Published 07.04.2014

Smart Cities: an opportunity for citizens and local government in South of Italy

Wednesday, April 2, at the hall of the Campus Degrees of Fisciano (Salerno), was held the conference "Smart Cities: an opportunity for citizens and local governments in the South of Italy." The network Connected City Council ( has collaborated in the organization and running of the event. Were present Emanuela Donetti and Giulia Cattoni of Urbano Creativo, Franco Amigoni of Sincron Polis and the smart strategist Michele Vianello, who played two interventions (Donetti and Vianello) and have had the opportunity to exchange ideas and opinions with the mayors of Lecce, Matera and Salerno among others, as well as numerous other local administrators, technicians and students.

Many of the issues addressed: what does it mean today to be smart city and what it means to be a smart intelligent citizen in a community? The smartness to play at the level of structures, digital solutions for the community. It 's a new and more advanced rethink the future city planning criteria for overcoming obsolete paths adopt governance and multidisciplinary approaches. In that way, you can now invest in the city? What are the patterns of socio-economic development more consistent with the changing needs and new needs related to the livability of the area and environmental sustainability? Making Smarter Cities is a momentous challenge to which we are called in this historic moment of transition.