This year SCEWC will put special emphasis on new trends in urban development in collaborative economy and commons, energy innovation, sustainable mobility, co-creation and open data.
The program for this year of Smart City Expo World Congress 2016 (SCEWC) in Barcelona, which will take place from November 15th to 17th, has nearly of been finalised. As with every year since its launch, this global event will be dedicated to the future of cities and the promotion of interest among public decision makers in the Smart Cities field.
This year SCEWC will put special emphasis on new trends in urban development in collaborative economy and commons, energy innovation, sustainable mobility, co-creation and open data. Besides, it will identify opportunities for improvements in education, health and the ageing population.
The organisation has developed a program that allows cities, businesses, social entrepreneurs, start-ups, research centres and citizens initiatives to submit their strategies for a smarter and more sustainable urban world. Governance, economy, mobility, data and technology, sustainability, society, economy… We will learn about dozens of fields.
The Congress will bring together over 400 influencers and innovators to share knowledge and the challenges faced by the cities of the future. It will also try to encourage and inspire public administration to develop smarter and more sustainable cities.
14,000 visitors last year
Since its debut in 2011, SCEWC has become a global referential event in the Smart Cities field (last year brought more than 14,000 visitors to Barcelona). This professional, institutional, and social meeting point is a leading platform of ideas, networking, experiences, and international business.
Within the framework of the Smart City Expo World Congress 2016, the celebration of two other events closely linked to the Smart Cities concept will take place. On the one hand, we will have the opportunity to go to the European Summit on Circular Economy. On the other hand, there will be iWater, a meeting to discuss developments in a vital sector such as water.
Some former professors from MCS, such as Francisco Jariego
, have participated in this famous Congress, which demonstrates the strength and position of Spain in the Smart Cities field. Barcelona, Madrid, Santander and many other Spanish cities are some of the best examples in the world of real Smart Cities, and their projects and developments are studied by international experts. We invite you to participate in this event, but, if you are truly interested in the Smart Cities field, do not hesitate to contact us. MCS
is considered one of the most important programs of the UPM
(Universidad Politécnica de Madrid).