2nd Euro-Mediterranean Conference 2017
The rapidly spreading smart city paradigm and its potential towards managing many of the above aspects in the Mediterranean region lies at the core of the 2nd Euro-Mediterranean Conference on:
'Smart, Inclusive and Resilient Small and Medium-sized Cities and Island Communities in the Mediterranean: Exploring Current Research Paths and Experience-based Evidence', to be held in a Greek smart city, Heraklion-Crete, in September 28-29, 2017.
The Conference aims at bringing together current research efforts and evidence-based results from the Mediterranean but also the international context, with the aim to create value for small and medium-sized cities and communities as well as island territories and bring them on board for reaping the benefits of smart developments.
Based on the multiple and interdisciplinary nature of the above-presented challenges, the Conference is expected to host a variety of participants from academia, SMEs, industry and professionals as well as decision makers, regional authorities and city representatives in order that, a fruitful dialogue among these groups to be developed and new ideas and technologies, capable of coping with key challenges, to be put at the service of urban settlements in the Mediterranean.