World Cities World Class University Network Symposium 2019


July 28 - August 2, 2019

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

29 Polytechnicheskaya Str., Research Building (Metro Polytechnicheskaya), 195251, St. Petersburg, Russia

The World Cities World Class University (WC2) Network brings together top universities located in the heart of major world cities to address culture, environment and political issues of common interest to world cities. WC2 aims to advance understanding and recognition of the role of universities in world cities and issues that are of common interest to them, both locally and internationally. The flow of staff, students and information domestically and across borders contributes to a more comprehensive understanding of world cities, their universities and their potential to impact and aid each other.

The WC2 network was established in September 2010 by City, University of London and currently has 10 member institutions.

For more information, please, visit WC2 official web-site.

Dates: July 28th to August 2nd, 2019.

Host University: Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, St. Petersburg, Russia

The core topic of the 2019 WC2 Symposium is «Smart Cities and Digital Society».

The 2019 Symposium will address the key challenges of the society as in the modern global world as well as in the largest cities digitalization and smart city issues are of an extreme importance.

The Symposium is primarily open to faculty, graduate and PhD students at WC2 member universities.


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