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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.

     Smart City Expo World Congress 

THE NORDICS

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

Add to My Calendar 2019-11-19 09:00:00 2019-11-21 18:00:00 Europe/Madrid Welcome to the Nordic Pavilion! Smart City Expo Barcelona, Spain The Nordics asn@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.

The Nordics of this congress have managed to be one of the stands with the most impact at the congress in the last editions.

In 2020 during Smart City Live more tan 800 participants joined the two sessions organized by the Nordic-Baltic Pavilion.

We collaborate to optimize the relationships between the Nordic and Baltic Countries and to showcase the overall potential of our region.

Program 2022

Tuesday November 15th

Official Opening of the Nordic Pavilion

Nordic+ Ambassadors to Spain

Tuesday 11:00 – 11:30

Add to My Calendar 2022-11-15 11:00:00 2022-11-15 11:30:00 Europe/Madrid Official Opening of the Nordic Pavilion Nordic+Pavilion Hall Number 2 Stand E81 Barcelona, Spain

Nordic Cities: Great progress towards Climate Neutrality

Climate Neutrality in the Nordics

Tuesday 11:30 – 12:15

Add to My Calendar 2022-11-15 11:30:00 2022-11-15 12:15:00 Europe/Madrid Nordic Cities: Great progress towards Climate Neutrality Nordic+Pavilion Hall Number 2 Stand E81 Barcelona, Spain

Fedra Vanhuyse

Finance and procurement strategist

Viable Cities

Lisa Olsson

Head of Innovation and Transformation

Helsingborg City

Janis Ikaunieks

Director

Riga Energy Agency

Inger Hanne Vikshåland

Head of Stavanger Smart City

Stavanger City

Kari Kankaala

Chief Sustainability Officer

Tampere City

Lisa Enarsson

Project Leader

Stockholm City

VEFRESH: Innovation Ecosystem Developers

Climate Neutrality in the Nordics

Tuesday 12:15 – 12:30

Add to My Calendar 2022-11-15 12:15:00 2022-11-15 12:30:00 Europe/Madrid VEFRESH: Innovation Ecosystem Developers Nordic+Pavilion Hall Number 2 Stand E81 Barcelona, Spain

Viesturs Celmiņš

Managing Director

Vefresh

Digital Enablers or Disablers for Smart Cities

Tuesday 12:30 – 13:00

Add to My Calendar 2022-11-15 12:30:00 2022-11-15 13:00:00 Europe/Madrid Digital Enablers or Disablers for Smart Cities Nordic+Pavilion Hall Number 2 Stand E81 Barcelona, Spain

Dr. Sami Kazi

Research Team Leader of Smart Cities

and Intelligent Buildings

VTT

David Lidström

Head of Commercial

Univrses

Harri Mansikkamaki

Head of International Business Development

Gofore

Mika Rantakokko

Liaison Manager 6G Flagship Program

University of Oulu

Andréas Hall

Development Engineer

City of Helsingborg

LMT presentation “Red Light Enforcement”

Tuesday 13:00 – 13:15

Add to My Calendar 2022-11-15 13:00:00 2022-11-15 13:15:00 Europe/Madrid LMT presentation "Red Light Enforcement" Nordic+Pavilion Hall Number 2 Stand E81 Barcelona, Spain

Aigars Runčis

Head of Business Partnerships

LMT

Reducing the citizens’ carbon footprint through structural change and personal choices.

