Speak at SCEWC24
CALL FOR SPEAKERS
The Smart City Expo World Congress is the leading event for cities, the place for urban revolution where the most impactful ideas are brought to stage.
Since its first edition in 2011, the world’s best minds on urban innovation come together in Barcelona to spur a global conversation on what’s next for cities.
Each year we launch an open call to bring the best minds on stage. The 2023 Call for Speakers was a resounding success, with 337 proposals from around the world, so next year we want to ensure another powerful Congress and continue to spark knowledge and insights.
Do you want to be a speaker at Smart City Expo World Congress 2024 edition?
Next year’s call is soon to be open. Get notified when the Call for Speakers opens and be part of the international event for urban innovators.
Call for Speakers 2024
is about to open!
5 - 7 NOVEMBER 2024
Host a session at #SCEWC23
The Smart City Expo World Congress is the leading event for cities, the place where our urban future is discussed and the most impactful ideas brought to stage.
Since its first edition in 2011, it has succeeded in becoming a referential global meeting point for governments, companies, social entrepreneurs and research centers in order to strengthen capacities, increase collaboration and share success cases for supporting the improved development of our cities.
Each year we launch an open call to bring the best minds on stage. The 2022 Call for Speakers was a resounding success, so next year we want to ensure another powerful Congress and continue to spark knowledge and insights.
In 2024, we’re shaping a renewed congress program with more talks and experts, new formats, and a full focus on real implementation.
Speaking at #SCEWC24 gives you the chance to:
- Show the potential of your solution in front of an audience of 25,000+ industry executives and city leaders.
- Add your name to the world’s most influential lineup of urban experts. Here’s a little taste of this year’s speakers.
- Share your voice in a state-of-the-art debate on the issues that matter: energy, housing, governance, security, mobility, building… and more!
Do you want to be a speaker at
Smart City Expo 2023?
Program backbone: The issues that matter.
Is Mobility your core topic?
If you are a professional linked to the mobility industry and want to share your ideas or projects on the future of transportation, we’ve got the perfect stage for you. Please send in your application to take part via Tomorrow.Mobility World Congress, the global urban mobility event held in parallel with #SCEWC23.
This Call for Speakers is looking for the most relevant contributions, innovative initiatives and solutions within the framework of sustainable, inclusive, equitable, safe, healthy and collaborative cities. All authors are cordially invited to submit their proposals to Smart City Expo World Congress, to be held from November 7 to 9 2023 in Barcelona.
Submissions will be evaluated based on the following aspects: Innovation; Relevance; Impact; Scope of Implementation; Citizen Engagement and Co-creation; Inclusivity, Feasibility; Replicability; Multi-stakeholder Collaboration; Soundness; Organization; Speaker Expertise and Experience.
Who can participate?
Smart City Expo World Congress is aimed at cities, businesses, entrepreneurs, startups, social innovators, research centers, universities, public or non-governmental organizations, consortiums (public-private), social activists, and anyone with innovative ideas, research, analyses, studies, visions and solutions for our cities.
What previous speakers said about the Congress
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