COMING UP IN SCEWC24

GOVERNANCE & ECONOMY

Here you’ll find all the content relating to the governance and economy sector that will be covered at #SCEWC23.

GOVERNANCE & ECONOMY

Actions and urban policies may vary depending on the unique challenges and opportunities each city faces but the overall focus is on tackling various challenges to create a better living environment for their citizens. What are the collaboration and participation tools local governments can use to make cities smarter, sustainable, and inclusive?

What are the financing and funding methods available to make things happen and achieve those goals?

Industry Partners leading the way for the sector:

Paradox Engineering logo
Ubiwhere logo

KEY ISSUES AT THE CENTER OF THE DEBATE

Finance and Investment

Finance and Investment

How can we finance projects to reach sustainable goals?

How can city projects be attractive to investors?

How can we approach citizens, freelancers, and local commerce with new ways of financing tools?

Agile Governance

Agile Governance

How do the cities envision their future? What are the priorities for today’s cities’ strategic plans?

How are cities adapting their policies to reach these goals and prepare for the future?

Collaboration & Partnerships

Collaboration & Partnerships

How are the cities raising their voice on the Global atmosphere?

How can companies, foundations, NGOs, and governments partner to solve global development challenges?

How can we boost citizens’ engagement and let them collaborate in the making of their cities?

CONGRESS

SPEAKERS ON STAGE

A sneak peek of the roster that took the #SCEWC23 stage!

Santiago Garces

Chief Information Officer,
City of Boston

Leonie van den Beuken

Programme Director,
Amsterdam Smart City

Alfredo Bateman

District Secretary of Economic Development,
City of Bogotá

Fabian Maingain

Deputy Mayor of Economic Affairs, Employment, Smart City & Administrative Simplification,
City of Brussels

Kristen Edgreen Kaufman

Deputy Commissioner,
NYC Mayor’s Office for International Affairs

Külle Tärnov

Head of Innovation,
FinEst Centre for Smart Cities

Sandy Burgoyne

Research Associate,
University of Sydney

Sarah Popelka

Head of Education Programs,
Urban AI

Thais Strassmann Nahas

Director of the Technological Center of Florianópolis,
ACATE

André Guimarães

Business and Marketing Manager,
Ubiwhere

Raffaele Gareri

Urban Innovation Advisor Italian National Programme Metropolitan Cities,
Agenzia per la Coesione

Fadzli Abdul Wahit

Senior Vice President,
Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation

HIGHLIGHTED SESSIONS

Delve into key issues with world-renowned opinion leaders

07 NOV

12:30 - 14:10H

GREEN ROOM

Agile Cities

09 NOV

12:55 - 14:05H

GREEN ROOM

Participation & Collaboration

12:45 - 14:10H

RED ROOM

Economic Vitality

CO-CREATED SESSIONS

EXPO

Some of the Governments Pavilions & Economy organizations that exhibited in the 2023 Exhibition Area.

– AJUNTAMENT DE BARCELONA
– AJUNTAMENT DE L’HOSPITALET
– AMB-METRÒPOLIS BARCELONA
– AMEC
– AUSTRIA
– BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG
– BAVARIA
– BELGIUM
– BERLIN
– BUDAPEST
– BUSINESS FRANCE
– CANADA
– CHOOSE PARIS REGION
– CITY OF RESZOW
– CONSEJO ITALIANO DE MINISTROS-DEPARTAMENTO PARA LA COESIÓN
– DIPUTACIÓ DE BARCELONA
– ESTONIA
– EU COMMISSION
– GERMANY TRADE AND INVEST
– GOVERNMENT OF CATALONIA
– HAMBURG UNIVERSITY
– HESSEN
– ICEX
– ILLIWAP
– INDIA
– ITALY TRADE AGENCY (ITA)
– KIT DIGITAL – RED.ES
– KOVA
– KYIV
– LE GRESIVAUDAN
– LUXEMBOURG
– MALAYSIA
– MAYORS OF EUROPE
– METROPOLE GRENOBLE-ALPES METROPOLE
– MOLIT
– NETHERLANDS
– NIPA
– NORDICS
– NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA
– PORTUGAL SMART NATION
– PROCHILE
– RECI – RED ESPAÑOLA DE CIUDADES INTELIGENTES
– REGIONE DE PIEMONTE
– SANTIAGO DEL ESTERO
– SAXONY
– SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN
– SEONGNAM CITY
– SEOUL
– SINGAPORE
– SMART CITY INSTITUTE JAPAN
– STENBEIS
– TOKYO
– TOULOUSE METROPOLE
– UN HABITAT
– UNIVERSIDAD DE FLORENCIA
– UPC
– USA

PARTNERS

Leading organizations that shared their expertise at #SCEWC23

PARTNERS

Aramco logo
Microsoft logo
Veolia logo
Paradox Engineering logo
Ubiwhere logo

SUPPORTING INSTITUTIONS

European Commission logo
Diputació de Barcelona logo
Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona logo
C40 Cities logo
Euro Cities logos
IDB logo
Local Governments for Sustainability - ICLEI logo
United Cities and Local Governments logo
metropolis logo
World Bank Group logo

STRATEGIC ORGANIZATIONS

Centro Iberoamericano de Desarrollo Estratégico Urbano logo
Cities Coalition for Digital Rights logo
Federación Argentina de Municipios logos
Federación Española de Municipios y Provincias - FEMP logo
Frente Nacional de Prefeitos logo
Global New Mobility Coalition logo
Mercociudades logo
Open & Agile Smart Cities - OASC logo
OSGP Alliance logo
RACC Mobility Club logo
RECI - Red Española de Ciudades Inteligentes logo
Resilient Cities Network
Smart City Institute Japan logo
Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy Europe logo
World e-Governments Organization of Cities and Local Governments - WeGO logo

COLLABORATING ORGANIZATIONS

Association of Indonesian Municipalities - APEKSI logo
Bable Smart Cities logo
Barcelona Centre for International Affairs - CIDOB logo

PARTICIPANTS

ATTENDEE PROFILES

Discover some of the governance sector roles that were present at the event this year.

  • Chief Operating Officer
  • City Manager
  • Councillor
  • Diplomat
  • Head of Institutional Relations
  • Mayor
  • Minister
  • President
  • Secretary General
  • Vice Mayor
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Director of International Affairs Office
  • Head of Department of Economy and Urban Development
  • Head of International Cooperation

PUBLIC SECTOR REPRESENTATIVES

A selection of the public sector representatives who took part in #SCEWC23!

Mayor

City of Tirana
Albania

Deputy Mayor in charge of Economic Affairs, Employment, Smart City and Administrative Simplification

City of Brussels

Belgium

Mayor

City of Athens

Greece

Chief Operating Officer

City of Chicago
United States of America

Mayor

City of Seongnam
South Korea

Director of Attractivity, Economical and Digital Development

City of Paris
France

Mayor

City of Barcelona
Spain

Vice-Minister of the Economy and Innovation

Republic of Lithuania
Lithuania

Mayor

City of Irvine
United States of America

Head of Economic Development

City of Milton Keynes
United Kingdom

Regional Governor

Metropolitan Regional Government of Santiago
Chile

Secretary of Economic Development

Estado do Rio de Janeiro
Brazil

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

A selection of the extensive program of 2023 Breakout Sessions related to this track.

TRACKS

Enabling Technologies

Energy & Environment

Mobility

Living & Inclusion

Infrastructure & Building

Blue Economy

LET US KNOW WHAT
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