Cities for Life

July 20th, 2015 France


By: Carlos Moreno

In a few weeks, Latin America will host two important events devoted to tomorrow’s cities, and I look forward to participating in both. From July 27-31, the MES TIC 2015 forum on social, inclusive smart cities will take place in Bogota, Columbia. I will participate in the opening session and then give three talks related to my favourite topic, living cities. On August 31 and September 1, Medellin, Colombia will host the Cities For Life Global Meeting, bringing together people from around the world who specialise in cities to share their knowledge and experience. Medellin, a pioneer in socially inclusive urban intelligence, has effectively shown how to “hack technology” to support everyday life, different uses, and services; it will serve as a connection point for this urban ecosystem for life.

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