NOTE: The 13th session has been tentatively rescheduled to the second week of December (to be confirmed by the committee on conferences of the United Nations, taking account of the ongoing situations of the COVID-19 in the world and the host city New York)

Adopting the Smart City Accessible ICT Public Procurement Model Policy. A collaboration of UCLG, G3ict, and the World Economic Forum with support from the Microsoft Corporation.
May 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

G3ict, through its Smart Cities for All global initiative, is partnering with the World Economic Forum, Secretariat for the G20 Global Smart Cities Alliance, to help cities worldwide adopt technology procurement policies that support greater inclusion. The Microsoft Corporation is providing funding and expertise to support this global Inclusive Procurement Launchpad project.

This 90-minute webinar, a collaboration of G3ict, United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) and the World Economic Forum (WEF) will be targeted specifically to cities in Europe but open to participants worldwide. The webinar will demonstrate how Smart Cities worldwide are uniquely positioned to use their considerable purchasing power, including of information and communications technologies (ICT), to advance the rights and digital inclusion of persons with disabilities and older persons.

To learn more and register visit Webinar Registration – Zoom

European Accessibility Summit 2022. Smart Cities Panel Discussion
Jun 1 @ 2:15 pm – 3:30 pm

Organised by the European Disability Forum and sponsored by Microsoft, the European Accessibility Summit aims to raise awareness of the importance of accessible technology in work, education, and leisure for persons with disabilities in Europe.

This year, one of the main themes of the Summit is the European Accessibility Act and its impact on products and services.  James Thurston will share his views and experinece during  the panel discussion that will cover the following topics:

  • European Accessibility Act (EAA) and its impact on products and services.
  • The role of national stakeholders in the implementation of the EAA
  • EU strategy for Disability Rights and shared priorities for employment and education.
European Accessibility Summit Side Event 
Jun 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

IAAP EU and European Disability Forum (EDF) present the European Accessibility Summit hybrid side event hosted by Microsoft. Focusing on the specific European content, this accessibility event includes subject matter presentations, policy discussions and expert panels.

The event is for IAAP and EDF members and non-members. The European accessibility market is growing fast, and the need for qualified professionals has never been more evident.

Find out more about the Side Event.

Smart City Expo LATAM Congress 
Jun 7 @ 11:00 am – Jun 16 @ 12:00 pm

G3ict/Smart Cities for All is set to participate in the seventh edition of the Smart City Expo LATAM Congress on June 7, 8, 9, 14, 15 and 16. The event will highlight ideas, projects and actions that are being implemented in the cities and territories of Latin America and take place in a hybrid format.

Find out more about the Smart City Expo. 

G3ict at the 15th Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CoSP15)
Jun 14 @ 8:00 am – Jun 16 @ 5:00 pm

The 15th session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) is scheduled to take place at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters, New York, from June 4 to 16, 2022, during which an election of nine members of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with disabilities will be conducted.

Stay updated on G3ict’s participation details. 


World Urban Forum (WUF 11) 
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – Jun 30 @ 5:00 pm

The WUF, convened by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), will for the first time take place in Eastern Europe in Katowice, Poland, under the theme ‘Transforming our cities for a better future.’ Representatives of national, regional, and local governments, academics, community leaders, urban planners will be among the thousands of people are expected to attend WUF11. G3ict will participate in a side event and details will be shared soon.

Visit the event website for more updates. 

Smart City Expo USA
Sep 14 @ 9:00 am – Sep 15 @ 3:00 pm

Smart City Expo USA is the country’s leading event for cities.

M-Enabling Summit 2022. Digital Inclusion: Strategies for Equal Opportunities
Oct 24 @ 8:00 am – Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm

With its theme of “Digital Inclusion: Strategies for Equal Opportunities,” the 2022 M-Enabling Summit will facilitate networking and brainstorming in exploring major trends in business, government and education that are accelerating the pursuit of universal accessibility for digital products, content and services. With its venue in the Washington, D.C. area, the M-Enabling Summit attracts key stakeholders facilitating unique exchanges, collaborations, solutions sharing and thought leadership activities.


For the latest updates, follow M-Enabling Summit on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.


Smart City Expo World Congress
Nov 15 @ 12:00 am – Nov 17 @ 1:00 am

This is the benchmark event on urban development, and for 3 days it becomes a global hub where executives, city representatives and academics from around the world meet to explore a better future for our cities. Learn from the greatest experts at the Congress. Discover the latest technologies at the Expo. Go deep into key smart city issues with theme specific Side Events. Enjoy premier networking and get business done.