Connected Smart Cities Conference 2019

Lea Hemetsberger

Jan 23, 2019


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This year’s Connected Smart Cities Conference 2019 brought together more than 300 participants in Brussels to discuss how to “make agile the new stable”.

Below you will find the recordings of the opening and closing plenary, including keynote speeches by

  • Dr Roberto Viola, Director-General of DG Connect, European Commission
  • Olli Voutilainen, Finnish Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment
  • Filipe Araujo, City of Porto
  • Joann O’Brien, TM Forum
  • Alexander Ntoko, ITU
  • Shigehiro Muraki, World Economic Forum

and many more.

Conference photos are available for download here.

Recording of the Opening Plenary

Recording of the Closing Plenary

All slides presented during the day can be downloaded below

Opening Plenary
Martin Brynskov Standards-based innovation and procurement Slides
Dr Roberto Viola European Commission, DG Connect No slides
Olli Voutilainen A preview to the Finnish EU Presidency Slides
Filipe Araujo City of Porto Slides
George Beers & Christoph Colinet Smart Cities & Communities and IoF2020 No Slides
Tech Track – Emerging Standards and Mechanisms
Chairs: Martin Brynskov, OASC & Gavin Summerson, Future Cities Catapult
Christophe Colinet Towards Smart City Services Scale-Up Slides
María Poveda-Villalón SAREF4CITY: A reuse-based ontology development approach to be reused Slides
Lindsay Frost Managing Information Using NGSI-LD Slides
Fidel Santiago EC’s ISA2 programme and smart cities Slides
Juanjo Hierro FIWARE: Helping Cities in their transformation journey Slides
Tech Track – Interoperability Mechanisms in Practice
Chairs: Eunah Kim, UDG Alliance & Martino Maggio, Engineering
Boris van Hoytema Cultural Interoperability Slides
José Gato Atomic Services Slides
Thomas Gilbert Aarhus, Lora and multipurpose prototyping device Slides
Alex Gluhak Increased interoperability by simplified sharing of IoT data Slides
Rick Schager   Slides available soon
Future Track – Next Generation City of Things
Chairs: Ana Garcia, BDVA & Tanya Suarez, BluSpecs

Omar Elloumi The path to 5G ready city Slides
Nuria de Lama Data-driven cities Slides
Elena Simperl Qrowd and the city Slides
Monique Calisti Orchestra Cities Slides
Bart Rosseau City of Ghent No Slides
Future Track – Building Trust in a Connected World
Chairs: Nathalie Bertels, KU Leuven & Sébastien Ziegler, Mandat International
Sébastien Ziegler Trust in the context of smart cities
Synchronicity: Privacy by Design Strategy for Smart Cities
Rodolphe Wouters The underlying condition to smart cities… CONNECTIVITY Slides
Kai Rannenberg Trust in the context of smart cities
Cities as fora (and battlegrounds) of civilization
Jaana Sinipuro Future fund Sitra as a shaper of society Slides
Ruben Verborgh Data Ownership and Control in Connected Smart Cities Slides
Hanna Niemi-Hugaerts   Slides available soon
Luca Bolognini Building Trust in a Connected World: personal data protection in a smart environment Slides
Tamas Erkelens Doing Digital Rights Slides
Green Track – Human-Centred Mobility
Chairs: Piia Karjalainen, MaaS Alliance & Seppo Haataja, Business Tampere
Piia Karjalainen MaaS – From Hype to Delivery Slides
Stijn Vernaillen Smart Ways to Antwerp: How to Introduce MaaS Slides
Anna Day Urban Foresight / Mobility Innovation Living Lab / ShareMORE Slides
Laurent Mezzini MaaS Ecosystem & governance Slides
Laura Peacock Oxfordshire iHub – Commitment to Innovation: The Living Lab Slides
Nikolas Thomopoulos AVs: A part of Smart Mobility? Slides
Green Track – Building Sustainable Environments
Chairs: Nikolaos Kontinakis, EUROCITIES & Iztok Šušteršič, InnoRenew CoE
Martin Serrano Top 5 Challenges for Sustainable Cities Slides
Miimu Airaksinen Building Sustainable Environments – RIL   Slides
Tone Stanovnik BIM Digital Twins for sustainable design of smart cities Slides
Silvana Muscella Building an eco-friendly Green ICT Market Slides
Funds Track – De-Risking Investments in the Digital Transformation
Chairs: Dorthe Nielsen, EUROCITIES & Bas Boorsma, Rainmaking Urban / TASC
Bas Boorsma Introduction Slides
Jen Hawes-Hewitt Investing to Scale Smart Cities and Regions Slides
Petra Turkama Sustainably scaling smart city projects – a systemic approach Slides
Claus Mullie Technological Debt No Slides
Marcel van Oosterhout Path to More Targeted Investments in Smart Cities & Communities – Insights from the EIP-SCC Network Slides
Funds Track – Pro-Active and Innovative Procurement
Chairs: Hugo Goncalves, Forum Virium Helsinki & Susie Ruston McAleer, 21consultancy
Ann Fournier #BuyfromStartups @Digipolis – how innovation can enter the public sector Slides
Vasileios Tsanidis   Slides
Bob Jones   No Slides
Ville Valovirta How to Support Innovation Procurement – The Finnish KEINO Programme Slides
Closing Plenary
Alexander Ntoko   Digital Object Architecture, Smart Cities, and Start-ups Slides
Joann O’Brien / Paul Wilson Growing the City as a Platform   Slides
Ulrich Ahle FIWARE – The Open Source Standard for Smart Cities Slides
Shigehiro Muraki Shaping the Framework for Smart Cities No Slides