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09/20/2018 - 09/21/2018 | Valladolid

BY&FORCITIZENS conference 2018 on “Smart Regeneration of Cities and Regions”

The BY&FORCITIZENS Konferenz 2018 takes place from the 20th to 21st of September 2018 in Valladolid, Spain. The event will give you insights into the opportunities and challenges conferred by further development of Smart Cities and Communities initiatives across Europe.

In Europe lives around two thirds of the population in urban areas and the amount is still raising. In view if this increasing urbanization, European cities offer a huge potential for improving sustainability towards a carbon-.neutral new concept of life. Nowadays, one of the most important challenges of Europe is the enhancement of the capability to adapt European cities to smart, sustainable and resilient societies while improving quality of life and stimulating growth by attracting talent and investments.

The aim of the conference, therefore, is to review and better understand the steps that cities leaders, delegates, policymakers and other relevant stakeholders around Europe take to transform their cities into great and attractive places in which to live and work, creating strong local ecosystems.

At the event will participate local and national authorities, representatives from European Commission and INEA, project coordinators and experts involved in smart city projects co-founded by Horizon 2020 and FP7 programs of the European Commission. They will have the opportunity to share their experience and knowledge, discuss the challenges of urban transformation and come up with innovative solutions. There will be keynote lectures, presentations, round tables and study tours.

The BY&FORCITIZENS conference, where all stakeholders meet, discuss, inspire and create, will deliver a number of key learning outcomes:

- Policies to achieve smart, sustainable and resilient cities
- Investing on Smart and Sustainable Cities
- Creating Centric model to transform urban areas
- Creating a new culture of urban mobility
- Nearly zero and positive buildings and DH&C
- Digital transformation of cities
- From planning to implementation
- Assessing the impact and ensuring replication
- Business Model for Smart and Sustainable Cities
- Best practice from real demonstration cases


BY&FORCITIZENS Brokerage Event:

Steinbeis-Europa-Zentrum and Steinbeis 2i GmbH are supporting the Conference and Brokerage Event together with the projects R2Cities, CITyFiED, REMOURBAN and mySMARTLife an in cooperation with the Enterprise Europe Network.

Information on participating / attending:
Price per registration is 120 € (+ taxes)


09/20/2018 10:00 - 09/21/2018 14:00

Event venue:

Miguel Delibes Cultural Center, Valladolid

Target group:

Business and commerce, Journalists



Subject areas:

Construction / architecture, Energy, Environment / ecology, Social studies, Traffic / transport

Types of events:

Conference / symposium / (annual) conference




Anette Mack


Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit

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