Tuesday 13:15 – 13:30

Add to My Calendar 2022-11-15 13:15:00 2022-11-15 13:30:00 Europe/Madrid Reducing the citizens’ carbon footprint through structural change and personal choices. Nordic+Pavilion Hall Number 2 Stand E81 Barcelona, Spain

Mads Thuv Simonsen

Co-founder

Ducky

Sølve Fauskevåg

VP Business Development

AugmentCity

Werner Olsen

Product Manager

 Innocode

Nordic cities driving sustainable transition through collaboration

Tuesday 13:30 – 14:00

Add to My Calendar 2022-11-15 13:30:00 2022-11-15 14:00:00 Europe/Madrid Nordic cities driving sustainable transition through collaboration Nordic+Pavilion Hall Number 2 Stand E81 Barcelona, Spain

Bjarne Uldal

Chief Innovation Officer

Nordic Edge

Malin Hansen

Senior Advisor

Design and Architecture Norway

Line Gerstrand

Smart City Coordinator

Business and Sustainable Development

City of Aarhus

Denmark

Annija Tropa

Innovation Lead and Project Manager

Vefresh Smart City Living Lab

City of Riga

Latvia

Øyvind Tanum

Head of Smart City

City of Trondheim

Norway

Åsa Bjering

International Relations

H22

City of Helsingborg

Sweden

Smartliving presentation “Smart Metering and LoRaWAN”

Tuesday 14:00 – 14:15

Add to My Calendar 2022-11-15 14:00:00 2022-11-15 14:15:00 Europe/Madrid Smartliving presentation "Smart Metering and LoRaWAN" Nordic+Pavilion Hall Number 2 Stand E81 Barcelona, Spain

Sergey Boytsov

CTO

Smart Living

The Real Transport Demand

How can AI be used to make public transport more attractive and cost effective

Tuesday 14:15 – 14:30

Add to My Calendar 2022-11-15 14:15:00 2022-11-15 14:30:00 Europe/Madrid The Real Transport Demand - How can AI be used to make public transport more attractive Nordic+Pavilion Hall Number 2 Stand E81 Barcelona, Spain

Johan Haveland

CEO

Asistobe

Tom Henriksen

Business Development Manager Norway

& Global Partner Lead Data Insight

Telia Company

Why the Nordics+ is a great place to implement smart city solutions

Tuesday 14:30 – 15:00

Add to My Calendar 2022-11-15 14:30:00 2022-11-15 15:00:00 Europe/Madrid Why the Nordics+ is a great place to implement smart city solutions Nordic+Pavilion Hall Number 2 Stand E81 Barcelona, Spain

 Emilie Christensen

Project Manager

Nordic Edge

Markku Niemi

Director Smart City

Tampere City

Anders Sloth Nielsen

 Head of Sustainable Cities and Mobility

Copenhagen Capacity

Jonathan Herrlin

Business Developer

Invest in Skåne

Staffan Ingvarsson

CEO

Business Region Stockholm

Jānis Ikaunieks

Director

Riga Energy Agency

Air Quality Forecast: Comprehensive insight for proactive air quality management

The goal is to have a real-time demo of Barcelona’s air quality and forecast

Tuesday 15:00 – 15:30

Add to My Calendar 2022-11-15 15:00:00 2022-11-15 15:30:00 Europe/Madrid Vaisala launch: Air Quality Forecast. Tool for proactive air quality challenge mitigation Nordic+Pavilion Hall Number 2 Stand E81 Barcelona, Spain

Elena Garcia Pallas

Market manager

Vaisala

Ibrahim El Merehbi

Senior Software Developer

Vaisala

Scale-up: Success stories told by Nordic+ companies

Tuesday 15:30 – 16:00

Add to My Calendar 2022-11-15 15:30:00 2022-11-15 14:00:00 Europe/Madrid Scale-up: Success stories told by Nordic+ companies Nordic+Pavilion Hall Number 2 Stand E81 Barcelona, Spain

Johan Hedengran

Business Development

North Sweden Cleantech

Fredrik Sahl

CEO

Flow Below

Kristaps Elvis Volks

Business Development

SimpleCharge

Harri Ketamo

Founder & Chairman

Headai

Céline Crévisier

COO

Augment City

Raimonds Jurgelis

CEO

SIA Rhino R

H22 – the Making of a Smarter City

Followed by discussion and fika at the Helsingborg stand

Tuesday 16:00 – 16:15

Add to My Calendar 2022-11-15 16:00:00 2022-11-15 16:15:00 Europe/Madrid H22 – the Making of a Smarter City Followed by discussion and fika at the Helsingborg stand Nordic+Pavilion Hall Number 2 Stand E81 Barcelona, Spain

