SCEWC 2012

Smart Thinking solutions
Over seven thousand visitors came together to tackle the challenges that major cities will face in the near future, showcasing the available solutions and exploring business opportunities in this new industry.

  • 7,126Attendees
  • 82Countries
  • 140Exhibitors
  • 367Speakers

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Congress 2012:
"Smart thinking"

Emphasis was placed on the need for a Smart Society for Innovative and Sustainable Cities and issues related to Urban Planning and Smart Geo.

SEE 2012'S PROGRAM



Keynotes

1

Charles Landry: Founder

Comedia

2

Marie Donnelly: Director / Allan Jones: Chief Development Officer

Renewables, Research and Innovation, Energy Efficiency - DG Energy - European Commission - Brussels / Energy and Climate ChangeCity of Sydney

3

Peter Hirshberg: CEO

The Reimagine group

4

Michael Braungart: Professor

Erasmus University of Rotterdam, University Lüneburg and Twente - EPEA Environmental Protection and Encouragement Agency GmbH (EPEA)

Smart City Plaza

This brand new space replicated a small section of a city with a selection of new technologies, devices and real solutions: cleaning systems, interactive bus stops, smart parking, shared bicycles, smart lighting, recharging stations, etc.

Activities

Among the activities organized, a special mention to Open Innovation Market Place (a 15-minute slot to explain projects and ideas face-to-face with corporations and investors), the World e-Governments Organization of Cities and Local Governments Assembly, and the Smart Geo seminars and workshops.

AWARD WINNERS

The winners of the second edition of the World Smart City Awards were:

  • CITY
    Amsterdam
    Open Data project in urban mobility

  • PROJECT
    Smart Citizen-Crowdsensing Open Community
    Integral waste compacting and recycling system - Special Mention: Colombia Delegation

  • INNOVATIVE INITIATIVE
    Big Belly Solar (USA)
    Public-private funding project to use solar panels for public lighting in the city and housing of low-income families

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