Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) is the international summit of discussion about the link between urban reality and technological revolution. Since its first edition in 2011, it has succeeded to become a referential global event to support the development of our cities. This professional, institutional and social meeting point is a leading platform of ideas, networking, experiences and international business deals that gathers together the highest level of stakeholders, in the context of urban development.
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After the 1st workshop in May 2016 in Graz, Austria, the consortium held its 2nd face-to-face-meeting in Darmstadt, Germany.
The workpackage leaders showed the first results achieved, among them the Science2Society Online Knowledge Database. Once ready it will contains an appealing collection of:
The Innovation Roundtable® Summit 2016 will be attended by 600 innovation executives from 250 multinational firms – the world’s largest gathering exclusively for corporate innovators.
The Summit has a highly interactive format, combining insightful presentations with a variety of discussion sessions, enabling you to exchange experiences with your peers about topics of special interest, and with ample time dedicated to informal networking.
The 2nd S2S General Assembly took place on 7th and 8th of November in Darmstard (Germany) hosted by Fraunhofer LBF. During the meeting the Science2Society workshop was also held. Representatives of the Consortium members discussed the progress made in the last five months. Additionally, paralell sessions were organized to work on the pilots.
On 11 October 2016 the European Commission published the first report of the Commission High Level Expert Group on the European Open Science Cloud (HLEG EOSC).
The Recommendations provide a solid starting point for further reflection and engagement of scientific user communities, research funders and Member States in the making of this global initiative.
This year the European Forum Alpbach held its Technology Symposium (25-27/08/2016) on the subject of “New Enlightenment”. Today, we live in a multipolar world that has become highly complex. Products, goods and services compete on a global scale and virtual networks and digitisation are tearing down boundaries in many fields. At the same time we see the limits of growth and of an unlimited use of resources. Science offers radically new insights while new questions are raised (see also).