The fifth edition of this international summit on smart cities will takes place next week from the 17th to the 19th of November 2015, in Barcelona. The 2014 edition brought together 11,000 attendees and more than 400 cities to share knowledge and promote initiatives to address the urban challenges of the present and the future, and 2015 edition promise to continue to investigate the most innovative developments to transform our cities.
The Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) is the best meeting point for business, government, business and research centers to share knowledge, innovative projects and strategies with experts and leaders in the field of smart cities, in order to address the challenges facing our cities.
The new edition will feature new spaces, Citysense host the symposium organized by the World Bank and will have a special focus on smart mobility, by its coincidence with the fifth edition of BcnRail.
The conference is divided into eight themes (Technology, Intelligent Society, Government, Energy, Mobility, Sustainable Cities, Innovation & Startups, Circular Econmy and the BCNRail Congress).Confirmed keynote speakers during the congress include Beth Simone Noveck, Founder & Director of The Governance Lab New York, Edward Glaeser Professor of Economics at Harvard University and Juliana Rotich Executive Director of Ushahidi Inc.