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Palma, host of the Smart Cities congress


More than 140 Spanish municipalities, in addition to representatives of the central government and the European Commission, gathered on October 10 and 11 at the Palma Congress Center to celebrate the second edition of the National Congress of the Spanish Network of Smart Cities (RECI).

The meeting was opened by the Government's Vice President and Minister of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation, Nadia Calviño; the president of the RECI Network and mayor of Logroño, Pablo Hermoso de Mendoza; and the mayor of Palma de Mallorca, José Hila.

This event aims to be a collaborative space to share good practices, trends and challenges presented by smart cities in areas such as digital transformation, sustainability or innovation.

Palma City Council, as host of the event, presented the Nou Llevant Innovation District, a strategic project that aims to transform the Nou Llevant neighborhood and the seafront.

The congress featured top-level speakers and experts who gave inspiring talks and discussion tables to facilitate the exchange of experiences on a sustainable urban management model that improves the quality of life of citizens, focusing on aspects such as energy saving, sustainable mobility, electronic administration, attention to people or security.

The motto of the event, 'Intelligence for sustainable cities', was to demonstrate how disruptive technologies can be the lever of change to achieve more sustainable cities.

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