Sharing Topic @SCEWC

Programme as part of the

The SCEWC includes a specific space for the Inclusive and Sharing Cities, both in the Congress and the Exhibition Areas. With an attendance of over 700 cities, it is a unique opportunity to reach out to other cities, spread a common message, and share the tangible outcomes of the Summit. 


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Scroll down to download the presentations used by the speakers, watch the recorded presentations and don’t miss to check out the gallery in Summit in pictures.


13th NOV

14th NOV

15th NOV

Auditorium  9:30 – 10:15 SCEWC Opening speech by Gerardo Pisarello (Auditorium)


15:00 – 15:30 Inspirational Talk. Muhammad Yunus: “A World of Three Zeros: The New Economics of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, and Zero Net Carbon Emissions”



16:00 – 17:00 Bringing Down Barriers: What Building an All-Inclusive Society Means

Interventions: Francesca Bria (Barcelona City Council)

9:15 – 10:00 Deadline 2020: European Cities Getting the Job Done

Interventions: Ada Colau (Mayor of Barcelona), Georgios Kaminis (Mayor of Athens) 


17:15 – 17:45 Auditori inspirational talk: Yochai Benkler (Harvard Law School) – Democratic Accountability and Innovation: Open, Collaborative, and Social

11:45 – 12:15 Inspirational talk
Rufus Pollock: “A Robot Revolution for the 1 %?”

14:00 – 15:00 Plenary Session – How Emerging Technologies Are Transforming the Cities We Live In. 

Intervention: Carlos Moreno (Paris City Council)

16:45 – 17:30 Closing Session: The Right to the (Smart) City.

Interventions: Vera Vidal (UOC-Dimmons), Mayo Fuster (UOC-Dimmons), Murray Cox (Inside Airbnb), Samer Hassan (Berkman Center at Harvard).

Inclusive & Sharing Cities 13:00 – 13:45 Presentation of Sharing Cities Declaration at the SCEWC with Deputy Mayor of Barcelona Gerardo Pisarello and mayors and vice mayors attending the Summit (group picture and press release)


14:00 – 16:00 Sharing Cities. Actions and collaborations among cities to address platform economy challenges and opportunities

Interventions: Mayo Fuster Morell (Internet Interdisciplinary Institute ot the Open University of Catalonia), Juliet Schor (Boston College), Mark Graham (University of Oxford), Cristina Tajani (Milan Deputy Mayor) , Udo Kock (Amsterdam Deputy Mayor), Tom Llewellyn (Shareable), Carlos Moreno (Paris City Council).

Mayo Fuster’s, Juliet Schor’s, Mark Graham’s, Cristina Tajani’s, Tom Llewellyn’s, and Carlos Moreno’s slides.


This session is documented collaboratively, please follow this link. 

17:15 – 19:15 Social Inclusion. Building Commons Cities for All.

11:45 – 13:45 Collaborative Policy. When Civic Participation Becomes Co-Creation

Intervention: Marta Delatte (Liquen Data Lab)


15:15 – 17:15 Gentrification & Housing. Fighting Gentrification While Creating Vibrant Communities

Interventions: Sonam Velani (NYC City Council), Murray Cox (Inside Airbnb), Kenneth Haar (Corporate Europe Observatory).

Murray Cox’s slides




 9:30 – 11:30 Circular Economy. Accelerating the Shift Towards a Circular Economy

Intervention: Luís Gómez (Barcelona City Council)


15:00 – 17:00 Innovation Ecosystems. Catalysing Open Innovation and Economic Growth

Intervention: Sergio Giorgi (SMart International Development)

Sergio Giorgi’s slides

Digital transfor-

mation room


17:15 – 19:15 Powering the IoT Revolution and Making Sense of Data

Interventions: Mara Balestrini (Ideas for Change) “Making Sense Toolkit: Empowering Communities to Tackle Urban Pollution with Open Source IoT and Data”

11:45 – 13:45 Making the Most of Data in a Multi-Cloud World

Intervention: Claus Habfast (Vice-Chair of the Metropolitan Council Grenoble)


15:15 – 17:15 Blockchain Transforming the Digital Economy

Intervention: Chen-Yu Lee (Taipei City Government), Dardan Isufi (

Eva’s slides

Urban Environm-

ment Room

 12:45 – 14:45 Meeting Energy Demands of Smart Cities

Interventions: Hidetoshi Terasaki (Kobe Vice Mayor), Piero Pelizzaro (Milan City Council)


17:15 – 19:15 Resilient Cities: Anticipating the Unexpected

Interventions: Amol Naik (Atlanta City Council), Piero Pelizzaro (Milan City Council)

15:15 – 17:15 Public Space & Green Districts: Transforming Cities Through Public Space and Green Districts

Interventions: Ulf Kamne (Goteborg Deputy Mayor)

 9:30 – 11:30 Data Revolutionizing the Way We Plan Our Cities

Intervention: Rufus Pollock (Open Knowledge)


15:00 – 17:00 Innovations for a Better Planet

Intervention: Lisa Enarsson (City of Stockholm)

Governance & Finance Room 11:45 – 13:45 Innovative Forms of Collaboration
Interventions: Wei-Bin Lee (Taipei City Government)
9:30 – 11:30 Principles and Strategies to Govern Data

Intervention: Susan Riley (City of Melbourne), Marianna Sampaio (Sao Paulo City Council)

 Mobility Room  9:30 – 11:30 Pedestrian-Friendly and Zero-Emission Cities 

Intervention: Alvaro Nicolás (Barcelona City Council)


15:00 – 17:00 Disruptive Models & Payment Systems: Disruptive Business Models to Solve Mobility Challenges

Intervention: Mar Alarcon (Socialcar)

 Others Welcome Dinner by Barcelona City Major

The Welcome VIP Dinner is an activity of Smart City Expo World Congress, where Barcelona City Council invites distinguished high-level government authorities from cities and countries, representatives of international institutions and other VIP guests. It is hosted by the Mayor of Barcelona.
Place, date and time: Palauet Albéniz | 13th November, 2018 | 20:00
Participants: Mayors and invited guests by Barcelona City Council

18:00-21:00h. Sharing Cities Summit Barcelona Tour (Optional) 

An evening of visits to meet Barcelona’s most exciting projects, organizations, and spaces (Can Batlló – La Bordeta, Coopolis, Fablab Bcn). Dinner at Leka, the first open source restaurant in the world. Carrer de Badajoz, 65, 08005 Barcelona.
More information about tour