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4 2 3 A message from the Mayor of Barcelona WELCOME TO BARCELONA a note from the world bank group WELCOME TO citisense Dear partners, As Mayor of Barcelona, it is a pleasure to welcome you to our city on the occasion of the World Bank CitiSense 2013 Conference. Barcelona is a city of culture, knowledge, creativity and innovation. As the Mobile World Capital and a Smart City of reference around the world, we are becoming an important start-up and technological hub in the south of Europe and the Mediterranean. This is an on-going process that we are building with the collaboration of public institutions, private companies and international organizations, like the World Bank, which help us to lead a global reference model for sustainable urban development and the improvement of people s wellbeing and quality of life. I very much hope that your stay in Barcelona allows you to get to know better all the attractions that have turned our city into one of the most visited in the world: the Gothic quarter and the beautiful buildings of Modernism, the museums and the festivals, and a popular and creative gastronomy. I wish you a very fruitful congress and hope that you also enjoy your stay in Barcelona. Xavier Trias Mayor of Barcelona On behalf of the World Bank Group, it s my pleasure to welcome you to the CitiSense conference. Cities are where development challenges and solutions meet. 6.2 billion people or two thirds of the world s population will be living in cities by Cities hold the key to tackling climate change. They account for about two-thirds of the world s energy consumption and about 70 percent of greenhouse gas emissions. More and more people and assets in cities will be exposed to the forces of nature, with potentially devastating consequences. Global economic costs from flooding in cities could increase to up to $1 trillion a year. Our increasingly urban world requires the latest thinking, innovative approaches, and ongoing collaboration. At this conference, together with our partners, we ve designed sessions to inspire new ideas and present concrete actions to make cities hubs of innovation and prosperity which create opportunities for a better life while fighting climate change. The World Bank Group is actively working with cities to help them manage the challenges of rapid urbanization and climate change. The Low-Carbon Livable Cities (LC2) Initiative, launched in September by President Jim Yong Kim, offers cities a suite of tailored tools and activities ranging from greenhouse gas inventories and assessments to low-carbon investment planning and financing solutions. As part of our efforts to help cities set themselves on a low-carbon
5 4 5 development path, at CitiSense we will announce the City Energy Efficiency Transformation Initiative, which will help cities integrate energy efficiency into their strategic planning, and find new opportunities to save money, improve services, and reduce emissions. VENUE INFORMATION CitiSense will also focus on cities as co-creation platforms, or enabling ecosystems that foster better conditions for catalyzing innovation, experimenting with urban technologies, and delivering public services collaboratively. N south entrance 1.5 CONVENTION CENTER 1 CC1 CitiSense is designed with you, and your cities needs, in mind. You are encouraged to interact with speakers, with representatives of the World Bank and our partners, and, most importantly, with each other to forge meaningful engagements moving forward. Thank you for joining us in Barcelona. I hope that this marks the beginning of a new stage in our collaboration, as we work together to build smarter and more sustainable cities. With best regards, Rachel Kyte Vice President Sustainable Development World Bank Group BUSINESS CENTER N Sunday ESADE Auditorium Av. Pedralbes Barcelona Monday Fira de Barcelona, Gran Via Venue Av. Joan Carles I, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona
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7 8 9 esade auditorium // SUNDAY 17 NOVEMBER agenda REGISTRATION CHRIS VEIN How can technology change governments? JARMO ESKELINEN CREATING A GLOBAL APPS MARKETPLACE FOR CITIES CLORINDA ROMO REIMAGINING THE (IM)POSSIBLE CITY do plan 13hrs inspire rethink 5 10 inspiring futures PRESENTATIONS ESTEVE ALMIRALL CITIES: FROM PROVIDING SERVICES TO MANAGING ECOSYSTEMS KIRAN BHATRAJU democratizing energy ANTHONY TOWNSEND THE FUTURE OF CITIES, INFORMATION AND INCLUSION coffee and networking break NAGORE DE LOS RÍOS once upon a time, in an ideal world of small data... LARS OSTENFELD RIEMANN ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND INNOVATION IN BUILDINGS HENRY CHESBROUGH open innovation: The road ahead Segment s height (distance from center) indicates number of speakers in that section (11 max) Segment s width (proportion of circle) indicates number of hours in that section (13 total) SERGIO ALVAREZ LEIVA CITIZENS AND DATA CULTURE JORGE SOTO AMPLIFYING THE VOICE OF CITIZENS
8 10 11 monday 18 november // FIRA CONFERENCE CENTER fira conference center // MONDAY 18 NOVEMBER rethink plan REGISTRATION opening remarks Chris Vein, World Bank Jungsu Song, Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, South Korea Antoni Vives, Barcelona City Council keynote: BARCELONA 5.0 Vicente Guallart, Chief Architect, Barcelona City Council plenary: the urban opportunity Pilar Conesa, Smart City Expo World Congress Vicente Guallart, Chief Architect, Barcelona City Council Juan Pablo Espinosa, Municipality of Quito Santiago Creuheras Dias, SENER, México launch of world bank city energy efficiency transformation initiative Sameh Wahba, World Bank world bank co-creation approach to smart cities Francesca Bria, Nesta, UK Marisol Caranton, ParqueSoft Manizales, Colombia Juan Luis Nuñez, Fundación País Digital, Chile Arturo Muente-Kunigami, World Bank coffee AND NETWORKING track 1 (Energy efficiency) track 2 energy efficiency programs and portfolios Neeraj Prasad, World Bank Institute Gonzalo de Castro CAF Sami Kamel, GE Power & Water Xiaodong Wang, World Bank Charis Lypiridis, IFC Dana Kupova, EBRD financing barriers and solutions Neeraj Prasad, World Bank Institute Charis Lypiridis, IFC Luis Fernando Arboleda, Findeter Gonzalo de Castro, CAF Dana Kupova, EBRD Xiaodong Wang, World Bank Sami Kamel, GE Power & Water cities as platforms for apps and services Haidee Bell, Nesta, UK Marja Mattila, Forum Virium Helsinki Jean Barroca, Alfamicro, Portugal Victor Mulas, World Bank open innovation: engine of urban ecosystems Pablo Chillon, Eolex City Lab, Spain Esteve Almirall, ESADE, Spain Katalin Gallyas, Amsterdam City Council Jean Barroca, Alfamicro, Portugal TRACK TRACK TRACK TRACK = moderator moderator = track 1 (Energy efficiency) implementing innovative energy efficiency programs Rohit Khanna, World Bank Peter Rathje, Project Zero Fidel Garcia Granados, Mexico Derek Morgan, Durban Jaime Briales Guerrero, Málaga efficient mobility solutions Shomik Mehndiratta, World Bank Iñigo de la Serna, Santander Frank Kresin, Waag Society Pedro Paulo Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro SMART CITY PROJECTS CITISDK Marja Mattila, Helsinki myneighbourhood Jean Barroca, Alfamicro, Portugal lunch AND NETWORKING track 2 cities and risk Carlos Felipe Jaramillo, World Bank Lawrence Yanovitch, GSMA Jorge Soto, Government of Mexico Alex Barbat, UPC Barcelona Tech Edward Anderson, World Bank gamification to improve citizen engagement Arturo Muente-Kunigami, World Bank Kam Star, Playgen Balaji Prabhakar, Stanford University Manuel Oliveira, SINTEF, Norway coffee AND NETWORKING marketplace BREAKTHROUGH TECHNOLOGIES urban labs Mariano Lamarca, Barcelona City Council wearables Antonio Zugaldia, Silica Labs, USA Commons for europe automatization Paul MacKay, Nesta, UK Lluis Puerto, Royal Automobile Club of Catalonia LAUNCH OF LIVING LAB TOOLKIT Jesse Marsh, European Network of Living Labs Ilari Lindy, World Bank Jarmo Eskelinen, European Network of Living Labs Edward Anderson, World Bank matchmaking problems with solutions Today s experts will be seated at tables for invidividual conversations. closing remarks Chris Vein, World Bank plan do
