Smart Cities help stakeholders utilize technological innovations to facilitate more efficient, accessible and cost-effective means of public service delivery ranging from public transit to security.
Almere in the Spotlight of Smarter Cities & Societies
Mayor Annemarie Jorritsma is invited by the Strategy Institute Toronto to talk as keynote speaker at the annual conference of Smart Cities Canada January 23 to 24, 2013 held in Toronto, Canada.
The conference provides a broad picture of smart city / smart society initiatives. This includes the impact of the urban platform and applications that in the long term ensure an efficient city operations, innovation and economic growth, strong social cohesion and sustainable urban development at potentially substantial cost reduction.
Acting as a keynote speaker and attending the conference will lead to excellent exposure and impact in the international community of smart cities / smart societies. Almere will position its leading technology innovations and innovative Smart Society approach like for instance Almere’s commitment to high speed communication network as key driver to enable the knowledge economy and its strategic sustainability agenda towards ‘Growing Green Cities’. Just two examples of many that make Almere an extraordinary place to work and live.
The presentation of the mayor will focus on building a strong, healthy and safe society, on improving services and applications by enhancing the high-tech urban infrastructure and increasing the accessibility of all public services including emergency services, waste management and traffic. But also about deploying smart strategies for future generations by and for the people and businesses in Almere.