4th Annual World Intelligent Cities Summit Agenda (13 DECEMBER 2017 | ANKARA/TURKEY)

  • WEDNESDAY, 13 DECEMBER 2017 | DAY ONE | PLENARY SESSION

    08.30 h.
    Welcome coffee & registration
    09.00 h.
    Chair’s Opening Remarks
    09.10 h. Understanding Intelligent Cities in its Social, Cultural and Economic Context
    • What are the criteria that constitutes a smart city?
    • Achieving a clearer picture of smart city trends and growth
    • What are the realities and challenges behind cultivating smart communities?
    • The latest developments and trends in intelligent cities
    • How can you make your intelligent city a success?
    • What are the examples from Asia, Europe and the Americas?
    09.30 h. Business Leaders Panel: The Vision Towards Intelligent Cities
    • The future of the intelligent cities
    • Revenue for the global intelligent cities market is expected to reach 1,3 Trillion Dollars Trillion by 2019: Which steps will be taken?
    • What does it take to build an intelligent city?
    • What has been done to achieve: investments, reliability, efficiency, security, cost savings, and reduced emissions?
    • How cities can transform themselves into cleaner, safer, more attractive places to live through the integration of new and intelligent technologies in energy & renewables, water, mobility and telecommunication?
    11.00 h.
    Networking refreshment break
    11.15 h. Keynote Session: Delivering Future Cities for National Prosperity and Growth
    • Shaping the cities of the future: The role of intelligent cities in shaping the government’s industrial strategy and delivering success at the local level
    • The European Commission’s smart cities initiative
    • Developing infrastructure in future cities
    • Key drivers to smart city development
    • Linking municipal systems for strategic revitalization of city assets and public services
    • Real-world examples of how authorities are adding intelligence to their cities
    • Global review of best practices in existing intelligent cities worldwide
    • How can cities make changes at a policy and a practical level in order to achieve this vision?
    • Making cities greener, cleaner and healthier using smart technologies
    12.30 h.
    Networking lunch break followed by parallel sessions in Room A and B
  • WEDNESDAY, 13 DECEMBER 2017 | DAY ONE | ROOM A

    14.00 h. Intelligent Urban Regeneration
    • How can we reactivate our cities?
    • What are the strategies for urban renewal: from the physical infrastructure the environment, mobility, energy efficiency improvements to effective policies and economic performance?
    • How the intelligent society is engaging in this process?
    15.30 h.
    Networking refreshment break
    16.00 h. Mobility for Intelligent and Innovative Cities
    • Intelligent and smart initiatives to decrease congestion, cut costs and improve your city's movement of people and goods
    • Creating an integrated transport strategy involving multiple transport authorities
    • What should political agendas consider in order to have more efficient and sustainable urban mobility?
    • Identifying business models that make commercial sense for the city
    • Understanding and addressing the challenges in integrating intelligent systems into existing transportation infrastructure
    • What key elements define successful public transportation schemes for cities?
    17.30 h.
    End of day one followed by networking drinks
  • WEDNESDAY, 13 DECEMBER 2017 | DAY ONE | ROOM B

    14.00 h. Big Data and the Cloud Powering the Future
    • How Cloud, Big Data and next generation IT technology can help companies build real relationships with best customers?
    • Policy implications of big data as more devices are enabled with intelligence
    • What are the opportunities of big data for smart cities?
    • Unlocking the Power of Utilising Big Data
    • What are the expected innovations in future developments?
    • Integrating city operations with cloud based software
    • Addressing security and privacy challenges of the platform and the data
    • How do we go from Open Data to Big Data for Smart Cities?
    14.45 h. Internet of Things/M2M Opportunities for the Intelligent City
    • How can IoT/M2M help the development of intelligent cities?
    • Data management in the Internet of Things
    • Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications
    • Trust, security and privacy in IoT and Intelligent Cities
    15.30 h.
    Networking refreshment break
    16.00 h. Geographic Information Systems
    • The latest GIS Solutions for desktop, web, mobile and cloud platforms
    • GIS solutions capabilities, performances and reliabilities
    • Technologies and standards for managing and representing 3D city models and making data analysis for an improved urban management: geo-information, geo-referencing, geo-location and geo-services
    • The ways to effectively use the data from GPS navigation devices, fleet management solutions and GSM networks in order to improve the utilization and management of transport networks
    16.45 h. Intelligent Buildings and Homes
    • How do we make our buildings smarter?
    • Emerging M2M Opportunities in smart homes
    • Regulations overview and what still needs to be done?
    • Exploiting wireless communication networks to design intelligent and flexible urban architecture
    17.30 h.
    End of day one followed by networking drinks
  • WEDNESDAY, 13 DECEMBER 2017 | DAY ONE | ROOM C

