Smart Cities December eNewsletter - Year in Review
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Written by Loi Lei Lai
It is a great pleasure in summarising the work done from the IEEE Smart Cities Publications Committee during 2022. Of course, without the unreserved support and encouragement from the eNewsletter Editorial Board members, guest editors, IEEE staff and in particular Phyllis Caputo, Program Manager, Smart Grid (SG) & Smart Cities (SCT), it is not possible to have such a real positive outcome. As the Chair of the Publications Committee, I would like to share some deliverables with the readers in the hope that you will consider joining us and make your own contributions too.
Written by Chun Sing Lai
The IEEE Smart Cities eNewsletter aims to be an authoritative voice to share the latest news and development in all domains and scope of smart cities. The IEEE Smart Cities Publications committee recognizes the distinctive and significant contribution of each contributing author. In response, an Award Committee was established to award the best articles focusing on four key categories. The motivation for each of the award are as follow (with no order of preference):
Written by Wei-Jen Lee and Gustavo Giannattasio
The IEEE Smart Cities Award Contest gives the opportunity to showcase the successful projects and attract the attention of municipalities to the IEEE Smart Cities Program. According to OECD criteria, the contest provides different categories for participation. The idea of the contest was presented to the IEEE Smart Cities Steering committee by the Education committee for approval in early 2022. The first edition of the contest was held in 2022, and applications were received from cities/municipalities of all sizes and economic development levels from all continents. Vertical solutions that were completed by March 2022, and in operation by June 2022 are encouraged to enter the contest.