4th Annual World Intelligent Cities Summit Agenda (13 DECEMBER 2017 | ANKARA/TURKEY)



08.30-09.15 h.
Welcome coffee & registration
09.15-10.15 h. Plenary Session I: The Vision Towards Intelligent Cities
  • How do we build an intelligent city?
  • What has been done to achieve: investments, reliability, efficiency, security, cost savings, and reduced emissions?
  • Developing infrastructure in future cities.
  • Making cities greener, cleaner and healthier using smart technologies.
  • Key drivers to intelligent city development.
10.15-10.30 h.
Networking refreshment break
10.30-12.00 h. Plenary Session II: Delivering Future Cities for National Prosperity and Growth
  • The role of intelligent cities in shaping the government’s industrial strategy and delivering success at the local level.
  • The European Commission’s smart cities initiative.
  • Linking municipal systems for strategic revitalization of city assets and public services.
  • Real-world examples of how authorities are adding intelligence to their cities.
  • What does our future city look like?
12.00-13.00 h.
Networking lunch break followed by parallel sessions in Rooms A, B and C
13.00-14.00 h. Urban Regeneration: Designing Intelligent and Sustainable Cities
  • How to develop a sustainable urban regeneration model?
  • How to create a detailed master plan?
  • How to establish a social capitalization environment that attracts investors?
  • What are the strategies for urban renewal: from the physical infrastructure, environment, mobility, energy efficiency improvements to effective policies and economic performance?
  • Exploiting wireless communication networks to design intelligent and flexible urban architecture.
  • Regulations overview and what still needs to be done?
  • Citizen-centred design approaches.
14.10-15.10 h. Mayors Panel
  • Participants will have the opportunity to engage in active dialogue on best practice and intelligent solutions with mayors. Each local leader will have the opportunity to reflect upon the complications faced in their city and their strategies to confront them.
15.10-15.30 h.
Networking refreshment break
15.30-16.30 h.
Case Studies
16.40-17.40 h. Sustainable Urban Transport for Intelligent and Innovative Cities
  • Understanding and addressing the challenges in integrating intelligent systems into existing transportation infrastructure.
  • Creating an integrated transport strategy involving multiple transport authorities and companies.
  • Exploring the potential impacts of vehicle automation on mobility, policy making, infrastructure, car-sharing services and pedestrian behaviour.
  • Analysing the market opportunities and challenges that are evolving.
  • How intelligent transport will change the way our cities move?
  • Discovering ways in which smart transportation can add business value and generate additional revenue.
13.00-14.00 h. Healthcare in Intelligent Cities
  • What are the intelligent healthcare solutions to be instrumented and interconnected?
  • How can we integrate technology with delivery of healthcare services?
  • How to use intelligent city data to improve emergency response and save lives?
  • How the requirements for healthcare in cities will evolve in the future?
  • Building integrated healthcare delivery systems through connected communities.
  • Developing effective business and partnership models.
14.10-15.10 h. Intelligent Energy for Intelligent Cities
  • How will intelligent cities be powered by renewables?
  • How digital technology and innovation will enable a better quality of life and reduced energy consumption?
  • How intelligent cities are implementing solutions such as recycling and waste-toenergy?
  • How intelligent cities are accelerating the energy transition?
  • Demand and response for the electric power grid, focusing on the consumption of power.
  • What are the key criteria for smart grid success in intelligent cities?
15.10-15.30 h.
Networking refreshment break
15.30-16.30 h. Financing the Intelligent City Transformation
  • Overcoming challenges that hinder intelligent cities initiatives.
  • Forming partnerships to provide support and lessen the cost issue.
  • Public-Private-Partnerships and how they operate within the intelligent city framework.
  • How can cities and project developers attract greater interest from institutional investors and investment banks?
  • Examining the different financial instruments and cities’ ability to access funding directly.
16.40-17.40 h. Geographic Information Systems in Intelligent Cities
  • The latest GIS Solutions for desktop, web, mobile and cloud platforms.
  • Spatial analytics and business intelligence.
  • Geospatially based integration of socio-economic-environment data.
13.00-14.00 h. Safe Cities
  • What are the worst possible scenarios for attacks on the infrastructure of the intelligent city?
  • How to promote safety and reduce crime within our communities?
  • What are the roles of local governments in community safety?
  • Engaging policymakers and practitioners on what works – and what doesn’t.
  • Emerging threats and terrorism.
14.10-15.10 h.
15.10-15.30 h.
Networking refreshment break
15.30-16.30 h. Cities Enabled by Intelligent ICT
  • What is the role of ICT in driving intelligent cities approach?
  • How to create and lead in the ICT economy that will drive the 21st Century intelligent city?
  • ICT for sustainable urban design & construction.
  • Next gen mobile communications.
  • Establishing a roadmap of the ICT sector contribution to intelligent and sustainable cities.
16.40-17.40 h. AI, IoT and Big Data in Intelligent Cities
  • Using AI machine learning to draw interpretation from data in a more intelligent way.
  • How will new technologies such as Robotics and AI impact intelligent cities?
  • Where do key opportunities lie for the future of IoT in intelligent cities?
  • Understand the types of technologies can be utilised to implement intelligent city IoT based solutions.
  • How cities can leverage their investments in big data?
  • Open data: key to big data, machine learning & artificial intelligence.
  • Unlocking the power of utilising big data.
  • Real-life examples of big data helping build intelligent city.



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