The World Urban Forum held in Vancouver ended on Friday. The conference was a huge success with more than eleven thousand delegates attending the five-day conference from all over the world. The delegates discussed urban living while what measures can be taken by cities to adopt and cope with the increasing number of people who prefer to live in the cities.
Communicopia forms an integral component of the launch of the GUSSE site and tool. GUSSE is the abbreviation for the Global Urban Sustainability Solution Exchange, which is designed as an open-ended source. Similar to Amazon, GUSSE is a global search engine and a knowledge community for those individuals who are working on urban problems based across the world. The project team comprised several members, which included people involved in gathering business-related information, designing the logo and identity, web site designers, project managers. All these individuals worked together to meet the launch date that coincided with the WUF3.
GUSSE is deemed as Canada’s biggest gift to the online community across the world. The site’s formal launch occurred at UBC’s hospitality suite during the WUF. The team working on the GUSSE site generates updated content, tag people, search, and use several tools to keep a track of the solutions that are related to their business.
Beginning this fall, the company plans to raise additional funds for a global launch of the prototype. The site is in the experimental stage and further decisions will be based on the site’s popularity. To stay aware, visit the site and creates a few tags.