Smarter Cities Conversations – Dr. Peter Williams

IBM’s Peter Williams talks about resilience and cities and how to assess a city’s resilience.

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International Journal of Humanitarian Technology

The objective of International Journal of Humanitarian Technology (IJHT) is to establish an effective channel of communication between policy makers, government agencies, academic and research institutions and persons concerned with the application of information and communication technologies to address the humanitarian challenges by providing solutions to create a better quality of worldwide human life. The journal publishes original papers, review papers, technical reports and case studies pertaining to all aspects of humanitarian...

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Call for Papers: Special Issue on “The Role of Semantics in Smart Cities”

The Semantic Web Journal is calling for papers for a special edition on The Role of Semantics in Smart Cities.  The deadline for submission is November 14, 2014.

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Smart City Montreal

Montreal, one of my favourite places, has recently appointed a Chief Smartness Officer and is holding a conference on Smart City Montreal on 10-12 December 2014.

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National Resource Network – New Solutions For Cities

After a year of planning, I am pleased to let you know about today’s launch of the National Resource Network. Funded with $10 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Network is one of the greatest attempts ever to create a single, comprehensive resource and point of contact for cities seeking customized ideas and support to tackle their most pressing challenges. Starting today, cities everywhere can tap into an array of curated resources through the Network’s web site (www.nationalresourcenetwork.org). The...

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Production Planning & Control Call for Papers: Special Journal Issue on “Smart Cities and Operations Management”

Dr. Gary Graham of the University of Leeds, recently was sponsored by the SSN+ and NEMODE on a placement to the MIT Media Lab in 2013. He is now the guest editor for this special journal issue focused on new contributions exploring the development, implementation and popularization of production, planning and control methods (PPC) in smart cities. He invited all SSN+ members to consider a submission to this special issue. Full papers are due by 1 September 2014. Stephen Lorimer Research Associate Sustainable Society Network+ Imperial...

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