A European summit of local and regional communities to share a common vision for a smarter tomorrow!
The European Regions Summit for Smart Communities will be held in the Alentejo region (city of Évora) and online, between 3 - 9 of May 2021. It will gather local and regional leaders, from across Europe to discuss European and National institutions how to involve the citizens and stakeholders in co-promoting smarter small cities, towns, villages, and regions for better tomorrow.
This Summit is a celebration of success and achievements. Portugal is committed to playing a positive and flexible role in order to act positively, promote cooperation, achieve tangible results in economic recovery, and lead the European Union out of the crisis.
The Summit will gather Mayors, Regional Presidents as well as other elected Politicians from across Europe, that will show best practices on how to involve citizens more effectively, with the support of local and regional authorities.
It will be followed by technical and thematic sessions, projects meeting and networking, artistic performances, social/cultural time, visits in the Alentejo Region, and ending the week by celebrating the Day of Europe.
The Summit is organized by the H2020-AURORAL project led by CCDR Alentejo, with the support from Alentejo Europe Initiative, Open & Agile Smart Cities (OASC), ADRAL - Regional Development Agency of Alentejo, and IrRADIARE Science for Evolution and H2020-dRural project.
The event will be live streaming, on the official webpage, and H2020-AURORAL YouTube channel.