Michal Kaliňák

ZMOS

Mgr. Michal Kaliňák, PhD. - Spokesman and Secretary of the Council of Experts of the Association of Towns and Municipalities of Slovakia. He graduated political science and now he specializes in self-government. He has been working in ZMOS since 2010 and worked as a municipal deputy, first in Medzilaborce and later in Prešov. In the meantime, he held the position of spokesman for the City of Prešov and also the Head of the Public Communication Department in the Bratislava district Petržalka. He was Assistant to the Prime Minister of the National Council of the Slovak Republic, Adviser and Spokesman of the Deputy Prime Minister for Knowledge Society, European Affairs, Human Rights and Minorities, Director of the Communication Department of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic and Advisor to the State Secretary of the Ministry of Finance. He has been closely dealing with topics of public administration and public relations as an external teacher at the university for 15 years and he publishes articles in scientific periodicals regularly.

  • Smart Cities from the ZMOS perspective   |   Jarná ITAPA 2019

    Local territorial self-government must respond flexibly to new trends that with varying intesity affect cities and municipalities, but also the lives of their inhabitants. The Smart Agenda has a significant impact on towns and villages and it presents a chance to modernize them. It is an opportunity to increase efficiency and a tool for their further development. It will gradually become a competitive advantage that self-governments have to prepare for. It is an investment for a new perspective that combines the roles, responsibilities, demands of the population, as well as visions with technological solutions. Its proper understanding and systematic approach are preconditions for further success.

  • Smart agenda for local governments   |   Jarná Itapa 2018

    Local governments needs modernization, which is a spontaneous response to present developments and expected tendencies. A view of the current structure of local governments and tendencies as shared economy, local economic policy, alternative financing of local development, inter-municipal cooperation and Smart Agenda are impulses that can contribute to the further development and local governments’ prosperity.
     
    Smart Agenda is about technologies as well as complex, innovative and sustainable solutions. Therefore, it is necessary to prepare local government for linking this agenda with development of public services and growth of quality of life. 
     
  • Discussion   |   Jarná Itapa 2018

  • SMART AGENDA FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENTS   |   Jarná Itapa 2018

    Local governments needs modernization, which is a spontaneous response to present developments and expected tendencies. A view of the current structure of local governments and tendencies as shared economy, local economic policy, alternative financing of local development, inter-municipal cooperation and Smart Agenda are impulses that can contribute to the further development and local governments’ prosperity.

    Smart Agenda is about technologies as well as complex, innovative and sustainable solutions. Therefore, it is necessary to prepare local government for linking this agenda with development of public services and growth of quality of life.