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Explore The World's Best Smart City Events

The number of smart city events - from smaller smart cities conferences to huge smart city expos and summits - has increased fast over the past years. This has made it even more difficult to get an overview of the most important and leading smart city events globally.

  • As a solution provider, do not miss out on top smart cities conferences to showcase innovative solutions, new products or to grow your network to generate new leads.
  • As a city or community, inform yourself about new smart city market developments, solutions and trends, and exchange lessons learned and best practices with like-minded municipalities or public sector institutions. 

With our smart city event listing, we help you to identify the most valuable smart cities conferences, expos and summits. As a partner of several leading events, we can also often provide you with discounts on attending or exhibiting at top smart city conferences and expos. Check out the premium events for discounts! We look forward to meeting you at one of the next upcoming smart cities events in person!

If you are a smart city event organizer, please contact us to be listed in our event directory and to increase your visibility.

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November 19, 2019 - Barcelona, SPAIN

Smart City Expo World Congress 2019

Smart City Expo World Congress is the world’s leading international event for the smart urban solutions industry, the unmissable hub where leaders of the most innovative cities, companies and organizations gather to share ideas, present projects, and drive urban transformation to a better future.






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October 16, 2019 - Paris, FRANCE

The Urban Mobility Summit

The Urban Mobility Summit will be held during Autonomy 2019 from 16 – 17 October in Paris and will explore the exciting big-picture ideas in mobility that contribute to combating climate change and pollution while decreasing congestion. Topics such as AI, Smart infrastructure, AVs, MaaS and the Disruption of business and economic models will be explored through a series of keynotes, firesides chat and round tables. Speaking opportunities are reserved for founders, c-level executives, published experts or high-level city authorities who will challenge the audience to think about mobility-related challenges in new and complex ways.






October 22, 2019 - Berlin, GERMANY

Smart Country Convention

Smart Country Convention focuses on the digitalisation of the public sector and is co-organised by the digital association Bitkom and Messe Berlin. At the first edition of the event in 2018, the show combined an exhibition, stage events, advanced training and large specialist congresses with numerous supporting events, startup pitches and hackathons. 130 partners and close to 500 speakers participated on six stages. The second edition of the three-day event will take place from October 22-24, 2019 on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds and gather all relevant players representing administrations, politics, the digital economy, associations and science. Combining a congress, workshops, expo and networking events, Smart Country Convention will examine the digital transformation of cities, communities and the public sector. The focus is on digital administration as well as the digitalisation of public services in the fields of energy, transport, safety, waste disposal, water distribution, education, healthcare and housing.






October 22, 2019 - London, UNITED KINGDOM

DX Summit

Digital Transformation (DX) is reinventing organisations with businesses developing their digital capabilities at an astonishing rate. DX Summit brings together industry thought-leaders and experts to share their experiences and explore how to unlock the value of new technologies such as IoT, 5G, AI and Blockchain. With unrivalled content and practical ‘real-world’ case studies, over 200 visionary speakers will address the challenges and opportunities for Digital Transformation in a Connected World.






October 22, 2019 - Dublin, IRELAND

3rd Annual Conference of the AISCF

In October 2019, the AISCF will hold its third Annual conference on the theme of “Sustainable Places, Connected Communities”. This one-day conference takes place in Croke Park Stadium, Dublin City. All over the world, rapid urbanisation is putting enormous stress on resources and infrastructure which cannot be solved in a traditional way. This 1-day conference will be very practical in its focus, sharing learnings and experiences as cities deal with the many challenges to be overcome and, of course, the opportunities to be grasped. The conference theme and mix of plenary and parallel sessions recognise that while cutting-edge ICT and the Internet of Things (IoT) do greatly enhance the efficiency and connectedness of our cities and towns, the ‘smartness’ of a place comes down to its citizens. Core themes for this year’s event are the SDGs with a particular emphasis on climate change/adaptation, public sector innovation and infrastructure for connecting smart communities.






