A couple of weeks ago I attended the Lift France 2011 conference. For me this was different than my usual conference experience. I have written before how Anglo-Saxon my perspective is, so to be at a conference where the majority of the audience is French was refreshing. Although there was a track about learning, most … Continue reading Reflecting on Lift France 2011: Key Themes
Who needs to become “smart” in tomorrow’s cities?
The first true theme of the conference is Urban, who needs to become smart in tomorrow's cities. From the introduction: We want cities to become greener, safer, more competitive, more inclusive, more vibrant or easier to move in. To achieve that takes more than great engineering and determined leadership, yet this is what most models … Continue reading Who needs to become “smart” in tomorrow’s cities?