Soraya Axelsson

Head of H22

Helsingborg Smart City Expo

Nordic Smart City Network

The advantages of working in cross-country collaborations and the relevance for companies

Tuesday 16:15 – 16:30

Add to My Calendar 2022-11-15 16:15:00 2022-11-15 16:30:00 Europe/Madrid Nordic Smart City Network: The advantages of working in cross-country collaborations and the relevance for companies Nordic+Pavilion Hall Number 2 Stand E81 Barcelona, Spain

Kim Spiegelberg Stelzer

Chairman of the board

Nordic Smart City Network

Line Gerstrand

Smart City Coordinator

City of Aarhus

Scaling IoT solutions – Opportunities & Challenges

Tuesday 16:30 – 17:00

Add to My Calendar 2022-11-15 16:30:00 2022-11-15 17:00:00 Europe/Madrid Scaling IoT solutions – Opportunities & Challenges Nordic+Pavilion Hall Number 2 Stand E81 Barcelona, Spain

Olle Bergdahl

Programme Director

IoT Sweden

Nicolai Slotte

Head of Internationalization

IoT Sweden

Jari Kuusisto

 Product Manager

IoT Smart cities

Wapice

Marcus Nordström

CEO

MarshallAI

City of Tampere Presentations

Tuesday 17:00 – 17:30

Add to My Calendar 2022-11-15 17:00:00 2022-11-15 17:30:00 Europe/Madrid City of Tampere presentations Nordic+Pavilion Hall Number 2 Stand E81 Barcelona, Spain

Teppo Rantanen

Executive Director for Growth

Innovation and Competitiveness

City of Tampere

Finland

Tampere Reception

Tuesday 17:30 – 19:00

Add to My Calendar 2022-11-15 17:30:00 2022-11-15 19:00:00 Europe/Madrid Tampere Reception Nordic+Pavilion Hall Number 2 Stand E81 Barcelona, Spain

Departure by bus to the Nordic+ Networking Reception

Tuesday 19:00

Wednesday November 16th

Liepaja – Climate Neutral and Smart City by 2030

Wednesday 09:40 – 09:50

Add to My Calendar 2022-11-16 09:40:00 2022-11-16 09:50:00 Europe/Madrid Liepaja - Climate Neutral and Smart City by 2030 Nordic+Pavilion Hall Number 2 Stand E81 Barcelona, Spain

Kārlis Beihmanis

Project manager

Climate change and energy efficiency

Riga Towards Climate Neutrality

Wednesday 09:50 – 10:00

Add to My Calendar 2022-11-16 09:50:00 2022-11-16 10:00:00 Europe/Madrid Riga Towards Climate Neutrality Nordic+Pavilion Hall Number 2 Stand E81 Barcelona, Spain

Jānis Ikaunieks

Director

Riga Energy Agency

Meet the Nordic+ cities

Bodø, Nordland County, Oulu, Stavanger, Stockholm, Tampere, Trondheim, Helsinborg

Wednesday 10:00 – 10:50

Add to My Calendar 2022-11-16 10:00:00 2022-11-16 10:50:00 Europe/Madrid Meet the Nordic+ cities Nordic+Pavilion Hall Number 2 Stand E81 Barcelona, Spain

Meet the Nordic+ companies

AugmentCity, Asistobe, Vertisà, Gofore, Combify, Creoir, Ducky, Earendel Solar Energy, Edeva, Flow Below, Geniem, Headai, Innocode, Intelligent Operation, LMT, Most Digital, Nivel, Rhino R, SimpleCharge, Univrses, Vaisala, Veni, Wapice, Inpipe, Telia Crowd Insight

Wednesday 10:50 – 13:00

Add to My Calendar 2022-11-16 10:50:00 2022-11-16 13:00:00 Europe/Madrid Meet the Nordic+ companies Nordic+Pavilion Hall Number 2 Stand E81 Barcelona, Spain

