Nordic Cities Workshop on Regional Cohesion in Climate Action and Innovation

28 – 29 April 2016, Malmö Climate-KIC Nordic Cities Workshop welcomes city planners, city strategists and climate specialists from all of Europe, and from all sectors of society, to engage with the Climate-KIC community in inspirational deliberation on coordinated climate action, and on coalition-building with an eye to project funding opportunities. The event concentrates on two challenges within regional collaboration: Mobility and the Built Environment. Veera Mustonen, Head of Smart Kalasatama, is attending the workshop and has a presentation 0n Friday. More about the event here. Website:

Ovum’s 5th Annual Smart to Future Cities and Urban IoT 2016 Summit

26 April 2016 09:00 – 27 April 2016 in London Successfully marrying the social & environmental vision with the latest technology solutions, Smart to Future Cities, Europe’s only city-centric event guarantees face to face time with the entire smart city decision making unit. The event brings together under one roof 350+ representatives from the whole smart city eco-system. Head of Smart Kalasatama, Veera Mustonen, attended the event and gave a presentation: Case Smart Kalasatama: Creating a Smart City district innovation platform Beyond smart grid: Creating smart city solutions for resource-wise smart living Engaging stakeholders to co-create smart city pilots Website:

Kalasatama (Finland): a blueprint for the ultimate Smart City

Text: Kenneth Vanhoutte, Com&Co The Smart Kalasatama project in Helsinki, Finland, is a prime example of an innovative Smart City project. This modern urban district will be fully transformed into a ‘living lab’ where residents experiment with multiple smart initiatives. Veera Mustonen, Project Leader of Smart Kalasatama, joined us via Skype for a brief interview ahead of the Smart City Forum to be held on December 2nd.

Co-creating future customer experience and loyalty cards

As part of different loyalty schemes and programmes, huge amounts of data are gathered each and every day to monitor people and their behaviour. At the same time, people are starting to understand the huge value their data poses to retail business, wanting more control over of what is being collected, shared and how. On the 4th of December, Forum Virium Helsinki organised a workshop which discussed future customer experience and loyalty cards from the perspective of MyData. The workshop brought together 30+ professionals interested in retail and MyData. Via inspirational talk from researcher Kai Kuikkaniemi (HIIT), we first explored the>>>

Agoria Smart Cities Forum 2015

The Agoria Smart Cities Forum, organised on the 2nd of December 2015 in Brussels, is now in its fourth edition and will focus on the exchange of best practices between cities, governments, research institutions and industry.  

Barcelona Smart City Expo

Barcelona Smart City Expo 17-19 November 2015 is the world’s leading smart city congress, where 400 of the most innovative and influential smart city thinkers will gather together to share knowledge, present visions and highlight opportunities on how we will create efficient, economically viable, sustainable and livable cities.