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ICF Co-Founder John Jung in New Taipei City for Intelligent Community Awards Program Site Visit
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) co-founder John Jung is currently in New Taipei City, Taiwan, for a site visit in accordance with the ICF’s Intelligent Community Awards Program. New Taipei City is one of the Top7 Intelligent Communities of 2015, along with Arlington County (USA), Columbus (USA), Ipswich (Australia), Mitchell (USA), Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) and Surrey (Canada). One of these seven communities will be named the Intelligent   read full article >>
 
 
ICF Chairman John Jung Visits Mayor Chu
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
New Taipei City, Taiwan - China Daily News reports on the visit by John Jung, co-founder of the   read full article >>
 
New Taipei City Hosts Co-Founder of the ICF to Pick Intelligent Community of the Year
Monday, March 30, 2015
Taipei, Taiwan - CTimes reports Intelligent Community Forum co-founder John Jung visits New Taipei City   read full article >>
 
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Taichung City, Taiwan (2012)
Saturday, August 25, 2012

The roots of the city of Taichung City go back to 1897, when it was founded as the capital of what was then Taiwan Province.  But in another sense, Taichung City was born on Christmas Day in 2010, when the modern city was merged with the surrounding county to create a municipality of 2.65 million people spread across 2,214 square kilometres (850 sq. mi.).  The disparities – between service and manufacturing, urban and rural – were a challenge to the very idea of the merger, which sought to create a metropolitan area ready for global competition.  The new Taichung certainly had the potential.  It was the only city on the island at the intersection of four transport systems: seaport, airport, rail and road.  Under its dynamic Mayor, Chih-Chiang (Jason) Hu, the city leadership set out to realize the potential they saw in Taichung – a potential that could only be realized if all the economic, social and cultural pieces of the puzzle fit snugly into place.

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Beyond Data
Date: April 16, 2015
On the 16th of April the European Beyond Data Event takes place in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. An More>>
 
Summit 2015
Date: June 9 - 11, 2015
The Summit is an international gathering of mayors, chief administrative officers, chief More>>
 
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Taiwan's Top Intelligent Communities
Taipei, Taiwan - Vision Magazine reports on the top 5 most Intelligent Communities in Taiwan and Taipei placed first with New Taipei City at number two and Taoyuan at number three. All three are recognized Intelligent
 
Beyond a Smart City, Is Montreal an Intelligent Community
Montreal, Canada - Montreal News reports on the interview with Lou Zacharilla co-founder of the Intelligent Community Forum on Global TV news. Read the full story at montrealinnews.com.
 
Beyond a Smart City, Is Montreal an Intelligent Community
Montreal, Canada - Video alert. Global Television News features an interview with Lou Zacharilla, co-founder of the Intelligent Community Forum about what a city needs to do to be an Intelligent Community. View the
 
 
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Montreal's First Smart City Expo Kicks Off
Montreal, Canada - On Montreal CBC Radio Paul Lewis, President of the Smart City Expo and Dean of the Faculté d’aménagement at University of Montreal, discusses how technology and intelligence can be
 
Intelligent Community: A Unique Urban Observatory in New York
New York, USA - Radio-Canada French Television out of Montreal presents a three part series on Intelligent Communities and how New York is tapping into Wi-Fi and Open Data as well as other technology to be become smarter.
 
Columbus Makes Bold Move Towards Gigabit City Broadband
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Guided by the vision of Mayor Michael B. Coleman, the city of Columbus will enhance availability of community broadband services through an innovative approach to public-private partnership. Recently, the
 
 

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