Date Published: May 26, 2017, 9:29 a.m.
The objective of the workshop was to exchange experiences on initiatives that used SMART technologies to improve tax recovery and increase energy efficiency and how these experiences produce an impact on municipal budget and are transformed into better services to all citizens. The workshop offered an opportunity for cities to discover available SMART solutions that can have a significant impact on the municipal budget and to get inspired by their peers’ experiences.
The sessions of the workshop discussed the impact on the municipal budget of the introduction of SMART technologies. More specifically, the exchanges focused on how SMART technologies can:
The workshop combined plenary sessions and more in-depth debates in working groups, as well as a technical visit to SMART experiences of the Municipality of Nicosia.
The first day of the event was exclusively participation of Uraía partners and invitees, targeting a number of 40 experts and decision makers, with a spread of 50% European and 50% from outside of Europe. Participants included representatives from local governments, network of cities, research centres, international organizations, and private sector companies.
For more information on the Nicosia Workshop, its goals and activities, download the Concept note