Nuremberg family photoThe 2nd NiCE roadshow took place in Nuremberg on 14 March 2013. The event focused on financing and policy for smart and sustainable cities. Speakers included Mr Phillip Barth from the European Commission (DG CONNECT) who gave members an update on Horizon 2020 and the Smart Cities initiative. Participants heard from city speakers on national and EU funding, as well as city examples on innovative financing mechanisms for smart cities.

The plenary session also included a political discussion involving the vice chair of the KSF- Councillor Nigel Murphy(Manchester), Chair of the Environment Forum-  Councillor James McKay (Birmingham), Vice Chair of the Environment Forum and Deputy Mayor of Nice Veronique Paquis, Milan Obradovic (Malmö), Ronan Dantec (Nantes) and Peter Pluschke from the host city Nuremberg.

Study visits also focused on Nuremberg’s implementation of the Green Digital Charter.

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