Cities in the Forefront of Digitalising Europe: Helsinki's Journey to Becoming the Most Functional City in the World

Location: Helsinki EU Office, Rue Guimard 7, 1040 Brussels
Event Date: 2019-10-01
Time: 09:00:00

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Helsinki EU Office is happy to invite you to a high level conference "Cities in the Forefront of Digitalizing Europe: Helsinki's Journey to Becoming the Most Functional City in the World" organized by the City of Helsinki.

Date: Tuesday 1st of October 2019, 9:00 - 14:00
Venue: Helsinki EU Office, Rue Guimard 7, 1040 Brussels 

The event will be moderated by Krista Taipale, Head of International Affairs, Helsinki EU Office                                                                             

The seminar is organised in collaboration with Helsinki EU Office and Forum Virium Helsinki (The City of Helsinki Innovation Company) 


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Please note that due to the limited capacity of the venue, registrations will be confirmed separately!         

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The future of European cities must be a smart one. This emphasis and cities’ growing role as the engines of Europe’s competitiveness can be clearly seen also in the plans of the forthcoming programming period 2021-2027. But what is the role of digital transformation in smart city development? Are internet of things (IoT), interoperability and data management success factors in building better cities for European citizens? How do these factors help Helsinki and other European cities to become the most functional cities in the world?

Come and join the high level seminar organized by the City of Helsinki to learn and discuss cities’ digital transformation in the field of interoperability, sustainability, IoT and data management. The event will be linked to the Finnish EU Presidency themes. Furthermore, according to the EU Regional Innovation Scoreboard 2019: Helsinki-Uusimaa is the most innovative region in the EU!

We wish you a warm welcome!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                


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