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Joe Appleton

Joe Appleton is bee smart city's content strategist, editor and writer. He has a particular interest in smart and sustainable cities and urban mobility.


Madinah City Joins FIWARE Foundation

By Joe Appleton on Sep 22, 2022 11:36:30 AM

Madinah City has become the first city to join FIWARE Foundation’s Platinum Membership and earn a place on the FIWARE Board of Directors, alongside the city of Vienna (Austria), and Herne (Germany). Together, Madinah City and FIWARE will implement Saudi Arabia’s first smart city platform.




bee smart city Partners with London Climate Technology Show 2022

By Joe Appleton on Aug 18, 2022 2:01:37 PM

Leading policymakers, business leaders, investors, technocrats convening together to accelerate action towards sustainable future.


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FIWARE Foundation and Amazon Web Services Join Forces

By Joe Appleton on Jul 12, 2022 12:18:50 PM

Berlin, July 12, 2022 - FIWARE Foundation, the non-profit organization that encourages the adoption of open standards — implemented using Open Source technologies for the development of smart solutions on a global basis - proudly announces today that Amazon Web Services (AWS), the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, has joined FIWARE Foundation as a Platinum Member. This meaningful strategic step represents a successful collaboration focused on the designing and implementation of additional and new market solutions for creating a highly replicable and scalable open source of a smart city platform, using and connecting data in a city that come from all three basic sources: citizens, systems, and sensors.


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Join the FIWARE Global Summit in Gran Canaria

By Joe Appleton on Jun 24, 2022 4:06:01 PM

The FIWARE community, with its more than 520 members worldwide, will meet physically in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain), hosted by the SPEGC and Cabildo de Gran Canaria to further drive sustainable initiatives of digital transformation in various sectors;


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Join The Global Mobility Call In Madrid!

By Joe Appleton on Jun 6, 2022 3:59:00 PM

Global Mobility Call is an exciting mobility event that covers every aspect of the smart mobility topic, from electric vehicles to smart urban infrastructure, taking place in Madrid from 14 - 16 June 2022. This landmark event will attract the most important mobility institutions, solution providers, urban leaders, and industry experts to discuss the future of mobility and the way we move around.


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bee smart city and Smart City Expo World Congress renew partnership

By Joe Appleton on Nov 3, 2021 1:16:39 PM

For 2021, bee smart city is proud to announce its continued partnership with Smart City Expo World Congress. This premier Smart City event is the world’s most significant smart city conference and exhibition, held annually in Barcelona since 2011. To mark the event’s 10th anniversary, the programme for 2021 is expected to be better than ever before, with a predicted attendance of over 10,000 visitors, 400 exhibitors, and 350 guest speakers.


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