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CCO in 'IoT for Smart Cities School' open session on Sustainable cities 21 Oct with Pioneer Alliance

Updated: Oct 19, 2020

On 21st October, CCO Laurea will take part in the open session 'Sustainable Cities: Viewpoints of the Pioneer Alliance' where Tuija Hirvikoski will discuss Higher Education and Participatory Research and Innovation Co-creating Future cities”. The session will take place online and at the University Institute of Lisbon ISCTE-IUL Silva Leal Auditorium 21 Oct at 3-5pm CET.

Programme of the open session:

21 October 2020, 2-4 pm CET

Portugal: Institutional welcome

– Maria das Dores Guerreiro, Vice-Rector for Internationalization of Iscte-IUL and Carlos Sá da Costa, Dean of the ISTA school of Iscte-IUL


– Sylvie Chevrier, Deputy Vice-President International, Université Gustave Eiffel, Paris and Jean-Bernard Kovarik, Vice-president Public Policy Support, Université Gustave Eiffel, Paris: “The building of a district based upon sustainable urban planning that meets the requirements of the circular economy and a low carbon strategy”


– Tuija Hirvikoski, Director at Laurea University of Applied Sciences: “Higher Education and Participatory Research and Innovation Co-creating Future cities”


– George Yannis, Professor, Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering (DTPE) of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA): “New Data for Urban Road Safety” and Stergios Mavromatis, Assistant Professor, Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering (DTPE) of the NTUA: “Automation and Public Transport”


– Jozef Ristvej, Vice-Rector for International Relations and Marketing, University of Zilina: “On Smart City and Safe City Concepts”


– Christina Brey, Director of the Department of International Affairs, Technische Hochschule Köln University and Prof. Dr. Lars Ribbe, Dean, Faculty of Spatial Development and Infrastructure Systems, TH Köln University: “Blue-Green Infrastructure in cities”


– João Carlos Ferreira, Assistant Professor at Iscte-IUL and Researcher at ISTAR-IUL: “Things2People and People2People interactions in the context of a Smart City – Can Sensors change Human Behaviour?”


– Catarina Ferreira da Silva and João Carlos Ferreira, Assistant Professors at Iscte-IUL and Researchers at ISTAR-IUL

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