Technology and innovation events

Description / Objectives

Ideas for transforming the city at the Mobile World Congress and Smart City Expo.

As a top-flight digital city with a worldwide reputation, every year Barcelona is the venue for a number of events and congresses concerning technology and digital innovation, as well as some of the best-known fairs, including the Mobile World Congress, the Smart City Expo and the Big Data Congress.

All these events deal with top technological themes for transforming the city. For example, the last Smart City Expo World Congress discussed city challenges as important as alternative means of transport, in terms of sustainable mobility, and the treatment of people's data.

During the 2017 Mobile World Congress, there were various proposals promoted by Mobile World Capital Barcelona that aimed to make the general public more familiar with the digital world, as well as all the programme developed by the Foundation in the congress and the Four Years From Now programme (4YFN). Furthermore, Mobile Week Barcelona was presented. This is a new initiative that shows the potential of art, technology and innovation in Barcelona's ten districts.

News

Over fifty activities at Smart City Week to reflect on how technology changes cities

Fri, 25/10/2019 - 15:10

Smart City. From 11 to 17 November we’ll be reflecting on the city model which Barcelona aspires to, with a week of activities for people to be more in touch with how technologies and accumulated knowledge make for fairer, more...

Paco Rodríguez presentant l'estratègia de transformació digital de Barcelona

Barcelona's digital transformation strategy at the Digital Government Congress

Fri, 20/09/2019 - 12:00

IMI (Municipal Institute of Information Technology) Manager Paco Rodríguez takes part in the Digital Government Congress with a talk on the digital transformation strategy for Barcelona City Council.

City commitment to the 2030 Agenda

Tue, 17/09/2019 - 11:51

2030 Agenda. An institutional and public drive to fulfil the seventeen sustainable development goals.

Michael Donaldson Carbón. Comissionat d’Innovació Digital, Administració Electrònica i Bon Govern de l'Ajuntament de Barcelona

Barcelona appoints a new commissioner for Digital Innovation, e-Government and Good Governance

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 10:07

The new commissioner, Michael Donaldson Carbón, is part of the third Deputy Mayor’s Office for the 2030 Agenda, Digital Transformation, Sports and Territorial and Metropolitan Coordination, led by Laia Bonet.

Agenda

Smart City Week

When:
From 11/11/2019 to 17/11/2019
Where:
Diferents espais de la ciutat
C Pere IV 362 (Sant Martí)

Dia i.lab: 'Labs urbans. Innovació col·laborativa a Europa'

When:
18/11/2019
Where:
Centre dInnovació Urbana Ca lAlier
C Pere IV 362 (Sant Martí)
934 860 638

Smart City Expo World Congress 2019

When:
From 19/11/2019 to 21/11/2019
Where:
Fira Barcelona - Recinte Gran Via
Av Joan Carles I 64 (Hospitalet llobregat)
902233200
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