The European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities, general assembly is organised by ZABALA Innovation Consulting that will take place next May 24 in Eindhoven (Netherlands). The Commissioner for Transport, Violeta Bulc, and the Dutch Minister for Infrastructure and the Environment, Melanie Schultz von Haegen, will open the Assembly.
According to the programme, Vice President of the European Commission, Maros Sefcovic, will be giving the High-Level Note on Smart Cities and the European Energy Union. The 2016 General Assembly is an associated event with the Dutch Presidency of the European Union, reflecting the relevance of urban issues for Europe. High-level representatives of the European Commission, the Presidency, other European institutions, cities and companies will share their views on developing further a strategic agenda for smart cities of the future at European level. Through interactive action cluster sessions, participants will further contribute to shaping this agenda.
In its third edition, this event is the place to be for learning about key policy and market trends and creating new contacts and networks. The Partnership is in full implementation mode, bringing together more than 4.700 cities and companies framed by a set of core roll-out initiatives that will shape a European market place for smart cities. And also following the objectives of the EIP-SCC Roadmap 2016 “Supporting smarter European cities: better quality of life, growth, jobs and decarbonisation” identifies the key targets for this year in terms of collaboration among cities, industry and other key partners
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