CIFAL Shanghai - Smart City Public Lecture IX


Public Lecture


30 Jul - 30 Jul 2014

Duration of event:

1 day


Shanghai, China

Programme area:

Local Development


No fee

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Deadline for registration: 29 July 2014


The Smart City Public Lecture Series consists of ten public lectures, one per each month.
Each monthly lecture aims to provide suggestions and innovative solutions for Shanghai Smart City Development.
Each lecture addresses different key topics related to smart city development such as smart park development, smart industry development, latest business models adopted by internet enterprises, mobile internet applications and industry trends, among others. 

Event Objectives

The Smart City Public Lecture Series aims to serve as a unique platform to raise awareness about Shanghai’s smart city development, to exchange ideas and experiences, to network and identify opportunities for business and cooperation.

Content and Structure

The public lecture (IX) will focus on “Smart City and Internet”.

In the process of smart city development, informatization platform constructions have prevailing problems such as service deficiency, the concentration of services in governments, immature marketization,etc. As the emphasis for the integration of industrial chain, internet has becoming increasingly important for smart city development.

The lecture will inform participants about:

      a. Internet's crucial role in the development of Smart City

      b. Development trend of Smart city

      c. Information security


The Smart City Public Lecture Series bring awareness about smart city development. The lectures are interactive and include:

  • Expert presentations
  • Case study analysis 
  • Open discussion
  • Dialogue and networking opportunities 

Targeted Audience

  • Private sector
  • Public institutions
  • Academia including colleges and universities
  • Citizens and civil society
  • Anyone who is interested in and concerned with the topics discussed