Tag: smart cities

    A “smart” city is not so smart: how nature became a political problem and what the “cyborg cities” will be like
    05 Dec 2021

    The idea of ​​smart digital cities has already captured the imagination of our contemporaries. However, although this clear image is attractive, there are factors that the smart city model does not take into account: it is living life that not only does not leave the city but also takes on new, hitherto non-existent forms. Thankfully […]

    Bayanat to showcase smart city solutions at Abu Dhabi summit

    Bayanat for Mapping and Surveying Service, a fast-growing UAE-based geospatial, data analytics and AI company, showcased its smart city solutions at a key event in Abu Dhabi which was attended by 400 specialists, experts, strategists and policy makers, GDNonline reports. The 2nd Abu Dhabi Smart City Summit began on November 23, bringing together more than […]

    World Future Energy Summit 2022 to showcase global advances in Water, Smart Cities, and Climate & Environment

    The prestigious energy and sustainability-focused global platform, World Future Energy Summit 2022, hosted by Masdar as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, will hold three sustainable development events for the benefit of project owners, government entities and investors in the Middle East region, WAM reports. The Water Expo & Forum, the Smart Cities Forum, and […]

    Al-Jadaan, Liqun inaugurate an event on smart cities in COVID-19 era

    Saudi Arabia Minister of Finance Mohammed Al-Jadaan and President and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) Jin Liqun inaugurated an event on “Building Smart Cities in the COVID-19 Era: Towards Resiliance and Sustainability”. In his opening remarks at the event, which was co-organized by AIIB, the Ministry of […]

    The US billionaire plans to build a smart eco-metropolis in the middle of the desert
    23 Sep 2021

    The first thing that catches your eye is the paradox between the declared environmental friendliness and the very idea of ​​building a city from scratch, even in the middle of the desert. In September, 50-year-old billionaire Mark Laurie, founder of Diapers.com and Jet.com, announced the construction of a futuristic metropolis called Telos. The city will be […]

    Department of Municipalities and Transport to host second Abu Dhabi Smart City Summit

    The Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT) has announced the date of the second edition of the Abu Dhabi Smart City Summit, (ADSCS) and begun the countdown to the launch of activities of the region’s largest event in the field of smart city development, which will on 23rd and 24th November, 2021, at the Conrad […]

    World Future Energy Summit signs key stakeholder agreements
    18 Jul 2021

    World Future Energy Summit, part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, has signed key stakeholder agreements with the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, Bee’ah and EDF Renewables, WAM reports. The event, which provides a platform to showcase clean energy and sustainable projects, initiatives, and developments for the Middle East – will be held in Abu Dhabi’s […]

    Abu Dhabi and Singapore launch smart city innovation call

    The Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO), Enterprise Singapore (ESG) and IPI Singapore – a subsidiary of ESG – have jointly launched an innovation call to advance the smart city agenda. Eligible companies from Singapore are invited to submit solutions to address individual challenge statements outlined by Abu Dhabi entities, said a press release issued by […]