• NORDIC PAVILION.

    Come and join us in the Europe’s largest SMART CITY EXPO to network and meet customers and partners. Visit us at HALL P2, LEVEL 0, STREET E, STAND 509.

    November 14st – 16nd 2017

    Barcelona, Spain

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  • CONFERENCE FOR ALL

    The congress will bring together over 400 global influencers and innovators to share knowledge, debate the challenges faced by our cities, encourage out of the box thinking and inspire a worldwide call for action in order to develop smarter and more sustainable cities.

    SMART CITY EXPO 2017

THE NORDICS

It’s not a place – it’s a state of mind.

Add to My Calendar 2017-11-14 09:00:00 2017-11-16 18:00:00 Europe/Madrid Welcome to the Nordic Pavilion! Smart City Expo Barcelona, Spain The Nordic gilabert.angel@gmail.com

Welcome to the Nordic Pavilion!

The Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) is the world’s largest meeting place within the Smart City market. It brings together 600 exhibitors and over 16 000 participants from businesses and cities from all around the world.

This year Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland have combined their forces to set up one common Nordic pavilion for Nordic companies and cities, with an exclusive program for exhibitors, partners and clients. We can strengthen our Nordic brand on technology and sustainability leadership as well as have a greater impact to global markets together. The pavilion will have exhibition stands, meeting tables and space for presentations.
Cleantech Scandinavia, Innovation Norway, CLEAN and Tekes will provide an opportunity for cleantech companies, cities and regions to showcase their smart solutions as part of the joint Nordic pavilion.

We collaborate to optimize the relationships between the Nordic Countries and to showcase the overall potential of Scandinavia.

You will find Nordic solutions, cleantech companies, cities and regions of all sizes to showcase their smart city solutions.

ready-to-market solutions!

Connect with brands that offer solutions for for global audiences and horizons

Build your smart city brand with us!

Connect directly with solution providers to match your city’s needs and ambitions

Culture of collaboration!

The Nordics are ahead in the Smart City development and sustainable solutions. And we love partnerships around the world!

Set-up bilateral meetings

and get to know our nordic profiles

THE SCHEDULES (Preliminary)

Opening of the Nordic Pavilion

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Reception 
About: Short Welcome by Nordic Innovation, main
sponsor of the Nordic Pavilion. One
representative from Denmark, Finland, Norway
and Sweden will welcome and present an
overview of each countries’ exhibitors.
11:00 – 12:00

Meet the Nordic Companies

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Pitches 
About: Pitching sessions by the exhibiting companies.
12:00 – 13.00

Nordic Smart City Network

Location: Pavilion stage
About: Representatives from cities in Norway,
Sweden, Finland and Denmark will explain why they think 
a Nordic Smart City Network can contribute 
to the advancement of Nordic-wide innovation
and smart city solutions - by aligning common
activities, new technology, data and co-creation.
The first ideas for collaboration among the 
Nordic Smart Cities and future activities will be 
presented.
13:00 – 13:30

Meet the Nordic Cities: Aarhus, Trondheim, 6Aika Coalition

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Presentations and speed meetings 
About: One exhibiting city from each Nordic country
will each give a 5 minutes presentation on the
pavilion’s stage about their priorities and
investment areas the next 3-5 years, indicating
what technologies they might need. Followed
by a row of speed-meetings with the
exhibiting companies. Exhibitors only.

Presenters:
Aarhus, Bo Fristed
Trondheim, Morten Wolden
6Aika Coalition, Jari Jokisalo
13:30 – 15:00

Tampere City Reception

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Reception
About: The City of Tampere invites 
you to have a local handcrafted microbrewery beer 
from the Tampere Region! While enjoying 
the taste of Finland you will hear examples of how, 
through co-operation with companies and organizations, 
Tampere has taken steps forward smarter services 
and smarter mobility. 
Our people at the Smart Tampere program 
by the City of Tampere, Business Tampere and 
our guest companies Infotripla, Citynomadi and Globeon 
will be there to exchange ideas and business cards. 
15:00 – 16:00

Meet New York City

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Presentation, Guided Tour and Networking 
About: Jeff Merritt, Director of Innovation from the
City of New York (Mayor's Office of Tech and
Innovation, City of New York) will give a 20
minute presentation on current Smart City
challenges and current and future areas of
investment for sustainable urban
development as well as specific needs for
solutions and technologies Exhibitors only.
16:00 – 17:00

International Cleantech Network event

Location: Nordic Pavilion 
About: Companies have an opportunity to meet 
Smart City Cluster managers and network 
with potential business partners.
17:30 – 18.30

Reception and VIP dinner

Location: Restaurant
Format: Stand-up dinner 
About: This reception entails a short, coordinated
presentation given by the four Nordic
ambassadors followed by a keynote
presentation given by a specially invited guest
(TBC). The reception will take place a the VIP
Dinner at Restaurant Bestial. Invitation only.
19:00 - 00:00