9 12 13 session details INSPIRE esade auditorium // SUNDAY 17 NOVEMBER How can technology change governments? CHRIS VEIN, Chief Innovation Officer for Global ICT, World Bank How can technologies create a platform for innovation and improved service delivery in governments? This presentation highlights the latest thinking in leveraging technologies for urban innovation creating a global apps market for cities PAGE 13 INSPIRE PAGE 15 RETHINK PAGE 16 PLAN PAGE 19 DO JARMO ESKELINEN, President, European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) How can we encourage re-use of civic technologies? Code For Europe demonstrates how a global applications marketplace can help cities capture, share, and re-purpose proven technologies to improve service delivery. REIMAGINING THE (IM)POSSIBLE CITY CLORINDA ROMO, Director of Creative Projects, Laboratorio para la Ciudad As the 8th largest global urbaneconomy, Mexico City has the necessary infrastructure to generate important experiments and become a city capable of prototyping, testing and implementing ideas that can later be exported to other cities. It is within this context that the Laboratorio para la Ciudad (Lab for the City) is born. Cities: from providing services to managing ecosystems ESTEVE ALMIRALL, Entrepreneur and Lecturer, ESADE How can we leverage principles of open innovation - such as collaboration, co-creation, and citizen-centricity - to catalyze and implement new ideas? This presentation explores how we can foster inclusive and organic ecosystems to spur innovation in cities Democratizing Energy KIRAN BHATRAJU, Innovation Programmes Lead, AmericanEfficient How we can use data to make it easier for cities and individual consumers to choose energy efficient products and services, and promote renewables on the grid. The future of cities, Information and Inclusion ANTHONY TOWNSEND, Research Director, Institute for the Future Building from his latest book Smart Cities: Big Data, Civic Hackers, and the Quest for a New Utopia, Anthony Townsend will discuss how inclusivity and information-driven decisions can guide cities of the future.
10 once upon a time, in a world of small data... Energy Efficiency and innovation in buildings open innovation: the road ahead citizens and data culture amplifying the voice of citizens inspire NAGORE DE LOS RÍOS, Open Government, Open Data and Data Journalism Senior Consultant What would happen if citizens were owners of their own data? This presentation dreams of intelligent citizens who can make their own decisions in an ideal world where small data permits the automization of personal processes and augments liberties. LARS OSTENFELD RIEMANN, Group Market Director for Buildings, Ramboll The built environment constitutes a fundamental part of our lives and communities. In recent years, there has been a rising demand for energy efficient and environmentally sound buildings evolving from the debate on how to combat climate change. Lars Ostenfeld Riemann will outline some of the recent innovations in this field. HENRY CHESBROUGH, Author and Professor, ESADE Business School Open innovation is becoming the standard framework for understanding and mobilizing innovation in companies. However, open innovation left companies and is driving change also in cities and in general the public sector. Not only the typical innovators but also citizens are the protagonists of this change. SERGIO ALVAREZ LEIVA, Co-Founder and Lead Designer, Vizzuality Sergio will help us learn about the importance of visualization and how through it, citizens have helped to achieve great milestones such as the discovery of planets or weather forecasts. Intelligent citizens are also able to create public value, including in areas in which the governments cannot. JORGE SOTO, Co-Founder, CitiVox How can we leverage technologies to empower citizens and organizations in their cities? Jorge Soto will discuss tools and initiatives that close feedback loops between governments and their citizens in order to increase transparency and efficiency. rethink fira conference center // monday 18 NOVEMBER opening remarks CHRIS VEIN, Chief Innovation Officer for Global ICT, World Bank JUNGSU SONG, Senior ICT Policy Specialist, World Bank ANTONI VIVES, Deputy Mayor, Barcelona City Council A short welcome and introduction to the day s agenda. keynote: BARCELONA 5.0 VICENTE GUALLART, Chief Architect, Barcelona City Council plenary: the urban opportunity PILAR CONESA, Director, Smart City World Congress ANTONI VIVES, Deputy Mayor, Barcelona City Council JUAN PABLO ESPINOSA, Manager, Public Company for Water and Sanitation, Quito SANTIAGO CREUHERAS, SENER, México This session will present different cities visions for a smart and efficient city that provides services and opportunities for its citizens. The city representatives will focus on the opportunities and challenges brought by urbanization, focusing in particular on technologies and energy considerations, as well as on remaining gaps to fill. World Bank support to cities sustainable development and launch of the City Energy Efficiency Transformation Initiative SAMEH WAHBA, Sector Manager, Urban Development and Resilience Unit, World Bank The session will provide an overview of the World Bank overall urban agenda and support to cities towards low carbon development. The World Bank will be launching the new City Energy Efficiency Transformation Initiative (CEETI). world bank co-creation approach to smart cities FRANCESCA BRIA, Senior Project Lead, Nesta Innovation Lab MARISOL CARANTON, Manager, ParqueSoft Manizales JUAN LUIZ NUÑEZ, General Manager, Fundación País Digital ARTURO MUENTE-KUNIGAMI, ICT Policy Specialist, World Bank How can we foster ecosystems of organic innovation in cities? This session highlights the work of the World Bank and partners in developing an approach to smart cities centered on co-creation and collaboration = moderator moderator =
11 16 17 plan plan track one (energy efficiency) track one (energy efficiency) energy efficiency programs and portfolios NEERAJ PRASAD, Climate Change Practice Manager, World Bank Institute SAMI KAMEL, General Manager for Global Growth & Market Development, GE Power & Water round table discussion on financing barriers and solutions NEERAJ PRASAD, Climate Change Practice Manager, World Bank Institute implementing innovative energy efficiency programs GONZALO DE CASTRO, Senior Executive, Latin American Development Bank (CAF) CHARIS LYPIRIDIS, Public-Private Partnerships Advisory Services Specialist, IFC The implementation of energy efficiency has been far short of the potential due to a number of barriers, including those related to financing energy efficiency projects. This session will look at international experience on financing energy efficiency and present examples from different institutions. CHARIS LYPIRIDIS, Public-Private Partnerships Advisory Services Specialist, IFC LUIS FERNANDO ARBOLEDA, President, FINDETER GONZALO DE CASTRO, Senior Energy Specialist, World Bank DANA KUPOVA, Energy Efficiency and Climate Change Engineer, EBRD SAMI KAMEL, General Manager for Global Growth & Market Development, GE Power & Water XIAODONG WANG, Senior Energy Specialist, World Bank This session is a moderated discussion on the financing barriers that need to be addressed for investment decisions (e.g., transaction costs, collateral and bundling/size of project), what may be the key considerations and lessons to address the key