On May 13th and 14th 2014 the fourth edition of Smart City Event will be held in Amsterdam. Smart City Event aims to bring together stakeholders for smart cities to let them share their knowledge and experiences. The 2013 edition was a big success with 520 international parties attending the meeting.
The 2014 programme includes keynote speeches by Rob van Gijzel, Mayor, City of Eindhoven (elected as the Smartest Region of the World), Carlo Ratti, Director of MIT SENSEable City Lab, Anthony Townsend, author of the book ‘SMART CITIES: Big Data, Civic Hackers and the Quest for a New Utopia’, Rudolf Das, author of the book ‘The Future of Energy’, Rob Adams, CEO of Six Fingers, Dan Hill, Executive Director of Futures at the UK's Future Cities Catapult.
The conference is promoted by Amsterdam Smart City a platform with more than 90 partners (businesses, authorities, research institutions and citizens of Amsterdam) involved in developing the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area into a smart city.