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08:45 - 09:00 15 mins
Chairperson’s Opening Remarks + Introduction to SmarterCitiesNOW
  • Jeanette Carlsson - Founder, Tech Nordic Advocates, Nordics/Baltics
09:00 - 09:25 25 mins
Demonstrating How Collaboration with Industry and Academia is Unlocking Funding Models that an be Deployed to Advance Citizen-Centric Initiatives
  • Julie Snell - Managing Director, Bristol is Open
09:20 - 09:40 20 mins
Let’s get together: Crossover, Building a Smart Society, Step-by-Step
  • Creating smart innovations, sharing and learning
  • Creating the environment for crossover-cooperation, adding value
  • Examining the challenges and risks, getting ahead
  • Cases of crossover-cooperation and learning, a reference
  • Theo Veltman - CTO, Amstelveen & Innovation Rainmaker, City of Amsterdam
09:40 - 10:10 30 mins
Delivering a Truly Smart City/Region - Bringing together Silo'd Smart solutions

Is a city with lots of isolated pilot projects really smart?

Implementing smart infrastructure to underpin multiple initiatives

What different parties need to work together to ensure successful centralization of solutions?

Making smart cities deliverable for local authorities

  • Michael Mousdale - Partner, Browne Jacobson LLP
  • Ken Figueredo - Representative, oneM2M
  • Nick Wilcox - Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Giosprite
  • Ken Cartmill - Vice President, Product Development, LED Roadway Lighting
  • Moderator Jeanette Carlsson - Founder, Tech Nordic Advocates, Nordics/Baltics
10:10 - 10:30 20 mins
Case study: Demonstrating How Novel Funding Models Can Be Deployed to Advance Citizen-Centric Initiatives
  • Glenn Woodcock - Director, Exeter City Futures
10:30 - 11:20 50 mins
Main agenda
Networking Refreshment Break & Speed Networking
11:19 - 11:20 1 mins
Session Chairperson
  • Seppo Haataja - Chair, Mobility Working Group, Open & Agile Smart Cities (OASC)
11:20 - 11:50 30 mins
Panel Discussion: New Opportunities in Funding and Partnerships

An interactive panel designed to discuss the opportunities, challenges and practicalities surrounding a variety of funding and partnership models available to smart city leaders and their collaborators. The panel will address, but is not limited to: public private partnerships, whole city finance, concessions, technology funds, peer sharing / funding, university-led and co-creation models.

  • Moderator Jeanette Carlsson - Founder, Tech Nordic Advocates, Nordics/Baltics
  • Glenn Woodcock - Director, Exeter City Futures
  • Steve Hunt - Senior Advisor, DG CITIES - Digital Greenwich
  • Mike Pitts - Head of Urban Systems, Innovate UK
  • Silje Bareksten - Head of Smart City, Oslo Business Region
  • Daniel Clarke - Smart Cambridge Programme Manager, Cambridgeshire County Council
  • Tim Stone - Partner and COO, Breed Reply
11:50 - 12:15 25 mins
Empowering Cities with Connected Lighting

Smart cities use the latest innovations in the Internet of Things to become more livable, resilient, economically sound and sustainable. We are finding ourselves at a moment in time when we are at a crossroads about leveraging lighting as a backbone for future smart technologies. In this session we will examine how connected lighting can serve as a catalyst for smart cities, leveraging significant benefits beyond illumination

  • Barbara Kreissler - Director, B2G Professional Lighting, Philips Lighting
12:15 - 12:40 25 mins
(Open) Data Stories You Haven’t Heard: Towards a Greater Data Sharing Culture for Smarter Cities
  • Fanny Goldschmidt - UK Territory Manager, OpenDataSoft
12:40 - 13:40 60 mins
Main agenda
Luncheon Break & Networking
13:40 - 13:45 5 mins
Track 2
Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
13:45 - 14:10 25 mins
Track 2
Examining How the Mayor of London’s Programme for Smart Energy Systems and Flexibility is Being Delivered to:
  • Cut Londoners’ energy bills, reduce demand, and tackle emissions
  • Support clean energy innovations offering flexibility, future proofing, optimisation and decarbonising of energy systems
  • Actively working with a wide range of stakeholders in the smart use, distribution and supply of heat and power
  • Daniel Barrett - Lead - Smart Energy & Innovation, Greater London Authority
14:10 - 14:35 25 mins
Track 2
Employee Solar Charging Stations
  • A comprehensive energy transition 
  • Energy self-sufficiency, air quality, climate change 
  • Citizenship awareness        
  • Gil Lladó - Energy Transition Project Manager, Barcelona Metropolitan Area
14:35 - 15:00 25 mins
Track 2
Planning and Implementing a Neutral Energy Strategy, Positive Energy Districts and Micro Grids
  • Evaluating plans to become energy neutral by 2035
  • Discussing tools required for ‘energy zoning planning’ where inhabitants and stakeholders develop together
  • Illustrating variants of a micro grid facility, including peer to peer
  • Considerations for project replication, scale-up and timeline / cost reduction
  • Floor de Jong - Manager of International and European Affairs, City of Groningen
15:00 - 15:25 25 mins
Track 2
Human Energy, the next currency

How will we measure how smart a city is? As cities decarbonize through transport electrification, battery storage and cheap renewable energy we’re going make our city spaces cleaner and healthier.

