Smart city for sustainable Construction – September

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Aims to

  • Establish working groups to facilitate the implementation of smart city solutions for sustainable urban and rural development.
  • Offer the networking opportunity to all interested actors to connect at the regional scale and organize partnerships to implement smart city solutions.
  • Identify key financing opportunities to support the implementation of smart city solutions in the CEEC region.

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Topics to be covered

  • The role of modular training: between benefits and challenges – administrative, financial, and legal pathways.
  • From smart cities to green cities.
  • Financing smart city solutions – European and national level financing.

Event Structure

  • 11.00 – 11.05 – Greeting participants.
  • 11.05 – 11.10 – Round of introduction.
  • 11.10 – 11.40 – Presentation – Concrete Core Cooling and Heating: a CO2 saving building material solution for net flexible buildings (Sebastian Spaun – Association of Austrian Cement Industry).
  • 11.40 – 11.55 – Presentation – Sustainable procurement in CEEC (Ovidiu Slimac – ROVEST Cluster Romania).
  • 11.55 – 12.25 – Open discussion – how to support smart and sustainable solutions across the CEEC (round-based discussion for all participants).
  • 12.25 – 12.30 – Wrap up and follow-up steps.

Sponsored by

weTHINK. Smart city for sustainable construction working group

Who do we bring together?

  • We bring together all key strategy actors (ministers, public officials, municipalities, industry associations, chambers of commerce, smart solution providers) in Europe with an initial focus on Central and Eastern Europe.

How do we bring them together?

  • Through closed groups on the online crowd knowledge platform –
  • Through bi-monthly online working group meetings and two bi-annual online conferences.

Why do we bring them together?

  • To regularly exchange, technical, operational, and strategic know-how and best practices on smart solutions.
  • To conduct training for service companies and municipalities on sustainable construction.
  • To develop strategy recommendations and position papers to improve the legal, political and economic environment of smart city solutions.
  • To develop projects on sustainability in construction and to implement them.


17 Sep 2021


11:00 - 12:30

Local Time

  • Timezone: Europe/Berlin
  • Date: 17 Sep 2021
  • Time: 11:00 - 12:30

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