Speed meetings between Nordic+ cities and companies

Wednesday 13:00 – 14:00

Add to My Calendar 2022-11-16 13:00:00 2022-11-16 14:00:00 Europe/Madrid Speed meetings between Nordic+ cities and companies Nordic+Pavilion Hall Number 2 Stand E81 Barcelona, Spain

Mission Cities Latvia – reception at their stand

Wednesday 14:00 – 14:30

Add to My Calendar 2022-11-16 14:00:00 2022-11-16 14:30:00 Europe/Madrid Mission Cities Latvia - reception at their stand Nordic+Pavilion Hall Number 2 Stand E81 Barcelona, Spain

Finland & Japan

Building wellbeing and human-centric services with data & AI

Wednesday 14:30 – 15:00

Add to My Calendar 2022-11-16 14:30:00 2022-11-16 15:00:00 Europe/Madrid Finland & Japan – building wellbeing and human-centric services with data & AI Nordic+Pavilion Hall Number 2 Stand E81 Barcelona, Spain

Kristian Valkama

Director of Digital Transformation

Business Tampere

Takehiko Nagumo

Executive Managing Director

Smart City Institute Japan

Outi Valkama

Development programme Manager

City of Tampere

Anniina Autero

Project Lead

City of Tampere

New European Bauhaus

Designing a sustainable and inclusive future

Wednesday 15:00 – 15:30

Add to My Calendar 2022-11-16 15:00:00 2022-11-16 15:30:00 Europe/Madrid New European Bauhaus- Designing a sustainable and inclusive future Nordic+Pavilion Hall Number 2 Stand E81 Barcelona, Spain

Jakob Norman-Hansen

Head of Global Growth

Bloxhub

Malin Hansen

Senior Advisor

 Design and Architecture Norway

Timo Hintsanen

Director of Urban Planning

City of Turku

Finland

Heather Bergsland

Sustainability Manager

Veni

Norway

Mattias Rundberg

Head of Östra Ramlösa City

Development District

City of Helsingborg

Sweden

Kristin Kverneland

Smart City Advisor

City of Stavanger

Norway

Annemie Wyckmans

Director of NTNU

Smart Sustainable Cities

Norway

eMaaS in net postivie cities

Wednesday 15:30 – 15:45

Add to My Calendar 2022-11-16 15:30:00 2022-11-16 15:45:00 Europe/Madrid eMaaS in net postivie cities Nordic+Pavilion Hall Number 2 Stand E81 Barcelona, Spain

Øyvind Tanum

Head of Smart City

City of Trondheim

Tom Jensen

Project Lead

Business Development

City of Trondheim

What can we gain when governments publish open data?

Lessons from the Nordics

Wednesday 15:45 – 16:15

Add to My Calendar 2022-11-16 15:45:00 2022-11-16 16:15:00 Europe/Madrid What can we gain when governments publish open data? Lessons from the Nordics Nordic+Pavilion Hall Number 2 Stand E81 Barcelona, Spain

Rim Alexandra Halfya

Co-founder

Combify

Harri Mansikkamäki

Head of International

Business Development

Gofore

Divya Baht

Data Governance Lead

City of Helsingborg

Björn Hagström

 CEO at Hagström Consulting

and representative of

IoT Sweden’s Smart City Lab project

Opening up the city as a test-bed – 2 urban development projects in Helsingborg

Short presentation followed by fika at the Helsingborg stand

Wednesday 16:15 – 16:45

Add to My Calendar 2022-11-16 16:15:00 2022-11-16 16:45:00 Europe/Madrid Opening up the city as a test-bed - 2 urban development projects in Helsingborg Short presentation followed by fika at the Helsingborg stand Nordic+Pavilion Hall Number 2 Stand E81 Barcelona, Spain