pitfalls and risks and ensure success. ROHIT KHANNA, Program Manager, Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) PETER RATHJE, Managing Director, ProjectZero FIDEL GARCIA GRANADOS, Director General of Environment, León, México DEREK MORGAN, Head, Durban ethekwini Municipal Energy Office JAIME BRIALES GUERRERO, Director, Málaga Municipal Energy Agency This panel will review global best practices for cities to improve services, reduce costs, and leave greener footprints using innovative energy efficiency programs. efficient mobility solutions SHOMIK MEHNDIRATTA, Sustainable Mobility Specialist, World Bank IÑIGO DE LA SERNA, Mayor, Santander FRANK KRESIN, Research Director, Waag Society PEDRO PAULO CARVALHO, Chief of Staff, Mayor s Office, City of Rio de Janeiro This panel will provide an overview of case-studies where open innovation and collaborative approaches using ICT technologies ahve been applied to enhance mobility management and planning in cities. The session will explore PPPPs models where private sector and people collaborate with city government to provide more efficient solutions to traffic managment, transport infrastructure planning and CO2 reduction, among other topics. = moderator moderator =
12 track two CITIES AS PLATFORMS FOR APPS AND SERVICES HAIDEE BELL, Innovation Programmes Lead, Nesta JARMO ESKELINEN, President, European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) JEAN BARROCA, Product Manager, Alfamicro VICTOR MULAS, Open Innovation Ecosystems Specialist, World Bank plan How might cities engage with developers, entrepreneurs, and specialists to deliver digital services through the app economy? open innovation: engine of urban ecosystems PABLO CHILLON, Innovative Urban Planner and CEO, EolexCityLab ESTEVE ALMIRALL, Entrepreneur and Lecturer, ESADE KATALIN GALLYAS, Open Innovation Policy Advisor, Amsterdam JEAN BARROCA, Product Manager, Alfamicro Join this panel of experts to discuss how open innovation can build ecosystems that foster creativity and improved service delivery in cities. do marketplace: smart city projects MARJA MATTILA, CitySDK Coordinator Lead, Nesta JEAN BARROCA, Product Manager, Alfamicro PAUL MACKAY, Technologist, Code4Europe These PechaKucha style presentations showcase three European smart city projects. The Pecha Kucha style introduces innovative concepts in simple, digestible, and beautiful presentations. Each presenter is given 20 slides and 20 seconds per slide. marketplace: breakthrough technologies MARIANO LAMARCO, Smart Cities Project Leader, Barcelona City Council ANTONIO ZUGALDIA, Chief Technology Officer, Silica Labs LLUIS PEURTO, Technical Director, Royal Automobile Club of Catalonia Foundation These PechaKucha style presentations showcase three new technologies and their potential impact to city managementthe Pecha Kucha style introduces innovative concepts in simple, digestible, and beautiful presentations. Each presenter is given 20 slides and 20 seconds per slide cites and risk CARLOS FELIPE JARAMILLO, Central America Country Director, World Bank LAWRENCE YANOVITCH, President, GSMA Mobile for Development Foundation JORGE SOTO, Co-Founder, CitiVox ALEX BARBAT, Professor of Structural Mechanics, UPC Barcelona Tech EDWARD ANDERSON, ICT Policy Specialist, World Bank This panel discussion highlights the role technologies can play in helping cities prepare for and respond to disasters and other risks, such as crime, that threaten their citizens. gamification to improve citizen engagement ARTURO MUENTE-KUNIGAMI, ICT Policy Specialist, World Bank KAM STAR, Founder, PlayGen BALAJI PRABHAKAR, Professor, Stanford University MANUEL OLIVEIRA, Senior Research Scientist, Sintef Gamification uses principles like incentives and competition to catalyze innovation and participation. How might these concepts be harnessed to improve citizen engagement in cities? = moderator launch of living lab toolkit The Living Lab toolkit serves as a resource center for public and private stakeholders to develop a living lab where urban designers, entrepreneurs, and researchers can collaborate to experiment and iterate innovations to improve city life and service delivery. moderator = ILARI LINDY, Senior Operations Officer, World Bank Institute JARMO ESKELINEN, President, European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) JESSE MARSH, Siciliy Coordinator, European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) EDWARD ANDERSON, ICT Policy Specialist, World Bank matchmaking problems with solutions SELECTED EXPERTS Most speakers will be available at tables toanswer specific questions and engage more concretely with you and your needs. closing remarks CHRIS VEIN, Chief Innovation Office for Global ICT, World Bank These brief remarks will conclude the conference
13 20 21 speaker ESTEVE ALMIRALL Entrepreneur and Lecturer, ESADE Cities: From Providing Services to Managing Ecosystems Open Innovation: Engine of Urban Ecosystems Esteve Almirall holds a PhD in Management Sciences (ESADE), a MRes in Management Scienes, a MCIS, DEA and MRes in Artificial Intelligence (UPC). Most of his career has been devoted to Information Technologies, especially in consulting, banking and finances where he worked for more than 20 years in executive and board level positions in IS, Organization and Marketing. As an entrepreneur he actively participated and founded several start-ups in the field. Moreover, Esteve has an MBA, a PDD from IESE a Diploma in Marketing from UC Berkeley and a GCPCL Diploma from Harvard Business School Esteve Almirall also worked as a researcher in Computer Science (UPC) and in Management (IESE and Esade) while being active in consulting. He participated and coordinated a number of research projects around Innovation, Collaborative Environments, Social Networking and Recommender Systems. European Projects such as Open Cities (coordinator), Laboranova, Collabs, Fireball or Gala, together with national or regional projects, being active in a number of innovation initiatives such as the Catalan and European Network of Living Labs. He also collaborated as an expert with the EU or acted as a reviewer in NSF projects and published a fair number of articles in academic and non-academic journals and conferences such as Academy of Management Review, EURAM, European Management Journal or R&D Mgmt conference and advised research projects and Master Thesis, being regularly appointed as speaker in Europe, America and Asia. His research has been featured in HBR and other management publications. EDWARD ANDERSON ICT Policy Specialist, World Bank Number of experts speaking at times throughout Monday. Cities and Risk Edward has a professional and academic focus on science and technology for development. He trained as an Aerospace Engineer and holds an MA in International Relations. He began his career with the UN Programme on Space Applications for Disaster Management and European Space Agency s Earth Observation Science and Applications Directorate. This work focussed largely on remote sensing, mapping, risk modelling for climate change adaptation in water resources, coastal zones, epidemics and food security. In 2004 Edward launched a technology start-up company for early warning systems in East Africa focussed on a proof of concept for new diagnostic tools in malaria epidemic surveillance. After supporting the 2006 Development Marketplace for Health Innovations, Edward worked in disaster risk operations for the Inter-American Development Bank and World Bank in new partnerships with technical communities including NASA, Google, and CrisisCommons. Edward is now part of the ICT Sector team at the World Bank and coordinates the Open Development Technology Alliance work on engaging technical communities and ICTs for greater transparency, participation and accountability of public services.
