Vitor Pereira
Vitor Pereira

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After 20 years of Journalism and Media Professional, I'm dedicated since 2008 to new projects related with Innovation and Technology. Consultant of many municipalities to the Smart Cities theme and Tourism sector based on the newest technologies and communication tools.

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Vitor Pereira

Architects & Smart Cities

When I hear questions like, “why aren’t architects in Smart Cities?”, I would like to answer that architects should not be in Smart Cities. Cities are built by creative and qualified people. There must be creative, innovative citizens who are bent on sharing knowledge, ideas, and dreams.

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One Portuguese startup in the middle of IoT battlefield

It's a new world that will soon be accessible to Portuguese engineers, creatives and entrepreneurs who “feel the same spirit” of risking everything for an idea, planning it out, and then executing it. “But don't think it has been easy”, says Felipe Lacerda, pointing out that the main obstacle is the lack of managers at public institutions willing to work with “small players”

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Left a piece of my heart in YinChuan

The TM Forum event was like a monkey wrench that put in huge nuts and bolts and fixed them in place perfectly. It was the event they organized that showed Yinchuan to the world. And the Chinese city agreed to open up and show itself off. Firstly, with the China-Arab States Expo that was held there, and later with the initiatives announced to further advance the Smart City. One of these initiatives is the creation of the Smart Cities World Innovtion Centre in partnership with ZTE. The objective of this centre is to bring together international efforts to establish Smart Cities case studies, standards and good practices with the aim of serving cities and towns throughout the world.

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The New York Times organizes a unique conference on Smart Cities

Interact with policymakers and participate in interactive sessions, connecting with more than 300 leaders in key industries of American society (architects, government officials, sustainability, construction and development, transportation, non-profit organizations, technology, marketing and communication, education, retail companies and industry, etc.).

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