The 10 Smart City events not to be missed

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Posted on 11 December 2018

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Smart City is a topic that is currently moving the industry. Many congresses, fairs and conferences are developing to create synergies between the different actors (startups, corporates, territories) and highlight the latest innovations in this area. Here is our selection of the 10 Smart City events that will punctuate the year 2019 around the world.

 

 

The connected Smart Cities & Communities Conferences

 

The connected Smart Cities & Communities Conferences

Location : Brussels, Belgium

Date : January 17, 2019

 

This conference brings together decision-makers, representatives of research and universities, start-ups and innovators focused on cities. CSCC works for people-centered societies shaped by real-time technologies, markets and policies.

 

 

Smart Cities International Symposium & Exhibition

Smart Cities International Symposium & Exhibition

Location : Chicago, USA

Date : January 22-24, 2019

 

This event brings together thought leaders and practitioners from around the world to explore the most recent technology advances, business models, and lessons learned to date in making the Smart City a reality.

 

Smart City Summit & Expo

 

Smart City Summit & Expo

 

Location : Taipei, Taiwan

Date : March 26 – 29, 2019

 

This B2B-oriented platform enables Taiwanese NICT industries to showcase their smart city solutions. It is also the largest exhibition of IoT applications in Asia. In 2018, the event gathered + 30,000 visitors, 1,050 stands, 356 speakers, 50 countries and + 120 cities.

 

Smart City Forum

 

Smart City Forum

Location : Warsaw, Poland

Date : March 27 – 28, 2019

 

It is the biggest congress in Poland dedicated to the operation and development of smart cities. This platform for exchanging experiences was created by representatives of the public administration, presidents and directors of large companies and foreign experts.

 

Smart Cities New York

 

Smart Cities New York

Location : New York, USA

Date : May 13 – 15, 2019

 

This leading global conference in North America is specialized in disruptive smart city technologies. This global conference brings together all the players needed to improve cities: startups, investors, business angels, large groups, governments, the public sector, academics, etc.

 

 

Nordic Edge

 

Nordic Edge

Location : Stavanger, Norway

Date : September 24 – 26, 2019

 

This is the biggest Nordic event dedicated to the Smart City. This event allows you to discover the latest trends and find strategic partners. In 2018, Nordic Edge gathered 4,500 visitors, 150 speakers and 200 exhibitors.

 

 

Citytech

Citytech

Location : Milan, Italy

Date : TBC september 2019

 

This event aims to identify, show and follow innovative and effective proposals to improve citizens’ quality of life and their connection to cities.

Themes: autonomous driving, MaaS, Big Data, e-mobility, parking and technologies etc.

 

ITS World Congress

 

ITS World Congress

Location : Singapore

Date : October 21 – 25, 2019

 

It is one of the most important world congress on transport technologies. 2019 themes: multimodal transport, sustainable smart cities, intelligent, connected and autonomous vehicles, big data etc.

ITS represents + 10,000 participants, + 300 exhibitors, +20 technical visits and demonstrations

 

Nordic Smart Cities

 

Nordic Smart Cities

Location : Malmö, Suède

Date : TBC october 2019

 

It is the main regional event for the development of smart and sustainable cities. In 2018, Nordic Smart Cities gathered 5 conference scenes, 20 exhibitors, + 300 participants and 100 speakers.

 

 

Smart City Expo World Congress

Smart City Expo World Congress

Location : Barcelona, Spain

Date : November 19 – 21, 2019

 

This is one of the main event for cities, where we can discuss about the future with inspiring ideas to explore our urban future. In 2018, the event gathered + 21,300 visitors, 844 exhibitors, + 700 cities, 146 countries and 400 speakers.