In a session at Smart Cities Week held September, 2015 in Washington, D.C., Santa Clara, California Chief Information Officer Gaurav Garg explained how his city applied IT strategies to manage the massive crowds that came with an NFL team's move to the city's stadium. Click for an excerpt and a link to Alex Koma's full article in StateScoop.
SCC in the News
In its Urban Challenges section, ViewPoints BCN highlights a conversation with Smart Cities Council Chairman Jesse Berst, who explains what smart cities are, discusses Barcelona's smart cities initiatives and talks about the work the Council is doing Click for a brief excerpt and link to the full story.
Clevest Solutions Inc., a leading provider of mobile workforce automation software, has announced that it has joined the Smart Cities Council as an Associate Partner. The Smart Cities Council is a coalition of industry thought leaders, innovators and practitioners dedicated to improving the livability, workability and sustainability of the world’s cities.
Smart Cities Council Founder and Chairman Jesse Berst and Chief Scientist Stuart Cowan were in Beijing in July 2015 as the Chinese government hosted its first Smart City International Expo. Watch a news report about the event, including an agreement reached between the Council and the China Center for Urban Development.
The Tribune Cote d'Azur featured the Smart Cities Council's recent Smart Cities Now event held with Alstom Grid in Nice, France. Click for a link to the article, which is in French.
Writing for Electricity Today, Council Chairman Jesse Berst discusses the move to smart cities and how utilities can profit from forthcoming changes and technologies. Click for an excerpt and a link to the full article.
A Digital Trends article on San Jose and smart city technologies features an interview with Council Founder and Chairman Jesse Berst. Click for excerpts and a link to the full article.
WFAE 90.7 -- Charlotte's NPR affiliate -- interviewed members of the Smart Cities Council during its Smart Cities Now forum in Charlotte, NC, in March, 2015.
Itron CEO Philip Mezey and Council Chairman Jesse Berst were quoted in The Charlotte Observer's coverage of the Smart Cities Now forum held in Charlotte March 23-24. Click for details and a link to the complete article.
In its coverage of the Council's Smart Cities Now forum held at Qualcomm headquarters in San Diego, the U -T San Diego highlighted the challenges that cities will face as populations increase and why smart solutions matter.