Programme – 29 November 2018

08:00 – 09:00 Registration
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09:00– 09:05 Welcoming Remarks (Speaker)
Rudy Omar Grether - Dean, National Technological University in the Regional Faculty of Santa Fe

09:05 – 09:20 Opening Remarks (Speakers)
Chaesub Lee - Director of Telecommunication Standardization Bureau (TSB), International Telecommunications Union (ITU)
Frans Vreeswijk - Chief Executive Officer, International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)
Sergio Mujica - Chief Executive Officer, International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
Pablo Gustavo Farías - Minister of Government and State Reform of the Province of Santa Fe

09:20 – 09:30 Keynote Speaker (Speaker)
Ignacio Tabares - Secretary of Technologies, Management and Government of the Province of Santa Fe

09:30 – 11:00 Session 1: Challenges in Smart-city Development (Moderator and Panelists)
The growth of cities and urban areas have raised numerous challenges that require thorough consideration in order to maintain economic competitiveness and to promote environmental sustainability while increasing the overall quality of life of their residents. How can cities develop a sustainable model of urban growth and efficiency with the use of technological innovations as a means to become a smarter city? How can smart governance be promoted to address the multifaceted challenges?

11:00 – 11:20 Coffee break

11:20 – 12:50 Session 2: Forging Solutions Together (Moderator and Panelists)
The development and implementation of a smart city strategy requires addressing its multi-dimensional issues with the collaboration of various stakeholders. How can smart city strategies be inclusive to public and private partners in order to maximize the efficient usage of knowledge and resources? What are the key elements in creating stronger government-citizen relationships for more engaged policy-making and in promoting cross-sector and inter-organizational collaboration among policymakers?

12:50 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:40 Session 3: Technology Trends and Success Stories (Moderator and Panelists)
The innovation and application of smart technologies is integral in the development of smart city strategies. How can policymakers, organizations, and communities encourage the adoption and integration of smart technology solutions? How do technology trends adapt to address the growing population of cities? What are the success stories of smart cities that have implemented energy efficient technologies and what lessons can be derived from the stories?

15:40 – 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 – 17:30 Session 4: Smarter with Standards (Moderator and Panelists)
Smart cities standardization requires a holistic and cross-sectorial approach in order to facilitate consensus driven solutions. How can standardization support the replication of smart city solutions? What are the challenges in creating more inclusive smart cities standardization initiatives and projects, especially between the private and public sectors? How can awareness be raised about smarter cities standardization?

17:30 – 18:15 Special Show & Tell Session (Speakers)
Part 1: Terminology Task Group on Smart Cities
Michael Mulquin - Chair, IEC Systems Committee Smart Cities
Part 2: ITU-T Internet of Things and Smart City & Community Standard Roadmap
Jun Seob Lee - Special Fellow/Principal Researcher, Protocol Engineering Center (PEC) Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI)
Part 3: IRAM Standardization - Sustainability in Construction, Cities & Communities
Aldana Guatto - Architect, Argentine Institute for Standardization and Certification (IRAM)

18:15 – 18:30 Workshop Conclusions
Jinu Um – Programme Coordinator, International Telecommunications Union (ITU)

20:30 – 23:30 Cocktail Reception
(by invitation only)