14 22 23 ALEX BARBAT Professor of Structural Mechanics, UPC Barcelona Tech Haidee Bell comes from UK innovation agency Nesta, an independent body with a mission to make the UK more innovative. Haidee has worked at Nesta for 5 years in designing and leading interventions to accelerate the creative economy. This includes supporting creative and data businesses to scale, through targeted support for start-ups and for growing businesses, finding ways to deliver more using creativity and technology in priority public services and creating new networks for innovation by bringing together people from different backgrounds. Cities and Risk Civil Engineer (1970) and Doctor in Civil Engineering (1978) by the Technical University of Iasi, Romania; Ingeniero de Caminos Canales y Puertos (1986) and Doctor Ingeniero de Caminos Canales y Puertos (1989) by the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC-BarcelonaTech: Spain. Doctor Honoris Causa by the by the Ovidius University, Constantza, Romania, by the Technical University Gh. Asachi of Iasi, Romania and by the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Professor of Structural Mechanics and of Earthquake Engineering at the UPC. Senior researcher at the International Centere of Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE: Barcelona, Spain. Supervisor of 26 doctoral theses. Current research interests: seismic analysis and design of structures; evaluation of the seismic damage of structures; seismic vulnerability and risk evaluation; and active and passive control of JEAN BARROCA Product Manager, Alfamicro Cities as Platforms for Apps and Services Open Innovation: Engine of Urban Ecosystems Marketplace: Smart City Projects Jean Barroca has a degree in Engineering Computer Sciences, from Instituto Superior Técnico of the Technical University of Lisbon. Jean worked in several non-profit organizations and also at Local Government level where he has developed experience and competencies in team and project management with strong emphasis on open innovation strategies, Web 2.0 dissemination and communication strategies as well as on the development of new services using ICT enabled applications in different domains. During the last years he has been involved in several EU funded projects under CIP ICT PSP and FP7 programmes, working in the topics of Smart Cities, Future Internet and Living Labs, developing Open Innovation platforms and applying design thinking tools for the co-creation of services and business HAIDEE BELL Innovation Programmes Lead, Nesta Cities as Platforms for Apps and Services Haidee is Nesta s open data lead, currently working with a network of nine cities on Code for Europe to explore open and user driven innovation in the public sector, and is the Europe manager of the global Open Civic project to share civic apps in partnership with Civic Commons and The World Bank. She is also currently shaping a Civil Society Data Network for the UK to promote open data in the charities sector. Haidee is a Fellow with the British Council International Leadership programme and has studied open governance in Brazil and Europe: how states and cities are tackling the challenge of transparency and accountability to KIRAN BHATRAJU Innovation Programmes Lead, AmericanEfficient Democratizing Energy Kiran Bhatraju is Co-Founder and Director of Business Development for an innovative customer engagement platform that connects electric and gas utilities with retailers and manufacturers to achieve long-term residential energy efficiency savings. Previously, Kiran worked on various House and Senate campaigns and as a Legislative Aide to Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3). Kiran is also currently completing his first book chronicling the life of Eula Hall who built one of the first community health centers in Mud Creek, KY, near his hometown in Appalachia. He is a graduate of the University of FRANCESCA BRIA Senior Project Lead, Nesta Innovation Lab World Bank Co-Creation Approach to Smart Cities Implementing Innovative Energy Efficiency Programs Francesca Bria is a Nesta Senior Project Lead in the Nesta Innovation Lab. She is the EU Coordinator of the D-CENT project on open democracy and of DSI a EC policy study on digital social innovation in Europe. She is Teaching Associate at Imperial College Business School in the Innovation Studies Centre- Digital Economy Lab. Francesca has a background in social science and innovation economics and an MSc in E-business and Innovation from the University College of London, Birkbeck. Francesca is an advisor for the European Commission on Future Internet and Smart Cities policy. She is also a member of the EC Expert Group on Open Innovation (OISPG) and a member of the EC Stakeholders Group on the Internet of Things (IoT-A).