November 4, 2019 - San Diego, USA

IMPACT>MOBILITY USA

For the mobility revolution to scale, it’s time to confront the tough question; where’s the money in mobility? IMPACT>MOBILITY USA is the only conference to unite private and public stakeholders to confront the monetization, scalability and customer experience challenges facing mobility. Built around business best practices, data strategies and benchmarks, it is designed to move the ecosystem beyond pilots, towards a scalable and profitable business model.






November 5, 2019 - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

Future Smart Cities (FSC) - 2nd Edition

IEREK organizes the second international conference on "Future Smart Cities" in collaboration with Xiamen University Malaysia, where the city has a promising potential of transformation to be smarter. Furthermore, a huge number of researchers and stakeholders are interested to discuss how rebuilding future smart cities will be, and how is the investment in the services and infrastructure supporting the city to be more liveable. Decision makers, citizens, researchers, universities, companies and planners are all invited to discuss this theme further and to maximize the benefits of the conference and get a successful proposal to the future smart city.






November 7, 2019 - Vienna, AUSTRIA

Smart City Planning and Urban Design Summit

Smart planning and urban design play a crucial role in building strong connections and productive cooperation between municipalities, business and society. Smart zoning is helping cities to achieve exceptional land-use goals, reduce traffic and so on, while brownfield and greenfield development becomes more and more important tool to help gentrification processes achieve various advantages such as: improving land value, socially restructuring and redeveloping unsafe and badly organized urban areas. Disruptive technologies are emerging to help build cities that are prepared for sustainable development, population growth and widespread internet access.

There are limitless benefits from focusing more on smart development and urban planning & design to make city more smart: functional, ecological, connected, green and friendly place to leave, work and rest.






November 13, 2019 - Hobart, TAS, AUSTRALIA

International Urban Design Conference

Be inspired by international experts in urban design, make the right connections to put your projects into action and discover the innovations set to advance global urban design at the 2019 International Urban Design Conference. With renowned keynote speakers, industry presenters, workshops, panel discussions and networking opportunities, this is the perfect space to share ideas, collaborate and discover the projects revolutionising the urban design industry.






November 26, 2019 - Munich, GERMANY

BIM World MUNICH

Innovative BIM solutions, construction IT, and new IoT technologies will change the building and real estate industry explicitly. BIM World is the leading event dedicated to user-related solutions around building information modeling and new technologies for the construction, real estate industry and urban planning: In 2018, 156 exhibitors and over 100 speakers showcased the chances and options BIM has as a standard and driver of technologies to the more than 4,000 people visiting the event at ICM Munich. Building Information Modeling represents digitalization and process optimization of the whole building industry. BIM and digital models have become the main driving force behind innovation and performance in the construction industry, urban planning and regional development. BIM World MUNICH brings together the entire BIM ecosystem and is the gathering for all engaged sector players. BIM World MUNICH 2019 will take place on November 26-27, 2019 at ICM Munich.






December 16, 2019 - Casablanca, MOROCCO

African Technology Show (AFTS)

African Technology Show (AFTS) is a premiere African B2B Technology Platform for local, regional and global ICT Companies. The platform is tailored for ambitions global tech companies to engage with the local and regional African tech industry, investors as well as the governments in the region. AFTS gives the media partners the opportunity to engage with a large global and regional companies in these sectors:

  • FINTECH
  • SMART CITY SOLUTIONS
  • CONSUMER TECHNOLOGY
  • INDUSTRIAL 4.0






March 12, 2020 - Paris, FRANCE

Hello Tomorrow Global Summit

Science and technology impact our daily lives, our societies, our planet. At Hello Tomorrow, we believe they should also serve them. Whether you're founder, an investor, corporate or academic, step into tomorrow at the Global Summit to a place where organ shortages no longer exist, our clothes are biofabricated and travelling thousands of miles across the planet takes just a few hours. Expand your perception of tomorrow through a program packed with visionary Keynotes and expert panels, and join the conversation with interactive sessions and immersive workshops to build your vision of the future with the deeptech community.






