TBA, Helsinki, Finland

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Event Date Wed Oct 26 EEST (in 5 months)
In your timezone (EDT): Tue Oct 25 5:00pm - Tue Oct 25 5:00pm
Location TBA
Helsinki, Finland
Region EMEA

The resilience of our cities, society and living standards has just gone through an unpredictable stress test. Our usually lively city centers and streets emptied faster than ever. The world changed exponentially in just a few months.

Local authorities could tangibly identify which Smart City initiatives worked and which ones need to undergo a major re-think. The escalation of the pandemic created a sort of Living Lab environment, underlining the shelter-in-place needs of functional micro communities, crowd control, civic offices, e-health, surveillance, emergency services, neighbourhood real-time data, cross departmental data needs and many more vital elements of a Smart City.

The microscopic small virus accelerated the need for digitisation, collaboration and innovation. In this cross road of modern history, a new age of modern cities and its purposes, services and infrastructure will take form.

It is around these forward looking topics our agenda is built to guide you building up smart, sustainable and resilient cities of the future. Better quality of life and urban areas that are increasingly connected, powered by smart technologies and at the same time adaptive societally.


2021 Past Speakers

Victoria Burrows
Director Of Advancing Net Zero, World Green Building Council

Takehiko Nagumo
Executive Director, Smart City Insitute Japan

Anders Sloth Nielsen
Head Of Smart City, Copenhagen Capacity

Toomas Türk
Head Of Future City, City Of Tallinn

Tor Inge Hjemdal
Ceo, Design And Architecture Norway

Edvard Lundberg
Chrome Enterprise Nordics Lead, Google

Tarja Laine
Director Of Urban Planning, City Of Vantaa

Marcus Horning
Director For City Planning Office, City Of Malmö

Mikko Siitonen
Project Development Manager, City Of Tampere

Mika Hakosalo
Energy And Climate Specialist, City Of Vaasa

Kerkko Vanhanen
Head Of Program, Forum Virium, Smart Kalasatama

Juho Kostiainen
Project Manager, City Of Helsinki, Jätkäsaari Mobility Lab

Nathan Pierce
Head Of The Smart London Team, Greater London Authority

Christopher Cummings
Head Of Technical Sustainability, Savills

Erlend Seilskjær
Professional Advisor, Architect, Futurebuilt

Gustaf Landahl
Head Of Department Planning & Environment At The Environment And Health Administration, City Of Stockholm

Kari Pudas
Technical Director, City Of Helsinki

Terje Christensen
Leader, Partner & Founder, Smart Cities Norway

Kari Kankaala
Director, Urban Environment And Development, City Of Tampere

Jan Herranen
Country Manager, Rototec

Tuomas Poskiparta
Group Director, Greenled

Jan Mattsson
Head Of Specifier Channel, Schneider Electric

Vagn Holk Lauridsen
Technology Lead, Intelligent Buildings, We Build Denmark

Tommi Riikonen
Sales Director, Väre

Hanna Uusitalo
Environmental Director, Kone

Ismo Ulvila
Head Of Communication, European Commission

Timo Sivula
Ceo, Kokkolan Urheilupuisto Oy, City Of Kokkola

Kim Svedmark
Cio & System Architect, Elonroad