Past Events

Here you can find an overview of past events with OASC participation.


11 January 2018

Connected Smart Cities Conference 2018

OASC’s annual Connected Smart Cities Conference (CSCC) takes place on 11 January 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. The conference brings together representatives of cities, international institutions, academia and industry to discuss this year’s theme: “Cities Driving the Digital Transition”.

Find the programme here and read the overview of the event.


10 January 2018

Mayors’ Working Dinner

Exclusive networking opportunity on the evening before OASC’s annual CSCC in Brussels, Belgium. Upon invitation only.


14-16 November 2017

Smart City Expo World Congress 2017

The event is taking places in Barcelona, and this years theme is “Empower Cities, Empower People.”
More than ever, what happens in cities is shaping our world. The future of the world’s urban population will mostly be built in our lifetimes. The challenges we face are immense and only by working together will we be able to tackle them.
For more information click here.


1-4 November 2017

International Urban Mobility Dialogue

The first International Urban Mobility Dialogue is taking place in Berlin, including a 90 minute session called City Meeting of OASC (Open & Agile Smart Cities), facilitated by Seppo Haataja, OASC Mobility Working Group Lead. Find the full program here and register here.


24-25 October 2017

Nordic Smart Cities

The event is taking place in Stockholm, Sweden. For more information, please click here.


9-12 October 2017

European Week of Regions and Cities

The event is taking place in Brussels, under the main headline of ‘Regions and Cities working for a better future’, the event will focus on three sub-themes:

Building resilient regions and cities, Regions and cities as change agents & Sharing knowledge to deliver results

Discussions during the European Week of Regions and Cities will examine the nature of these challenges and how they are playing out in different geographical contexts, for more information and updates click here.


28-30 September

Smart Cities Expo (SCE)

The event is taking place in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Program TBA.


26-28 September 2017

Nordic Edge

The event is taking place in Stavanger, Norway. OASC is partipating and co-organising a panelsession, called “Big and Open Data” with OASC general manager Davor Meersman as moderator, and experts from 3 different Nordic Cities.  For more information, please click here.



28-29 August

Global City Team Challenge (GCTC)

The event is taking place in Washington DC, USA. For more information, please click here.


17- 19 July 2017

ITU-T Geneva

For more information, please click here.


28-29 June 2017

Net Futures 2017 EU

The event is taking place in Brussels, and this year’s theme is “Internet, the economy and society in 2027”.
The NET FUTURES edition in 2017 will serve as a wake-up call for policy makers and technologist alike, for civil society and the young whose future we will influence. It will be the place for deep-dive conversations and learnings right at a time when Europe is at the brink of entering the next industrial revolution: The Net.
For more information and updates click here.


26-28 June 2017

I Seminário do Observatório de Cultura de Pernembuco – Panorama da Economia Criativa

The event is taking place in Recife, Brasil. For more information, please click here.


25-28 June 2017

Smart Cities Connect Conference & Expo (SCC)

The event is taking place in Austin, USA. For more information, please click here.


21-22 June 2017

Connected Smart Cities, Ciadades do future no Brasil

The event is taking place in São Paulo, Brasil. For more information, please click here.


6-9 June 2017

IoT week 2017

Save the dates 6-9 June 2017 and join OASC in Geneva for IoT Week 2017 at the international conference centre (CICG) and the ITU. This event brings together experts, innovators and stakeholders involved in the Internet of Things. It is the place where emerging IoT technologies, strategies and policies are discussed and partnerships developed. IoT Week is co-organized by the IoT Forum, the International Telecommunication Union, the HES-SO and the Mandat International.

IoT Week 2017 also provides the opportunity to organize workshops and collocate meetings. Organizations and projects interested in organizing sessions, collocating workshops or playing an active role in the preparation of the International Declaration on IoT for Sustainable Development can submit their suggestions online. You will find more information on both the IoT Forum ( and conference ( websites.

If you have interest in submitting scientific articles, please visit the Global IoT Summit website ( The GIoTS conference will be collocated with IoT Week 2017 and GIoTS participants will have access to all the IoT Week sessions.


1-2 June 2017

Smart Regions 2.0 Conference

The event is taking Helsinki, Finland.
The conference is provide the opportunity to national and regional authorities to share experience of how smart specialisation has been implemented in their countries and regions.
For more information, click here.

31 May -2 June 2017

The art of Creative Networking.

The event is taking place in Linz, Austria.
The conference is known as Europe’s foremost research networking conference.
For more information, click here and for the official invitation, click here.


29 – 31 May 2017

2nd FIWARE Summit

The event is taking place in Utrecht. On May 31st from 14:00 to 17:30, TM Forum and the FIWARE Foundation will run a joint workshop targeted to cities that own the necessary resources and wish to join the list of worldwide front-runner cities moving the “City as a Platform” concept from vision to execution:

  • Materializing OASC principles
  • Transforming Smart Cities into enablers of an Economy of Data

This workshop is the second of a series of workshops which will take place under the umbrella of the Joint Collaboration Program signed between TM Forum and the FIWARE Foundation.  Cities joining will benefit from a high marketing exposure at global level!
The previous day, a parallel track on Smart Cities will take place from 11:30 to 18:00 as part of the Main Open Conference of the Summit.  This will be an excellent opportunity to learn about the value proposition that FIWARE brings to Cities, the testimonies of cities materializing a smart city vision using the technology and potential initiatives that cities can join for collaboration.   OASC will participate there.
For more information, click here.


30-31 March 2017

Unleashing Innovations in Smart City & IoT Summit 2017

The goal of this conference is to bring together cross-industry leaders to discuss and share the latest innovations in utilising IoT technology and data to elevate the culture and future of smart cities. We aim to focus on strategies behind making a true smart city using technologies based on need instead of want. Bringing together the Internet of Cities ecosystem, this summit is an opportunity to maximise knowledge, network, and walk away with new insights. For more information, click here.

The Chair of OASC, Dr. Martin Brynskov, will be speaking at this event.


 7 March 2017

FIWARE – Open day 2017

For more information, click here.


12 January 2017

4th Connected Smart Cities Conference 2017
Making IoT Work for Cities and Citizens

OASC hosts the 4th Connected Smart Cities Conference on Thursday, January 12, 2017 in Brussels, Belgium, in collaboration with the European Committee of the Regions and other close partners. City leaders, community initiatives, representatives of the European institutions, tech experts and business developers will join the conference.