    08.30 h.
    Welcome coffee
    09.00 h. Healthcare in Intelligent Cities
    • Dealing with future demands for urban healthcare
    • How the requirements for healthcare in cities will evolve in the next ten years
    • Building integrated healthcare delivery systems through connected communities
    • Developing effective business and partnership models
    • Personalised medical care supported by Big Data?
    • Remote Monitoring: Opportunities in monitoring health outside the hospital
    10.30 h.
    Networking refreshment break
    11.00 h. The role of safe cities on the roadmap of smart cities
    11.15 h. Mayors Panel
    Participants will have the opportunity to engage in active dialogue on best practice and intelligent solutions with mayors. Each local leader will have the opportunity to re?ect upon the complications faced in their city and their strategies to confront them.
    12.30 h.
    Networking lunch break
    13.30 h. Social Media and the City
    • How can the wealth of information being generated by social media help us better understand how our cities function and create smarter cities in the process?
    • How can social media play a part in everything from town planning to combating traffic jams?
    • New value for local government
    • Unlocking the transformative power of social media: finding ways to connect, collaborate, communicate and innovate
    14.30 h. Intelligent Cities: Innovation and the Future of City Tourism
    • What creative ways cities are using smart technologies to promote tourism?
    • Creating digital catalogues and adapting static and real-time touristic information
    • Creating the conditions for developing and expand to other widgets and/or applications for tourism on an European scale
    • Smart cities influence the creation of more tourism opportunities
    • How a marked improvement in the management of a city environment, its citizen relations, technology and urban planning can have a positive effect on a city as a tourist destination?
    • How visitors navigate the city/country and volume of events/sites and associated information overload?
    • Innovative approaches and technology solutions to enhance the tourism sector’s technology base
    15.30 h.
    Networking refreshment break
    16.00 h. Istanbul Smart City Panel (In collaboration with Istanbul Design Biennial)
    Information Hubs to Initiate, Support, and Facilitate Local Interventions for Developing the Future Istanbul as Smart City
    • Governance and Local Administration
    • Business Strategies and Development
    • Branding and Creative Industries
    • Resources and Sustainability
    • Content and Editorial Management
    • Feasibility and Implementation
    19.00 h.
    Chairman’s closing remarks and end of summit
  • WEDNESDAY, 13 DECEMBER 2017 | DAY ONE | ROOM D

    08.30 h.
    Welcome coffee
    09.00 h. Finance and Investment: Opportunities and Challenges
    • The potential for investment in our cities
    • Public-Private-Partnerships and how they operate within the intelligent city framework
    • How can cities and project developers attract greater interest from institutional investors and investment banks?
    • Government's role in funding projects
    • Current EU financing schemes available to intelligent cities
    • Examining the different financial instruments and cities’ ability to access funding directly
    09.45 h. ICT development and City Planning
    • What is the role of ICT in driving future cities approach?
    • Enabling citizens and government to gain full benefits from ICT
    • How to create and lead in the ICT economy that will drive the 21st Century smart city?
    • What are the critical success factors?
    • Helping cities to use analytics to gain a better understanding of information across departments and agencies
    10.30 h.
    Networking refreshment break
    11.00 h.
    Due to the continuing ‘Mayors Panel’ in the Room A, there is no session for this room during this period
    12.30 h.
    Networking lunch break
    13.30 h. Smart Grids and Smarter Cities
    • How expensive is smart energy technology and who will pay for it?
    • What are the key criteria for smart grid success?
    • Integrating communications technologies within the municipal and city environment
    14.15 h. Energy Efficiency in Sustainable Urban Development
    • Planning for Energy Efficient Cities
    • Why urban energy efficiency matters?
    • Digital technology and innovation will enable a better quality of life and reduced energy consumption
    • Buildings, Neigbourhoods and Data Centers for Energy Efficiency
    • Energy Efficiency and Smart Homes
    15.00 h.
    Networking refreshment break
    15.30 h. Water and Wastewater Infrastructure
    • What are the latest technologies in urban water management?
    • The role of the regulators in initiating and incentivising the installation of smart water infrastructure
    • Wastewater recycling
    • The role of the regulators in initiating and incentivising the installation of smart water infrastructure
    • What are the most efficient new schemes for introducing water back into the natural cycle?
    • Smart water grids and how we can make the most of available water resources?
    16.15 h. Improving Urban Waste Management and Waste to Energy
    • Learn how smart cities are implementing solutions such as recycling and waste-to-energy
    • What are the latest technologies in waste monitoring and removal?
    • Strategies for sustainable waste management
    • New approaches to reducing the production of urban waste: reutilization, recycling and product engineering
    • How can we decrease the waste produced and increase the recycling rate all the while making the whole process more efficient?
    17.00 h.
    Chairman’s closing remarks and end of summit
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