Smart City 360° Summit 2016 is less than one week away!

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Smart City 360° Summit 2016 is less than one week away! The 2nd edition of the International Summit Smart City 360°  will take place  on 22-24 November 2016 in the Slovak capital, Bratislava. The Summit is held under the patronage of Slovak Presidency of the Council of the EU and the European Commission.

Smart City 360° Summit 2016 will give you an opportunity to forge new relationships with technology leaders, strategists and key decision makers and gain access to a target rich environment of young and promising researchers, and established names in the field, as well as up and coming members of the community.

The Summit will address topics such as The current situation and future outlook on the automotive industry, what it takes to educate and recruit the right talent, but it will also deal with Alternative energy sources and Cost effective solutions for governments and municipalities. The audience will also hear several success stories and a future forescast to see where the industry will be heading in the next few years.

The Summit speaker list includes such distinguished names as: Roman Brecely (Minister of Transport, Construction and Regional Development, Slovakia),  Robert Redhammer (Rector at Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava), Swen Postels (Strategist and Chief Technologist Automotive Hewlett-Packard GmbH), Martin Jesny (Director of SON Media and Information Professional), Jaroslav Holeček (President of Automotive Industry Association of the Slovak Republic), Dagmar Cagáňová (Assistant Professor at Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava), Radoslav Mizera (Vice President, Solved- The Cleantech Company),  Pavol Šajgalík (President, SAS  – Slovak Academy of Science), Robert Šimončič (CEO of Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency (SARIO)), Thomas Willson (Standardisation Officer Smarts meters and Smart grids, Chemicals, Energy- European Environmental Citizens´ Organization for Standardisation),  Ján Lešinský (Professor, FME STU), Bert Witkamp (Secretary General of AVERE, The European Association for Electromobility), Rastislav Chovanec (State Secretary of The Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic), Tamás Vahl (Industry Leader Distribution, Energy and Utilities IBM Central and Easter Europe (CEE)), András Alföldy-Boruss (Founder of Next Generation Stress Management (NGStress)), Jean-Luc Di Paola-Galloni (Co-Chairman, ERTAC), Peter Chovanec (Uber Operations Manager, Czech Rep. and Slovakia), Csaba Juhász (Electric Engineer), Patrik Križanský (Managing Partner, ENAIRGY), Predrag Nikolic (Dean of the Faculty of Digital Production at Educons University Serbia and Senior Research Fellow at Imagineering Institute Malaysia) and Peter Balik (Economic Specialist at the U.S. Embassy in Bratislava), Juraj Kapasny (Co-Founder and Data Scientist At Knoyd),  Lance Leverette (Market Research and Commercialization Consultant- Industrial and Technical Markets), Tomáš Kováčik (Teacher and Researcher at Faculty af Informatics and Information Technologies of Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava), Massimo Villari (Associate Professor in Computer Engineering at University of Messina (Italy), Eduardo Tomé (Professor at Universidade Europeia University in Lisbon), Helmut W. Morsi (Advisor to the Director of “European Mobility Network”, including Coordination of Innovation & New Technologies and It/Tentec European Commission, Dg Move, Brussels, Be, Stefan Stanko (Vice-Rector for Education, STU), Carlos Varela Martín (Consultant, , Resourcefully), Jean-Philippe Le Gac (Regulation Manager, Valeo Driving Assistance), Juraj Lapin (Member of The Presidium of SAS, Slovak Academy Of Sciences), Maroš Finka (Expert, Ministry of Construction, Transport and Regional Development of The Slovak Republic, Director Spectra Centre of Excellence of the EU and Institute of Management Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Peter Pištek (Vice-Dean for Bachelor Study and Study Promotion), Tomas Petovsky (General Manager of Uber Czech Republic and Slovakia) and Ivan Mrvoš (CEO & founder at Include).

Click HERE to see the program of the summit.


 Smart City 360° co-located conferences

The Summit will be supported by a multitude of co-located conferences.  Smart City 360° co-located international conferences will take place simultaneously with the Summit to approach the Smart City field from a multidisciplinary perspective. Attendees will participate in discussions about various Smart City – related topics, proposing their research and projects, joining the 6 scientific conferences, a good opportunity to meet experts withing the Smart City field:

  • Mobility IoT 2016EAI Industry of Things and Future Technologies Conference, November 22-23, 2016
  • Manusystems (MMS) 2016: EAI International Conference on Management of Manufacturing Systems, November 22-23, 2016
  • iTransport 20161st EAI International Event on Intelligent Transportation Systems and Autonomous Vehicles, November  22-24, 2016
  • CoLSoL 2016: EAI International Conference on Collaborative Solutions in the Automotive Industry, November  22-24, 2016
  • SEVNET 20161st International Conference on Smart Electric Vehicles and Vehicular Ad-hoc NETworks, November  22-24, 2016
  • sIntegration 20161st EAI International Conference on Smart City Integration in Global Communities, November  22-24, 2016


We are happy to bring you the final round of information to help you find your way around Bratislava and enjoy the Summit.

Venue: Hotel **** SOREA Regia
Street: Kralovske udolie 6, Bratislava

CLICK HERE to see the map.

* Please note that the parking fee in the hotel is 5€/day.

 Special offer for the participants

EAI and Liftago have prepared a special offer for the participants of Smart City 360° Summit, helping you get around Bratislava quickly and easily during the event.

Use the following promo codes to get a special discount on your first two taxi rides:

SMARTCITY10 (10€) for your first taxi ride, and SMARTCITY5 (5€) for your next ride

1. Download the Liftago Taxi app for iOS or Android
2. Enter your payment card info and one of the promo codes.
3. Choose your destination and pick your taxi driver.

To stay up to date with all the news and opportunities that Smart City 360° Summit brings you, follow us on Twitter with #SmartCity360 and on Facebook, or you may visit the Summit’s website.
Editorial Staff

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