Plenty underway at IMMRED, 4SmartCities @4smartcities

Organizing Committee: Amel ATTOUR, Nathalie LAZARIC, Arianna CALZA, Mira TOUMI

The Economic Times reporting on an industry analysis study, estimates that Making locally in the mobile handset industry might be almost entirely domestic by 2020. Whether or not this is a good thing deserves debate, at a time when various studies point to an ecological nightmare in tech-intensive cities and countries, India high among them. These cities are drowning in waste, and toxic electronic waste at that (see The Guardian report ).

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