Smart City Festival 2019

Project presentation in international festival of smart cities in Belgrade

Representatives of RAIS City Development Agency actively participate in international festival of smart cities, held on October 15, 2019 in Belgrade. On the occasion, they present Esmartcity project and pilot activity related to Smart Public Lighting in East Ilidza.

The event focuses on smart decision making and use of information technology and open data in strategic planning and decision making process. Decision makers, entrepreneurs and local communities demonstrate smart solutions, share their experiences and learn about good practices from the region. In addition, the Open Data Champions, cities and municipalities which successfully started the process as one of the basic prerequisites for creating smart cities are promoted at the Festival. Besides the international congress, SCF19 features a start-up and corporate EXPO, partner workshops, community meet-ups, various networking events, STEM education programs for children, and various side events for our distinguished guests.

Representatives of the authorities from Germany, Denmark, Finland, Austria and the countries of the region are present at the Festival together with business representatives, investors, entrepreneurs and many others who see sustainable urban development as a continuous process - one that enormously benefits citizens, businesses and local communities.

Visitors of Smart City Festival have an opportunity to learn how innovators and decision-makers implement smart technologies in the community and to hear about the experiences of the cornerstones of state institutions and local governments, as well as good international practices.

The Smart City Festival 2019 (SCF19) is collaborative project by Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom - FNF, the SmartCity Education Initiative and partner organizations. It is supported by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).