15 24 MARISOL CARANTON ARBOLEDA Manager, ParqueSoft Manizales World Bank Co-Creation Approach to Smart Cities Managerial Economist, specialized in Marketing and Sales Management, with an Executive Master in Management of Projects, programs and portfolios, currently I manage a Software Technology Park - ParqueSoft Manizales, this is an Entrepreneurship ecosystem which is focused on the Information Technology sector in the city of Manizales, I worked in the area of business development with the Chamber of Commerce of Manizales for more than seven years, I have extensive experience in management and execution of economic development projects in the department of Caldas with sources of national and international cooperation. PEDRO PAULO CARVALHO Chief of Staff, City of Rio de Janeiro Efficient Mobility Solutions Graduated and postgraduated in economics at the Federal University of Rio (UFRJ) with a Master s Degree in Applied Politics from the FIIAPP in Madrid and a Master in Economics from the Fluminense Federal University (UFF), Pedro Paulo began his public service in the early 1990s working with Eduardo Paes. Since then, he has become the head of the city s borough of the West Zone, Secretary for the Environment and member of the State Assembly. After coordinating Paes election campaign in 2008, Pedro Paulo was chosen to be the City Hall s Chief of Staff. As such, he has been responsible for the implementation of the high performance management structure the first step of which was the design of a Strategic Plan that establishes priorities and short and long-term goals for all different areas of the municipality, such as health, education and transport. All public workers that match their annual goals receive a bonus. This kind if management assures the greatest possible efficiency for the public service and has led to a huge number of successful projects, such as the Rio Operations Centre, the construction of the BRT TransOeste, the creation of the 1746 Hotline and the revitalisation of the port area. GONZALO DE CASTRO Senior Executive, Development Bank of Latin America Enery Efficiency Programs and Portfolios Financing Barriers and Solutions Managerial Economist, specialized in Marketing and Sales Management, with an Executive Master in Management of Projects, programs and portfolios, currently I manage a Software Technology Park - ParqueSoft Manizales, this is an Entrepreneurship ecosystem which is focused on the Information Technology sector in the city of Manizales, I worked in the area of business development with the Chamber of Commerce of Manizales for more than seven years, I have extensive experience in management and execution of economic development projects in the department of Caldas with sources of national and international HENRY CHESBROUGH Author and Professor, ESADE Business School Open Innovation: The Road Ahead Internationally acclaimed author and speaker Dr. Henry Chesbrough is the creator of one of the most influential theories of modern business open innovation. He first coined the term in his 2003 award-winning book, Open Innovation: The New Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology. His insights into open innovation models have restructured the world of research and development and created new landscapes of business development and innovation strategy. Prior to his academic career, Chesbrough spent 10 years in various product planning and strategic marketing positions in Silicon Valley companies. He worked for seven of those years at Quantum Corporation, a leading hard disk drive manufacturer and a Fortune 500 company. Previously, he worked at Bain and Company. Chesbrough holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley, an MBA from Stanford University and a BA from Yale University, summa cum PABLO SÁNCHEZ CHILLÓN Innovative Urban Planner and CEO, EolexCityLab Open Innovation: Engine of Urban Ecosystems Lawyer, Political Scientist, Urban Planner and Innovation Researcher, develops the Smart Cities paradigm in Spain and Latin America. Regular guest lecturer and conference speaker in international forums on innovation and urban matters, Pablo is co-founder and CEO of Eolexcitylab, and Sánchez Chillón Abogados, two Legal /Consultancy teams of urban innovators, helping Public Governments and private players to conform and deploy innovative urban projects based on Cityzentrism, affordable Technology and the role of Digizens (new Digital PILAR CONESA Director, Smart City World Congress Plenary: The Urban Opportunity Pilar Conesa is a Smart City pioneer and an advocate of innovation in the successful transformation of businesses. She has held various executive management positions at ICT companies and public organizations for more than 25 years. Currently, she is the founder and CEO of anteverti, a consulting company that advises private companies, cities and public organizations in projects of transformation and change, focusing on Smart Cities and OpenGovernment. Furthermore, she is the Congress Director of Smart City Expo World Congress, the world referent event. She is the former CIO of the Barcelona City Council. Other previous positions include TSystems Vice President for Public Administration and Health (Deutsche Telekom Group), CEO of AIS Chile, and executive positions at Catalan Government s ICT Services and Barcelona 92 Olympic Games organization committee.
16 26 27 SANTIAGO CREUHERAS DIAZ Director-General of Energy Efficiency and Technological Innovation, Secretary of Energy, México Plenary: The Urban Opportunity Santiago Creuheras es actualmente el Director General de Eficiencia Energética e Innovación Tecnológica de la Secretaría de Energía de México (SENER). Anteriormente, se ha desempeñado en diversos cargos en la Administración Pública entre los que destacan Asesor del Secretario de Hacienda y Crédito Público, Coordinador Sectorial de la Oficina del Secretario de Energía, Asesor del Secretario de Energía, Director General Adjunto de Política Interior y Exterior de la Oficina del Presidente de México, y Director General de capacitación de la Secretaría del Trabajo y Previsión Social de México. Creuheras es egresado de la Licenciatura en Economía de la Universidad de las Américas en Puebla, México; obtuvo los grados de Maestro en Gobierno y Maestro en Historia Económica por la Universidad de Harvard en E.U.A., y es candidato al grado de Maestro en Liderazgo Sustentable por la Universidad de Cambridge en JARMO ESKELINEN President, European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) Creating a Global Apps Marketplace for Cities Launch of Living Lab Toolkit Jarmo Eskelinen is an innovation professional from Helsinki, Finland. Originally trained as an architect, Jarmo is an expert in digital content, smart cities and user driven design, currently devoted to open data. Jarmo leads Forum Virium Helsinki, an innovation company building digital bridges between people and services. Forum Virium Helsinki activities are based on the principles of open and user-driven innovation. Forum Virium Helsinki growth coaching boosts annually the International growth of companies.jarmo is also the President of the European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL), promoting international cooperation in user-driven innovation and co-creative, human-centric RDI. Earlier, Jarmo has been the director of the Media Centre Lume of the Aalto University, the program director for the Helsinki 2000 European City of Culture, and the founder & CEO of a successful music, media and event production company PopZoo JUAN PABLO ESPINOSA Manager, Public Company for Water and Sanitation, Quito Plenary: The Urban Opportunity Lawyer from the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador, also Master of Strategic Management and Innovation Management from the Universities Carlos III of Madrid. Nowadays is persuing a Specialization in Urban Strategic Planning issued by the Iberoamerican Center for Strategic Urban Development CIDEU Spain. Is also designated as a tutor for the modules water sector and energy sector in the First Year of Wide Band for the public sector of Mesoamerica dictated by the Interamerican Development Bank - IDB. He currently serves as Administrative and Logistics Manager at the Public Company of Water and Sanitation in Quito. He is a member of the Committees for Smart Cities Metropolitan Mayor of Quito, and served as coordinator of the First Round of the development and Socially Innovative Digital Agenda 2022 and Quito XIV Latin American Meeting on Digital Cities Digital Quito LUIS FERNANDO President, FINDETER Roundtable Discussion on Financing Barriers & Solutions Caldense, Business Manager, specialist in Public Service Administration of the Iberoamerican Institute of Public Administration of Spain, with studies in Senior Management at the University of Los Andes, Inalde and the Institute of Public Administration in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. With over 32 years of experience in infrastructure projects, Luis Fernando Arboleda Gonzales has an excellent management as a technical, social, economic and political project leader in several institutions and public companies. He has held important positions as mayor of Manizales and the Management of Public Enterprises of Manizales, Aguas de Manizales, Triple A - and Metroagua SA Santa Marta. During the past 18 months he has served as president of FINDETER. In addition, he managed the Modernization Program for the Ministry of Development in partnership with the World KATALIN GALLYAS Open Innovation Policy Advisor, City of Amsterdam Open Innovation: Engine of Urban Ecosystems Responsible for launching a Smart Governance/ Open Innovation program in Amsterdam where Open Data is a key enabler. She is coordinating currently 3 EU Innovation projects (Code4EU, Open Cities, City SDK) that have been demonstrating the added value for Open Data (both for cities and businesses), Open Source App Development. Due to these programs Amsterdam could release 300 datasets and arrange 3 hackathons where currently the business incubation side is the most exciting. Dedicated to the incubation of a concept called Tech Accelerator for cities to foster a quicker and more transparent governance that makes a good use of ICT and collaborative platforms. She acts often as an interface/ mediator between local governance, innovation agencies and app developers. She maintains a rich network of EU cities, innovation agencies, ventures and web based entrepreneurs.
