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A UNIQUE EVENT & A GREAT SUCCESS

With 80+ sessions and hundreds of inspiring speakers, Smart City Live 2020 was an amazing event. You can still experience this global celebration of creativity by viewing the best of the sessions on demand
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40+ Side Events on demand!

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Top Speakers 2020

Find out more about the city leaders and experts who shared their insights at Smart City Live

Ms. Ada Colau

Mayor, Barcelona City Council.

Ms. Ada Coalu

How to Accomplish the “Right to Housing”? Interview with Mayor Colau
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Mr. Takuya Hirai

Minister for Digital Transformation, Social Security, Tax Number System and Information Technology Policy, Government of Japan.

Mr. Takuya Hirai

A Conversation with Minister Takuya Hirai: a New Digitalization Strategy for Japan
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Ms. Teresa Ribera Rodríguez

Fourth Vice-President of the Government and Minister for Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge, Government of Spain.

Ms. Teresa Ribera Rodríguez

A Just Transition with Climate and Social Ambition
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Ms. Lori E. Lightfoot

Mayor, City of Chicago.

Ms. Lori E. Lightfoot

Chicago’s inclusive response to Covid-19
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Ms. Saskia Sassen

Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology, Columbia University.

Ms. Saskia Sassen

SASKIA SASSEN: Urban Fragilities in a Post-pandemic World
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Ms. Anne Hidalgo

Mayor of Paris.

Ms. Anne Hidalgo

Paris, The 15-minute City
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Mr. Michael Müller

Governing Mayor, City of Berlin.

Mr. Michael Müller

The Global Voice of Cities
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Mr. Carlo Ratti

Architect, engineer, director, MIT Senseable City Lab.

Mr. Carlo Ratti

CARLO RATTI: Reinventing the Post-pandemic World
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Highlighted Side Events

A wide range of workshops and sessions to broaden your knowledge of key issues

Reinventing Cities with Technology after COVID-19 – Unpacking ideas from Japan

How are the world’s smart cities preparing for the post-COVID world? World Bank TDLC will unpack Japanese smart cities’ best practices to draw insights for cities to thrive in the post-COVID world.
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#CitiesAreListening: Dialogue on a smart recovery in the post COVID-19 era

This session will present the UCLG Decalogue for the post COVID-19 era and foster dialogue on redefining smart cities and the role of digitalization in shaping our societies beyond the pandemic.
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People-focused Smart Cities: Connecting all the world’s people by 2030 as a force for good

Digital technologies have the potential to serve people, improve public services and working conditions. But persistent digital divides remain, and the digital revolution must be directed and governed in a democratic and inclusive way.
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Cities for global health: A city-to-city platform to face the pandemics

Based on the online platform Cities for Global Health, 3 cities will share their insights about the impact, opportunities, and transformations that cities are living as a consequence of the COVID19.
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G20 Global Smart Cities Alliance – Launching the Policy Roadmap

The G20 Global Smart Cities Alliance will launch its ground-breaking global policy roadmap for ethical smart cities ahead of the G20 Summit.
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Towards a New Latin American City: Rethinking Urban Development After COVID-19

City leaders and innovators from Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) get together to discuss their plans and strategies to prop up resilience against the effects of the COVID-19 global pandemic.
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WORLD SMART CITY AWARDS

Watch the gala to discover the winners of this year's prestigious prizes, including the 2020 City Award!

Our top-level partners for 2020

Smart City Live was made possible by the support of the following leading international organizations. Check out our videos on demand to rewatch their sessions.
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