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  • Webinar: Smart Cities Post Covid-19

    11/03/2021

    On February 23rd the concluding webinar of the Baltic smart city project took place. This webinar focused on the lessons learned from this dialogue project as well as core aspects of climate friendly smart city development. In a concluding panel discussion, experts debated ways forward for smart cities in the post Covid19-world.

  • Third policy guideline published

    09/02/2021

    The project team is happy to annouce the publication of the third policy guideline. This guideline intends to provide a brief introduction to rebound effects and burden shifting in the context of smart solutions as well as municipal strategies to mitigate these. Furthermore, it highlights Baltic and German experience in monitoring and evaluation as one core strategy to address risks.

  • Webinar: Climate Friendly Smart Cities in the Baltics

    08/02/2021

    The smart city concept is a vision for future urban development. Guided by this concept, municipalities in the Baltics and Germany have increasingly invested in developing and piloting smart solutions in different urban sectors. Drawing on this experience, a 1.5 year dialogue project was carried out between municipalities in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Germany, in which the challenges and best practices for climate friendly smart cities were jointly discussed.

  • Documentation and recordings of Riga webinars published

    02/02/2021

    We just published a new documentation of our webinar series on "Smart Cities for Climate Mitigation: Monitoring & Evaluation". The documentation summarizes presentations and discussions during the three webinars hosted by adelphi and the city of Riga in November.

    You find the documentation in our publications section. Additionally, you find the links to videos of the webinar series.

  • First two policy guidelines published

    14/12/2020

    The project team is happy to annouce the publication that the first two policy guidelines that were elaborated in the past month. The guidelines touch upon the insights gained throughout our first two webinar series hosted by Tartu Regional Energy Agency and the University Kaunas. The first guideline discusses different options of public-private collaboration models in smart city projects. Examples from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are described and recommendations for municipalities given. The second guideline expands on the topic of open data in the smart city development.

  • Programme: Riga Webinar Series 12th, 19th, 26th November

    02/11/2020

    Riga Dialogue on Smart Cities for Climate Mitigation – Monitoring & Evaluation

    You can improve only the things you can measure. With this in mind the city of Riga invites you to actively participate in a dialogue to explore and establish what constitutes smart city principles in relation to climate mitigation and what data defines and serves measuring this.

  • Documentation and recordings of Kiel webinars published

    21/10/2020

    We just published a new documentation of our third webinar series on "Smart urban solutions for climate mitigation". The documentation summarizes presentations and discussions during the three webinars hosted by adelphi and the city of Kiel in September.

    You find the documentation in our publications section. Additionally, you find the links to videos of the webinar series.

  • Kaunas Webinars: documentation and recordings published

    14/09/2020

    We just published a new documentation of our second webinar series "Open Data for Smart Cities and Climate Mitigation". The documentation summarizes presentations and discussions during the three webinars hosted by Kaunas University of Technology in June.

    You find the documentation in our publications section. Additionally, you find the links to videos of the webinar series.

  • Documentation of Tartu Webinars published

    02/09/2020

    For all those who couldn't participate in our first webinar series "Virtual Dialogue on Smart Cities for Climate Mitigation" we just published a documentation. It summarizes presentations and discussions during the three webinars hosted by Tartu Regional Energy Agency in May.

    You find the documentation in our publications section.

  • Programme: Webinar series on smart urban solutions for climate mitigation

    06/08/2020

    Session 1: Smart urban solutions for climate mitigation – potentials, risks and strategies

    08 September 2020, 2 pm – 4 pm, CEST / 3 pm – 5 pm, EEST

    Zoom videoconference

    This session introduces the smart city concept as a potential means to further climate mitigation, outlines ways to minimize risks and avoid problems such as rebound-effects and burden shifting. It discusses the integration of such solutions in an overarching urban sustainability transformation.

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