Agenda

2017 Agenda

09:00

Chairman’s Opening Remarks

Martin Brynskov, Associate Professor, Aarhus University

09:10

Best Practises & Lessons learned from a Global Village

  • Governance structure, including – political leadership, holistic approach, end user centric approach – IoC, financing
  • Open data – Open platform – Open source • Collaboration – PPPP

Frans-Anton Vermast, Senior Adviser, Amsterdam Smart City

09:30

The Next Step in Barcelona’s Smart City Journey – BCNLAB

  • Creating an environment for citizen led exploration & experimentation
  • Implementing the world of technology, science, knowledge and culture in the city of Barcelona

Diana Escobar, Project Director, BCNLAB

09:50

Fossil Fuel Free Stockholm by 2040

  • Decarbonisation achievements, 70% renewable energy today
  • How digitalisation can support CO2 mitigation – the most cost effective measures

Björn Hugosson, Head of Climate Unit, City of Stockholm

10:10

Smart City Strategy & Vision for the City of 2040 – Mayoral Panel Discussion

Ulf Kamne, Deputy Mayor, City of Gothenburg
Jan Valeskog, Deputy Mayor, City of Stockholm
Halldór Auðar Svansson, Deputy Mayor, City of Reykjavik
Anni Sinnemäki, Deputy Mayor, City of Helsinki

10:50

Networking Break

11:20

Smart City Vienna – A Recipe for Strategy & Monitoring

  • Using your existing building blocks
  • Smart City monitoring – measuring performance in practice, the key KPI’s 

Andreas Trisko, Head of Development, City of Vienna

11:40

The Nervous System of a Smart City

  • Re-engineering the city with smart ICT will enhance the livelihood of citizens, improve efficiency & increase competitiveness of business operations
  • Utilising ICT to form a city nervous system that enables connections: people to people, people to things and things to things

Richard Budel, Global Public Safety & Smart City Advisor, Huawei

12:00

Smart City Uppsala – Bringing Together Leadership, Partnership & Scalability

  • Gaining strong organisational commitment to innovative development
  • R&D-projects within Internet of Things for sustainable city development

Johan Rosen, Strategic Adviser, Municipality of Uppsala
Olle Bergdahl, E-government Strategist, Municipality of Uppsala

12:20

SmartEnCity – Towards Smart Zero CO2 Cities across Europe

  • Creating a network of small & medium sized cities – building towards a carbon free future

Peter Rathje, Managing Director, ProjectZero

12:40

Sharing Cities – Building Smart Cities Together

  • Changing the way that we think about the role of digital technology in our cities

Nathan Pierce, Programme Director, Sharing Cities

13:00

Networking Lunch

City Showcase Tracks and Smart City Research Lab

City Showcase Track 1
Main Auditorium
Chaired by: Martin Brynskov

City Showcase Track 2
Room K11
Chaired by: Carl Piva

Smart City Research Lab
Room K16
Chaired by: Teemu Santonen

14:00

Smart City Moscow – creating a test hub for smart city development

Eldar Tuzmukhametov, Smart Lab Leader, City of  Moscow

14:00

Malmö Innovation Arena – accelerating sustainable urban development

Jenny Åström, Project Manager, City of Malmö

14:00

Cities as Living Labs — Increasing the impact of investment in the circular economy

Teemu Santonen, Principal Researcher, Laurea University

14:20

Helsinki Advances with Open Smart City IoT – engaging businesses and citizens

Hanna Niemi-Hugaerts, IoT Program Director, Forum Virium Helsinki

14:20

Creating a cyber secure smart city & fostering economic innovation

Brian Benjamin, Smart City Leader, The Hague

14:20

Botnia Living Lab – user-centric research, development & innovation

Ali Padyab, User Engagement Expert, Botnia Living Lab

14:40

How to take an unfair advantage – strategies for extra-small municipalities

Johanna Hyrkäs, Director, Municipality of Lapinjärvi

14:40

Smart Gjesdal – from framework to action in a medium sized municipality

Eva-Maria Gärtner, Project Manager, Municipality of Gjesdal

14:40

Intelligent and Integrated energy Systems in Smart Cities for Smart Societies

Henrik Madsen, Professor, DTU

15:00

Citizen City – integrating citizen participation as a real part of smart cities policy

