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Tuesday 13th


09:30

11/13/2018 09:30 11/13/2018 10:15 Europe/Madrid Cities to Live In Cities to Live In Congress Area - Auditorium MM/DD/YYYY
Cities to Live In

Auditorium - Keynotes

09:30 - 10:15 Congress Area - Auditorium

Participants:

Speaker

Gerardo Pisarello

Ajuntament de Barcelona

Speaker

David Cierco Jiménez de Parga

Director General

Red.es

Speaker

Jordi Puigneró

Minister of Digital Policies and Public Administration

Government of Catalonia

Speaker

Gila Gamliel

Minister

Ministry for Social Equality of Israel

Speaker

Janil Puthucheary

Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Transport & Ministry of Communications and Information

Ministry of Transport & Ministry of Communications and Information, Singapore

Speaker

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez

Senior Director

World Bank

  • Digital Transformation
  • Urban Environment
  • Mobility
  • Governance & Finance
  • Inclusive & Sharing Cities

10:15

11/13/2018 10:15 11/13/2018 11:05 Europe/Madrid High Level Panel Discussion on How City Leaders Can Better Foster Innovation for More Liveable Cities High Level Panel Discussion on How City Leaders Can Better Foster Innovation for More Liveable Cities Congress Area - Auditorium MM/DD/YYYY
High Level Panel Discussion on How City Leaders Can Better Foster Innovation for More Liveable Cities

Auditorium - Plenary Sessions

10:15 - 11:05 Congress Area - Auditorium

Participants:

Chair

Dionisio González García

Advocacy & Outreach Director

International Association of Public Transport (UITP)

Speaker

Pere Calvet

President

UITP

Speaker

Emilia Saiz

Secretary General

UCLG

Speaker

Mercedes Vidal

Councillor for mobility

Barcelona City Council

Speaker

Octavi De la Varga Mas

Secretary General

Metropolis

Speaker

Muna Al Osaimi

Director Transportation Strategic Planning

Roads & Transport Authority Dubai

Speaker

Joao Matlombe

Municipality of Maputo


11:05

11/13/2018 11:05 11/13/2018 11:20 Europe/Madrid Ceremony of signature & launch of the “Innovation Cluster” of the Mobility Champions Community by City representatives, UCLG/Metropolis and UITP Ceremony of signature & launch of the “Innovation Cluster” of the Mobility Champions Community by City representatives, UCLG/Metropolis and UITP Congress Area - Auditorium MM/DD/YYYY
Ceremony of signature & launch of the “Innovation Cluster” of the Mobility Champions Community by City representatives, UCLG/Metropolis and UITP

Auditorium - Plenary Sessions

11:05 - 11:20 Congress Area - Auditorium


11:30

11/13/2018 11:30 11/13/2018 12:30 Europe/Madrid Innovative Governance Models: a Quest for the Common Good Innovative Governance Models: a Quest for the Common Good Congress Area - Auditorium MM/DD/YYYY
Innovative Governance Models: a Quest for the Common Good

Auditorium - Plenary Sessions

11:30 - 12:30 Congress Area - Auditorium

Participants:

Chair

Nicole Flatow

Head Editor

CityLab

Speaker

Ana Paula Chantre Luna de Carvalho

Minister

Ministry of Spatial Planning and Housing

Speaker

Joan Clos

Former Executive Director of UN-Habitat

UN-Habitat

Speaker

Mala Anand

President - Leonardo, Analytics & Industries

SAP

Speaker

Zhiguang Shan

Director-General of Information Research Dept. and Secretary-General of China Smarter City Development

State Information Center, China

Speaker

Alfonso Díaz del Río Díaz de Bustamante

Diversification & Strategic Projects Director

Ferrovial

  • Governance & Finance

12:45

11/13/2018 12:45 11/13/2018 14:45 Europe/Madrid Future-Proof Digital Platform Empowers Cities Future-Proof Digital Platform Empowers Cities Congress Area - Auditorium MM/DD/YYYY
Future-Proof Digital Platform Empowers Cities

