Maturity Model of Smart and Sustainable City

Presented By: Clarissa Loureiro

A new maturity model of smart cities was developed. The model is based on the ITU model, adapted and expanded. Several indicators are in line with the Millennium Development Goals. Thematic areas such as water resources, energy, basic sanitation, waste management, mobility, safety, health can be improved with innovation and technology as a tool. The Model is an initiative for each public manager in every of the spheres of government, through the diagnosis of the level of maturity, to know the guidelines and recommendations in actions for sustainable development, digital transformation, and public management for every municipality. The model has already been approved by the ITU. The ICTs implemented in smart cities for digital transformation contribute to improve people's living conditions, digital inclusion and literacy, ensuring access and knowledge with equity, in the Maturity Model. This model can be applied in south global countries, or other countries in the future. To understand how to improve the smart cities, it is extremely necessary to know the countries and their cities well to understand the need for the development of new technologies as a tool. Data from Brazil, which is an emerging country, were included and analyzed as a case study, in order to improve the model.

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  • Undergraduate students, graduate students, professors of multidisciplinary areas, public policy developers, policymakers, and people who are interested in smart cities

About the Speaker

Clarissa LoureiroClarissa Loureiro holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from UFCG and the INSA, (France (2006), MSc in Electrical Engineering and Computing. Her PhD is in Electrical Engineering at UNICAMP and George Mason University in Washington, DC, USA. Clarissa was Chair for the R9 region of Latin America and the Caribbean in 20152016, of the IEEE WIE. Her area of research involves neurosciences, electrical engineering applied to new diagnoses and therapies of diseases such as Cancer, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, among others. She developed projects in the area of technology for public school education in Brazil and Latin America. She is part of the development team of the Maturity Model of Sustainable Smart Cities project of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation of Brazil. Clarissa has given more than 100 lectures in Brazil, and the World, encouraging the empowerment of women in scientific and technological areas, forming IEEE WIE groups.

Tags & Topics for This Webinar:

  • Smart cities; Sustainability; Maturity model; Technology; Digital inclusion; Resilient cities