Peterborough is at the Taipei Smart City Summit & Expo 2018
As one of the UK’s top Smart Cities, we’re delighted to be part of the UK government’s stand at the 2018 Smart City Summit and Expo in Taipei this week (27 – 30 March 2018).
We’re also pleased for our city’s smart journey to be featured at the Power up for Cities talk and Go Smart Workshop at the Expo (times and dates above) .
Peterborough is among the UK’s top 5 fastest growing cities and we’re a hotbed of digital creativity thanks to fantastic gigabit connectivity, and being just a 50 minute train ride from London. On top of that our Smart City Leadership Programme and Circular Economy initiatives are boosting the city’s resilience and enhancing resource efficiency whilst also expanding the city’s international reputation.
- Played a lead role in the development of British Standards Institute’s (BSI) suite of Smart City Standards
- Chair of the BSI’s Smart and Sustainable Cities Committee (SDS/2)
- A founder member of the Cities Standards Institute
- Attends the All Party Parliamentary Group on Smart Cities
- A member of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circular Cities Network
- Delivers a DFID-funded Smart City Leadership Programme for the Indian city of Amaravati and for the state of Madhya Pradesh
- The team has presented at over 50 international conferences and continues to acquire local, national and international media coverage peaking with the ‘World Smart City Award’ in 2015
A few of our achievements:
- Peterborough named World Smart City 2015
- Peterborough ranked among the top 10 Smart Cities in the UK 2017 by Huawei
- Circular Peterborough Commitment recognised in the World Economic Forum’s Circular Economy in Cities White Paper as an example of leading the transition to circular economy through collaboration
- Recognised as a leading city in the circular economy transition and invited to present at the World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) in Helsinki, alongside Vancouver, New York and Amsterdam.
- Share Peterborough, the city’s resource sharing platform for businesses, highly commended at the UK’s national Local Government Chronicle (LGC) Awards 2018.
We’d love to tell you more about doing business in Peterborough and our Smart City and circular economy programmes.
Come and find us on stand J804.
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