accessibility

  •  knowledge society

A Digital Presidency. Takeaways from Estonia's programme for a Digital Europe (Brussels, 14 Dec 2017)

On 14 December, the Centre for European Studies and the Estonian Government will host a major event in Brussels to assess the progress of Estonian's programme for a digital Europe.

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start date: 14-12-2017
end date: 14-12-2017

  •  knowledge society

Broadband Days 2017 (Brussels, 20-21 Nov 2017)

Broadband Days 2017 brings together the most important actors on the broadband deployment and policy making scene. This event will feature the launch of the Broadband Competence Offices Network and announcement of the winners of Broadband Awards 2017. Plenary sessions and panel discussions will focus on broadband development from different perspectives.

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start date: 20-11-2017
end date: 21-11-2017

  •  knowledge society

How to Guarantee the Free Flow of Data in Europe (Brussels, 7 Dec 2017)

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) ostensibly outlaws barriers to the flow of personal data between EU countries, and in September 2017, the European Commission published a draft regulation for a similar rule on non-personal data transfers. Yet a plethora of questions remain. How effective will the two regulations be at ending data localization in practice? Just how easy is it to separate personal from non-personal data, and treat them according to separate laws? And how...

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start date: 07-12-2017
end date: 07-12-2017

  •  knowledge society

"Blockchain & Commons" workshop (Brussels, 23 Nov 2017)

The Green European Foundation is hosting a workshop about digital commons in Brussels, on 23 November 2017, with the support of their partner Etopia.

event

start date: 23-11-2017
end date: 23-11-2017

  •  mobility

European Commission Road Safety Newsletter

The new issue of DG MOVE Newsletter has been published at the following address:

news

publication date: 06-11-2017

Age-friendly Gothenburg: transport and services for all

The EUROCITIES Working Group Urban Ageing met on 23 and 24 October in Gothenburg. It gathered 11 cities to discuss transport, accessibility and technology for elderly. The Chair of the WG “Barrier-free city for all”, Barbara Berninger from the city of Berlin, took part and brought a transversal dimension to the meeting, with a view and knowledge from the EUROCITIES mobility forum.

news

publication date: 30-10-2017

  •  knowledge society

EU Digital Cities Challenge launched

On 10 October 2017, during the European Week of Regions and Cities, the European Commission (DG GROW and DG REGIO) and the Committee of the Regions launched the Digital Cities Challenge. The Challenge invites cities in Europe to improve the life of their citizens through the development and implementation of digital policies.

news

publication date: 12-10-2017

  •  knowledge society

KSF - GDC conference: Imagine the Urban Future. Brussels, 23 January 2018

EUROCITIES Knowledge Society forum and the Green Digital Charter invite you to their annual event that looks to the trends, technologies and challenges that will shape the future European cities.

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start date: 23-01-2018
end date: 23-01-2018

  •  knowledge society

EUROCITIES standards & interoperability management guide

Smart cities are based on a holistic approach to urban planning. Yet, the main standardisation bodies at national, European and international level have been created and controlled by industrialists and governments working in a more siloed way. By being involved from the beginning of the standardisation process, city authorities will be able to push for the creation of open standards, without hindering innovation, for a more fair and multi-vendor market which will drastically reduce both...

publication

publication date: 10-10-2017

  •  knowledge society

Blisscity – The Smart City Convention Germany (Frankfurt am Main, 21-22 Nov 2017)

Blisscity [blisiti] is the first German smart city convention featuring seminal speeches on various challenges for urban infrastructure and society. Participants will have the opportunity to hear distinguished speakers from leading German businesses, industry associations, and international smart communities.

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start date: 21-11-2017
end date: 22-11-2017