Smart City Event in Turku
Welcome to the International Smart City Event in Turku, Finland
The event is organized as an official side-event of the annual SHIFT 2017 open-air business festival. The event will take place at the unique Turku Castle 31st of May till 1st of June 2017.
SHIFT 2017 and the Smart City Event will bring together companies and forerunners from different industries to learn from each other as well as the decision-makers of the public sector to promote and discuss future possibilities of smarter cities. We have the opportunity to learn from good examples of solving urban challenges and co-operation between cities, companies and universities.
SHIFT 2017 main topic this year is Collaboration: how we increase collaboration in our workplace and how do we collaborate with technology.
Warmly welcome to Turku!
Aleksi Randell, Mayor of Turku
Representative from Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment
To be confirmed
From Smart to Wise Cities -new Open Innovation Ecosystems
Bror Salmelin Advisor, Innovation Systems, European Commission, DG CONNECT
Citybusiness.fi – opening the City platforms for business
Mika Rantakokko, Chief Operating Officer, Open Innovation Platforms, The Six City Strategy
Mayors ́ Panel: Co-operation between cities and companies
Mayors of six biggest cities in Finland and Mayors of twin cities of Turku
The City as a Lab
Dr Anne Stenros, Chief Design Officer, City of Helsinki
Try outs in practise
Interesting companies telling about their experiences of co-developing with cities