The online training seminar "Water, Energy and Food in the City of the Future (Smart Cities): the Role of Technology Innovation and Smart Technologies" is the third and last out of three seminars to be conducted under the topic "Addressing the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus in the context of Climate Change and Sustainable Development" organised by the EU – GCC Clean Energy Technology Network and the Environmental Center for Arab Towns (ECAT), in association with the Middle East Desalination Research Center (MEDRC) and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands -UAE.
This onine training seminar will seek answer to the following questions:
• How can we measure sustainability co-benefits based on different levels of urban integration among water-energy-food systems and services?
• What are the available options towards Integrating Technologies and Infrastructure Systems?
• How IoT & big data could contribute to urban nexus metrics and smart cities?
• Any lessons could be learnt from covid-19 crisis to associate also health dimension to the nexus and evolve towards smart cities?