Smart City Event

The 7th edition of the Smart City Event will take place from the 7th until the 8th of June 2017 at De Pier in The Hague, Netherlands. About a thousand participants from all over the world will visit this large scale event to meet, inspire and create! Please join in and extend your knowledge!

Currently, we are very busy working on the programme of the Smart City Event. If you have any suggestions for the programme or speakers? Please don’t hesitate to contact our Programme Manager, Patricia Maas.

Safe City Event

At 7 and 8 June 2017 the Safe City Event takes place at De Pier in The Hague, Netherlands.The Hague is the international city of peace and justice. Governments, corporates and knowledge institutions will work together on smart solutions for safety and security problems in the city (of the future). At the Safe City Event you meet safety and security experts and you hear about best practices of resilient cities, cyber security, contra terrorism, disaster management and more!

One of the partners of this event is The Hague Security Delta, the largest safety and security cluster in Europe. In this cluster governments, corporates and knowledge institutions work together in the field of resilience, national and urban security, protection of critical infrastructure and cyber security. They share a common goal: a secure world with safe cities.

About a thousand professionals visited the Smart City Event
Participants from over 30 different countries
72 speakers shared their vision and expertise
89 partners where part of the event

What to expect?

A New program Set Up!
  • 6 High Level International Keynote speakers with ask me anything sessions
  • Innovation Playground were you can visit City Helpdesks, Inspiration Snack Talks, Regional Pavilions, Speeddate sessions
  • 6 Bootcamps Mobilty –Data- Energy- Safety-Economy and Data
  • 20 Round Tables with Project Talks
  • 2 Project Battles
  • 2 Experiments
  • 3 Smart City Tours
  • And a Smart Afterpary at the beach!

More information about the program

Artists Announcement

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Richard Franken,
Executive Director The Hague Security Delta – Leading European Security Cluster


Peter Schwartz,
American Futurist, Innovator, Author of several books, Co-founder of the Global Business Network, former Vice President Salesforce. Consultant of several movies.


Jim Stolze,
Founder TEDx Amsterdam,  Innovation & Technology Expert, Television Presenter RTL Z

Target Audience

  • Meet about 1000 Smart City experts from over 30 different countries
  • Learn from national and international colleagues
  • Listen to successful stories and lessons learned from fellow cities
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“I visited the first day of the Smart City Event. It was ‘spot on’, interesting speakers, good subjects and nice participants.”

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“The conference was nice, many people to talk with and the speakers told an interesting story. The round tables were good to discuss topics more into detail.”

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“The presentations were very good and inspiring. Nice to have presentations from all over the world.”

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“Good crowd, all very much interested and experienced in smart cities.”

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“The round table sessions have been a real opportunity to share in first hand our experience and allows us to discuss and to learn about the other participants.”

Meet our team

Bas de Kroon
Bas de Kroon
Partnership Manager
+31 (0)40-2974831
Patricia Maas
Program Manager Smart City
+31 (0)40-2974869
Mitch Verkuil
Delegate registration manager
+31 (0)40-2972740
Frank van Summeren
Program Manager Safe City
+31 (0)40-2978612