We warmly welcome Oscar Chamat as New Member of Barcelona’s Advisory Board

 Born in Bogotá, Colombia, Oscar Mauricio Chamat is a civil engineer, a senior  consultant in urban innovation, and an urban thinker. He currently advises the Barcelona Council for the network of bike lane expansion. Chamat is also a lecturer of smart cities and citizen participation for the Externado de Colombia University. Since 2016, he has been…Read more We warmly welcome Oscar Chamat as New Member of Barcelona’s Advisory Board

Why We Should Turn Social Credit Scoring Inside-Out

Author: Harry Wilson Very often, what we choose to believe a technology will become, turns out to be a self-fulfilling prophecy. In the West, we’ve believed that robots will come to displace us; in Japan, they’ve been seen as helpful and friendly; in each case, technology development has followed the narrative. Today’s dystopian vision is…Read more Why We Should Turn Social Credit Scoring Inside-Out

Leading Cities Launches AcceliCITY, A Global Smart City Startup Competition

As published by Smart & Resilient Cities Leading Cities, a global network for Smart City growth and collaboration, has launched a global Smart City startup competition that provides potential capital from a network of investors as well as the tools and knowledge of how to do business with cities. The goal of the program is to…Read more Leading Cities Launches AcceliCITY, A Global Smart City Startup Competition

Smart Ecosystems International Conference and Expo in Lublin

Leading Cities, a global leader in the Smart Cities industry, is proud to partner with the Smart Ecosystems International Conference and Expo in Lublin, Poland. This June, as industry leaders from around the world gather in Lublin, Leading Cities will be launching our Member City Network in Europe and just a few weeks later we…Read more Smart Ecosystems International Conference and Expo in Lublin

Urban Gardening In Florence: A Social Sustainability Experience

Author: Franco Bagnoli and Giovanna Pacini belong to the Department Physics and Astronomy and CSDC of the University of Florence and the Associazione Caffé-Scienza Firenze-Prato. Ugo Bardi belongs to the Deptartment of Chemistry at the University of Florence. Marina Clauser belongs to the Botanic Garden, Natural History Museum at the University of Florence. Urban Gardening In…Read more Urban Gardening In Florence: A Social Sustainability Experience

Exploring The Social Benefits Of Urban Farming In Smart Cities

Over recent years the debate concerning urban agriculture has been growing on both sides of the Atlantic with some common trends, however, deep differences exist among the approaches and philosophies that sustain those projects. There is a common background in relation to the realization that food security is not so universally granted as we might…Read more Exploring The Social Benefits Of Urban Farming In Smart Cities