Cities are vibrant centres of business, culture and learning. They are a gathering placed for innovation and creativity. Recent developments in technology and data collection have opened new opportunities and accelerated the possibility to improve quality of life.
The ITU, in partnership with the IEC and ISO, is organizing the World Smart City Forum in Santa Fe, Argentina. This event brings together regulators, academics, industry as well as experts in smart city standardization.
After underlining the importance of cooperation in general and collaboration between IEC and ISO, IEC President Jim Shannon shared some thoughts about global challenges and how both organizations can help address them.