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Smart City Expo World Congress 2020

Tuesday, 17 November, 2020 (All day) to Wednesday, 18 November, 2020 (All day)
Wednesday, 7 October, 2020

Event: Smart City World Expo 2020

Dates: November 17-18, 2020

Location: Online

Register and find more details here

This year’s event becomes Smart City Live, a forum to keep our community connected, despite the current restrictions due to COVID-19. A leadership program that gathers high-level professionals from cities and companies all around the world.

17 November:

  • A live television broadcast: A full-day schedule of live content including interviews, debates and success stories focusing on urban development, mobility, consumption, and services, plus parallel workshops and side events.

18 November:

  • Digital sessions & workshops: A high-level gathering of key players and global institutions taking part in a series of digital sessions and side events to discuss the huge challenges that cities are facing beyond the post-pandemic short-term context.

Adapting urban mobility to safe and sustainable travel

  1. Adapting urban mobility to safe and sustainable travel
  2. Technologies to address global urban challenges
  3. Redesigning cities and urban living for all
  4. Ensuring an inclusive economic recovery
  5. Resilient infrastructures and urban environments to build back better
  6. The future of retail in a digital era

List of confirmed speakers (more will be announced):

  • Ada ColauMayor, Barcelona City Council
  • Takuya HiraiMinister for Digital Transformation, Social Security, Tax Number System and Information Technology Policy, Government of Japan
  • Parag KhannaGlobal strategist and best-selling author, founder, FutureMap
  • Carlo RattiArchitect, engineer, director, MIT Senseable City Lab
  • Saskia SassenRobert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology, Columbia University
  • Sameh WahbaGlobal Director, Urban, Disaster Risk Management, Resilience and Land Global Practice, The World Bank