Agenda & Registration

Agenda:

November 29th 2017 – day 1

10:00 – 10:30 Opening welcome speaches – Representatives of the Government of Republic of Slovenia and European Union
• Minister of Public Administration Boris Koprivnikar (Ministry of Public Administration)
• Senior Advisor European Commission – DG REGIO, Jack Engwegen (European Commission)

10:30 – 11:30 Keynote speakers – Transition from Towns to Smart Towns:
• Collaboration between towns on smart solutions development: Simon Mokorel (FLAPAX)
• Idrija – a Smart Town showcase: Bojan Sever (Municipality of Idrija)
• Business Transformation City: Julij Božič (BTC)

11:30 – 11:45 Coffee break

11:45 – 12:30 Smart Towns – Overcoming obstacles: Best practices and solutions:
• OASC – Open & Agile Smart Cities: Davor Meersman (OASC)
• Home2Live platform: Rolf Helberg Jr. (Home2Live)
• Implementation of Smart city infrastructure in historical centres of cities: Asif Ismayilov (Municipality of Baku)

12.30 – 13:30 Lunch break

13:30 – 14:00 Afternoon kick-off:
• Smart Towns, ideal place to live – challenges for the future: Martin Pečar (SRIP SC&C)

14:00 – 14:45 Mobility
• PiPi – p2p car sharing: Urša Hribernik (PiPi)
• In-wheel technology for autonomous driving in smart cities: Žiga Povalej (Elaphe)
• TMS Cloud in BetterETA solution: Tomaž Račič (LIT Transit)
• On demand mobility: Marko Guček (Go Opti)

14:45 – 15:30 Energy & Circular Economy
• Bigbelly smart waste&recycling solution: Hrvoje Filipović (Graml)
• Weather platform for smart cities: Alenka Šajn Slak in Matjaž Šajn (CGS Labs)
• Solutions for energy sector: Aleksander Bastl (BASS)

15:30 – 15:45 Coffee break

15:45 – 17:00 Town Management
• Towns being smarter with SmartCityPlatform: Blaž Golob (SmartIScity)
• Smart information for smart city planning: Luka Mladenovič & Matej Nikšič (Urban Planning Institute of Republic of Slovenia)
• Economy of the city of the future: dr. Anita Maček (DOBA)
• Modern approaches to design, construction and maintenance of infrastructure in smart cities: Polona Gortnar (CGS Labs)
• Collaboration platform – iKranj: Franc Dolenc (MediaInteractive)
• Future proof IoT devices for future proof towns: Luka Mustafa (Fabrikor)
• SMIP City – Speeding up the construction of Smart City: Damjan Šavko (3PORT)

17:00 – 18:00 Interactive session
• The Digital Cities Challenge: Call for Expression of Interest – 15 cities will be selected to receive support. Discover how to participate. By Francisco Bujan – Project Manager at CARSA
• Wrap up & Conclusions: What are the next steps for the smart towns of the future?

18:00 – 19:00 Visit of Ljubljana

19:00 – 21:00 Networking Event at the Ljubljana Castle

November 30th 2017 – day 2

9:00 – 9:15 Opening & Wrap-up from Day 1

9:15 – 9:45 EU support for cross-regional collaborations (Urban Agenda, INTERREG CE, EIT)
• Third Call for proposals: Opportunities for the development of smart cities in central Europe: Christophe Ebermann (INTERREG CE)

9:45 – 10:00 Introduction to WATIFY and the matchmaking session: Francisco Buján (CARSA)

10:00-10:45 Presentations of Smart Solutions
• Mobility, Tourism, Energy and Efficient Resource Management in cities through Smart and Open Urban Platforms: Diego Correia – Business Developer (UBIWHERE)
• H2020 support to Public Innovation Procurement: Francisco Bujan (CARSA)

10:45 – 11.00 Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:00 Working Group meetings (Introduction to the dynamics, 30 min informal discussion, 5 min each group for presentation of conclusions, Q&A and wrap-up)

12:00 – 13:00 Matchmaking – Bilateral Meetings (Pre-arranged exploratory one-to-one meetings – based on a personalised agenda (15 min / meeting))

13.00 – 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 – 17:00 Visit of the Ljubljana Smart areas (Novo Brdo, Technology park, BTC)