March 17, 2020 - Osaka, JAPAN

Smart Devices Symposium 2020

Smart Devices Symposium 2020 (SDS2020) will provide a platform for scientists, researchers and industrial experts worldwide to share technological advancements and business experiences. This international conference offers the business leaders, researchers and entrepreneurs around the world to meet and exchange ideas in research technologies, finding gaps in the devices technology development and collaborate for future business. It serves as a great opportunity to find global partners and build up research and business relations. The three-day conference is an effective series of activities such as Scientific Program, Exhibitions, Posters and Tours etc.






March 19, 2020 - Copenhagen, DENMARK

Nordic Smart Cities 2020

Nordic Smart Cities conference offers you the opportunity to hear from 50+ speakers across 4 stages with over 800 minutes of content and networking. Whether you are interested in hearing from politicians, smart city project leaders, academia or industry then we have something for you.






April 3, 2020 - Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG

Arch Summit

Set in Luxembourg City, Arch Summit is the premier event for connecting tech startups with corporate decision-makers. Enabling the ambitious to take their business to the next level by allowing determined startups real time and direct introductions to Vodafone’s powerful network including Top C-level executives, partners, suppliers and customers. Arch brings together innovators and influencers in a dynamic 2-day programme of startup pitches, tailored meetings, keynote speeches, tech roundtables, and exhibitions on the latest in technology.






May 18, 2020 - Milan, ITALY

Seeds & Chips

Every year since 2015, the Seeds&Chips Global Food Innovation Summit has brought together and expanded its ecosystem of young people, policymakers, entrepreneurs, institutions, startups, corporations, universities, accelerators and incubators, NGOs, investors and opinion leaders from all over the world. It takes just one small spark for the next big idea to catch on around the world. Setting the stage for big and small players to come together gives great minds the chance to make their voices count.






June 11, 2020 - Paris, FRANCE

VivaTech

VivaTech is the world’s rendezvous for startups and leaders to celebrate innovation. It’s a gathering of the world’s brightest minds, talents, and products taking place in Paris. From top speakers and exhibitions to open innovation and live experiences, VivaTech is a celebration of today’s innovations and tomorrow’s possibilities for everyone who believes in the power of technology to transform business and society.






June 18, 2020 - Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS

TNW Conference 2020

TNW is a two-day technology festival that brings together many of the best digital minds to predict, discuss and invent the future. Over the past 14 years, TNW has grown to be one of Europe’s leading technology events. TNW 2019 brought over 15,000 people to this festival for entrepreneurs, developers, marketing managers, CEOs, and over 3,500 companies from all over the world. Conference tracks and stages tie together inspiring keynotes from tech leaders, bestselling authors, futurists, and entrepreneurs. Some of the previous speakers included Guy Kawasaki, Tim Ferris, Nir Eyal, Larry Sanger, Gillian Tans, Alexis Ohanian, Julie Zhuo, Kevin Kelly, Casey Neistat, Anjali Sud, Gary Vaynerchuk, Ray Chan and many more.






June 24, 2020 - Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS

IMPACT>MOBILITY 2020 -IMPACT>MOBILITY 2020

Mobility as a Service is set to revolutionise the sustainability efficiency and convenience of transportation systems. However, to make this a reality it is imperative that public and private stakeholders come together. 2020 is the year where Europe’s biggest cities are piloting major projects, regulating mobility and selecting long-term MaaS technology and operating partners.

With 300 attendees, and 50% from the public sector Impact>Mobility connects senior executives and decision makers to move the ecosystem beyond pilots, towards a profitable and scalable model for mobility. Forget big picture trends, it’s about the business realities of building and operating mobility services for both private and public stakeholders. Built around best practices, data strategies and case studies, it will focus on 3 key areas: Monetization & Partnerships ; Scalability & Operations and Ridership & Customer Experience.