It’s not a place – it’s a state of mind.
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
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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.
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.
Connect with brands that offer solutions for for global audiences and horizons
Connect directly with solution providers to match your city’s needs and ambitions
The Nordics are ahead in the Smart City development and sustainable solutions. And we love partnerships around the world!
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.
Connect with city representatives from Nordic cities
International cities and country delegations are welcome to book visits with us
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
Offer a challenge and get to know selected solutions from the Nordics and international best practices
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
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
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
Location: Nordic Pavilion Format: Pitches About: Pitching sessions by the exhibiting companies.13:00 – 14.00
Location: Nordic Pavilion Format: Presentation About: Presentation on Nordic solutions for C40 cities.14:00 – 15:00
Location: Nordic Pavilion Format: Reception About: Coming soon.15:00 – 16:00
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
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
Location: Nordic Pavilion Format: Presentation About: The transformation towards Smart Cities – a multidisciplinary approach. Speaker: Marit Natvig, Senior Scientist SINTEF17:30 – 17:45
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
Location: Restaurant Format: Stand-up dinner About: By Invitation Only.19:30 - 00:00
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.9:00 – 12:00
9.30-10.00 Mingling and coffee
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
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
Location: Nordic Pavilion Format: Presentation About: Design and architecture as a driver for smarter cities Speaker: Tor Inge Hjemdal, CEO Design and architecture Norway14:15 – 14:30
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
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 Cities15:30 – 16:30
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
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
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
Location: Nordic Pavilion About: Presentations from selected representatives from the USA and the Nordics. Networking and mingling.11:00 – 12:00
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
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 Council12:15 – 12:30
Location: Nordic Pavilion Format: Welcome by Nordic Pavilion. Presentations from selected representatives from Australia and the Nordics. Networking and mingling.12:30 – 13:00
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Hall: P2, Level: 0, Street: E, Stand: D 431.
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