17 28 FIDEL GARCÍA Director General of Environment, León, México SAMI KAMEL General Manager for Global Growth & Market Development, GE Power and Water Implementing Innovative Energy Efficiency Programs Lawyer specialized in environmental and urban issues. Since October 2012 he is the Director General of Environment at the Municipality of Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico. He has taught graduate courses at various universities in central Mexico, and has been legal advisor on sustainability to various organizations, government agencies and business chambers. VICENTE GUALLART Chief Architect, Barcelona City Council Keynote: Barcelona 5.0 Vicente Guallart is the Chief Architect of the city of Barcelona and founder of the Institute of Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC), which he directed during its first 10 years. Vicente Guallart is a pioneer of interaction between nature, technology and architecture, proposing new paradigms based in urban, social and cultural conditions emerging from the information society. From this position, he has explored the emergence of a new kind of urban development linked to the concept of the Metapolis (a term coined by the French sociologist François Ascher), as a discontinuous metropolis that calls for the project design of both the constructed and the natural. He also created his own professional studio, Guallart Architects, now directed by Maria Díaz, a widely recognized architectural practice achieving numerous international awards, as well as participating in several one man and collective exhibitions. He is the author of numerous books, including GeoLogics, Sociópolis, Media House Project and Geocat, and co-author of the Metapolis Dictionary of Advanced Architecture, the research study HiperCatalunya, and editor of the book Self-sufficient Housing. CARLOS FELIPE JARAMILLO Central American Country Director, World Bank Cities and Risk Felipe Jaramillo is currently Country Director for the Central America countries (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama) at the World Bank. He joined the Bank in 2002, as Lead Economist for Central America. In his previous positions, he was Sector Manager in the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management (PREM) network in the Europe and Central Asia region, and most recently Country Director for the Andean countries (Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela). Mr. Jaramillo holds a Ph. D. in development economics from Stanford University. He was a public servant in the Government of Colombia, holding offices in the Ministry of Finance, the National Planning Department and the Ministry of Trade. He has taught at the Department of Economics of the Universidad de Los Andes in Bogota and at the University of Maryland. Energy Efficiency Programs and Portfolios Round Table Discussion on Financing Barriers and Solutions Sami Kamel is General Manager, Global Growth & Market Development for MENAT & SubSaharan Africa in GE Power & Water. Sami leads a team responsible for identification of new commercial growth opportunities within the renewables, distributed power, supply-side energy efficiency, conventional power plants & water technology market spaces. He also leads design & execution of strategic initiatives aimed at establishment of region reference for new GE technologies and applications through adoption of innovative business models, and formulation of strategic partnerships. Prior to joining GE, Sami has worked with United Nations Environment Program, US Department of Energy & the World Bank. Sami holds BA in Economics from American University in Cairo, Egypt, and Master & PhD in Energy Economics from Colorado School of Mines, Colorado, USA. ROHIT KHANNA Program Manager, Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) Implementing Innovative Energy Efficiency Programs Rohit Khanna is Program Manager of the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) at the World Bank. In this role, he oversees a portfolio of analytical and advisory activities in the energy sector. Mr. Khanna, an Indian national, joined the World Bank in Prior to assuming his current position at ESMAP, Mr. Khanna worked on the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and Clean Technology Fund (CTF) at the World Bank. He has had country experience with the Bank in Cambodia, Ghana, Uganda, Mozambique, Thailand, and South Africa, and was part of the team that developed the CTF investment program for Concentrating Solar Power in the Middle East and North Africa. Before joining the Bank in 2000, he was a Programme Officer in the United Nations Environment Program and worked for Save the Children Federation in its Bhutan Field Office. Mr. Khanna is a graduate of the University of Delhi and has a Master of Public Administration degree from American University in Washington, FRANK KRESIN Research Director, Waag Society Efficient Mobility Solutions Frank Kresin is Research Director at Waag Society, institute for Arts, Science and Technology, based in Amsterdam. Waag Society develops and researches creative technology for social innovation, putting people and their needs at the center. It involves artists, scientists and entrepreneurs in early stages to come up with truly useable systems and services. Frank s background is in Artificial Intelligence and film making, and his interest is in developing technology for societal goals.
