Smart & Safe City Event 2017

The 7th edition of this large scale event on 7 and 8 June offers smart and safe solutions for the city of the future. Meet 1,000 experts and colleagues: inspire each other and create new ideas. Learn from more than 30 practical cases and failures. Some topics:

What will cities look like in 30 years | Safety and security problems | Risk management for Cities in transformation |
How to upscale Smart City projects | 
Successful collaborations | National/regional Smart City strategies

Expert artists

Joan Clos

Joan Clos,
Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Program, former Mayor of the City Barcelona


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

James Ehrlich

James Ehrlich,
Senior Technologist, Stanford University, Founder ReGen Villages

Robin Chase

Robin Chase,
Transporation Entrepreneur, Co-founder Zipcar, largest car-sharing company and author

Line up – 7th of June

Experts, round tables, battles and more

In the morning, 6 high level experts will share their practical insights on the mainstage, including ‘ask me anything’ sessions!

In the afternoon, you’ll collect the information you’re looking for by attending:

  • 20 Roundtable sessions of frontrunning Cities
  • 2 Smart City project battles
  • 1 Smart and Safe City challenge
  • 2 Experiments
  • Dinner
  • ‘Not So Smart’ after party

Line up – 8th of June

Bootcamps and Smart City Tours

During the Bootcamp morning, you’ll hear inspiring keynotes and front running cases. Debate with your fellow experts and colleagues about the opportunities and challenges within one of five specific interests:

  • Smart Society and Economy
  • Smart Data, Technology and Cyber Security
  • Smart Mobility
  • Resilience
  • Smart Environment

In the Smart City Tours afternoon, you’ll visit several front running Smart City projects in the Netherlands. Hear all about the way they started and the opportunities & challenges they faced.

professionals will visit
different countries are present
speakers share their vision and expertise
partners will be part of the event

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
Tonnie van Zanten
Delegate registration manager
+31 (0)40 - 2972780
Frank van Summeren
Program Manager Safe City
+31 (0)40-2978612