Dennis Kerkhof

Project leader

Oceanhamnen

Mattias Rundberg

Project leader

Östra Ramlösa

Thursday November 17th

Presentations and Visits by International Delegations

Thursday 09:30

Add to My Calendar 2022-11-16 09:30:00 2016-05-04 18:00:00 Europe/Madrid Presentations and Visits by International Delegations Nordic+Pavilion Hall Number 2 Stand E81 Barcelona, Spain

THE SCHEDULE

Opening of the Nordic Pavilion

Theme: Climate Neutrality in the Nordics+
Nordic+ Ambassadors to Spain
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Climate Neutrality in the Nordics+

Moderator: Fedra Vanhuyse, Finance and procurement strategist, Viable Cities 
Lisa Olsson, Head of Innovation and Transformation, Helsingborg City 
Jānis Ikaunieks, Director, Riga Energy Agency 
Inger Hanne Vikshåland, Head of Stavanger Smart City, Stavanger City 
Kari Kankaala, Chief Sustainability Officer, Tampere City 
Lisa Enarsson, Project Leader, Stockholm City
11:30

VEFRESH: Innovation Ecosystem Developers

Viesturs Celmiņš, Managing Director
12:15

Digital Enablers or Disablers for Smart Cities

Facilitator: Dr. Sami Kazi, Research Team Leader of Smart Cities and Intelligent Buildings, VTT
David Lidström, Head of Commercial, Univrses 
Harri Mansikkamaki, Head of International Business Development, Gofore 
Mika Rantakokko, Liaison Manager 6G Flagship Program, University of Oulu 
Andréas Hall, Development engineer, City of Helsingborg

12:30

LMT presentation “Red Light Enforcement”

Aigars Runčis, Head of Business Partnerships

13:00

Reducing the citizens’ carbon footprint through structural change and personal choices.

Mads Thuv Simonsen, Co-founder, Ducky
Sølve Fauskevåg, VP Business Development, AugmentCity
Werner Olsen, Product Manager, Innocode
13:15

Nordic+ cities driving sustainable transition through collaboration

Facilitators: Bjarne Uldal, Chief Innovation Officer, Nordic Edge and Malin Hansen, Senior Advisor, Design and Architecture Norway
Line Gerstrand, Smart City Coordinator, Business and Sustainable Development, City of Aarhus, Denmark
Annija Tropa, Innovation Lead and Project Manager, Vefresh Smart City Living Lab, City of Riga, Latvia
Øyvind Tanum, Head of Smart City, City of Trondheim, Norway
Åsa Bjering, International Relations, H22, City of Helsingborg, Sweden
13:30

Smartliving presentation “Smart Metering and LoRaWAN”

Sergey Boytsov, CTO
14:00

The Real Transport Demand – How can AI be used to make public transport more attractive and cost effective.

Johan Haveland, CEO, Asistobe
Tom Henriksen, Business Development Manager Norway & Global Partner Lead Data Insight, Telia Company 
14:15

Why the Nordics+ is a great place to implement smart city solutions

Facilitator: Emilie Christensen,Project Manager, Nordic Edge 
Markku Niemi, Director Smart City, Tampere City
Anders Sloth Nielsen, Head of Sustainable Cities and Mobility, Copenhagen Capacity
Jonathan Herrlin, Business Developer, Invest in Skåne
Staffan Ingvarsson, CEO, Business Region Stockholm
Jānis Ikaunieks, Director, Riga Energy Agency
14:30

Air Quality Forecast: Comprehensive insight for proactive air quality management

Elena Garcia Pallas, Market manager, Vaisala
Ibrahim El Merehbi, Senior Software Developer, Vaisala
15:00

Scale-up: Success stories told by Nordic+ companies

Facilitator: Johan Hedengran, Business Development, North Sweden Cleantech 
Fredrik Sahl, CEO, Flow Below
Kristaps Elvis Volks, Business Development, SimpleCharge
Harri Ketamo, Founder & Chairman, Headai
Céline Crévisier, COO at Augment City
Raimonds Jurgelis, CEO SIA Rhino R.
15:30

