12-13 Nov 2017


World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE

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100+ Professional Speakers


Smart Cities Expo World Forum combines the power of collocated conference with state-of-the-art expo floor in order to educate people towards smart cities and urban planning technologies, strive for innovation, promote business and connect thousands of attendees from around the globe. We aim to provide a platform where public business managers, directors, urban administrators, international  authorities responsible for developing urban policies can offer their services for the development of smart cities. The conference program covers Smart City Vertical Applications such as Smart Grid, Smart Transportation, Smart Health, Smart Building Management Systems, Enterprise IoT, Fog computing, Big Data Analytics and Smart Governance.

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Conference Schedule / Smart Cities Expo World Forum 2017, Dubai

Day 1 – Keynote I

Jordi Puigneró I Ferrer, Secretary for Telecommunications, Cybersecurity and Digital Society, Government of Catalonia, Kingdom of Spain

Keynote I: How SmartCATALONIA aims to transform Catalonia into a smart region

Day 1 – Keynote II

Charbel Aoun, Director of Future Cities Catapult, London, United Kingdom and Global Strategic Advisory Council, Cityzenith USA

Keynote II: Human Centered approach to Cities & Mobility.

Day 1 – Keynote III

Renato De Castro, Advisor World e-Governments Organisation of Cities & Local Governments, Seoul Leading Cities, Boston.

Keynote III:A Blurred Smart Future: Four disruptive prediction that will blow your mind.

Keynote IV

Renald Gallis, Vice President Ecosystem & Marketing, Thinxtra Pty Ltd Australia (SigFox Network Operator)

Keynote IV: The Internet of Things comes with change, innovation and value to our cities.

Peter Auhl

Keynote V

Exploring New Revenue Streams in the Internet of Things Ecosystem


Dr. Sekhar Kondepudi Vice Chairman

Keynote VI

How about IoT in the Retail Industry: Exploring the Possibilities IoT Enables?

Patricia McCarney

Keynote VII

Integrating your IoT data with enterprise systems for Smarter Manufacturing. (more…)

Dr. Hafiz Yasar Lateef

Keynote VIII

What Happens When an Industry Fully Embraces the Internet of Things: How Agriculture’s Connected Technologies Are Feeding the World


George Burciaga

Keynote IX

The New Age of Industry & Manufacturing with Internet Of Things (IOT) (more…)

Dr Boyd Murray

Keynote X

Reviewing Existing Smart City Initiatives and Future Plans around the Globe


Keynote XI

Optimizing Asset Performance With Industrial Iot And Analytics


Day 02 – Keynote II

Smart Decisions, Smarter Cities – How Federal and State Policy will help shape Smart Australia Cities.


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Smart Cities Expo World Forum Upcoming Events

Date: from 12th – 13th Nov 2017  Venue:  Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE.

Date: 19th – 20st Feb 2018 Venue:  Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Center, Australia.

Date: 7th – 8th May 2018  Venue: Toronto Congress Center, Canada.

Date: 15th – 16th May 2018   Venue:  ExCel London, UK.

Date: 23rd -24th Aug 2018 Venue:   Sydney, Australia.

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