Considered the largest intelligent cities event in the world, the congress was hosted in Curitiba and received more than six thousand people. On the occasion, the representatives of the InovaCidades Forum, agenda created by Arapyaú with FNP (Federação Nacional de Prefeitos), debated questions such as innovation environments, innovative solutions and governance and planning, with municipal leaders. They also defined the Forum governance structure.
In parallel, the secretary of innovation of the city of São Paulo, Daniel Annenberg, was confirmed as vice president of institutional relations of InovaCidades. He created São Paulo’s Poupatempo and was the director of Detran, being considered a specialist in governmental innovation in Brazil.
These agendas are important to ensure governmental innovation is strengthened and consolidated, enabling structural changes in municipal public administration”says Marcelo Cabral, manager of the Cities and Territories programme.
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