On the 30th of November 2023, Water Europe and ARSINOE held the #5 Online Seminar titled ‘Water-Smart Cities: Navigating Climate-Resilient Sustainable Urbanization in the Digital Age.

These seminars aim to discuss gaps and synergies, leading the conversation towards a stronger and clearer vision for future actions. The scope of these events is to create a critical mass of exchanged knowledge and experience, which will be capitalized upon, disseminated, and exploited for various purposes, including policy development, further research and innovation collaboration, and the market uptake of innovations.

This fifth seminar was chaired by the Water Europe VLT Water-Smart Cities, led by Arnout Reulens (city of Mechelen), it featured an eminent panel of experts from the sister projects  ARSINOE​TRANSFORMAR​IMPETUS​ and REGILIENCE​, who will actively participate and provide valuable insights drawn from their extensive experience and the ambitious goals of these projects

The Water Europe VLT Water-Smart Cities plays a pivotal role in shaping the event’s focus on urban end-user needs, circular economy principles, and the realization of a Water-Smart Society. This VLT in Water Europe sets visionary benchmarks and fosters collaboration among stakeholders, creating a foundation for innovation, experimentation, and the transformation of urban environments into smart, sustainable, and resilient Water-Oriented Living Labs.

The event serves as a stand to further the aims of ARSINOE and its sister projects, focusing on the development of climate-resilient regions and the integration of systemic solutions for sustainable, smart, and climate-adaptive urban environments for a Water-Smart Society.

You can watch the full webinar at this link.