2022
Congress
overview

A global discussion shaping what’s next for cities.

The congress all
cities are looking to

Our 3-day congress is held in the venue's main auditorium, thematic rooms, and several open stages called Agoras, and also includes a powerful digital program broadcast live at Tomorrow.City. Our congress tracks present dedicated sessions honing in on the most critical issues facing cities today.

Tracks of discussion

#SCEWC22 focused on eight main tracks: Enabling Technologies, Energy & Environment, Mobility, Governance, Living & Inclusion, Economy, Infrastructure & Buildings, and Safety & Security.

Enabling Technologies

KEY DEBATE TOPICS

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data
  • Connectivity
  • Cloud & Platforms
  • Digital Services
  • Internet of Things

Energy & Environment

KEY DEBATE TOPICS

  • Climate Emergency
  • Clean Energy
  • Low-Carbon Tech & Circularity

Mobility

KEY DEBATE TOPICS

  • Micromobility
  • Public Transport
  • Automotive
  • Future & Digital Transport
  • Last Mile Logistics
  • Transport Infrastructures
  • Energy Transition & Efficiency

Governance

KEY DEBATE TOPICS

  • Regulation & Standards
  • Collaboration
  • Participation Schemes

Living & Inclusion

KEY DEBATE TOPICS

  • Housing
  • Post-Pandemic Recovery
  • Refugee Crises
  • Systemic Inequalities

Economy

KEY DEBATE TOPICS

  • Financing Tools
  • Economic Models
  • Future of Work

Infrastructure & Buildings

KEY DEBATE TOPICS

  • Construction Technologies
  • Decarbonisation
  • Building & Infrastructure Management
  • Critical Infrastructures
  • Digital Twins
  • Urban Planning

Safety & Security

KEY DEBATE TOPICS

  • Cybersecurity
  • Resilience & Risks
  • Safe Public Space

CONGRESS

BIG NAMES FOR #SCEWC22

Vitaliy Klychko

Vitaliy Klychko

Mayor, City of Kyiv, Ukraine

Elizabeth Diller

Elizabeth Diller

Partner, Diller Scofidio + Renfro,
Professor of Architectural Design, Princeton University

Ron Finley

Ron Finley

Gangster Gardener, South Central L.A

Hannah Fry

Hannah Fry

Professor in the Mathematics of Cities, University College London

Eduard Xatruch

Eduard Xatruch

Co-Owner & Chef of Disfrutar (Rated 3th, The World’s 50 Best Restaurants)

Congress
Sessions

KEYNOTE SESSIONS

Engaging and inspirational speeches given by worldwide renowned thought leaders

HIGH-LEVEL ROUNDTABLES

Top panels with first-class governmental authorities and leading thinkers

IN FOCUS SESSIONS

Presentations of specific projects portraying the latest developments on the future of our cities

BURNING DEBATES

Guided dialogues contrasting two opposing views on a particular topic.

SOLUTION TALKS

Short talks about specific implemented solutions, policies or products

World Smart City Awards

Our annual, internationally acclaimed awards recognize innovative city strategies, projects and ideas with the potential to create more sustainable, inclusive places to live.

The 2022 call is closed. 337 proposals from 60 countries were submitted!

Winners will be announced in front of our global audience of smart city professionals in the Auditorium on November 16th.

A quick look at previous talks

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