European Regions for Smart Communities Summit 2022

European Regions for Smart Communities Summit 2022

09 to 14 May 2022

Welcome to the European summit of local and regional communities for sharing a common vision for a smarter tomorrow!

Following up on the 2021 Successful edition, during the Portuguese Presidency of the EU, the second “European Regions for Smart Communities” summit will be organised between May 9th and May 14th, in Évora (Alentejo, Portugal) and online.

This Summit will be the celebration of the success and achievements of cooperation across Smart Communities and an opportunity to mutually commit to sharing challenges and smart solutions. It will gather local and regional leaders from across Europe to discuss how to involve the citizens and stakeholders in co-promoting smarter small cities, towns, villages and regions for a better tomorrow, as well as key speakers from European Institutions.

The summit features sessions, forums, dialogues, workshops, labs, cultural moments and activities aimed at enhancing the role of regional and urban hubs of Smart Communities in achieving the green, blue and bright digital transformation.

The themes and topics to be debated during the 2022 edition are:

Day 1 - Keyword: EUROPE; Smarter Communities, better Europe
Day 2 - Keyword: INVESTMENT; Stronger governance, Smarter territories
Day 3 - Keyword: INNOVATION; Regional Innovation, Europe better fit for future
Day 4 - Keyword: EXCELLENCE; Stronger cooperation, Smarter transformation
Day 5 - Keyword: LEADERSHIP; Smarter regions, stronger Europe

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