ICF Canada Webinar: Smart Cities Challenge

January 10, 2018 at 1:00PM EST You are invited to attend an important and timely panel discussion on Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge.  Learn about the prizes and how to apply; Why aligning the Challenge’s proposal with your community’s priorities is important; and How to construct a winning “Challenge Statement”. Hear from Gerard Peets, Executive Director, Infrastructure Canada, on the goals…

Oracle and ICF Canada: High Performance Government-Vision for Smart Cities

Oracle and ICF Canada teamed up to host sessions in Mississauga, Ontario and Richmond, B.C. in October and early December to discuss experiences and opportunities for towns, cities and regions to rally around creating new ideas for their communities, especially to leverage possibilities that the Smart City Challenge, and other similar initiatives and incentives might offer. “It’s not about technology,…

Broadband Applications Continue to Evolve

Broadband applications continue to evolve as the technology matures and number of users increase. As of December 2017, more than 3.7 billion people around the world were using the internet (Internet Live Stats, 2017). According to the business data company Domo, more than 86,000 hours of video were watched in Netflix every minute of 2016 in addition to the approximately…

Join the ICF Canada Delegation to ICF’s Summit (London, UK) and to the World Forum for FDI (Liverpool)

ICF Canada will once again participate actively at the 2018 ICF Global Summit. The event is planned for London, UK, from June 4-6 at the Crystal, a major Siemens-built attraction in London near Greenwich Village in the Docklands. Since eleven Smart21 Canadian Communities were selected for 2018, there is a very good chance that one or more of these Canadian…

World Forum for FDI – Liverpool, UK June 11-13, 2018

The World Forum for Foreign Direct Investment has brought together expanding companies, investment promotion agencies and service providers from across the globe for over 15 years to network and forge long–lasting relationships. The World Forum for FDI 2018 brings together expanding companies, investment promotion agencies and service providers to explore the latest in solutions, innovation, and best practices. Sponsoring and…

London to be home to the Intelligent Community Forum Global Summit June 4-6, 2018

For the first time in its history, the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) Global Summit will be taking place outside of North America. With support from Siemens, Royal Borough of Greenwich and the Centre for Cities, ICF, and UK partner for the event, NextGen, are looking forward to welcoming mayors, civic leaders, CIOs, planners, economic developers and industry representatives from around…

Hamilton Mayor elected as new Chair of ICF Canada

Mayor Fred Eisenberger takes over helm as Chair of ICF Canada Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) Canada announced the election of Hamilton Mayor, Fred Eisenberger as the organization’s new Chair, effective January 1, 2018. ICF Canada looks forward to the new Chair leading the non-profit Board of 16 public, private and institutional sector Board Members from across Canada. The national association…

Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge Launched

Webinar Planned for January 10, 2018 Panel to discuss innovation, inspiration, opportunities, ideas. Four Prizes from $5 Million to $50 Million to be awarded. Date: January 10, 2018 Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST Register at:  http://www.intelligentcommunity.org/icf_canada_webinar_smart_cities_challenge You are invited to attend this free Webinar: What are the criteria and how can you apply? What are the Challenge’s goals…