The concept of smart villages is a new concept within the realm of EU policy making, which emerged in the desire to strengthen rural areas through the use of digital technologies and innovations.
At its plenary session in March 2021, the European Parliament discussed the long-term vision for rural areas, which is being prepared by the European Commission, emphasising that the EU should holistically address the development of rural areas.
The international virtual event on Global Smart Villages, which is being organised by DOBA Business School, will address the fields of digitalisation, sustainable models and smart solutions for living and working in rural areas, smart farms, energy, green policies, mobility, and social services in rural areas in relation to smart villages.
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The event seeks to bring together different experiences from the world and Slovenia and to encourage cooperation in this rapidly evolving field.
Confirmed speakers at the event are:
DOBA Business School also offers a unique master’s programme, Management of Smart Cities, which is based on the content from the fields of management and economics of smart cities and communities, sustainable development, modern information technologies, and the promotion and management of innovative and creative processes.