Event Program

Smart Technology & Innovation

  • Technologies in the new city model
  • City management and control platform
  • Sensing, monitoring and data security
  • Connectivity and Integration
  • Big Data and Cloud
  • IoT

Building Smart Cities

  • Challenges for Sustainable Cities
  • Climate change
  • Circular Economy and Green Growth
  • Water and waste management
  • Resilience

Mayors Dialogue

  • City challenges
  • Good practices and news in the municipalities
  • Actions for the future
  • Social initiatives and economic dynamism
  • Sharing experiences

Smart Society & Communities

  • Collaborative city
  • Livable city
  • Creativity, equity and social welfare
  • Citizen participation and involvement
  • Social innovation


  • Opportunities for citizens and the city
  • Trends and impacts
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Leadership and culture
  • Training

Economy & Government

  • New governance models
  • New Financing Models
  • Capacitation of cities and Open Data
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Social Economy

Smart Tourism, Cultural & Natural Assets

  • Sustainable Heritage and Tourism
  • New challenges and new opportunities in cities
  • New financing models
  • Innovation and creativity
  • Digital integration and transition

Smart Energy & Urban Environment

  • New energy sources
  • Smart grids
  • Energy infrastructure and energy storage
  • Energy efficiency
  • Renewable energy

Smart Mobility

  • Challenges to sustainable mobility
  • Smart systems
  • Smooth modes and public transport
  • Electric vehicles and energy alternatives
  • Intermodality, connectivity, and integration


Event Speakers

NUNO NUNES – Chief Sales Officer/B2B, Altice

JOSE A. ANDIVIELA – Western Europe SmartCities Director, Microsoft

RICHARD BUDEL – Chief Technology Officer Western Europe, HUAWEI

JOEL CURADO – Country Digital Acceleration Leader, Digital Village, Cisco Switzerland

RICARDO RIO – Presidente, Câmara Municipal de Braga

MIGUEL COSTA GOMES – Presidente, Câmara Municipal de Barcelos

PAULO CUNHA – Presidente, Câmara Municipal de Vila Nova de Famalicão

DOMINGOS BRAGANÇA – Presidente, Câmara Municipal de Guimarães

LARS MONTELIUS – Director–General, INL – International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory


JOÃO DUQUE – Presidente do Centro Regional de Braga da Universidade Católica Portuguesa

LUÍS CORDEIRO – CEO, Bydas, Agência de Comunicação Digital

BRUNO ALMEIDA – Senior Marketing Manager, Worldpay


JOÃO PEREIRA – Diretor Investimento Digital, Portugal Ventures

ALEXANDRA CARVALHO – Secretária-Geral do Ambiente e Diretora do Fundo Ambiental

BENJAMIM PEREIRA – Presidente, Câmara Municipal de Esposende

SÉRGIO HUMBERTO – Presidente, Câmara Municipal da Trofa

VITOR PAULO PEREIRA – Presidente, Câmara Municipal de Paredes de Coura

SANDRA TAVARES DA SILVA – Managing Authority, Interreg Atlantic Area

JOAQUIM PIRES – Head of M&I Unit, Turismo de Portugal

MARIA JOÃO PESSOA – Direção de Serviços de Ordenamento do Território, CCDR-N

FRANCISCO CAMPILHO – Direção de Autarquias Norte, EDP Distribuição

RAUL BORDALO JUNQUEIRO – Head Of Smartcities and Business Development, DST Group

ANABELA BENTO – Business Line Manager Smart Cities & Sustentabilidade, ISQ

JORGE PINTO – CEO, Caetanobus

MANUEL MOTA – General Manager, Cardan

DUARTE FERREIRA – Global Business Development Director, EFACEC

MIGUEL GOUVEIA – Presidente, Câmara Municipal do Funchal

ANTÓNIO LOUREIRO – Presidente, Câmara Municipal de Albergaria-a-Velha

JOAQUIM JORGE – Presidente, Câmara Municipal de Oliveira de Azeméis






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