Smart & Safe City Event 2017

The 7th edition of the large scale Smart & Safe City Event on 7 and 8 June offered smart and safe solutions for the city of the future. About 800 experts and colleagues inspired each other, created new ideas and learned from more than 30 practical cases and failures. Some topics:

What will cities look like in 30 years | Smart Mobility – Data- Energy – Safety  and Resilience Challenges |
How to upscale Smart City projects | 
Successful collaborations | National/regional Smart City strategies

High Level Experts 2017

Saskia Bruines

Saskia Bruines,
Alderman city of The Hague

Joan Clos

Joan Clos,
Director United Nations, former Mayor Barcelona

Amy Aussieker

Amy Assieker,
Executive Director Envision Charlotte (Smart City USA)

Peter Schwartz

Peter Schwartz,
Vice-President Salesforce

Program – 7th of June

Experts, round tables, battles and more

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

In the Smart & Safe City Event afternoon, you’ve collected 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
  • ‘Not So Smart’ after party

At the Innovation Playground you’ve experienced front running Smart & Safe City solutions, inspiring pitches of Start Up’s and had the opportunity to come in contact with Smart & Safe City experts from all over the world.

Program – 8th of June

Bootcamps and Excursions

During the Bootcamp morning, you’ve heared inspiring keynotes and front running cases. Debated with your fellow experts and colleagues about the opportunities and challenges within one of six specific interests:

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

In the Excursions afternoon, you’ve visited several front running Smart City projects in the Netherlands. Heared all about the way they started and the opportunities & challenges they faced.

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Smart & Safe City Event

Whom you’ll meet?

During the Smart & Safe City Event, you’ll:

  • Meet about 800 Smart City experts from over 30 different countries
  • Learn from national and international colleagues
  • Listen to successful stories and lessons learned from fellow cities

Innovation café Smart Cities

Meet startups, corporates, cities and knowledge institutions at the Innovation café Smart Cities that is organized by RVO. At the Innovation café Smart Cities you learn more about smart city developments, networks and funding possibilities from best practices as the Centre of Expertise Smart Sustainable cities, RDM Rotterdam and Online platform Smart Cities.

Experience the Future in the City!

During the Smart & Safe City Event also the City organizes the festival ‘Futureproof The Hague” Experience our smart Future!. During this festival The Hague shows their citizens the possibilities of the City of the Future, by Virtual Reality, the Data Mirror Room, Tinybot Tessa Robot, a drive in a virtual car, at several locations within The Hague Start Up’s present their innovations within containers.

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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
Wendy Bekkers 600x600
Wendy Bekkers
Delegate registration manager
040-297 27 60
Frank van Summeren
Program Manager Safe City
+31 (0)40-2978612

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