Under the Patronage of

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai

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Dr. Davor Meersman

Chief Executive Officer
Open & Agile Smart Cities (OASC)

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Sessions of the speaker

25-MAR-2020

25-MAR-2020

10:00 - 11:30

According to the United Nations ‘World Urbanisation Prospects’ report published in 2014, 75% of the world’s population is expected to live in urban areas by the year 2050. Currently, 54% of the global population is located in cities. Between now and 2020, the global urban population is expected to jump by about 1.84% per year.
- Population boom and urbanisations puts a lot of strain on resources & calls for smart cities with meticulously urban design to promote efficiency, eco-friendly and sustainability.  
- Transforming traditional cities to smart cities and their challenges.
- Identifying solutions to combat security issues
- Building the trust of smart city citizens
- Building smart cities with safety and intelligent mobility.  
- Future of Autonomous and Electric Cars and its impact.
- How will future mobility impact the residents of tomorrow's smart cities?
- Traffic Management: Top priority for many smart cities 

10:00 - 10:05

Introduction

Speakers:
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Miguel Eiras Antunes
Global Smart Cities, Smart Nation & Local Government Leader
Deloitte

10:05 - 10:20

Keynote Address

Speakers:
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Caspar Herzberg
President, Middle East & Africa
Schneider Electric

10:20 - 10:35

Keynote Address

Speakers:
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Lacina Kone
Director General
Smart Africa

10:35 - 11:25

Panel Discussion

Speakers:
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Hugues Parant
Chief Executive Officer
Euroméditerranée Public Urban and Economic Development Agency
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Harj Dhaliwal
Managing Director, Middle East and India
Virgin Hyperloop One
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Karen K Burns
Co-Founder & CEO
Visory
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Alan Williams
Vice President Expo 2020 Sponsorship & Operations
UPS
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Dr. Denisa Zilakova
Director General
Central Coordination Body under Slovak Deputy Prime Minister´s Office
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Dr. Davor Meersman
Chief Executive Officer
Open & Agile Smart Cities (OASC)

11:25 - 11:30