PEO York Chapter would like to extend our warmest invitation to you to participate in our symposium on Smart Cities. Returning for the 3rd year, 2018 Engineering Technology Symposium will be held on Wednesday, Oct 3rd, 2018, at Paramount Eventspace located in Woodbridge, Vaughan. This year we are excited to have the City of Vaughan as our strategic partner for this event.

Global smart cities market will be valued at 1.5 trillion dollars in 2020. Over 28 global cities worldwide are expected to be Smart Cities by 2025. China has allocated 160 billion dollars for Smart Cities Initiatives in the next few years. Meanwhile, the European Union will invest 200 million euros in Smart Cities in the next two years. At home in Canada, the government has issued a Smart Cities Challenge for communities across the country to address local issues their residents face through new partnerships, using a Smart Cities approach.