The congress will bring together over 400 global influencers and innovators to share knowledge, debate the challenges faced by our cities, encourage out of the box thinking and inspire a worldwide call for action in order to develop smarter and more sustainable cities. This professional, institutional and social meeting point is a leading platform of ideas, networking, experiences and international business deals that gathers together the highest level of stakeholders, in the context of urban development.
Citizen empowerment, commons, engagement, infrastructure management, open data, performance measurement, public services, right to the city, service integration, transparency.
Business model, economic development, financing models, public-private- people partnership, social economy. Mobility Data management, electrical vehicles, intelligent transport systems, pedestrians, public transport, sustainable mobility, traffic management.
Co-creation, co-production, education, empowerment, equity, inclusive, living labs, livable cities, quality of life, social innovation. Sustainability
Alternative resources, climate change, low carbon, public space, regional development, renewable energy, resilience, urban development. Data & Technology Big data, cloud, cyber platform, cybersecurity, data analysis, data protection, internet of things, networks, peer-to- peer, sensors.
Public safety, cybersecurity, vulnerabilities, emergencies, data center, cloud, public services, data protection, cyber threats, infraestructures, data privacy, data management, data protection, data property, surveillance.
Keynote Speakers 2016 - This year's globally influential smart city innovators
- Ellen Macarthur The Fundamental Role of Cities in Catalysing Transition Towards a Circular Economy November 16th 10:00 – 10:30
- Parag Khanna Why We Need More Connected Cities? November 16th 16:45 – 17:15
- Susan Etlinger Artificial Intelligence in the Digital City November 17th 11:10 – 11:40
- David Bollier The City as a Commons November 17th 16:30 - 17:00