Program 7th of June

Smart & Safe City Event 2017 | Topics:

Brochure Smart & Safe City 2017
  • 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)
  • 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 & failures
  • Knowledge and network
  • And much more…..

Program: 7th of June 


9.30 –  Opening by Conference Chair

Jim Stolze, Innovation Expert, Television presenter RTL Z

Saskia Bruines09.45 – Welcome by Saskia Bruines – Alderman city of The Hague



Be inspired by the City of 2050

Peter Schwartz10.00 – What does our future city look like? And how to react to this change in time?

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


Why do we need Smart & Safe Cities?

Joan Clos10.15 – The urgency for Smarter & Safer Cities

Keynote Speech by Joan Clos, Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Program, former Mayor of 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

Lamberto Zannier10.30 – Urban security challenges in cities: how can we prepare our cities combined with technological options?

Keynote Speech by Lamberto Zannier, Secretary General of 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 Dutch National Smart City Strategy

Cities in the Netherlands developed a smart city strategy together with companies, start ups and knowledge institutions to make social and economic impact in the habitat of the dutch citizens.

Amy Aussieker11.30 – Highlights USA Smart City Strategy

Keynote Speech by Amy Aussieker, Executive Director of Envision Charlotte, a unique public private plus collaboration that is leading Charlotte, the largest city in the State of North Carolina, to become a global Smart City model. The White House announced Envision America, as part of their Smart Cities Initiative announcement.

11.45 – Individual Ask me Anything sessions with:

Peter Schwartz, Joan Clos, Lamberto Zannier and Amy Assieker. During each session, the audience and a side kick panel (consisting of 1 start-up, 1 corporation and 1 city representative) have the chance to ask all their questions and get inspired by the keynote speakers.

12.30 – Lunch at the Smart & Safe City Innovation Playground

13.30 – 16.00 Round Table Sessions, Smart & Safe City Challenges, Start Up Battles

During every round, you can choose:

  • round table session about smart city projects (more information: click on the orange box below)
  • a Smart & Safe City Challenge, where you face opportunities and threats of the city of the future. Together with other participants you search for smart solutions for challenges in cities.
  • a Start up battle

Three rounds: 13.30-14.15 | 14.15-15.00 | 15.30-16.00. Give yourself a coffee break from 15.00 to 15.30.

  1. USA meets the Netherlands > What can we learn from each National and City Strategy?
    Amy Aussieker, Executive Director of Envision Charlotte, a unique public private plus collaboration that is leading Charlotte, the largest city in the State of North Carolina, to become a global Smart City model
  2. How circular is your city? > Introducing the Circle Intro Dashboard
    Annerieke Douma, Director Program & Business Development at Circle Economy, Amsterdam, developer of the Circle Intro Dashboard: a digital tool for cities to self-assess their level of circularity in terms of several key elements of the circular economy
  3. Cities in a state of permanent beta
    Smart Cities are those that know how to learn through continual experimentation with citizens. In his talk, Stephen Hillton, Director of Bristol Futures Global and Fellow of the University of Bristol, reflects on the city’s experience as a Future City Demonstrator, European Green Capital 2015 and a Rockefeller Global Resilient City – and how this has created an innovation ecosystem with citizens at its heart.
  4. Smart Cities Solution for Smart Terroritories
    Fanny Goldschmidt, Business Developer at OpenDataSoft
  5. How does IoT Technology support the development of Smart Cities?
    – A disruptive B2C gamification approach for the city: smartMi-Barilla case
    – How can IoT help local businesses position themselves versus global retail chains?
    – Collaboration between public institutions and private companies: building a strategy for the future together.
    Simona Castelnuevo, Project Manager SmartMi (Smart Milaan), Comarch
  6. The Smart Internet of Things value
    Robert Heerekop, IoT Consultant at IOTC360
  7. Optimize urban logistics operations
    Emilie Gerbaud, Program manager Smart City of the city of Lyon
  8. City Deal Safety & Security
    Xander Beenhakkers, Head safety at the city of Zoetermeer
  9. The first circular-built industrial park
    How Hall theories circular building come together in one business. The material aspect, the construction aspects, circular business models, circular tendering to the New World of Work.
    Peter-Paul van den Berg, Directeur Kamp C
  10. Smart & Resilient City and Harbor of Rotterdam
    Marly Coenders, Senior Strategic Advisor city of Rotterdam
  11. Smart City Amsterdam – Innovation and the role of the Government
    Theo Veltman, CTO/Programma Manager,  Amstelveen and Amsterdam

The Digitalization of the Next City

Ger Baron16.00 – Digital Transformation – The impact of technology of Next Cities

Keynote Speech by Ger Baron, Chief Technology Officer at city of Amsterdam

Berent DaanAndrew Collinge16.20 – Data and IOT Challenges in Smart Cities

Table talk with CIO’s and Data Scientist about the data and infrastructure challenges that smart cities are facing and an overview of the running projects in these cities.
Berent Daan, Chief Scientist at city of Amsterdam
Andrew Collinge, Assistant Director Intelligence and Analysis city of London


The Sustainable Healthy City

James Ehrlich16.45 – The future of resilient eco villages, first Pilot of the ReGen Village is in Almere

Keynote Speech by James Ehrlich, Senior Technologist, Stanford University, Founder ReGen Villages, a unique example of a self sufficient city

Debra Lam17.05 – Building a Smart Cities Ecosystem

Keynote Speech by Debra Lam, Managing Director for Smart Cities and Inclusive Innovation at Georgia Tech’s Institute for People and Technology, former Chief Innovation and Performance Officer for the City of Pittsburgh, founding leader of the MetroLab Network and a finalist for Women of the Future, Science and Technology

Robin Chase17.25 – 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

17.45 – Drinks at the Smart & Safe City Innovation Playground

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