We’ve got a date with Social Innovation from 5 to 9 September 2016 in Montevideo, Uruguay. Socratic Consortium, represented by Cibervoluntarios Foundation will participate in The Green standard Week in Montevideo in the frame of the XVII Ibero-American Meeting of Digital Cities.
The Ibero-American Meeting of Digital Cities organized by ASIET first arrive to Montevideo with its XVII edition after its successful passage through Santiago de Chile (2015), Malaga (2014) and Quito (2013). This forum is possible hanks to The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) together with the Municipality of Montevideo (IMM), the Inter-American Association of Telecommunication Enterprises (ASIET), the Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the Basel Convention Regional Centre for the South American Region (CRBAS) and the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF),
The first edition of the Green Standards Week was held in September 2011 in Rome, Italy. Since its inception, the Green Standards Week has been acting as global platform for discussions and knowledge-sharing on the importance and opportunities of using information and communication technologies (ICTs) to protect the environment and expedite the transition to smart sustainable cities. This year, the Green Standards Week is dedicated to the theme of “Shaping Smart Sustainable Cities: Towards Habitat III”.
The Green Standards Week acts as global platform for discussion and knowledge-sharing in order to raise awareness of the importance and opportunities of using information and communication technologies (ICTs) to protect the environment and expedite the transition to smart sustainable cities. During the meeting the topics will be : Development of smart and sustainable cities, treatment of e-waste, application development and innovative solutions, digital government, collaborative economy or ‘sustainable and intelligent cities in Program Development sustainable 2030 ‘.
The Green Standards Week brings together leading specialists in the field, from top policy-makers to engineers, designers, smart city planners, government officials, regulators, standards experts, academia and others.
Overview of the Agenda
5 – 7 September: II Meeting of «Smart Cities for inclusion and sustainability»
8 September: XVII Ibero-American Meeting of Digital Cities
9 September: Forum on “Building the Cities we want: Connecting the dots for the New Urban Agenda”
More info Here