18 30 31 DANA KUPOVA Efficient Energy and Climate Change Engineer, EBRD Energy Efficiency Programs and Portfolios Financing Barriers and Solutions Dana Kupova works in the Energy Efficiency and Climate Change Team at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London. Dana has more than 10 years of experience working with municipalities on sustainable energy programs, as a consultant as well as energy efficiency specialist on behalf of the EBRD. The focus of Dana s recent work has been on assisting municipalities with preparation of sustainable urban regeneration master plans, helping to link private and public sector energy efficiency investments and assessing financing needs for sustainable energy programmes. Dana s background is in energy efficiency in the built SERGIO ÁLVAREZ LEIVA Co-Founder and Lead Designer, Vizzuality Citizens and Data Culture Sergio researches on data visualization, information design and interface design with an especial focus on geoinformation, map related visualizations and geospatial data interaction. He is cofounder and lead Designer at vizzuality, the company behind the geospatial platform CartoDB. ILARI PATRICK LINDY Senior Operations Officer, World Bank Institute Launch of Living Lab Toolkit Before moving to World Bank in 2011, Ilari worked as Senior Advisor at the Department of Development Policy in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland advising on MFA s global policies and instruments related to ICT4D as well as to science, technology and innovation. He has previously served as Counsellor for Ministry at the Embassy of Finland in South Africa, Senior Expert for European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) and Project Officer at the European Commission DG Information Society. He has served as advisor and evaluator in several international and local initiatives focusing on development and take-up of ICT enabled innovation. His current interest is on Open Innovation, innovation ecosystems and grassroots approaches. CHARIS LYPIRIDIS Public-Private Partnerships Advisory Services Specialist, IFC Charis Lypiridis is an operations specialist at IFC s Advisory Services on Public-Private Partnerships. His work at IFC covers the global portfolio on climate change-related business, including renewable energy, energy efficiency, solid waste management, water and transport. Prior to IFC, he worked for Bloomberg New Energy Finance in London, and previously he was project manager and consultant for water and urban planning EU projects. Mr. Lypiridis holds an MPA from Columbia University in New York, a certificate on sustainability management from UN University in Tokyo and a five-year civil engineering degree from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, in PAUL MACKAY Technologist, Code4Europe Marketplace: Smart City Projects Paul Mackay is a software developer contributing to the Code for Europe programme, looking at ways to increase sharing and reuse across local government. His main focus is the development of a Europe Commons website that provides a marketplace for innovative open source civic apps and services. Previously Paul worked at Nokia and then Dorling Kindersley developing mobile phone software and apps as technical team lead. In 2013 he has also started a company called Folk Labs, focussing on software and tools for local communities. Paul holds an M.Eng in Information Systems Engineering from Imperial College and is an active coordinator with Transition Towns groups working to build better MARJA MATTILA CitySDK Coordinator, Forum Virium Helsinki Cities as Platforms for Apps and Services Marketplace: Smart City Projects Ms Marja Mattila is an EU Coordinator with the focus on international, smart city and open innovation projects. She works at Forum Virium Helsinki, which is a company owned by the City of Helsinki, developing digital service innovations in cooperation with the city, citizens and companies. Currently she coordinates the European-wide CitySDK project, and is involved in the emerging Code4Europe movement. Ms Mattila holds a Master s degree in Economics from Helsinki School of Economics. DEREK MORGAN Head, Durban ethekwini Municipal Energy Office Implementing Innovative Energy Efficiency Programs Energy Efficient Programs and Portfolios Round Table Discussion on Financing Barriers and Solutions Derek Morgan is the Head of the ethekwini Municipal Energy Office in the city of Durban, South Africa. The Energy Office is broadly responsible for climate change mitigation in the city and covers areas such as renewable energy, energy
19 32 33 efficiency and greenhouse gas reduction. Derek has been at the Municipality for 3 years and was previously a consultant working for local government in KwaZulu-Natal. During this time Derek managed various programs focusing on sustainable economic development. Derek graduated with a Masters from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in 2002 after completing his BSc Hons at the University of Cape Town. Derek s primary field of interest is the interface between the economy and the environment, with increasing emphasis on promoting alternatives to carbon intensive consumption ARTURO MUENTE-KUNIGAMI ICT Policy Specialist, World Bank World Bank Co-Creation Approach to Smart Cities Gamification to Improve Citizen Engagement Arturo brings over 15 years of experience in telecommunications and financial services. Currently, as Senior ICT Policy Specialist in the Information and Communication Technologies Department at The World Bank, he spends most of his time helping client countries and cities design and implement projects (investment and technical assistance) on telecommunications (broadband, regulation, rural telecommunications), IT industry development, Smart Cities and local IT-based innovation in Latin America and East Asia Pacific. Arturo is currently exploring the different mechanisms through which high speed connectivity can lead to economic growth, innovation, entrepreneurship, and poverty alleviation, from open development to services co-creation at the city and national levels. In particular, he is interested in design thinking for governments as an approach to increase the quality of public service delivery in developing VICTOR MULAS Open Innovation Ecosystems Specialist, World Bank Cities as Platforms for Apps and Services Victor Mulas, a Spanish national, joined the World Bank in He specializes in World Bank policy relating to information and communication technologies (ICT) and innovation in multiple geographic regions including South East Asia, Middle East and North Africa, and Latin America. This involves policy analysis and advisory work, policy strategy and ICT-led innovation and transformation. Victor is currently leading projects on open innovation in cities and development of innovation ecosystems in multiple regions, including Latin America and the Middle East. Prior to the World Bank, Victor worked for Telecommunications Management Group, a global consulting firm, where he advised governments and multinational ICT companies in regulatory strategy. He also worked as head of regulatory affairs for the affiliate of the Tiscali group in Spain. Victor holds an MBA with an International Business Diplomacy certificate from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, an LLM in telecommunications Law from Universidad de Comillas, and a Law Degree from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid. BALAJI PRABHAKAR Professor, Stanford University Gamification to Improve Citizen Engagement Balaji Prabhakar is a faculty member in the Departments of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Stanford University. His research interests are in computer networks; notably, in designing algorithms for the Internet and for Data Centers. Recently, he has been interested in Societal Networks: networks vital for society s functioning, such as transportation, electricity and recycling systems. He has been involved in developing and deploying incentive mechanisms to move commuters to off-peak times so that congestion, fuel and pollution costs are reduced. He has been a Terman Fellow at Stanford University and a Fellow of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. He has received the CAREER award from the U.S. National Science Foundation, the Erlang Prize, the Rollo Davidson Prize, and delivered the Lunteren Lectures. He is the recipient of the inaugural IEEE Innovation in Societal Infrastructure Award which recognizes significant technological achievements and contributions to the establishment, development and proliferation of innovative societal infrastructure systems. He serves on the Advisory Board of the Future Urban Mobility Initiative of the World Economic JUAN LUIS NUÑEZ General Manager, Fundación País Digital World Bank Co-Creation Approach to Smart Cities Law Degree from the Catholic University of Chile. Lawyer. Master of Laws (LLM) with certification in International Business Law, American University, Washington DC, USA. His professional experience has been linked to telecommunications, competition and regulation, having worked in these areas both in Chile and in the United States. He has served as Chief of Staff of the Undersecretary of Telecommunications ( ) and as Head of Development Fund Division of Telecommunications ( ). He is currently the General Manager of Fundación País Digital. MANUEL FRADINHO OLIVEIRA Senior Research Scientist, Sintef Gamification to Improve Citizen Engagement Manuel Fradinho Oliveira is senior research scientist at Sintef. His research interests include social media, serious games, user engagement, gamification, user behaviour change, virtual environments, and mixed reality. He has more than 100 refereed conference and journal publications to date. He is the main founder of HighSkillz, a start-up specializing in rapid competence development using serious games and gamification. He currently works on MyNeighbourhood EU project where he developed a gamification methodology that allows citizens to gamify their co-designed services.