Auditorium - Huawei Summit

12:45 - 14:45 Congress Area - Auditorium


15:00

11/13/2018 15:00 11/13/2018 15:30 Europe/Madrid Prof. Muhammad Yunus - A World of Three Zeros: The New Economics of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, and Zero Net Carbon Emissions Prof. Muhammad Yunus - A World of Three Zeros: The New Economics of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, and Zero Net Carbon Emissions Congress Area - Auditorium MM/DD/YYYY
Prof. Muhammad Yunus - A World of Three Zeros: The New Economics of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, and Zero Net Carbon Emissions

Auditorium - Keynotes

15:00 - 15:30 Congress Area - Auditorium

Participants:

Speaker

Muhammad Yunus

Nobel Peace Prize laureate

Yunus Center


16:00

11/13/2018 16:00 11/13/2018 17:00 Europe/Madrid Bringing Down Barriers: What Builing an All-Inclusive Society Means Bringing Down Barriers: What Builing an All-Inclusive Society Means Congress Area - Auditorium MM/DD/YYYY
Bringing Down Barriers: What Builing an All-Inclusive Society Means

Auditorium - Plenary Sessions

16:00 - 17:00 Congress Area - Auditorium

Participants:

Chair

Sameh Naguib Wahba

Global Director for Urban and Territorial Development, Disaster Risk Management and Resilience

The World Bank

Speaker

Francesca Bria

Chief Technology and Digital Innovation Officer

Barcelona City Council

Speaker

Miguel Gamiño

EVP Global Cities

Mastercard

Speaker

Emilia Saiz

Secretary General

UCLG

Speaker

Joseph Bradley

VP of Customer Experience, IoT and Incubation

Cisco


Wednesday 14th


09:15

11/14/2018 09:15 11/14/2018 10:00 Europe/Madrid Deadline 2020: European Cities Getting the Job Done Deadline 2020: European Cities Getting the Job Done Congress Area - Auditorium MM/DD/YYYY
Deadline 2020: European Cities Getting the Job Done

Auditorium - Dialogue Sessions

09:15 - 10:00 Congress Area - Auditorium

Participants:

Moderator

Màrius Carol Pañella

Director

La Vanguardia

Moderator

Susana Quadrado Mercadal

Chief Editor

La Vanguardia

Speaker

Ada Colau i Ballano

Mayor

Ajuntament De Barcelona

Speaker

Georgios Kaminis

Mayor

City of Athens

Speaker

Giuseppe Sala

Mayor

Comune di Milano

Speaker

Michael Müller

Governing Mayor

Governing Mayor of Berlin - Senate Chancellery

Speaker

Teresa Ribera

Spanish Minister for Ecological Transition

Spanish Government


10:00

11/14/2018 10:00 11/14/2018 10:20 Europe/Madrid Natalia Olson - The Power to Change the Future of Cities Depends on Smart Region Strategies Natalia Olson - The Power to Change the Future of Cities Depends on Smart Region Strategies Congress Area - Auditorium MM/DD/YYYY
Natalia Olson - The Power to Change the Future of Cities Depends on Smart Region Strategies

Auditorium - Inspirational Talks

10:00 - 10:20 Congress Area - Auditorium

Participants:

Speaker

Natalia Olson-Urtecho

Chief Innovation Officer & Board Member

Smart City Works & Disruptive Factory


10:20

11/14/2018 10:20 11/14/2018 10:40 Europe/Madrid Daria Tataj - Innovation through Network Thinking: A Growth Model for Mid-Size Cities in the Digital Economy Daria Tataj - Innovation through Network Thinking: A Growth Model for Mid-Size Cities in the Digital Economy Congress Area - Auditorium MM/DD/YYYY
Daria Tataj - Innovation through Network Thinking: A Growth Model for Mid-Size Cities in the Digital Economy

Auditorium - Inspirational Talks

10:20 - 10:40 Congress Area - Auditorium

Participants:

