Mayors' Meeting at Bar-Ilan
Bar-Ilan university's 140-acre campus is surrounded by seven cities and municipalities, representing about 750,000 citizens.
A meeting of the mayors and other officials of the seven cities was held at Bar-Ilan Centre for Smart Cities. Bar-Ilan's VP for Research, Prof. Arie Zaban and the centre's director, Dr. Eyal Yaniv presented the centre's mission and vision. The seven mayors presented their strategy for making their cities smarter. Directions for joint efforts were discussed. The participants acknowledged the role of the centre as a leading actor in the smart cities ecosystem that can help the cities to become smarter.