City Challenges (Paris)

City Challenges in Paris

An EIT Digital Cities Networking Event
10 October 2019 | 9:30-12:30

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All over the world, cities are growing at unprecedented scale. This comes with new challenges in many domains like urban growth, resource management, transport, operations, or safety. As a result, cities are looking for innovative solutions that help to keep them attractive and to welcome new citizens and businesses. Digital solutions are here to help measuring, optimizing pro-actively processes and allowing decision makers to take informed actions. Join us to hear representatives from cities and businesses talking about those challenges and the way they intend to address them.


09.30 - Registration/coffee
10.00 - Short introduction by Guillaume Toublanc (Node Director - EIT Digital France)
10.05 - Introduction by Christophe Favart (Innovation Leader Digital Cities - EIT Digital)
10.20 - “Issy-les-Moulineaux, a Smart City with a human face” by Eric Legale, Director General of ISSY MEDIA, semi-public company in charge of Communication and Innovation of the city of Issy-les-Moulineaux, since 1998. He represents the city of Issy-les-Moulineaux in several international networks specializing in digital transformation, such as the Intelligent Community Forum or the World e-Government Organization of Cities and Local Governments (WeGO).
10.50 - Q&A session
10.55 - “IoT platforms as an open brick around resilience issues in the territories” by Xavier Mathieu, CEO of Birdz, a subsidiary of Nova Veolia
11.25 - Q&A session
11.30 - “Last Mile Autonomous Delivery” by Jean-Philippe Bellaiche, New Venture Creation Leader. LMAD is a platform for managing cost effective last mile delivery with clean autonomous robots and increased customer experience.
12.00 - Q&A session
12:05 - "Smart cities: what prerequisites and for what purpose?" by Emmanuel Francois, Chair of the Smart Buildings Alliance for Smart Cities
12.20 - Round table discussion moderated by Christophe Favart
12.55 - Networking lunch


EIT Digital Co-Location Centre
23 avenue d’Italie (4th floor)
75013 Paris, France

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City Challenges in Paris

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