Jorge Saraiva, Co-chair, Citizen City Project

15:00

Innovative Regional Development: the case of Helsinki smart region

Johanna Juselius, Senior Adviser, Helsinki-Uusimaa Region

15:00

DTU Smart Campus – autonomous bus, sensors, drones and smart library

Tessa Anderson, Professor, DTU

15:20

Creating Tyresö Together – community engagement guides the new municipal strategic plan

Emma Shepherdson, Project Manager, Tyresö Kommun

15:20

OpenDenmark – open data across municipalities – for the next generation

Eva Maria Knudsen, Board Member, OpenData.DK

15:20

KTH Live-in Lab – testbed to increase innovation in construction & real estate

Jonas Anund Vogel, Director, KTH Live-in Lab

15:40

The Digitalisation of Cities – powered by Huawei

Andrew Watson, Group Public Safety Expert, Huawei

15:40

Citizen involvement & new governance in the city of Kópavogur

Sverrir Óskarsson, Vice Chairman, City of Kópavogur

15:40 

Smart City Research Lab – Open Discussion

Teemu Santonen, Principal Researcher, Laurea University

16:00

Networking Break

16:30

Internet of Things & Safe Cities – Panel Discussion

  • Johan Rosen, Strategic Adviser, Municipality of Uppsala
  • Hanna Niemi-Hugaerts, IoT Program Director, Forum Virium
  • Eldar Tuzmukhamedov, Smart Lab Leader, City of  Moscow
  • Martin Brynskov, Associate Professor, Aarhus University

Moderated by Andrew Watson, Group Public Safety Expert, Huawei

16:55

Innovation Showcase from OpenDataSoft

  • How open data can help cities to create smarter services for citizens
  • Securely open up your data and take a step towards becoming truly smart

Fanny Goldschmidt, Business Developer, OpenDataSoft

17:05

Standardisation & the role of SDO collaboration from a global & national perspective

Sepehr Mousavi, Chair, Sustainable Smart Cities, Swedish Standards Institute / Plantagon

17:10

How Standards can add Real Value to Cities as they become Smarter

  • Standardisation as a key driver for cities of all shapes & sizes
  • Learning from implementation of smart city standards across the globe
  • Smart Cities Forum – Platform for SDOs collaboration

Antoine Morin, Technical Program Manager, ISO

17:25

IEC Systems Committee on Smart Cities

  • Fostering the development of standards in the field of electrotechnology to help with the integration, interoperability & effectiveness of city systems

Peter Lanctot, Technical Officers Group Manager, IEC

17:35

Building the Frameworks for Successful Smart City Development – Panel Discussion

Karin Lindmark, Standardisation Director, Built Environment, SIS
Pernilla Bergmark, Research Manager, Sustainability – Ericsson / ITU Expert
Thomas Korssell, CEO, Svensk Elstandard
Antoine Morin, Technical Program Manager ISO
Peter Lanctot, Technical Officers Group Manager, IEC

Moderated by: Sepehr Mousavi, Sustainable Smart Cities Committee & Plantagon

17:55

Chairman’s Closing Remarks

Martin Brynskov, Associate Professor, Aarhus University

18:00

Networking Cocktail Reception

09:00

Chairman’s Opening Remarks

Kari Kankaala, Director, City Development, City of Tampere

09:10

Creating a Greener Climate for Europe & Beyond – Climate KIC

  • How can your village, town or city get involved to help change the planet
  • Changing the behaviour and mindset of business and citizens to create a sustainable future

Anders Wijkman, Chair, Climate-KIC

09:30

Smart City Umeå – the Ruggedised Project

  • Overall vision of continued social, economic and environmentally sustainable growth
  • Creating a “smart district” – underpinned by planned regeneration & new developments

Margareta Rönngren, Deputy Mayor, Municipality of Umeå

09:45

Smart City Vaasa – becoming a Truly Sustainable City

  • Putting sustainability at the top of the agenda – starting with the launch of green buses
  • How a smaller city uses smart city development to engage citizens & grow the economy

Tomas Häyry, Mayor, Municipality of Vaasa

10:00

Oulu 2026 – a Co-Creative City Strategy for the Future

  • The big challenges for cities – economic, environmental and education
  • Innovative solutions created with citizens – co-creation & citizen engagement are the key elements