H22 – the Making of a Smarter City Presentation followed by discussion and fika at the Helsingborg stand

Soraya Axelsson, Head of H22 Smart City Expo
16:00

Nordic Smart City Network: The advantages of working in cross-country collaborations and the relevance for companies

Kim Spiegelberg Stelzer, Chairman of the board, Nordic Smart City Network
Line Gerstrand, Smart City Coordinator, City of Aarhus
16:15

Scaling IoT solutions – Opportunities & Challenges

Facilitator: Olle Bergdahl, Programme Director, IoT Sweden 
Nicolai Slotte, Head of Internationalization, IoT Sweden
Jari Kuusisto, Product Manager, IoT Smart cities, Wapice
Marcus Nordström, CEO, MarshallAI
16:30

City of Tampere presentations

17:00

Tampere reception

17:30

Departure by bus to the Nordic+ Networking Reception

19:00

Liepaja – Climate Neutral and Smart City by 2030

Kārlis Beihmanis, Project manager (Climate change and energy efficiency)
09:40

Riga Towards Climate Neutrality

Jānis Ikaunieks, Director, Riga Energy Agency
09:50

Meet the Nordic+ cities

Bodø, Nordland County, Oulu, Stavanger, Stockholm, Tampere, Trondheim, Helsinborg
10:00

Meet the Nordic+ companies

AugmentCity, Asistobe, Vertisà, Gofore, Combify, Creoir, Ducky, Earendel Solar Energy, Edeva,
Flow Below, Geniem, Headai, Innocode, Intelligent Operation, LMT, Most Digital,
Nivel, Rhino R, SimpleCharge, Univrses, Vaisala, Veni, Wapice, Inpipe, Telia Crowd Insight
10:50

Speed meetings between Nordic+ cities and companies

13:00

Mission Cities Latvia – reception at their stand

14:00

Finland & Japan – building wellbeing and human-centric services with data & AI

Moderator: Kristian Valkama, Director of Digital Transformation at Business Tampere

Takehiko Nagumo – Executive Managing Director, Smart City Institute Japan

Outi Valkama – Development programme Manager at the City of Tampere

Anniina Autero – Project Lead at the City of Tampere
14:30

New European Bauhaus- Designing a sustainable and inclusive future

Facilitator:Jakob Norman-Hansen, Head of Global Growth, Bloxhub and

Malin Hansen, Senior Advisor, Design and Architecture Norway

Panel: Timo Hintsanen, Director of Urban Planning, City of Turku, Finland

Heather Bergsland, Sustainability Manager, Veni, Norway

Mattias Rundberg, Head of Östra Ramlösa City Development District, City of Helsingborg, Sweden

Kristin Kverneland, Smart City Advisor, City of Stavanger, Norway

Annemie Wyckmans,Director of NTNU, Smart Sustainable Cities, Norway
15:00

eMaaS in net postivie cities

Øyvind Tanum, Head of Smart City, City of Trondheim

Tom Jensen, Project Lead Business Development, City of Trondheim
15:30

What can we gain when governments publish open data? Lessons from the Nordics

Rim Alexandra Halfya, Co-founder at Combify

Harri Mansikkamäki, Head of International Business Development at Gofore

Divya Baht, Data Governance Lead at City of Helsingborg

Moderated by Björn Hagström, CEO at Hagström Consulting and representative of IoT Sweden's Smart City Lab project
15:45

Opening up the city as a test-bed – 2 urban development projects in Helsingborg

Short presentation followed by fika at the Helsingborg stand

Dennis Kerkhof, Project leader of Oceanhamnen

Mattias Rundberg, Project leader of Östra Ramlösa
16:15

Presentations and Visits by International Delegations

09:30
Build your smart city brand with us!

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

Ready-to-market solutions!

Connect with brands that offer solutions for global audiences and horizons

Meet the Nordic Cities!

Connect with city representatives from Nordic cities

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

Culture of collaboration!

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

Nordic Smart Cities Roundtable

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

International Cities and Delegations

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

ORGANIZERS

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