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LASCN Pre-workshop

Late June 2021 | Online or Hybrid

LASCN Pre-workshop

LASCN Pre-workshop 150 150 WeGO

In 2021, WeGO will take the initiative to establish the Latin America Smart Cities Network (LASCN), an open-ended regional network of city and other local governments across Latin America that will serve as a platform to exchange knowledge and foster cooperation on smart city development in the region.

This Pre-workshop will serve as a cornerstone in the establishment of this network, introducing this regional network initiative to the interested cities, and partners. It will also be an opportunity to identify the regional challenges and needs in smart city development.

Join us to learn more about WeGO’s new initiative and to take part in the discussion on the shaping of the network’s activities.

Event Details

Date: Late June 2021
Format: Online or Hybrid


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General Remarks on Regional Cooperation & LASCN Introduction

  • Welcome Remarks by WeGO Secretary General
  • Introduction of WeGO & the LASCN Initiative by WeGO & Mexico RO
  • Congratulatory remarks for LASCN Initiative
  • Addressing the Importance of Smart City Regional Cooperation and Needs 
  • LASCN supporting ceremony

Session 1

Regional Challenges & Trends in Smart City Development

  • Development Challenges in LATAM Region (ECLAC)
  • Recent Smart City Projects in LATAM Region (KOICA)
  • Financing Smart City Projects in LATAM  (IDB)
  • [Online – Coffee Break]
    [Offline – LATAM HomoSapiencities Networking]

Session 2

Smart City Initiatives

  • Smart City Project Case by Mexico City
  • Smart City Project Case by Lima / Buenos Aires
  • Smart City Project Case by Sao Paulo

Session 3

Panel Discussion:
Future smart city development trends and the role of LASCN to achieve smart city transformation in the region.

  • Session one speakers
  • Session two speakers
  • City Representatives
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