Successful cities will use technology and nature to place people at the center of planning, enhancing health and well-being for happier, smarter populations.

We can measure the quality of that space by how much healthy human activity it enables.

  • Laurence Kemball-Cook - Founder and CEO, Pavegen
13:40 - 13:45 5 mins
Track 1
Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
  • Lukas Neckermann - Managing Director, Neckermann Strategic Advisors
13:45 - 14:10 25 mins
Track 1
Case study: Autonomous and Data-Enabled Mobility Strategies
  • Examining mobility strategy as an enabler of economic and housing growth
  • Real time artificial intelligence traffic management systems
  • Catalysing new autonomous and low carbon mobility services
  • Geoff Snelson - Director of Strategy and Futures, Milton Keynes Council
14:15 - 14:45 30 mins
Track 1
Smart Cities – how can early-stage businesses play a bigger role in delivering the smart cities agenda

What is the opportunity for early-stage businesses in a market seemingly dominated by the big tech companies?

The benefits for cities of working with innovative start-ups to help them realise their smart city objectives

How can we remove the barriers that can restrict start-ups getting involved?

The role investors can play

  • Tim Stone - Partner and COO, Breed Reply
14:45 - 15:05 20 mins
Track 1
Experiences from Developing a Data Driven Greater Copenhagen
  • Henrik Johanson - Smart City Program Manager, Capital Region of Denmark, Greater Copenhagen
15:05 - 15:25 20 mins
Track 1
Case study: Pushing Forward Electric Vehicle Initiatives
  • Implementing innovative, friendly-to-use and tailor made initiatives in order to ensure their success
  • Implications on infrastructure and the built environment
  • Steps to ensuring citizen engagement and adoption: The E-MUmoto project experience
  • How the project E-fast park Murcia is moving from pilot to scale-up and its long term sustainability approach
  • Jaime Ruiz Huéscar - E-mobility Manager and Smart City Project Coordinator at ALEM - Local Energy & Climate Change Agency, City of Murcia
15:30 - 16:05 35 mins
Main agenda
Afternoon Networking Refreshment Break & Leading Smart City Networking Points

Smart City Networking Points

Find representatives from five of Europe’s leading Smart Cities at their City Networking point. Approach a representative to ask questions, gain information, make a proposal, or just find out a little more about their smart city plans.

  • Manchester
  • Amsterdam
  • Copenhagen 
  • London
16:00 - 16:05 5 mins
Citizen Health and Wellbeing
Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
16:05 - 16:30 25 mins
Citizen Health and Wellbeing
A Collaborative Approach to Public Safety

Gaining a deeper understanding of the City by unifying security and public safety operations

How to improve public-private dialogue to increase trust and transparency

Creating safe, welcoming spaces and attract new business

Consolidating and sharing digital evidence before and after incident to solve cases faster

Example of a successful community safety project: The City of Detroit

  • Nicholas Smith - Regional Sales Manager, UK, Genetec
16:30 - 16:55 25 mins
Citizen Health and Wellbeing
Case Study: Smart Health, Transforming Care via Digital Assistive Technologies

Convergence of Health and Social Care around common data requirement

Assessing the potential of consumer tech and IoT in the Social and Healthcare context

Case study insight on telecare and smart care: Assistive digital technologies operational in Bristol

What are the building blocks for success, essential pitfalls to avoid?

  • Barney Smith - Founder & Executive Chair, Perform Green
  • Andy Kinnear - Director of Digital Transformation, NHS South, Central and West CSU
16:55 - 17:20 25 mins
Citizen Health and Wellbeing
Examining a Co-Creative City Strategy Process Dedicated to Citizen Wellbeing and Active Inhabitants
  • Examining how demographic changes force us to focus on preventing health problems
  • Illustrating how eHealth solutions are offering citizens new possibilities for taking better care choices in Oulu
  • Engaging children and young people as a special target group in a co-creative city strategy
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of cultural tools in addressing city challenges
  • Piia Rantala-Korhonen - Director, Advisor to the Mayor, City of Oulu
17:20 - 17:45 25 mins
Citizen Health and Wellbeing
Case Study: How the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council are Addressing Elderly Isolation and Assisting Living with IoT
  • Issues and challenges faced and how these were overcome
  • Identifying necessary internal processes to make this possible for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises
  • Key take-aways from initiative planning, implementation, roll-out and evaluation
  • Essential learnings for the long-term sustainability and business case of the initiative
  • Yunus Mayat - Enterprise Architect and Information Manager, City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council
18:00 - 18:15 15 mins
Main agenda
Smart Cities Peoples Champion Award