By using this website, you consent to its use of cookies. Data Privacy policy | Cookie statement Confirm

Sustainable urban innovation in the age of automation

The current trend of automation and digitization, often referred to as the Fourth Industrial Revolution, has a deep and growing impact on future urban development. As global connectivity and trade continue to expand, cities and urban regions will be the nodes of digital development. These trends will influence the way in which cities develop spatially and economically, how they manage resources and infrastructures and provide key services to their citizens in an inclusive manner.

To better understand these interconnections and to advance inter-regional and city-business collaboration, ICLEI has partnered with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) to support the “BRIDGE for Cities 4.0” event on 3-4 September 2019 in Vienna. The fourth edition of the event will focus on how the Fourth Industrial Revolution can foster urban innovation in cities.

ICLEI’s Urban Transition Alliance brings together industrial legacy cities that are working towards a sustainable future. At BRIDGE for Cities 4.0, Urban Transition Alliance cities Katowice, Dortmund and Essen will be featured as good practice examples of how industrial legacy cities have embraced transitions that led to new opportunities in digitalization but in a way that prioritizes the needs of their local populations. Last year, the Urban Transition Alliance built a roadmap for approaching post-industrial decision-making; now the cities are turning their attention on how to increase equity in their urban transition initiatives.

ICLEI is also supporting UNIDO and its partners to matchmake cities and regions with business stakeholders to address these key issues together. Through three CiBiX Exchange sessions at BRIDGE for Cities 4.0, global public and private representatives will connect on key partnership opportunities emerging from Industry 4.0 development. In addition to CiBiX exchanges, the Mayors Roundtable at BRIDGE for Cities 4.0 will feature over 25 city and regional government leaders from around the globe for a high-level policy dialogue on industry 4.0. Each city will share their key priorities and interests on how they plan to utilize the 4th Industrial Revolution to accelerate urban innovation, achieve the 2030 Agenda and improve citizen wellbeing.

Interested cities, businesses and key industry 4.0 stakeholders are warmly invited to join BRIDGE for Cities 4.0 which is expected to gather around 600 participants. Registration details: https://www.unido.org/4th-bridge-cities-event

ICLEI WORLD SECRETARIAT
Kaiser-Friedrich-Str. 7
53113 Bonn
Germany
T.+49-228/97 62 99-00 F.+49-228/97 62 99-01 Email: www.iclei.org
EUROPE
European Secretariat
Leopoldring 3
79098 Freiburg, Germany
iclei-europe.org
Brussels Office
Av. de Tervuren 35
1040 Bruxelles
Belgium
Berlin Office
St. Oberholz ROS Team Room 4.02
Rosenthaler Str. 72a
10119 Berlin,
Germany
Africa secretariat
Physical address:
3 Knowledge Park
Century City
Cape Town
8001
South Africa
Postal address:
PO Box 5319
Tygervalley
7536
South Africa
africa.iclei.org
north america
Canada Office
401 Richmond St. W
Studio 204
Toronto, Ontario
M5V 3A8, Canada
www.icleicanada.org
Québec Office
Montréal City Hall
275 Notre-Dame St E
Montreal,
QC H2Y 1C6
www.icleicanada.org
British Columbia Office
Victoria City Hall
1 Centennial Square
Victoria,
BC V8W 1P6
www.icleicanada.org
USA Office
1536 Wynkoop St.
Suite 901
Denver, Colorado
USA 80202
icleiusa.org
MEXICO, CENTRAL AMERICA and the CARIBBEAN
Mexico, Central American and Caribbean Secretariat
Eje Central Lazaro Cardenas 13
Building Miguel Abed, Floor 5 Of. 506 and 507,
Col. Centro, CP 06050 Del.
Cuauhtemoc, Mexico City, Mexico
iclei.org.mx/
Colombia Office
Área Metropolitana del Valle de Aburrá
Carrera 53 N° 40A - 31
Medellín,
Antioquia – Colombia
iclei.org.mx/
ICLEI Argentina
Boulevard Gálvez, 1150 Planta Alta.
Santa Fe, Argentina.
South America
South American Secretariat
Rua Marquês de Itu 70, 14° andar.
São Paulo, SP, Brasil
CEP 01223-000
www.sams.iclei.org
Colombia Office
Carrera 53 N° 40A - 31, Medellín, Antioquia – Colombia
sams.iclei.org
ICLEI Argentina
Área Metropolitana del Valle de Aburrá
sams.iclei.org
South Asia
South Asia Secretariat
C-3, Lower Ground Floor Green Park Extension New Delhi - 110016, India
southasia.iclei.org
Southern Center
Door No. 6-3-596/47/2
Sri Venkata Ramana Colony
Hyderabad 500 004
Andhra Pradesh
east asia
East Asia Secretariat
14/F, Seoul Global Center Building, 38 Jongno, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea (110-110)
eastasia.iclei.org
Japan Office
1-14-2 Nishi-Shimbashi,
Minato-ku
Tokyo, Japan 105-0003
japan.iclei.org
Kaohsiung Capacity Center
4F. No.436, Daye N. Rd.
Xiaogang Dist.
Kaohsiung City 812
Taiwan (R.O.C.)
kcc.iclei.org
Korea Office
(16429) 3F, Suwon Research Institute,
126, Suin-ro, Gwonseon-gu, Suwon-si,
Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea
www.icleikorea.org
Beijing Office
B1010 Xiaoyun Center, No. 15
Beijing 100125,
China
southeast asia
Southeast Asia Secretariat
c/o The Manila Observatory Ateneo de Manila University Campus Loyola Heights, Quezon City 1101 Manila, Philippines
seas.iclei.org
ICLEI Indonesia Project Office
Rasuna Office Park III WO. 06-09 Komplek Rasuna Epicentrum Jl. Taman Rasuna Selatan, Kuningan DKI Jakarta, 12960, Indonesia
oceania
Oceania Secretariat
Level 1, 200 Little Collins Street Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
oceania.iclei.org
ICLEI World Congress 2018
Associate Partnership