Smart City Expo World Congress 2011

29
Nov
2011

Smart City Expo World Congress 2011

Tuesday, 29. November 2011 (All day)

SMART CITY EXPO&WORLD CONGRESSSmart society for innovative and sustainable citiesNext 29th of November and 1st, 2nd of December, the world congress SMART CITY will be held in Barcelona (Spain). Knowledge and solutions for Smart Cities will be presented and discussed during these days by prestigious key speakers and representatives of leading organizations with the most innovative ideas in the world concerning:·      Energy and Sustainability, Mobility and Transport, Environment and Recycling, ICT and Research, Urban Planning, People and Living, Governance and Funding and City Case Studies.The congress has the main aim to contribute to responding to the challenges that will arise with the nowadays scenario and redefine current cities. It will hold current ideas that are being developed to ensure sustainable and environmentally-friendly economic growth capable of improving the quality of life of cities’ inhabitants. This is the main challenge and the reason why society is calling for more Smart Cities.The programme will be completed by four side events dedicated to analysing the development of smart initiatives in more specific areas: Smart Spain for initiatives implemented in the Spanish context; Smart Rural for rural trends; Smart Green to explore the relation between the city and green zones and ecological consumption; and the International Railway Forum, which will explore the synergies with the railway sphere.In the event “Smart Rural”, one of the key issues that will be discussed is "Smart Food": The challenges of the new Agroindustry, wherean outline of the project SmartAgrifood will be presented by Eloi Montcada, Bon PreuFurther Information on http://www.smartcityexpo.com/.

SmartAgriFood is funded by the EU Seventh Framework Programme under the FI.ICT-2011.1.8 Work Programme