Nordic Smart City Roundtables

Location: Hotel Fira Congress
Format: Roundtable discussions
About: The goal of this workshop is to
provide/develop solutions to thematic
challenges specified by Nordic cities and
companies. The method of the workshop is to
have an Interactive workshop/Roundtable
discussions. Sign-up is needed.
9:30 – 12:00

Nordic City Network

Location: Hotel Fira Congress
Format: Workshop
About: Cities only.
12:00 – 14:00

Open & Agile Smart Cities

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Presentation
About: Presentation by Martin Brynskov, Chairman of
Open and Agile Smart Cities
13:30 – 14:00

Meet the Nordic Cities: Copenhagen, Stavanger, Tampere

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Presentations and speed meetings 
About: One exhibiting city from each Nordic country
will each give a 5 minutes presentation on the
pavilion’s stage about their priorities and
investment areas the next 3-5 years, indicating
what technologies they might need. Followed
by a row of speed-meetings with the
exhibiting companies. Sign-up is needed.

Presenters:
Copenhagen, Marius Sylvestersen
Stavanger, Tone Grindland
Tampere, Kari Kankaala
14:00 – 15:00

Meet 6Aika Finnish Cities

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Pitches
15:00 – 16:00

Meet Indian Smart City Council

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Presentation  
About:
16.00-16.20 Welcome Indian Smart City Council!
Karin Wikman, Tekes
Presentation of the Nordics, 5 min each country
Finland (Karin Wikman), Denmark (Kasper Dam Mikkelsen),
Norway (Rodrigo Ballesteros Cruz), Sweden (Magnus Agerström)
16.20-16.35 Presentation of the Indian Smart City Council delegation
16.35-17.00 Free discussions and mingling
16:00 – 17:00

Nordic Happy Hour

Location: Pavilion 
Format: General Networking
About: We invite you to the Nordic Happy Hour!
Come to the pavilion to mingle with the cities
and companies and taste some Nordic-inspired
Tapas and drinks.
17:00 – 18:00

Vantaa Aviapolis Reception

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Reception.
About: Meet ten interesting companies pitching their smart solutions 
that are developed and tested in Aviapolis. 
Topics are smart mobility, data intelligent property management, 
IoT-solutions and healthy and safe urban environment. 
Aviapolis located next to Helsinki Airport is the fastest growing 
business area in Finland. The vision of the area is to create a 
sustainable, attractive urban environment – a true smart city. 
Aviapolis is a real-life platform for testing and developing 
solutions in co-operation with the city, stakeholders and 
innovative companies.
9:30 – 10:30

Meet the Nordic Cities: Bodø, Stockholm, Vantaa / Aviapolis

Location: Pavilion 
Format: Presentations and speed meetings
About: One city from each Nordic country will each
give a 5 minutes presentation on the
pavilion’s stage about their priorities and
investment areas the next 3-5 years, indicating
what technologies they might need. Followed
by a row of speed-meetings with the
exhibiting companies. Sign-up is needed.

Presenters:
Bodø, Stephan André Skjelva
Stockholm, Gunnar Björkman
Vantaa / Aviapolis, Minna Honkanen
10:30 – 11:30

Delegation Visit: Australia

Location: Nordic Pavilion 
Format: Networking Lunch with the Australian delegation 
at the Pavilion. 
Welcome by Nordic Pavilion. 
Presentations from selected representatives from Australia and 
the Nordics. Networking and mingling.
11:30 – 13:00

Delegation Visit: The Netherlands

 

Location: Nordic Pavilion 
Format: Presentation
Agenda:
14.00-14.20 Welcome the Netherlands delegation!
Karin Wikman, Tekes
Presentation of the Nordics, 5 min each country
Finland (Karin Wikman), Denmark (Sophia Grane Schroeder),
Norway (Rodrigo Ballesteros Cruz), Sweden (Magnus Agerström)
14.20-14.35 Presentation of the Netherlands delegation
Cities and companies
14.35-15.00 Free discussions and mingling
14:00 – 15:00

Delegation Visit: Taiwan

Location: Nordic Pavilion 
Format: Presentation
Agenda: 
15.00-15.20 Welcome Taiwanese delegation!
Karin Wikman, Tekes
Presentation of the Nordics, 5 min each country
Finland (Karin Wikman), Denmark (Sophia Grane Schroeder), 
Norway (Rodrigo Ballesteros Cruz), Sweden (Magnus Agerström) 
15.20-15.35 Presentation of the Taiwanese delegation 
Cities and companies 
15.35-16.00 Free discussions and mingling
15:00 – 16:00

ORGANIZERS

Event is supported by easily recognisable companies.

EXHIBITING COMPANIES

Denmark

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Leapcraft
Ramboll
Nordsense

Sweden

Information about…

Elonroad
ApParkingspot
Greinon
Envac
Brainlit

Norway

Information about…

Skalar AS I Ledi
Tieto and Red Ocean AS

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Fira de Barcelona (Gran Via Venue)
Avinguda Joan Carles I, 58
08908 L’Hospitalet de Llobregat (Barcelona), Spain

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