GE Plenary Governance challenges for smart cities

20 Wed
From 09h 30m to 09h 30m
Location: 9.30h Hall 2

Mayors and executives will debate the challenges of developing smart cities, improving the quality of life for citizens and developing open and transparent organizations. What are the key issues that technology and innovation should be pointing at in order to foster smarter cities? What are the challenges for achieving more transparent and efficient governments?


Key Speakers Antoni Vives
Deputy Mayor for Urban Habitat
Barcelona City Council
Barcelona - Spain
Pedro Paulo Carvalho
Secretário Chefe da Casa Civil
Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro - Brazil
Charbel Aoun
Senior Vice-President for Smart Cities
Schneider Electric
Laura Ipsen
WW Public Sector VP
Henry Chesbrough
Professor, ESADE Business School, Haas School of Business
UC Berkeley
Berkeley - USA
Moderator Mike Lake
President & CEO
Leading Cities
Boston - USA