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IDC запускает седьмую награду Smart City Asia Pacific Awards (SCAPA)

 

IDC is launching its 7th Smart City Asia Pacific Awards (SCAPA) to recognize the progress Asia Pacific municipalities have made and also provide a forum for sharing the best practices to help accelerate Smart City development in the region.

The 2021 IDC Smart City Asia/Pacific Awards will recognize the top Smart City initiatives in Asia/Pacific excluding Japan in 14 categories:

        Administration: Recognizing the best projects / initiatives in digital administration including (but not limited to) Smart City platforms, intelligent ERP including the political operations at the legislative layer.

        Civic Engagement: Recognizing the best projects / initiatives in civic and community engagement and transparency, including (but not limited to) Open Data, city portals, and 311 services.

        Digital Equity and Accessibility: Recognizing the best projects / initiatives in the area of digital equity and accessibility including (but not limited to) technologies for ADA compliance, innovations in accessibility services public Wi-Fi, and other projects focused on underserved communities.

        Economic Development, Tourism, Arts, Libraries, Culture, Open Spaces Development: Recognizing the best projects /initiatives in the area of tourism, arts and culture, libraries, cultural events and open, green spaces including (but not limited to) smart kiosks, interactive events and experiences, connected museums, digital libraries and intelligent event management.

        Education: Recognizing the best projects / initiatives in education, including (but not limited to) eLearning and online learning, learning management systems, smart classrooms, and smart campuses for K-12 and higher education.

        Public Health and Social Services: Recognizing the best projects / initiatives, including (but not limited to) data-driven and mobile solutions for social services workers, and analytic tools to assess the needs of at-risk populations and ensure they are getting proper care.

        Public Safety- Next-Generation Emergency Services: Recognizing the best projects / initiatives for ensuring public safety, including (but not limited to) emergency services such as early warning systems, and 911 systems.

        Public Safety- Data-Driven Policing: Recognizing the best projects / initiatives in policing such as real-time crime centers, body worn video, and visual surveillance and analysis.

        Smart Buildings/ Smart Tech Parks: Recognizing the best projects / initiatives including (but not limited to) automation and systems integration to measure, monitor, control, and optimize building operations and to use energy in the most efficient and cost-effective way.

        Smart Water: Recognizing the best projects / initiatives including (but not limited to) reducing challenges and costs related to water stress, systemic inefficiency, and water loss while improving asset management and customer services.

        Sustainable Infrastructure: Recognizing the best projects / initiatives in including (but not limited to) environmental monitoring, energy conservation, smart lighting, smart trash bins, smart meters, and smart grids.

        Transportation – Connected & Autonomous Vehicles, Public Transit, Ride-Hailing/Ride-Sharing: Recognizing the best projects / initiatives in the field of transportation, including (but not limited to) autonomous cars, connected vehicles, and smart public transit.

        Transportation – Transport Infrastructure: Recognizing the best projects / initiatives in smart parking, smart infrastructure, intelligent traffic management, multi-modal transport hubs, journey planning and ride-hailing/ride-sharing services.

        Urban Planning and Land Use: Recognizing the best projects/ initiatives including (but not limited to) digital tools for permitting, zoning, inspections, licensing and urban planning.

What kind of projects should be nominated?

        IDC is seeking applications for successful Smart City projects and initiatives in Asia Pacific towns, cities, counties, states and provinces. This means that projects must be in some phase of implementation as opposed to theoretical ideas or signed projects that have yet to be started. Specifically, they are looking for best practice examples of urban innovation with a particular focus on the use of technology (cloud, platforms, analytics, IoT, mobile solutions) and data, unique partnerships, funding models and/or community involvement.

Who can nominate?

        Any organization can nominate a city project or initiative, including the municipality itself, state or provincial agencies, or solutions providers.

Deadline: 5-Feb-21 For more information, visit https://www.idc.com/ap/smartcities/