Program Line up

Smart & Safe City Event 2017

At the moment we are very busy together with the Advisory Board to set up a program.
If you have ideas or projects to share, please don’t hesitate to contact Patricia Maas.

What are the topics?

  • What Cities will look like in 30 years
  • The urgency for Smarter Cities
  • Risk Management for Cities in Transformation
  • How to upscale Smart City Projects
  • Successful collaborations private and public organizations
  • National Smart City Strategies
  • Set up a Regional Smart City Strategy
  • Bootcamps: Smart Mobility – Smart Energy – Smart Society – Smart Economy – Smart Data – Safe City
  • More than 30 practical cases. Learn also from failures
  • And many more…..

A diversity of interaction – knowledge and network!

Line up: 7th of June 


9.30 –  Opening by the chairman of the day,

Jim Stolze, Innovation Expert, Television presenter RTL Z


09.45 – Welcome by the Mayor of the City The Hague


10.00 – The City of the Future

Keynote Speech by Peter Schwartz, American futurist, innovator, author, and co-founder of the Global Business Network, Vice President Salesforce


10.15 – The urgency for Smarter Cities

Keynote Speech by the Joan Clos, Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Program, former Mayor of the City Barcelona, elected President of Metropolis, the international network of cities, the elected President of the World Association of Cities and Local Authorities, Chairman of the United Nations Advisory Committee of Local Authorities and member of the Council of European Municipalities and Regions


10.30 – The Importance of stability in cities and regions

Keynote Speech by Lamberto Zannier, Secretary General by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, former Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for UNMIK – Kosovo and Director of the Conflict Prevention Centre


10.45 – Coffee break at the Smart & Safe City Innovation Playground


11.15 – The day to day impact for a City


11.30 – Individual Ask me Anything sessions with:

Peter Schwartz, Joan Clos and Lamberto Zannier

During each session the audience and a side kick panel (consisting out of 1 start-up, 1 corporate and 1 city) have the ability to ask all their questions and get inspiration from the Keynote speakers.


12.30 – Lunch at the Smart & Safe City Innovation Playground


13.30    –    Start Round Table Session    –    Start Smart & Safe City Challenge    –   Start Project Battle


14.15 – Inspiration Snack Talks


15.00 – Coffee break at the Smart & Safe City Innovation Playground


15.30    –    Start Round Table Session    –    Start Smart & Safe City Challenge    –   Start Project Battle


16.15 – The future of resilient eco villages

Keynote Speech by James Ehrlich, Senior Technologist, Stanford University, Founder ReGen Villages


16.30 – The guide for the new world logic

Keynote Speech by Robin Chase, Transporation Entrepreneur, Co-founder Zipcar, largest car-sharing company and author of Peerc inc: How people and platforms are inventing the collaborative Economy and Reinventing Capitalism


17.00 – After party at the Smart & Safe City Innovation Playground


19.00 – Not so smart after party in the City of The Hague