RESILIENT, SUSTΛINΛBLE, REPURPOSED

NEW ΛGE CITIES

AGENDA

8:45

Welcome & Registration 

STRATEGIC ECOSYSTEMS & INNOVATION

9:00

Ladies & Gentlemen: Start Your engines!

9:05

OPENING REMARK

The entire Smart City 

  • The trend is to think big, to always evolve and create a better, efficient, greener future through smart technologies

  • A smart city is built on technology, but focused on outcomes

  • Smart City has a different value for different stakeholders. There is no standard Smart City. Every city is a special case.

9:25

Smart City Ecosystem Framework

Henrik Aagaard Johanson, Smart City Program Manager, Denmark Capital Region’s Smart City, IoT, Data Initiatives

  • Building an ecosystem from single smart city solutions e.g. IoT network and sensor solutions etc. and then linking projects and data initiatives.

  • Partnerships can be built by scaling successful use cases and developing governance along the way

  • Finance and Business Case is challenging

9:45

Cities as Living Labs - experimenting in real-time

  • Citizens willing to share data for better services

  • The most effective way to create flexible cities are to put in place technologies that evolve as we use them

  • Rather than perfecting tech in controlled settings, install it directly and life will teach how to make the city better

  • Testing virtual assistants and chatbots and adapting the service on the go

10:05

PANEL:  Public & private resilience in 2020 and beyond

European Smart City Experts

- Smart Cities initiatives and projects have been put to test in unanticipated ways. How did we manage?

- What can we learn from each other and the new reality after the crisis?

- Covid-19 - Accelerating Digital Transformation on Cities and Governments?

10:25

NETWORKING BREAK

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RESILIENT SMART CITIES AND THE NEW NORMAL

10:30

KEYNOTE: Ina Homeier, Head of Smart City Unit, Supervisor of the Smart City Wien Framework Strategy, Architect

CASE Vienna: Introducing a standardized monitoring system for all Smart City projects

- Vienna topping the Smart City Rankings of 153 cities second year in a row. 

- Integrated strategy links the city administration, research, business and industry together

- Integrated solution for mobility and the environment, advanced e-health and open government data

- Central coordination and integrated thinking are key to successful Smart City strategies

10:50

KEYNOTE: Stefan Håkansson, Managing Director E.ON Business Solutions

Waste as a resource for the future – creating the circular economy

- Innovation and engaging citizens as part of the solution

- Reduce, reuse and recycle - using energy more than once

- Cooperation and partnership for sustainable future

11:10

VIEWPOINT:  

Smart & Featured Governance

11:30

PANEL:  Future City and Community Development Trends in Finland 2021 and beyond 

Finland Smart City Leaders

- Initiatives and projects  

- Implementation and coordination

- Central decision making, pilot projects, PP collaboration  - the way forward?

11:50

LUNCH BREAK

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TRACK 1: CITIES

ENVIRONMENT & ENERGY & RESPONSIBLE PLANNING

12:05

VIEWPOINT: 

Circular Economy/Climate Change / Renewables​

  • Companies that take ecological sustainability into consideration will be the only ones to exist in the future

  • Advancing the sustainable use of natural resources and preventing the environmental impacts of business

  • Circular economy can be defined as a completely new kind of economic model

  • Products are designed to last and their materials to never leave the cycle

12:20

CASE: 

Small towns, Neighbourhoods & Small Business Working Together to Become Smart

- Smart City solutions within energy & utilities are big scale & industrial - we need small scale & local too
- Micro communities - sharing energy, services, facilities & social activities

12:35

CASE: Tommi Riikonen, Myyntijohtaja, Väre Oy

Changing the World with Energy!

  • What is legit and holistic energy efficiency

  • Responsible energy consumption and production

  • Risk free and guaranteed energy savings

12:50

EXPERT: Land use policies & responsible planning

13:05

PANEL:  Smart Implementation 

European Smart City Experts

- Smart Cities initiatives and projects have been put to test in unanticipated ways. Has responsibilities changed?

- Organise for implementation. Do you need a single entity in charge for coordination?

- Implementation by central decision making and pilot projects - the way forward?

- Some research claim 90% of cities does not have an integrated strategy

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TRACK 2: BUILDINGS

AUTOMATION & DIGITAL CONNECTIVITY

12:05

VIEWPOINT: 

The Business Case for Smart Buildings

- Enhancing the wellbeing of occupants, personalized experiences, sophisticated energy management and maximizing space utilization. Sounds all good – but what is the business case within?

- Independent perspectives into technology solutions for optimizing buildings including integrated workplace management systems, energy management solutions and Internet-of-Things platforms.

12:20

EXPERT: Creating Self-maintaining Smart Buildings

- combining technology available today with a vision for tomorrow

- qualitative analytics can enable a building to share cross-systems data shaping and predicting its own operations, and further take preventative actions to maintain highest levels of operational efficacies.

- bringing together people, technology and built environment that interacts with its occupants and vice versa

12:35

Collaboration and holistic design – Integrated Building Automation

- satisfying multiple future user requirements and allowing for easy adaptation to occupant’s changing needs

- facilities and services are able to adapt within an intelligent connected building when planned holistic from the start

- planning together from the earliest design stages to meet the highest demands of modern planners and customers

12:50

Smart Spaces

13:05

PANEL: Carbon Neutral goals 2035

Nordic City Leaders

  • Execution and reality. What cities can learn from each other.

  • How will cities look like when they are carbon neutral?

  • Carbon Capture, Storage and Utilisation

13:20

Networking Break

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DATA & AI

13:25

VIEWPOINT: Charbel Aoun, AI City, Nvidia

AI in Cities - main areas to focus until 2025

  • How Technology evolution is impacting cities since early 2000

  • How Edge to Cloud AI platforms enables value creation?

  • How Metropolis ecosystem partners are driving change in cities using AI?

13:40

CASE 

Tuija Pakkanen, Senior Specialist, Ministry of the Environment Finland

Digital Twin project RYHTI 2020 - 2023

  • A novel nationwide digital platform on built environment to be established

  • Vision: To create a digital twin of Finnish built environment

  • Goals: Standardised, open, reliable, optimal data exchange, real time updates and new business opportunities

13:55

EXPERT: Automating the right thing rather than everything

  • How do you determine what is right for your city? 

  • The right tech will create reliable and resilient infrastructure, economy, community and better quality of life

  • Each city has its unique inefficiencies and requirements and is dependent of having long term goals to achieve

14:10

CASE

Kaisa Väänänen, Professor, Research Director, Tampere University

Project KITE; Human-centered AI 

  • Challenges and opportunities affecting the acceptance of novel technologies

  • Expanding applications of AI into everyday lives for people to drive sustainability

  • Bringing user needs and ethics into the center of AI solution development in the smart city

14:25

NETWORKING BREAK

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MOBILITY & SUSTAINABILITY 

14:30

CASE: Dominique Bonte 

Mobility 2.0 

14:45

KEYNOTE: 5G - from hype to practice  

  • Connectivity across the city give citizens and businesses more choice

15:05

MaaS in a usage: A look at the next Decade of Advanced Mobility Solutions

- The role of MaaS platforms. Connecting Public Transportation & Shared Mobility

- Bringing businesses together, private - public partnerships. 

- Truly advanced mobility is not yet widespread, but smart solutions from smart parking to mobility on demand is in implementation.

- Making mobility more convenient for citizens & improving liveability

15:15

Green and sustainable to circular cities

15:30

END OF DAY

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