WORLD GIS DAY 2017 | 30 NOVEMBER - 01 DECEMBER 2017
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WORLD GIS DAY 2017

T.C. ÇEVRE ve ŞEHİRCİLİK BAKANLIĞI
ABOUT THE EVENT

WHAT IS A SMART CITY?

Today, in order to meet the increasing needs due to rapid urbanization and population density, an effective urban management system is needed. Smart city concept is a participatory and sustainable urban development vision which aims at meeting the public needs through establishing an effective city management structure and improving the quality of life with the utilization of information and communication technologies.

A smart city system anticipates a wide partnership platform between government authorities, private sector and citizens and aims at establishing a consistent and coherent relationship to increase competitiveness and productivity through the coordination of central government.

According to the European Commission, a smart city should include at least one or more initiatives covering the following components:

  • Smart governance
  • Smart people
  • Smart living
  • Smart transportation
  • Smart economy
  • Smart environment
 
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