Piia Rantala-Korhonen, Director – International Relations, City of Oulu

10:15

How the Small Giants can be the Real Innovators in Smart City Development – Panel Discussion

Tomas Häyry, Mayor, Municipality of Vaasa
Margareta Rönngren, Deputy Mayor, Municipality of Umeå
Piia Rantala-Korhonen, Director – International Relations, City of Oulu
Peter Rathje, Managing Director, ProjectZero

Moderated by Regis Cabral, Director, FEPRO – Funding for European Projects

10:35

Networking Break

11:00

Building More Connected, More Inclusive Cities – Mastercard is working with Cities to support:

  • Urban Mobility
  • Financial Inclusion
  • SMEs and Connected Commerce
  • Smart City Planning

Johan Envall, Director, Acceptance Development, Mastercard

11:20

The Transformation of the City of Malmö

  • From an industrial city in decline towards a centre of knowledge, modern architecture, culture and green technology

Ilmar Reepalu, Former Mayor & Architect, City of Malmö

11:40

Innovation Showcase from EasyPark Group

  • Utilising smart data to reduce the time it takes to find available parking
  • A two-sided approach to create more livable cities for everyone

Mauritz Börjeson, CBDO, EasyPark Group

11:50

Skills for the City of the Future

  • Is it a multi-disciplinary or intra-disciplinary challenge the city of the faces?
  • Celebrating best practise

Rick Hartwig, Head of Built Environment, Institution of Engineering & Technology

Themed Tracks

Smart Mobility
Main Auditorium
Chaired by: Kari Kankaala

Energy & Sustainability
Room K16
Chaired by: Carl Piva

12:10

Automated buses as part of the public transportation chain – how will it affect our future cities & how should we prepare?

Harri Santamala, Smarter Mobility, Metropolia University of Applied Sciences

12:10

Putting renewable energy & sustainability at the forefront of future planning. A review of projects across Norway.

Øyvind Aarvig, Senior Adviser, Ministry of Climate & Environment

12:30

Trafikverket’s vision for a smarter & greener transport system in Sweden

Anna Wildt-Persson, Chief Strategist, Trafikverket

12:30

Leading New ICT – building a sustainable & robust smart grid

Jason Ji, Director of Energy Sector, Nordic & CEE, Huawei

12:50

Digital Dialogue – passengers, operators and authorities working together

  • The lean &  agile way creates a better service with lower cost

Antti Vuorela, Head of Operational Research, Helsinki Region Transport

12:50

Nearly zero energy renovation pilot in 6 cities across Europe –  the EU-GUGLE project

Florencio Manteca, Project Coordinator, EU-Gugle Project

13:10

Networking Lunch

14:10

Unlocking Climate Finance for Cities : barriers and solutions

  • Creating an innovation ecosystem between cities, investors and solution providers
  • Global North v.s. Global South or joint innovation?
  • The challenge of scale

Victor Gancel, Programme Director, Climate-KIC

14:30

Innovative New Models for Smart City Financing

  • Viable cities – the new strategic innovation program on smart cities
  • Beyond green bonds – what is needed
  • Potential for synergies between private and public investments

Mikael Edelstam, CEO, Miljöstrategi

14:50

WWF’s One Planet Cities Programme

  • The role of civil society organisations to support climate-smart cities & climate-smart citizens
  • Smart cities require smart, comparable and transparent data, as well as smart citizens

Jennifer Lenhart, Programme Manager, WWF

15:10

Circular Economy Creates Better Cities!

  • Circular economy is a great framework to develop opportunities in your city & bring the right stakeholder to the table

Jasper Steinhausen, Co-Founder, Ouroboros

15:30

Together towards Resource Wisdom and Circular Economy

  • How the region tries to reach sustainable well-being through a circular & carbon neutral economy
  • The crucial role of the city as a driver/promoter to encourage participation of all the stakeholder groups –  for example experimental culture in a tool box

Pirkko Melville, Research & Development Manager, City of Jyväskylä

15:50

DEcentralised Citizen Owned Data Ecosystem: DECODE

  • Data is a common resource & infrastructure where to build upon (new services)
  • Data is shared according to rules set by common (enforceable) governance

Aik van Eemeren, CTO, City of Amsterdam

16:10

Chairman’s Closing Remarks

Kari Kankaala, Director, City Development, City of Tampere