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Resilient NYC: Impact and Infrastructure (Attend on June 26th, 2018, New York City)

During the event, Phase One details about the 2018 Smart Regions Conference will be revealed, and the project response teams for the 2018 Smart Infrastructure Challenge from NYC will be highlighted.

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Report: Smart surfaces save cities billions through increased resilience

Applying smart surface techniques throughout a city could even the playing field and create greater equity while greatly improving health and quality of life for low-income residents.Smart surfaces can have an effect on surrounding areas and not just the city that integrates them, the report says. Reducing urban heat and smog does not just happen within a city's borders, so entire regions could benefit from a city investing in smart surfaces.

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Why Resilience in Smart City Projects Directly Impacts Funding — Regional Smart Cities Initiative

On the "Internet of Everything, Connectivity and Security in Smart Regions" panel, Chris Rezendes from Context Labs weighed in alongside TJ Costello, André Hentz, Bob Bennett and Tom Synan to discuss cyber-physical security and mitigating risk.

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How the Urban-Rural Divide Is Playing Out in Puerto Rico - CityLab

Ponce is the second largest in territorial extension [116 square miles]. It has 19 rural neighborhoods and 12 urban neighborhoods. The urban ones have 92 percent of energy, the rural ones do not have energy. We have seen in the plans that there are communities that will have electricity in 30 more weeks.

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World Bank, GEF launch Urban Sustainability Framework | Smart Cities Dive

The World Bank and environmental advocacy group Global Environmental Facility (GEF) announced the launch of a new Urban Sustainability Framework during the World Urban Forum. The guide is designed to help cities become more sustainable through a "four-stage approach": create a vision for that sustainability, determine financing to put plans into practice, monitor, and evaluate implementation.

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100 Resilient Cities connects cities, experts with Resilience Accelerator | Smart Cities Dive

100 Resilient Cities (100RC) has partnered with the Center for Resilient Cities and Landscapes at Columbia University to launch the Resilience Accelerator, designed to help cities in the 100RC network develop strategic partnerships and advance resilience projects.

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UPS bets on blockchain as the future of the trillion-dollar shipping industry | TechCrunch

Disruption is coming to the industry in the form of blockchain technology, which promises to deliver a cheaper and more efficient system of managing logistics. Innovative startups, as well as major incumbent parties, are investing enormous amounts of time and resources in blockchain development.

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City of the Year: Washington, DC | Smart Cities Dive

The underlying element of the District that maintains its efficiency as a tourist destination for travelers from around the globe is it's hotbed of innovation, technology and connectivity.

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Cyber Security in Smart Cities — Regional Smart Cities Initiative

Leaders in the cybersecurity space discuss challenges and opportunities in smart cities and connected communities.

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Smart data exchange will bring value to smart city innovation - ReadWrite

There’s an opportunity for cities to embrace a platform business model where the city enables a level of connectivity around its data - a smart data exchange, a new kind of asset that enables cities to evolve into a new way of delivering value for its citizens with social economic benefits.

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