Rising Cities. Smart Future 2020 streamed live, November 18

Mihai-Alexandru Cristea 17/11/2020 | 16:48

Stay tuned, Romania’s premier Smart City online event is coming soon. The live-stream of Rising Cities. Smart Future 2020, BR’s annual Smart City conference will start at 10:00 AM with an insightful presentation by EIB Jasper experts on providing technical assistance to municipalities/local authorities to prepare EU funded projects.

The EIB Jasper presentation will be followed by the event’s powerful panels:

10:30 AM – Panel 1: Sustainable Future Cities

∙ Circular economy means recycling and reusing all materials and devices, but also a sustainable use of water. How can we use smart technology for efficient water consumption?
∙ How can utilities shape the future development of smart cities – smart infrastructure – smart buildings?
∙ Future cities will be shaped by technology and will also create challenges for both authorities and companies. Are we ready for the coming challenges?
∙ Smart & sustainable buildings: real estate developers are innovation drivers for urban growth, improving the lives of citizens and employees, wellbeing and safety;
∙ Sustainable infrastructure needs smart buildings: smart parking space for individual vehicles, smart public transportation to have stations close to office buildings that hosts many employees.


Andrei Hoștiuc
Deputy General Manager at Apa Nova Bucuresti – Veolia
Tivadar Runtag
CEO at Chimcomplex
Daniela Gavril
Head Of Research at CBRE Romania
Ruben Lațcău
Deputy Mayor of Timisoara
Eduard Dumitrascu
Moderator | Smart City Expert & President of The Romanian Association For Smart City And Mobility
12:00 PM – Panel 2: Digital infrastructure & software for future cities

∙ The current situation has highlighted the importance of technology and digital transformation, both in urban and rural areas. The need of cities for infrastructure not only to support the digital life of citizens, but also the institutional one, as government must provide safe and efficient services
∙ Challenges of connected cities for suppliers of technology – from data security to digital interaction with citizens
∙ Software solutions for connecting networks, institutions, databases
∙ Cloud solutions for databases and public digitalization.
∙ Connecting databases – solutions + infrastructure. Going for eGovernment.
∙ Digitalization in public institutions and public services.


Dragos Preda
State Secretary for Telecommunications, Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure and Communication
Iosif Popa
Strategy & Statistical Data Director at The National Authority for Communications (ANCOM)
Cristian Gheorghe
Sales Director Telecom Solutions, Central Eastern Europe (Danubian) at Prysmian
Adelin-Adrian Stoica
Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft
Cătălin Vrabie
Lecturer PhD, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA)
Aurel Dragan
Moderator | Tech Journalist at Business Review
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