Why Cities Hold the Key To Sustainable Energy

Annemie Turtelboom

Vice Minister-President of the Flemish Government and Flemish Minister of Finances, Budget & Energy gives us an insight on why cities are crucial in dealing with energy efficiency issues. Annemie Turtelboom outlines how cities have become smart in dealing with energy efficiency by using data as well as crowdsourcing and crowdfunding. Cities hold the key to dealing with energy in a sustainable way however many challenges lie ahead. Smart cities have to be sustainable cities.

What you will learn:

– What are smart cities and how can cities become smart?
– Why cities offer great opportunities in approaching the energy challenges
– Why cities are a crucial part of the solution of energy efficiency

Oct 20, 2015

09:35 - 09:55

Chancellery Auditorium



Annemie Turtelboom