A seminar on Smart Cities was held on December 20th at Telecom ParisTech in Paris, France. Smart Cities names the vision of leading ICT (Information and Communications Technology) companies to address the main challenges of the 21st century: urbanization and sustainable development. During the seminar industry leaders -IBM, Cisco, Siemens and INRIA- exposed different approaches and international experiences. The STEP (Student Transition & Elevation event), organized by the ISEP Student Branch in the context of the GOLD (Graduates of Last Decade) Program, gathered 60 attendees and was followed by a cocktail hosted by IEEE France Section.
Program managers from IBM, Cisco, Siemens, INRIA debate with the public during the IEEE France "Smart Cities" seminar.