Over 320 participants joined the recent IEC Academy workshop on smart cities. Organized by IEC SyC Smart cities, the workshop brought together eight speakers who shared their expertise about the new technologies that are shaping smart cities.
The United Nations has defined 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as the foundation for its plan to build a better world by 2030. Vimal Mahendru, Convenor of a group educating the IEC community about the SDGs, provides his thoughts on the role of the IEC in achieving the SDGs.
Electricity is the backbone operating much of a modern city. It ensures safety through lighting and traffic signalling systems and enables communications with broadcasting, Internet and phone services. Medical equipment relies on electricity as do the electronic payments used in store