More on upcoming conference on design & sustainable innovation for smart cities

Last month Putting People First announced the upcoming conference on design & sustainable innovation for smart cities in Nice France. Meanwhile we are pleased to announce the full event agenda (see below).

This event will feature professionals from leading research institutes and industry gathering to present key initiatives which combine Energy Efficiency and Service Design for Smart Cities. In addition to live presentations, there will be interactive demo sessions for participants to engage with the products and systems that will be presented. Furthermore, this conference (register here) will highlight the successful outcomes of the CITYOPT European project, which has completed case studies demonstrating energy system optimization in 3 European cities: Helsinki, Vienna, and Nice.

Event agenda

08:00 Opening & Registration
 
09:00 Welcome & Keynote

  • Christian Tordo, Deputy Mayor of Nice (to be confirmed)
  • Ari Karjalainen, Project Director, City Executive Office – Urban Development at City of Helsinki
  • Ismo Heimonen, Technical Research Centre of Finland, VTT, CITYOPT project leader

Session chair : Régis Decorme, CSTB – Centre Scientifique et Technique du Bâtiment

09:30 CITYOPT – Smarter cities solutions in Nice, Helsinki and Vienna

  • Nice Case study : CITYOPT mobile app – by Ilaria Monteverdi, UX Researcher at Experientia (Italy)
  • Helsinki and Vienna case studies : A simulation tool for enhanced city planning – by Kristiina Siilin, Designer at Helen (Finland)
  • The wider context of Demand Response in Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur FLEXGRID & INTERFLEX – by Patrick Lesbros, Head of Development, EDF (France)

Session chair : Régis Decorme, CSTB – Centre Scientifique et Technique du Bâtiment

10:30 Break
 
11:00 Redesigning our cities to be Smarter

  • 2037, energetic fiction(s): Scenarios built by French citizens on the future of Energy – by Elise Prieur, Designer at EDF R&D (France)
  • Introducing Dr-BOB, the specialist of Demand Response in smart cities – by Dr. Tracey Crosbie, Senior Research Lecturer at Teesside University
  • Better engagement through better design – Strategic questions, challenges and opportunities – by Marco Steinberg, CEO Snowcone & Haystack

Session chair: Bruno Fies, CSTB – Centre Scientifique et Technique du Bâtiment

12:30 Lunch
 
14:00 Smart metering and standards

  • A whole zone approach to Smart Metering – WISDOM project – by Mr Andy Blackhall, Strategy Manager at Dwr Cyrmu Welsh Water
  • NATCONSUMERS: smart meters, natural language and design of solutions to change energy usage practices – by François Jégou & Christophe Gouache, Strategic Design Scenarios, Bruxelles
  • Smart Cities and the Internet of Things: an update on Standards – by Marylin Arndt, Orange

Session chair: Isabelle Jalmain, EDF – Electricité de France

15:30 Break
 
16:00 Closing session

  • Jan-Christoph Zoels, VP Design at Experientia (Italy)
  • Alain Zarli, European affairs manager, CSTB (France)
  • Luc Lhostis, Director, EDF Direction Collectivités, Territoires et Solidarité Méditerrannée (France)
  • Abdul Samad (Sami) Kazi, Senior Principal Scientist, Research Strategy and Foresight, VTT (Finland)

Session chair : Régis Decorme, CSTB – Centre Scientifique et Technique du Bâtiment

17:00 End of the event