Speaker

Daria Tataj

Strategy & Policy Advisor to EU & Chair of High-Level Advisors to Carlos Moedas

World Economic Forum


10:45

11/14/2018 10:45 11/14/2018 11:45 Europe/Madrid The City We Want: Resource-Efficient, Resilient and Sustainable The City We Want: Resource-Efficient, Resilient and Sustainable Congress Area - Auditorium MM/DD/YYYY
The City We Want: Resource-Efficient, Resilient and Sustainable

Auditorium - Plenary Sessions

10:45 - 11:45 Congress Area - Auditorium

Participants:

Chair

Manel Sanmarti

Research Energy Engineer

Catalonia Institute for Energy Research

Speaker

Karla Rubilar Barahona

Governor Metropolitan Region of Santiago, Chile

Región Metropolitana de Santiago

Speaker

Luis Gerardo Rivera Marín

Secretario de Estado

Puerto Rico

Speaker

Ulrich Ahle

CEO

Fiware Foundation

Speaker

Joanna Drake

Deputy Director-General

DG Environment, European Comission

Speaker

Vahé Torossian

Corporate Vice President, AVP Microsoft Western Europe

Microsoft Western Europe


14:00

11/14/2018 14:00 11/14/2018 14:30 Europe/Madrid Andrew Keen - How to Fix the Smart City Future Andrew Keen - How to Fix the Smart City Future Congress Area - Auditorium MM/DD/YYYY
Andrew Keen - How to Fix the Smart City Future

Auditorium - Keynotes

14:00 - 14:30 Congress Area - Auditorium

Participants:

Speaker

Andrew Keen

Entrepreneur and Author

Andrew Keen Productions Inc


14:30

11/14/2018 14:30 11/14/2018 15:00 Europe/Madrid Urban Innovation Processes in Smart City Expo Host Cities Urban Innovation Processes in Smart City Expo Host Cities Congress Area - Auditorium MM/DD/YYYY
Urban Innovation Processes in Smart City Expo Host Cities

Auditorium - Plenary Sessions

14:30 - 15:00 Congress Area - Auditorium

Participants:

Moderator

Lluís Gómez

Commissioner for Economic Promotion, Enterprise and Innovation

City of Barcelona

Speaker

Rafael Greca

Prefeito

Curitiba City Hall

Speaker

Hiroyuki Suzuki

Advanced Telecommunications Reseach Intstitute international. Kyoto

Speaker

Francisco Xabier Albizuri Morett

Secretario de Infraestructura, Movilidad y Transportes del Estado de Puebla

City of Puebla

Speaker

Matias Williams

Subsecretario de Ciudad Inteligente

Gobierno de Buenos Aires


17:15

11/14/2018 17:15 11/14/2018 17:45 Europe/Madrid Yochai Benkler - Democratic Accountability and Innovation: Open, Collaborative, and Social Yochai Benkler - Democratic Accountability and Innovation: Open, Collaborative, and Social Congress Area - Auditorium MM/DD/YYYY
Yochai Benkler - Democratic Accountability and Innovation: Open, Collaborative, and Social

Auditorium - Inspirational Talks

17:15 - 17:45 Congress Area - Auditorium

Participants:

Speaker

Yochai Benkler

Professor, Faculty Co-Director

Harvard Law School


17:45

11/14/2018 17:45 11/14/2018 18:45 Europe/Madrid Mobility of Tomorrow: Faster, Cheaper, Cleaner and Safer than Today? Mobility of Tomorrow: Faster, Cheaper, Cleaner and Safer than Today? Congress Area - Auditorium MM/DD/YYYY
Mobility of Tomorrow: Faster, Cheaper, Cleaner and Safer than Today?

Auditorium - Plenary Sessions

17:45 - 18:45 Congress Area - Auditorium

Participants:

Chair

Sarah Murray

Writer/journalist

Freelance

Speaker

Dario Nardella

Mayor

Comune di Firenze

Speaker

Aisha Bin Bishr

Director General

Smart Dubai

Speaker

Seong-ik Oh

Director for Innovation City Support Policy Division of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport

Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport

Speaker

Xavier Grau

FCC Environment


19:00

11/14/2018 19:00 11/14/2018 19:30 Europe/Madrid World Smart Cities Awards World Smart Cities Awards Congress Area - Auditorium MM/DD/YYYY
World Smart Cities Awards

Auditorium - Award Ceremony

19:00 - 19:30 Congress Area - Auditorium


Thursday 15th


11:45

11/15/2018 11:45 11/15/2018 12:15 Europe/Madrid Rufus Pollock - A Robot Revolution for the 1 %? Rufus Pollock - A Robot Revolution for the 1 %? Congress Area - Auditorium MM/DD/YYYY
Rufus Pollock - A Robot Revolution for the 1 %?

