues confronting cities. Featuring 12 high-profile international conferences and a trade show, participants will hear and see the latest on urban mobility, energy supply, water supply/quality, building installations and urban safety/security.

March 23-24, 2015: Smart Cities Now Forum

Hosted by Envision Charlotte and Charlotte, North Carolina Mayor Daniel Clodfelter, the Council will hold its quarterly forum focused on innovative technologies that are making cities smarter and improving their livability, workability and sustainability. The invitation-only gathering of Council partners, advisors and guests will be held on the University of North Carolina campus in Charlotte.

IDC: Top 10 smart cities predictions for 2013

Wed, 2013-02-27 09:34 -- Liz Enbysk
04/17/2013

The smart city initiative is growing as a recognized movement for innovation and investment at all levels of government, according to IDC Government Insights. For that reason, a smart city analyst team from IDC Government Insights has put together the company's first annual top 10 predictions for the smart city market in 2013.

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