The plans over the next year are to progress the operational rollouts of the key initiatives in the first phase CUD cities. In addition the four new CUD Cities will be developing specific Solutions, relevant to the opportunities and challenges in their Cities.
Created by connectedurbandev on 26/08/2008
Last updated: 12/03/10 at 02:51
Building on the success of the Connected Urban Development (CUD) initiative, Cisco today announced that it will extend its reach to additional cities and business partners around the world to explore how information and communications technology (ICT) can help address urban climate change and energy challenges. Cisco and the CUD partner cities have also engaged The Climate Group to launch the CUD Alliance, which aims to create a sustainable program to enable cross sector collaboration and innovation to deliver integrated, ICT-enabled urban climate-change solutions.
CUD Global Conference in Seoul, South Korea on May 21st and 22nd 2009. 200 delegates and global experts are convening to discuss and debate topics on the theme of ‘Connecting Cities for Sustainable Living: An Urban Revolution’.
The Seoul Personal Travel Assistant (PTA) pilot is launched in Seoul, South Korea, in conjunction with the Third Connected Urban Development Conference on May 21-22, 2009. Cisco has been working with the city of Seoul to develop PTA, along with partners in development and thought leadership. Initially, Seoul PTA will serve the Jung-gu and Jongno-gu districts of Seoul; citywide coverage will roll out later in the year.
Seoul PTA is available at topis.seoul.go.kr/pta, which can be accessed from any IP-enabled device.
In advance of the launch of the Urban EcoMap, the application was previewed during the Mayor of San Francisco's Earth Day event.
San Francisco is the first city worldwide to introduce the Urban EcoMap. The web-based tool will will be made available to the general public at the Connected Urban Development conference in Seoul, 21st May 2009. The visual demo can be viewed on this website, and at the application website: www.urbanecomap.org.
Urban EcoMap gives every person the ability to see the collective results of individual climate change actions, while also motivating people to make responsible environmental choices and creating competition among neighborhoods to reduce their carbon footprint. Urban EcoMap provides information on carbon emissions from transportation, energy and waste among neighborhoods, organized by ZIP codes.
Amsterdam's Smart Work Centers network will be officially launched and will feature unified communication solutions (including TelePresence) in each of the network's offices.
CUD Global Conference in Amsterdam on September 23 and 24th. 300 delegates and global experts are convening to discuss and debate topics on the theme of ‘Connectivity for Sustainability’.
The CUD Webinar series is being launched, with a discussion around the latest developments, and future of the Connected Bus pilot program in San Francisco
City of Lisbon announces Energy Efficiency Project, as its commitment towards CUD.
City of Lisbon, the Portuguese Ministry of Education, EDP (Electricity of Portugal) and Cisco Outline Innovative Integrated Energy Efficiency Project
Marks the launch of www.connectedurbandevelopment.org website
The Connected Bus pilot is launched in San Francisco;
Announcements were made about Madrid, Lisbon, Birmingham and Hamburg joining CUD.
The first global CUD conference was held in San Francisco in February, 2008. This conference kicked off an important element toward building a global community of cities. The event was attended by over 200 global delegates including the mayors of Amsterdam, San Francisco, San Jose, Trikala (Greece) and the vice mayor of Lisbon.
CUD breakout sessions during Nobel week in Stockholm.
MIT Mobile Experience Lab deliver first proof of concept models.
Representatives from Amsterdam, San Francisco, and Seoul gather in Amsterdam to share findings and discuss progress and collaboration.
A TelePresence session hosted by Cisco and the mayors of San Francisco and Amsterdam.
Designing a Sustainable Future, a conference sponsored by Business for Social Responsibility and held in San Francisco, provided an opportunity for a CUD preview and stakeholder analysis.
Cisco celebrated the first anniversary of its CGI commitment.
Cisco and the MIT Mobile Experience Lab sign research agreement outlining MIT’s involvement in the program. Completed initial draft of program’s scaling phase (2008-2011) The city of Seoul holds a public launch for the event.
Cisco and the city of Amsterdam launched the first Amsterdam Sustainability Week, a week-long conference on creating a sustainable future.
CUD program launched planning phases with Cities of Amsterdam, San Francisco, and Seoul.
John Chambers participated in a CGI conference where Cisco announced its commitment to CGI’s energy and climate change focus: two programs to help reduce carbon emissions (Carbon to Collaboration and Connected Urban Development).
The William J. Clinton Foundation launched the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI).