11.08.2016: Smart City: Infrastructure & Mobility, Kochi
Heidelberg Centre South Asia (HCSA), BayIND, School of Planning and Architecture (New Delhi), GIZ, Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC) and Fraunhofer India in collaboration with Cochin University of Science and Technology, conducted a workshop on ‘Smart City: Infrastructure & Mobility’ on August 11. The workshop was supported by Friedrich Naumann Foundation and attended by over 45 participants, representing government agencies, education & research institutions, non-governmental organisations and industry. The purpose of the workshop was tocritically examine the concept of the ‘smart cities’, to add to the visibility of the German scientific landscape, to deepen the collaboration between German and Indian scientific communities and to initiate a dialogue on Smart Cities between scholars, industry representatives and policy makers. The workshop was inaugurated by the Vice-Chancellor of CUSAT Prof. Dr. J. Letha.Amongt the themes and topics discussed within the framework of the workshop were 'Sustainable Smart Cities through Cultural and Creative Interventions’ ( Mr. Sabin Iqbal, Director and Co-Founder, Synergy Int. Co), ‘Urban Water Security- with special reference to Kochi’ (Dr. Sunny George, Director, SCMS Water Institute, School of Engineering and Technology).
Posted on 18 Jan 2017