Programme - Wednesday, 15 November 2017
09:00 - 09:30 Registration
FIRA de Barcelona (Gran Via Venue), Conference Center 5 - Room 5.1
09:30 - 09:50 Opening remarks
Session 1 - Making cities smarter… with standards
09:50 - 11:00 Making Smarter cities today - Panel Discussion
This panel features city representatives involved in driving innovation in various urban services, including connected cities, mobility, energy infrastructure, and resilience.
They will discuss how to tackle today’s urban challenges and share their visions for tomorrow.
11:00 - 11:25 Networking break
11:25 - 11:35 How standards can drive change in our cities
Dr. Chaesub Lee, Director of ITU’s Telecommunication Standardization Bureau
11:35 - 12:20 Different vision of city smartness - Roundtable Discussion
Participants will discuss different stakeholder needs and the opportunities for communities to overcome their respective challenges.
12:20 - 12:45 Report back and discussion of roundtable questions/conclusions
12:45 - 13:45 Networking lunch
Session 2 - Reaching the right collaboration towards success
13:45 - 14:00 Keynote presentation
Carmen Sanchez-Miranda, Head of UN-Habitat Office in Spain
14:00 - 15.00 Leading smart city development - Panel Discussion
This panel features city leaders, policymakers, and other relevant stakeholders supporting urban areas to meet their visions. They will discuss forward-looking actions needed to bring together leadership and form partnerships towards building smarter cities.
15:00 - 15:30 Networking break
15:30 - 15:40 Working together towards a new urban (standards) agenda
Frans Vreeswijk, IEC General-Secretary
15:40 - 16:40 Smart City Standards Challenge - Roundtable Discussion
Participants will discuss and identify best practices to build strong and prosperous smart cities and what key partnerships and collaborations are required for the next stage of urban development.
16:40 - 17-10 Report back and discussion of roundtable questions/conclusion
17:10 - 17:30 Closing remarks
17:30 End of day