Successful participation in the PEOPLE Final Conference about the Smart Cities
On Friday, 18th of January, was held at the auditorium of the Rectorate of the University of Alcalá, the closing day of the PEOPLE Project (infographic available Youtube channel Anova IT Consulting).
Throughout the Conference, a common denominator led the interventions of the speakers and participants that discussed various strategic points, to urban and technological development of smart cities:
During the opening speech of the day, Mr. Borja Adsuara Varela, General Director of the Public Entity Red.es, noted that "smart cities are not by technology, but by the people”. Ms. Anna Sadowska, from the European Commission, said during her speech that “people can do so much more when they are provided with more data and more connection”. Mr. Enrique Piñero, Managing Partner of Anova IT Consulting, emphasized in his speech that "Smart Cities are no longer a dream but a reality and has served and are serving as a lever to create wealth and for developing the economy in important sectors such as technology and R & D + i ".
The event was organized around three roundtables on open innovation, current experiences and future trends in Smart Cities. The Conference day was an opportunity to share solutions and the knowledge of the participants and allowed attendees to meet Smart Cities services developed under the PEOPLE project, funded by the European Commission via the Competitiveness and Innovation Programme CIP.
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