Miquel Rodriguez
Miquel Rodriguez Commisioner of 2030 Agenda Barcelona City Council Barcelona, Spain

Biography

Miquel Rodríguez Planas is the Commissioner of the 2030 Agenda at Barcelona City Council. Mr. Rodriguez holds a degree in Economics from UAB, a Master in Knowledge Management at UOC, a Program in Executive Education at IESE Business School & has completed the Master in Public Management at UPF. He is the former director of the Public-Private research centers at IESE Business School.

Sessions

Save to calendar 16-11-2021 12:30 16-11-2021 14:00 Europe/Madrid Clean Technologies for Sustainable Urban Services

Cities are large centers of natural resources consumption and generate significant environmental impact. Hence the importance of ensuring highly-efficient resource management models, especially with regard to energy, water and waste management. All of this contributes positively towards tackling the climate emergency and turns cities into better places to live. How do clean technologies contribute to making urban services more sustainable?

Congress Area – SCEWC Room
Save to calendar 17-11-2021 14:00 17-11-2021 15:30 Europe/Madrid Innovation Fueling the Economic Recovery

Innovation is a central element in any urban socio-economic recovery framework. Traditional models of economic growth have become obsolete for facing new socioeconomic urban challenges. Hence the renewed attention to the innovation ecosystem as a cornerstone in developing added-value sectors such as green and blue economies. The main challenge here is how to attract (and retain) human talent in the context of teleworking and industrial relocation.

Congress Area – SCEWC Room
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