• 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 D 431.

    November 13th – 15th 2018

    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 2018

THE NORDICS

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

Add to My Calendar 2018-11-13 09:00:00 2018-11-15 18:00:00 Europe/Madrid Welcome to the Nordic Pavilion! Smart City Expo Barcelona, Spain The Nordic sgs@cleancluster.dk

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 18 000 participants from businesses and cities from all around the world.

In 2018, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland will combine their forces for the second time 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 Business Finland 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, 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

Program 2018

The program at the Pavilion brings together 400+ Nordic participants and international guests. The program hosts solution seeking, exchange and networking in various ways, from workshops to mingling receptions.

Meet the Nordic Cities!

Connect with city representatives from Nordic cities

International Cities and Delegations

International cities and country delegations are welcome to book visits with us

Mingling and Business Buzz

Various receptions, gala dinner and the Nordic Happy Hour offer various fun ways to meet new people! Nordic exhibitors can request to host a reception slot by contacting their Pavilion country organizer

Nordic Smart Cities Roundtable

Offer a challenge and get to know selected solutions from the Nordics and international best practices

THE SCHEDULES

Opening of the Nordic Pavilion

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Reception 
About: Nordic Innovation and the four Nordic Ambassadors
to Spain will formally open the Pavilion and present
and overview of each countries’ exhibitors.
11:00 – 11:30

Meet the Nordic Cities 1

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Presentations and speed meetings 
About: The Nordic cities of Stockholm, Trondheim,
Copenhagen, Tampere, Umeå and Bodø will share their 
smart city ambitions on the pavilion stage.

The presentations are directly followed
by speed-meetings between the cities and 
Nordic companies.
11:30 – 12:30

Meet the Investors

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Presentations 
About: Smart city investors present themselves.
- Accelerace (Denmark)
- Environmental Technologies Fund (UK)
- Idinvest Partners (France)
Followed by a VC panel and one-on-one meetings 
with selected companies.
12:30 – 13:00

Meet the Nordic Companies

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Pitches 
About: Pitching sessions by the exhibiting companies.

13:00 – 14.00

Nordic Solutions for C40

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Presentation
About: Presentation on Nordic solutions for C40 cities.
14:00 – 15:00

Stockholm City Reception

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Reception
About: Coming soon. 
15:00 – 16:00

The Official Norwegian Smart City Innovation Cluster

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Presentation
About: Learn about the official Norwegian
Smart City Innovation Cluster: 
Mayor of Stavanger, Christine Sagen Helgø,
and Regional co-presenters will present their short and 
sweet success story of collaborations between 
academia, private and public sector.
16:00 – 16:30

City of Tampere Reception

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Reception
About: Traditional Tampere Reception brings you the latest news 
from Smart Tampere and few selected words from Business Finland 
and the smart city leaders from the City of Tampere and Business
Tampere. But wait, there's more! Our 10 smart solution companies 
and three EU projects will give one minute introductions, and
you'll be glad to hear we brought the handcrafted and local
brewery beer from Tampere with us again. Welcome!
16:30 – 17:30

SINTEF

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Presentation
About: The transformation towards Smart Cities 
– a multidisciplinary approach.
Speaker: Marit Natvig, Senior Scientist SINTEF
17:30 – 17:45

Beyond Smart – Learning Society

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Presentation
About: Beyond Smart - Learning Society
Speakers: Kristian Mjøen, Trondheim Municipality and
Arild Smolan, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
17:45 – 18:00

Nordic networking dinner

Location: Restaurant
Format: Stand-up dinner 
About: By Invitation Only.
19:30 - 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.

9.30-10.00 Mingling and coffee
9.30-12.00 Workshop
9:00 – 12:00

Nordic Smart City Network

Location: Hotel Fira Congress
Format: 
About: Nordic Smart City Network workshop.
For member cities of the Nordic Smart City Network only.
12:30 – 14:00

Meet the Nordic Cities 2

Location: Pavilion 
Format: Presentations and speed meetings
About: About: The Nordic cities of Stavanger, Joensuu,
Aarhus, Umeå, Moss and Stockholm will share their 
smart city ambitions on the pavilion stage.

The presentations are directly followed by speed-meetings 
between the cities and Nordic companies.

13:30 – 14:30

Design and architecture as a driver for smarter cities

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Presentation
About: Design and architecture as a driver for smarter cities
Speaker: Tor Inge Hjemdal, CEO Design and architecture Norway
14:15 – 14:30

Meet the City of Madrid!

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Presentation
About: José Javier Rodríguez Hernández is
Sub-Director General of Innovation and Smart Cities 
at Madrid City Council and will present the Smart City strategy
and investment plans of the City of Madrid.
14:30 – 15:30

Reception – Denmark

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Presentation / panel discussion
About: Big Data in a Public/Private Partnership
Moderator: Martin Brynskov, Associate Professor, Aarhus University
/ Chair, Open & Agile Smart Cities
15:30 – 16:30

Viable Cities

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Seminar
About: Swedish approach to smart sustainable cities,
with export, research and innovation perspectives. 
Hosted by Viable Cities.
16:30 – 17:30

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.
17:30 – 18:00

Nordic Lighthouse Solutions

Location: Pavilion 
Format: Presentations and panel discussion
About: Each Nordic Lighthouse project presents
one unique idea from their solution portfolio,
followed by a panel discussion. Projects are
forerunners in CO2 emission reductions and
citizen engagement.
10:00 – 11:00

Delegation Visit: USA

Location: Nordic Pavilion
About: Presentations from selected representatives 
from the USA and the Nordics. Networking and mingling.
11:00 – 12:00

Clean Energy Hack Winners

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Presentation
About: Winner team of the Clean Energy Hack
present their solution. The team 'Urban Blocks'
created a solution for Singapore challenge; it
consists of micro-grids of solar panel systems 
on rooftop, with a block-chain based system for 
energy trading, and a leasing model for 
urban farming.
12:00 – 12:15

Smart Transport Bodø

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Presentation
About: Smart Transport Bodø - Our plan to spend 
EUR 5 million on public-private collaborations
Speaker: Siri Vasshaug, Project Manager - Nordland
County Council
12:15 – 12:30

Delegation Visit: Australia

Location: Nordic Pavilion 
Format: Welcome by Nordic Pavilion. 
Presentations from selected representatives from Australia and 
the Nordics. Networking and mingling.
12:30 – 13:00

ORGANIZERS

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Hall: P2, Level: 0, Street: E, Stand: D 431.

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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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