We have it! 2010 2011 iCity 2012 Open-DAI Barcelona participates in 6 from 15 European projects in the area of Smart Cities.
A new City Hall’s Smart City strategy Urban Planning ICT Environment
New City Hall “mantra” on Smart Cities Antoni Vives, Head of Vicente Guallart, Urban Planning, ICT and Chief Architect of Environment. Barcelona Barcelona“ A city of self-sufficient neighborhoods ,energetically sustainables and hyper-connected...Many slow cities in the smart city”
Seniorlab, Musiclab, Laborlab…Some lessons learned:1. Seniors is a new group of age. Ageing society doesn’t mean a sick society. Innovation is not the monopoly of youngers.1. “Invent your job”, not “looking for a job”. Lesson from Southern Europe job market. Need radical change in employment policies.2. Videogames, music, culture…creates jobs. Need of an urgent change in educational curricula.
A new opportunity in the City of Barcelona Jaume Ciurana, head of the Inés Garriga, ICUB director new area of Culture, Knowledge, of Creativity and Innovation Creativity, and Innovation “Culture” “Knowledge” Creativity Innovation
The “Barcelona Laboratori Cultural” projecta) A Smart City, a Mobile City, needs citizens. A Creative and Innovation City can provide it.b) Cultural activities are alive and arrives to every district, every neigborhood, every citizen. (at least in Barcelona)c) A Barcelona Cultural Laboratory as the open living lab of the city. An opportunity to put together Future Internet, Smart Cities and Living Labs in a Smart Specialization strategy.
Barcelona 2020:Future Living Labs as a full city or region.City and regions as Next Generation LivingLabs.
Hacking Barcelona!First Open and DistributedCitizen Hackathon.Nov. 24-25, 2012