smart cities | neighbourhood democracy
in 2014, the largest metropolitan regions:
of the EU-28 population with a home
of the EU's workforce
of the EU's GDP
of energy consumption in Europe is linked to urban activity
harness DATA to:
SOLVE URBAN CHALLENGES IN NEW WAYS
use TECHNOLOGY to:
improve SOCIAL, ENVIRONMENTAL and ECONOMIC resilience and EQUITY
a smart city can be defined as an urban development vision that leverages TECHNOLOGY to manage a city's assets
social media data
crowdsourced citizen contributions
DATA COLLECTION AND USAGE IN SMART CITIES
those in charge be motivated to include citizens in policy-making?
citizen participation in decision-making processes be facilitated, increased and encouraged?
government transparency and accountabillity be ensured?
Mechelen 2018 - 3rd International Forum of EYP Begium