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Encounter with Chinese Cities of the Programme (IUC-Asia) at the Smart City Expo World Congress

Casa Asia organises an encounter with high level representatives of Chinese cities that take part in the International Urban Cooperation-Asia (IUC-Asia) Programme of the European Union. This event, organised in collaboration with the Barcelona City Council, will be held next Tuesday 14th of November at 12.00pm, within the framework of the Smart City Expo World Congress 2017 (SCEWC) of Fira de Barcelona in Hospitalet de Llobregat.

The IUC Asia programme is coordinated from the General Department of Regional and Urban Policy of the EU and its purpose is to strengthen urban cooperation with Asian cities that are involved in the innovation of city management and their sustainable development.

The event will count on the participation of Ronald Hall, main advisor of the General Department of Regional and Urban Policy of the European Commission, who will present the state of play of the main programmes this general department is carrying out with Asia within the field of sustainable development and smart cities. Lluís Gómez, Director of the Smart City Expo & World Congress and David Navarro, Director General of Casa Asia will also take part in the opening.

Next, the representatives of the Chinese cities of Xinzheng, Shantou and of the provincial government of Guangdong will present their cooperation projects related to Smart Cities and where European companies and organisations can collaborate.

The main objective is to reinforce urban cooperation with Asia and guarantee the maximum coordination between both projects in the field of smart cities. For this reason, the event is addressed to companies, institutions, technological centres and local experts interested in the creation of new districts, waste management, urban transport and sustainable development, among others.

The Smart City Expo World Congress is the most important event in the world on Smart Cities. At ths edition more than 17.000 professional visitors are expected, with more than 600 display stands and high level representatives of more than 650 cities. It brings together relevant experts and leaders of the most innovative cities of the world, companies, entrepreneurs, start ups, research centres, initiatives and solutions, with strategies for a more inteliigente and sustainable urban world.

All those interested in attending the event with representatives of Chinese cities (IUC-Asia) at the Smart City Expo World Congress must confirm their attendance sending an e-mail with your personal data: economia@casaasia.es

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