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18 - 19 October 2016
Conference
Building Sustainability
Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre
Stockholm, Sweden
Building Sustainability is an international conference which brings together decision-makers and experts from city government, business, real estate and urban planning. The conference focuses on how the built environment can contribute to sustainable living and a more stable climate, and will address a range of issues including smart cities, adaptation, urban development, buildings and energy.

The conference is organised by the City of Stockholm, Sweden Green Building Council and the World Green Building Council, with C40 and ICLEI as international supporting partners.
26 - 28 October 2016
Conference
Local Renewables 2016
Energising the smart city and region
Freiburg (Germany) & Basel (Switzerland)
Global energy needs are set to increase by around 40 percent by 2030. In response, the EU's Energy Union has recognised the importance of giving cities and regions a central role, making energy more secure, affordable and sustainable. European cities are searching for innovative ways of meeting energy demands, whilst responding to citizen needs. Smart technologies are increasingly considered as effective solutions to improve citizens’ quality of life while addressing the EU’s climate and energy ambitions.

Energy provision and usage are core elements in the move towards a smart city. But can a smart city also be a sustainable city? What role can, and should, smart technologies play in the search for improved energy efficiency and quality of life in urban areas?

What are the opportunities and limitations of new technologies for urban energy transformation? And what is the role of social innovation and citizen engagement? These topics will be at the heart of the discussion at the Local Renewables Conference 2016.

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30 November - 2 December 2016
Conference
Sustainable City Development 2016
Local Implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Malmö, Sweden
The UN's new 17 global sustainability goals mean local challenges and here is neither a lack of will or initiative in Malmö to achieve them. Between the 30th November - 2nd December 2016, Malmö municipality is organising an international conference on how cities can work with global development and how we have made the UN's goals our own on the road to a sustainable city.

To register for the event, click here.

To have a look at the programme, click here.

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