Day 2

2 June 2017

Smart Transportation & Cities

The morning session of this track will cover the future of smart transportation, from consumer cars through the mass transit systems within our cities and beyond in terms of business opportunities, development and consumer adoption. Topics such as traffic management, environmental concerns and quality of life for consumers are to be covered. The afternoon session broadens the conversation beyond urban mobility and transport to the entire smart city discussing development, how to identify and implement an ecosystem within a smart city and also the social and societal considerations such as improving sustainability, quality of life and economic performance. Finally this session will also discuss the emerging use of IoT technology in public spaces such as stadiums and schools.

10:00AM

Smart Transportation & Cities: Chair’s welcome and opening comments

Amit Shah

Venture Partner Germany

Momenta Partners

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. Amit Shah, Venture Partner Germany, Momenta Partners

10:20AM

Panel: Urban Mobility – Creating smart transport systems

Dr. Sascha Riexinger

Senior Manager Data & Technology | Big Data & IoT Technologies | IoT & I14Y

MHP, A Porsche Company

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Ulrich Fastenrath

Head of traffic information management and routing optimization

BMW

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Dr. Chirine Etezadzadeh

President

SmartCity.institute

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Alexander Pilz

Head of Passenger Information

VBB Verkehrsverbund Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH (VBB)

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  • Exploring the potential of IoT in the transport sector, both in private and public transportation systems, and how it can help cities to address trends such as traffic congestion, environmental awareness and improving quality of life.
  • What role will autonomous vehicles and crowd sourcing play in future intelligent transport systems?
  • What are the latest advancements and IoT technologies that enable connected transport systems?
  • Discovering ways in which smart transportation can add business value and generate additional revenue
  • Real life examples from Europe’s largest train, bus, underground and airline companies.
Moderator: . Dr. Sascha Riexinger, Senior Manager Data & Technology | Big Data & IoT Technologies | IoT & I14Y , MHP, A Porsche Company
. Ulrich Fastenrath, Head of traffic information management and routing optimization, BMW
. Dr. Chirine Etezadzadeh, President, SmartCity.institute
. Alexander Pilz, Head of Passenger Information, VBB Verkehrsverbund Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH (VBB)

11:00AM

Connected Aviation for the Connected Traveller

Serdar Gürbüz

Digital Innovation Manager

Turkish Airlines

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  • How can IoT technologies such as beacons, sensors and mobile applications help airlines to improve passenger experience from booking right through to the baggage hall?
  • The need to balance innovation and transformation of the passenger user experience with profitability regulation and security.
  • How IoT can also be used to reduce costs and generate operational efficiencies within an airline, and what are the future possibilities in this field?
. Serdar Gürbüz, Digital Innovation Manager, Turkish Airlines

11:30AM

Networking Break

12:00PM

Panel: The next generation of connected cars & vehicles

Laurianne Krid

Policy Director, FIA Region I office

FIA (Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile)

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Jacques Bonifay

CEO and Co-founder

Transatel

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Vincent Hervo

Product Manager

IDnomic

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Thom Brenner

VP, Digital Life & Research, Development Digital Services

BMW Group

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  • Exploring the connected vehicle ecosystem in 2017 from self- driving cars & ADAS to motorcycles
  • Aims for a seamless customer experience and the obstacles to be overcome to provide this.
  • Visions of the more connected and autonomous future for vehicles and mobility.
  • Thinking of the car as more than a connected device but a platform for apps and services.
  • The role of partnerships within the connected car ecosystem, from start-ups to enterprises.
Moderator: . Laurianne Krid, Policy Director, FIA Region I office, FIA (Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile)
. Jacques Bonifay, CEO and Co-founder, Transatel
. Vincent Hervo, Product Manager, IDnomic
. Thom Brenner, VP, Digital Life & Research, Development Digital Services, BMW Group

12:40PM

From Big Data to Smart Data for traffic optimization

Mobile networks generate billion data points daily that can be transformed into anonymized and aggregated traffic indicators. It will change the way urban planning is being done in the future. What are the concrete benefits for a city and the business case ? How to deal with privacy concerns ? We will also have a look at the perspectives such as enriching the data flow with road sensors, traffic lights management and video analytics.

. Raphael Rollier, Head of Smart City Program, SwissCom

01:10PM

Networking Break

02:10PM

Automated transport activities in Tampere

Tero Blomqvist

Smart Tampere Program Director

City of Tampere

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  • How to get buy in from citizens and the benefits of doing so.
  • What do citizens want from a connected government in today’s digital world vs. what are priorities for government implementation?
  • The sharing economy and the effect on smart cities – for example how Uber will affect Smart Mobility.
  • How to get a quadruple helix cooperation model to work.
  • Gamification and VR to encourage civil engagement in Smart City initiatives.
  • Evaluating the success and quantified benefits of a smart city to the citizen and the city
. Tero Blomqvist, Smart Tampere Program Director, City of Tampere

02:40PM

Panel: Driving investment in the Connected City

Amit Shah

Venture Partner Germany

Momenta Partners

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Daria Batukhtina

Co-founder

Startup4City

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Christian Tordo

Deputy Mayor, Economic Development, Employment, Industry and Digital Innovation

City of Nice

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Tero Blomqvist

Smart Tampere Program Director

City of Tampere

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Barney Smith

CEO

Bristol is Open

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  • What is driving investment in smart cities?
  • The Zero Capex City – minimising entry costs and thinking about short, medium and long term funding and sustainability strategies.
  • Discussing the wide variety of funding opportunities available from sources such as Economic Development Groups and EU wide initiatives such as Horizon 2020.
  • What is the role of data in generating revenue for connected cities?
  • Partnering with Global Businesses – Private Public Partnerships – benefits and limitations.
Moderator: . Amit Shah, Venture Partner Germany, Momenta Partners
. Daria Batukhtina, Co-founder , Startup4City
. Christian Tordo, Deputy Mayor, Economic Development, Employment, Industry and Digital Innovation, City of Nice
. Tero Blomqvist, Smart Tampere Program Director, City of Tampere
. Barney Smith, CEO, Bristol is Open

03:20PM

Infrastructure in Programmable Cities

Christian Tordo

Deputy Mayor, Economic Development, Employment, Industry and Digital Innovation

City of Nice

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  • Exploring technologies, ecosystems and toolkits available for open and smart cities
  • Connectivity modes – Wifi, 5G, Fiber, LPWAN –which one is most suitable for your smart city?
  • Scaling device management to city scale – sensors, beacons, apps, NFC and LBS.
  • Analytics and data management across layers, of the cloud, the fog and the core.
. Christian Tordo, Deputy Mayor, Economic Development, Employment, Industry and Digital Innovation, City of Nice

03:50PM

Panel: Connected Spaces – using IoT for public safety and increased quality of life

Jean-Luc Guisset

Secretary of Transport Special Interest Group

NFC Forum

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  • How technologies like smart phones, NFC, RFID , beacons and sensors are being utilised in cities and beyond for both increasing public safety and maximising the QOL of citizens?
  • Issues surrounding data collection from IoT projects around traffic monitoring, waste management, water metering and street lighting such as privacy, and analytics?
  • What are the connectivity issues related to these types of projects? What is the role of the cloud for data storage and analytics?
  • Discussing the factors needed to get engagement from government and citizens alike with this sort of project
Moderator: . Jean-Luc Guisset, Secretary of Transport Special Interest Group , NFC Forum
. Raphael Rollier, Head of Smart City Program, SwissCom
. Michael Wolf, CEO & Co-Founder , wingu AG
. Bernd Cagran, Head of traffic control & street lighting , City of Graz

04:30PM

Session Close