September 2017
India Advantage Summit
21 - 22 September 2017
Bangalore, India
Following the visit of a Mumbai delegation to our Lighthouse city Rotterdam, our replication lead, ISINNOVA, has been invited to the India Smart Cities Conference on 21-22 September. They will present the replication approach used in RUGGEDISED, as well as the main goals of the project, and moderate a session addressing inter-city cooperation.

Find more information on the event website.

RUGGEDISED at the Nordic Edge Expo 2017
26 - 28 September 2017
Stavanger, Norway
Join RUGGEDISED in the Nordic Edge Expo on September 26-28 in Stavanger, the largest Smart City event in the Nordics!

Find us on the 27th at the parallel session from 14:00-15:30: "Leading the Way to a Smart Future – Meet the New Lighthouse Cities!". RUGGEDISED will be presented by project coordinator Albert Engels, from the city of Rotterdam. Our two other Lighthouse cities, Glasgow and Umeå, will also present their smart city vision with Gavin Slater and Carina Aschan.

Representing our follower city of Brno, Jaroslav Kacer, Deputy Mayor, will take part in the debate "What Makes a Good Smart City", also on the 27th.
October 2017
Smart Cities Information System (SCIS) final conference
2 - 3 October 2017
Budapest, Hungary
RUGGEDISED will be present at the Smart Cities Information System (SCIS) final conference: "Empowering smart solutions for better cities", which will take place in Budapest (Hungary) from 2 - 3 October. The conference will provide a chance to meet with creative thinkers and decision-makers in urban planning, sustainable energy, mobility, ICT, smart business models, and user-centric innovation. One of the event’s primary objectives is to encourage the replication of solutions, good practices, and lessons learned among cities and businesses to drive forward a smart and sustainable vision of Europe.

Learn about innovative solutions developed in RUGGEDISED during the "Replicating innovation: challenges & opportunities " session, on October 3 at 13:30.

Nordic Smart Cities Event
24 - 25 October 2017
Stockholm, Sweden
Hans Lindberg, Mayor of the Municipality of Umeå, will present the RUGGEDISED project during the second day of the Nordic Smart Cities event, on October 25.

The event, hosted at Stockholmsmässan will double in size for this third edition, expecting more than 400 attendees and including a great expo area dedicated to the very latest and smartest solutions. Nordic Smart Cities is the leading Nordic event for city development and also the meeting point for city representatives, elected officials and innovative solution providers.

For more information, please check the event website.