November 2008

CUD presents at Green Ocean Forum in Seoul


On the 18th November 2008, the Connected Urban Development was highlighted at a leading forum, Green Ocean Forum, in Seoul hosted by the Korean Ministry of Knowledge and Economy. The forum brought together leaders from business, government and academia to discuss issues, and technological solutions to climate change.

The Connected Urban Development's technological innovation and pilot programs in the cities of Seoul, Amsterdam and San Francisco were discussed, live at the conference via TelePresence with representatives residing in the cities, directly with the conference audience.

CUD and Smart 2020 vision for Portugal discussed at Portuguese Communication Congress '08


The Connected Urban Development program, and its thought leadership in sustainable urban environments was highlighted on the 11-13 Nov in Lisbon at the Communication Congress '08. The event brought together professionals from academia, business and government to discuss the theme of 'ICT for Climate Change'.

The partners in the Lisbon CUD program; Cisco, the Mayor of Lisbon, EDP and others highlighted the themes of Smart Homes,Transportation, Grids, Energy and best practices in urban environments globally.

In addition, Portgual launched their Smart 2020 report by GeSI (Global eSustainability Initiative) which CUD partners were closely engaged with in developing.

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