A smart city is a concept of urban development that integrates technologies and systems to efficiently and securely manage a city's resources, in order to improve the quality of life of citizens, community development, and environmental protection.
This is an important topic for us here, in Romania, where are constantly trying to improve our lives and to naturally integrate tech into our community. We invited international and local experts and local authorities as well to discuss the future of our cities.
When and Where?
📅 On MyConnector, on November 10, from the comfort of you own space.
Eduard Dumitrascu, President at Romanian Smart City Association, along with Bogdan Ivascu, Country Manager at ASUS Romania, will open our Smart City Stage, warming up for an amazing day with the latest news on the topic. Be there on November 10, at 10:45 AM, to properly start GoTech World 2021 – Smart City Stage.
Let's see what we have on the menu here ⬇️
🟠 11:00 – 11:30 Marian Bratasanu, Commercial PC Team Leader at ASUS Romania
ASUS Business Smart City - New Normal at Work
The first to join our virtual stage is Marian Bratasanu, Commercial PC Team Leader at ASUS Romania, at 11:00 AM. Technology in Smart City will play a more crucial role than ever in a hybrid working world, shaping our workspace, work habits, and how we work together. Marian will talk about this New Normal at work and how can we make it more easier to adopt.
🟠 11:45-12:15 Silviu Tiron, Specialist E-mobility E.ON
How cities can forge their path to renewable energy
In terms of Buildings, Energy, Grid, Utilities, Resilience. Building a smart city means intertwining different fields and energy makes no exception. This fireside chat proposes a discussion on the most innovative ways through which energy companies can get involved in digitalizing the city. Whether this means enabling energy efficiency through rationalizing and decentralizing alternative energies or raising the consumer’s awareness to their energy consumption through smart apps, there are multiple ways that lead to sustainable energy use.
🟠 12:15-12:45 Bruno Vanel VP, Renault Brand, Product Performance
Renault, 10 years of EV expertise: from ZOE to Mégane Electric and beyond, thanks to dedicated platforms and architectures.
Bruno will cover from where we started and all the expertise we’ve gained thanks to ZOE and how it influenced the genetics of the new Mégane. In the end, the Renault offer in terms of EVs is directly linked to the customers’ expectations and how the cities are evolving to target Carbon neutral mobility, and how Renault accompany this trend.
🟠12:45-13:15 Adrian Humă, Sector Head Automotive, Transportation & Logistics at ING Bank Romania
How is future mobility shaping a smart and sustainable city? Trends and challenges
The future of mobility is happening now, with connected, autonomous, electric, and even flying cars, as well as with the multimodal transportation concept, enlarged and multiplied. Adrian Humă, Sector Head Automotive, Transportation & Logistics at ING Bank Romania will join us with his valuable insights on the topic, gathered in his 20 years of work experience.
🟠13:30-14:30 Constantin Toma, Mayor of Buzău, Szenner Zoltan-Huba, Vice-president CJ BV & Dan Nicula, General Manager of ADRBI Bucharest-Ilfov Regional Development Agency
The state of Smart City in Romania
Experts in the field will discuss and debate the most innovative strategies in the transport networks, energy efficiency, sustainable neighborhoods, and urban management as well as how they are implemented in Romania. We are happy to have Constantin Toma, Mayor of Buzău, Szenner Zoltan-Huba, Vice-president CJ BV and Dan Nicula, General Manager of ADRBI (Agency for Regional Development - Bucharest-Ilfov), with us on our virtual stage to talk about there things.
🟠15:00-15:30 Sameer Sharma, Global GM (Smart Cities & Transportation) for IOT Solutions Intel
Cities and Transportation - A Global Perspective
Cities around the world are facing mounting economic, social and environmental challenges, including overpopulation, congestion, crime, and environmental degradation. At the same time, with technologies like IoT and AI, the technological tools and platforms are needed to support cities and transportation. Sameer Sharma, Global GM (Smart Cities & Transportation) for IOT Solutions, will definitely rock our Smart City Stage with his amazing insights and solutions, such as: Intelligent Transportation, AI/Video, Air Quality Monitoring and Smart Lighting.
🟠15:30-16:15 Silviu Tiron, Specialist E-mobility, E.ON Romania
The companies' quest for a smarter future, sustained by E.ON
Building a smart city means intertwining different fields and energy makes no exception. This fireside chat proposes a discussion on the most innovative ways through which energy companies can get involved in digitalizing the city. Whether this means enabling energy efficiency through rationalizing and decentralizing alternative energies or raising the consumer’s awareness to their energy consumption through smart apps, there are multiple ways that lead to sustainable energy use.
🟠16:15-16:45 Constantin Burdun, Deputy CEO at certSIGN & Aurel Meiroșu, Business Development Manager at certSIGN
Digital identity and electronic signature, pillars for reliable on-line services
This panel will be sustained by Constantin Burdun, Director Adjunct at certSIGN, and Aurel Meiroșu, Business Development Manager at certSIGN. This is our most valuable resource. Every aspect of our life is continuously accelerated and we are increasingly driven to perform as many tasks as possible. We need technology that enables us to complete these tasks as fast as possible, leaving us more time for loved ones and hobbies. certME is the future of online business and all interactions that a user has with the online service (registration, authentication or authorization of an operation) have 100% legal value using qualified electronic signature.
🟠16:45-17:15 Yariv Bash, CEO and Cofounder at Flytrex
The Future of Urban Logistics - Using Drones for On-Demand Deliveries
Yariv Bash, CEO and Co-founder at Flytrex, will end the first day with an amazing talk about the future (which is already here) in delivery. Drawing from his experience at the forefront of this paradigm shift, Yariv will explore the factors that may one day lead airborne delivery to be the rule rather than the exception.
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