Location: Turkey, Istanbul
During the fair, the iURBAN project was presented at the VITROCISET stand.
Location: London, UK
Date: 28.- 29th. 04.2015.
4th Annual Urban IoT / Smart to Future Cities 2015 was attended by 350+ delegates from the UK, Europe and all over the world , 70+ leading global speakers delivered insightful case studies. http://smarttofuture.com/speakers/
The conference is one of the global featured events that is becoming a serious case of success, meeting point for companies, cities and citizens.
The conference was attended by the City of Rijeka and within the session “Giving citizens access to open urban data” its Mayor Vojko Obersnel gave a presentation “Developing smart citizens service innovations and meeting demands for open city governance” featuring smart city concept of the city and presented iURBAN as a case study of the smart city solution for energy management in cities.
During the event Suzana Belošević-Romac, a project manager of the iURBAN pilot in Rijeka and Tatjana Perše, iURBAN WP8 leader met with some members of the iURBAN Smart City Advisory Group: representatives from the Cities of Milton Keynes, as well as the Open University in Milton Keynes and many other representatives from city governments, technology vendors and consultants.
Location: Bulgaria, Plovdiv
Workshop with lead-users in Plovdiv to introduce them to the LDSS. The concept for the Lead Users Workshops in the city of Plovdiv focused on three major groups of users: Lead Users (private), Early Majority (private), and Public Users and Prosumers (public). They were jointly organized by Franhofer, EVN and EAP representatives.
Discussion focused much more on the advantages and disadvantages of the energy service provided, and took iUrban as an example of hardware and software technology that would eventually undo all the faults of the current energy system. Users suggest improvement in the iURBAN use cases and some new functionalities.
Location: Bulgaria, Hisarya
The Energy Agency of Plovdiv presented the progress of iURBAN project to the energy experts in the Association of Bulgarian Energy Agencies. Focus of the presentation was the developed prosumers monitoring system and its functionalities as well as the iURBAN graphic user interface. Discussion over the application of the system and potential municipalities that would be interested to apply iURBAN.