Auditorium - Keynotes

11:45 - 12:15 Congress Area - Auditorium

Participants:

Speaker

Rufus Pollock

Founder and President

Open Knowledge


12:15

11/15/2018 12:15 11/15/2018 13:15 Europe/Madrid Accelerating Digital Transformation Leaving No One Behind Accelerating Digital Transformation Leaving No One Behind Congress Area - Auditorium MM/DD/YYYY
Accelerating Digital Transformation Leaving No One Behind

Auditorium - Plenary Sessions

12:15 - 13:15 Congress Area - Auditorium

Participants:

Chair

Elkin Velasquez

Director of the Regional Office for the Caribbean and Latin America

UN-Habitat

Speaker

Alejandro Rosselló

Presidente del Concejo Municipal

Municipalidad de Rosario

Speaker

Didier Nkurikiyimfura

Director of Technology and Innovation

Smart Africa Secretariat

Speaker

Judit Aguas

Consorci Administració Oberta de Catalunya

Speaker

Joe So

CTO Industry Solutions

Huawei Technologies

Speaker

Bram Reinders

Institute for future of Living


13:30

11/15/2018 13:30 11/15/2018 14:00 Europe/Madrid Victor Pineda - My Journey Through Struggle, Innovation and Radical Inclusion Victor Pineda - My Journey Through Struggle, Innovation and Radical Inclusion Congress Area - Auditorium MM/DD/YYYY
Victor Pineda - My Journey Through Struggle, Innovation and Radical Inclusion

Auditorium - Inspirational Talks

13:30 - 14:00 Congress Area - Auditorium

Participants:

Speaker

Víctor Pineda

President

World Enabled

  • Mobility

14:00

11/15/2018 14:00 11/15/2018 15:00 Europe/Madrid How Emerging Technologies are Transforming the Cities We Live In How Emerging Technologies are Transforming the Cities We Live In Congress Area - Auditorium MM/DD/YYYY
How Emerging Technologies are Transforming the Cities We Live In

Auditorium - Plenary Sessions

14:00 - 15:00 Congress Area - Auditorium

Participants:

Chair

Pipo Serrano

Head of Digital/ Strategy & Content

Broadcaster

Speaker

Jenny Bofinger-Schuster

Senior Vice President for Siemens Sustainability and Cities

Siemens AG

Speaker

Carlos Moreno

The Mayor of Paris’ Special Envoy for Smart Cities

City of Paris

Speaker

Daria Tataj

Strategy & Policy Advisor to EU & Chair of High-Level Advisors to Carlos Moedas

World Economic Forum

Speaker

Jamal Al-Kuwari

Chief Commercial Officer

Msheireb Properties

Speaker

Miguel Eiras Antunes

Global Smart City Leader | Government & Public Services and Consumer Leader

Deloitte


17:00

11/15/2018 17:00 11/15/2018 17:45 Europe/Madrid The Right to the (Smart) Cities The Right to the (Smart) Cities Congress Area - Auditorium MM/DD/YYYY
The Right to the (Smart) Cities

Auditorium - Dialogue Sessions

17:00 - 17:45 Congress Area - Auditorium

Participants:

Moderator

Vera Vidal

Researcher

UOC

Speaker

David Bravo

Assessor contra la Gentrificació

Ajuntament de Barcelona

Speaker

Murray Cox

Founder

Inside Airbnb

Speaker

Samer Hassan

Associate Professor

Universidad Complutense de Madrid / Berkman Center at Harvard

Speaker

Mayo Fuster Morell

Director Research on collaborative economy

Internet Interdisciplinary Institute of the Open University of Catalonia