Smart City Expo 2022 brings together key players in the urban ecosystem to design cities inspired by people


Barcelona, ​​Spain, November 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC), the leading international event on cities and smart urban solutions organized by Barcelona Fair will bring together the urban innovation ecosystem to define a blueprint for a more sustainable and livable urbanized planet. Of November 15 to 17 and under the theme Cities Inspired by People, more than 800 exhibitors, 700 cities and regions and 400 speakers will gather in Barcelona to push together the transformation of cities around the world, to share knowledge and experience.

The Congress will bring together representatives of major cities such as amsterdam, AtlantaBarcelona, Berlin, Boston, Brussels, Buenos Aires, Doha, Frankfurt, New York, Paris, Quito, Reykjavík, Rio de Janeiro, Rome, Seoul, stockholm, sydney, Tel Aviv, Tokyo and Vienna.

A high-level delegation from Kyiv led by the Mayor of the Ukrainian capital, Vitaly Klitschko, will visit the SCEWC and participate in various events and conferences. In addition, the delegation will also show the situation in the Ukrainian capital after months of war through VR devices at the stand of the European Commission.

Additionally, the SCEWC exhibition space will host country pavilions such as Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Luxemburg, Mexico, Netherlands, North Ireland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Swiss and United States.

Tools to reshape the urban landscape

Urban solutions are an essential part of the smart city ecosystem, and the 800 exhibiting companies will showcase their latest products and technologies and how they can help local governments redesign their cities. These include Accenture, Amazon Web Services, Cisco, Dell & Nvidia, Deloitte, EDF, FCC Environment, Fiware, Honeywell, Microsoft, Moventia, Smart Ports: Piers of the Future and Sorigué.

Urban knowledge platform

Among the 400 experts taking part in the Congress are the architect Elizabeth Diller, gangster gardener Ron Finley and mathematician Hannah Fry. Diller has studied how to shape behavior in urban public space and is responsible for widely acclaimed projects such as the New York High Line. Ron Finley spearheaded a green revolution in Los Angeles where guerrilla gardening has turned plots of land in South Central Los Angeles into gardens. Hannah Fry teaches mathematics of cities at University College London and has been able to decode the patterns of a wide range of urban social activity.

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