20 34 35 BALAJI PRABHAKAR Professor, Stanford University Gamification to Improve Citizen Engagement Balaji Prabhakar is a faculty member in the Departments of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Stanford University. His research interests are in computer networks; notably, in designing algorithms for the Internet and for Data Centers. Recently, he has been interested in Societal Networks: networks vital for society s functioning, such as transportation, electricity and recycling systems. He has been involved in developing and deploying incentive mechanisms to move commuters to off-peak times so that congestion, fuel and pollution costs are reduced. NEERAJ PRASAD Climate Change Practice Manager, World Bank Institute Energy Efficiency Programs and Portfolios Round Table Discussion on Financing Barriers and Solutions Neeraj Prasad is Manager of the WBI Climate Change Practice, which focuses on capacity development and practitioner networks on sustainable energy, climate-smart agriculture, sustainable cities and low emissions development. Before joining the World Bank in 1996, Mr. Prasad was a member of the Indian Administrative Service, with assignments as a development administrator, in the federal Finance Ministry, and as Assistant to India s Executive Director in the IMF. In the World Bank, he supported and led Environment sector operations in Asia, including its single largest Carbon Finance transaction, the China HFC-23 project. He supported the management of its Carbon Finance Unit. LLUIS PUERTO Technical Director, Royal Automobile Club of Catalonia Foundation Marketplace: Breakthrough Technologies Lluis is technical director of the RACC (Royal Automobile Club of Catalonia) Foundation, leading all technical and public policy activity on vehicle, road and driver impact on traffic safety, intelligent transport systems and mobility. Lluis is member of the Board of Directors at the European Road Assessment Programme, member of the Strategy Committee of ERTICO ( European Road Transport Telematics Implementation Organisation ) and of several FIA ( Féderation Internationale de l Automobile ) working groups on transport and mobility. Lluis is MsC degree in Industrial Engineering by the Polytechnic University of Catalonia and MBA at EADA Business School. PETER RATHJE Managing Director, Project Zero Implementing Innovative Energy Efficiency Programs Peter Rathje is the Managing Director for the ProjectZero Company, a public private partnership driving the implementation of the ProjectZero vision. From 2007 and until the completion of the Frank Gehry Masterplan for Sonderborg Harbour Company in 2009, he was also in charge of the master plan creation-process. The GEHRY project is focused on turning a m2 old harbor area into a vibrant ZEROcarbon community. From 1999 until accepting his present position in 2007, he was CEO of Agramkow Fluid Systems A/S, focused on fluid charging solutions for industry applications including the automotive industry. Until 1999 he was EMEA Vice-president Sales of US based Scientific Atlanta (Now part of Cisco). Peter Rathje has work-experience from global organizations and lived in both Frankfurt/Germany and Pennsylvania/USA. During the last 25 years Peter Rathje has been an active board-member of business schools, university colleges and University LARS OSTENFIELD RIEMANN Group Market Director for Buildings, Ramboll Energy Efficiency and Innovation in Buildings Lars is heading the Buildings sector in Ramboll, a Scandinavian based engineering and management consultancy with more than employees. In this role Lars is ensuring a common strategic approach, knowledge sharing and joint development of skills in the company. The work is driven by the Global challenges that define the future need of skills. Ramboll has played a key role in decarbonising Denmark both in terms of transforming the energy sector and by minimising the use of energy in the Danish building stock. Lars is drawing on his 15 years of design experience as well as his business skills when developing and evaluating the feasibility of solutions. This has resulted in strategies for transforming cities into carbon free communities without burdening public budgets. NAGORE DE LOS RÍOS Open Government, Open Data and Data Journalism Senior Consultant Once upon a time, in world of small data... Open Data and Open Government as well as innovation and collaboration are part of my values and what I believe in. It has been in this area where I ve developed my career in the last years. As Director of the first Spanish-speaking Open Government I was allowed to shake up an administration and spread enthusiasm. In 2009, I designed, launched and began to manage the only on-line platform in Spanish that embodies and combines the three principles of Transparency, Participation and Collaboration of Open Government, Irekia in Basque.
21 36 CLORINDA ROMO Director of Creative Projects, Laboratorio para la Ciudad Reimagining the (Im)Possible City Clorinda Romo is an architect interested in cities. From , she co-organized the DF Pecha Kucha event, a monthly forum where members of the city s creative scene, cultural promoters, and academics converge to share ideas. From , she was the editor and an editorial board member of Tomo, a monthly supplement to the newspaper Excelsior focusing on art, architecture and design. In 2008 she co-founded Pase Usted, an organization committed to the dissemination of ideas and proposals for an inclusive discussion of the most important national issues. She coordinated Pase Usted s GeneraMX project, a platform that powers and incubates projects that can improve the quality of life in cities through technological development. From she coordinated the Project TelmexHub, which is an initiative of the Mexican telecommunication company to create public space focusing on creative innovation. On Ibero 90.9 FM, Clorinda hosted a Pase Usted program and contributed to the Good Morning Santa Fe program for three years. She is currently the Director of Creative Projects at Laboratorio para la LabForTheCity), Mexico City s new Creative Think Tank, which is part of the local government, an area that furthers civic innovation and urban creativity. She is constantly looking for new ways to collaborate and innovate in project IÑIGO DE LA SERNA Mayor, City of Santander Efficient Mobility Solutions Iñigo is an engineer of roads, canals and ports, graduated from the University of Cantabria in the specialty of Hydraulics, Oceanography and Environment. He was elected mayor of Santander in 2007, by the Popular Party, with an absolute majority. In 2011 he was re-elected, increasing the percentage of votes obtained from 52% to 56 % and going from 15 to 18 councilors, out of the total of 27 for the whole Corporation. He worked in the private sector, as head of the Department of Hydraulic for the Engineering Company Apia XXI, between 1995 and Subsequently, he was appointed chief of staff for the Minister of the Environment of the Government of Cantabria, between 1999 and His first public office was Councillor for the Environment, Water and Beaches at the Santander City Council during the term. He was elected Regional deputy during his first term as mayor, between 2007 and He is part of the Executive Committee of the Party of Cantabria. Today, he is the president of the Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FEMP). He also chairs the Spanish Network of Smart Cities (RECI). JUNGSU SONG Senior ICT Policy Specialist, World Bank Opening Remarks Jungsu Song was born in Young-Chun city, 350km south of Seoul in He received bachelor s degree from law school of Korea University in 1987, M.A. degree in public administration from the Seoul National University in 1993, another M.A. degree in Telecommunications program from George Washington University in 1998, and finally PH.D. in public administration from Seoul National University in Before he joined World Bank as a secondee last March 25th 2013, he had worked for several Korean ministries. Since he joined the Ministry of Post in 1990, his ministry has changed its name into Ministry of Communications(MIC) in 1994, then into Korean Communications Commission(KCC) in 2008 and finally into the current long and ambitious name of Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning(MSIP). He had kept his ministry even though its names changed several times. For the past 20 years in public service, He has engaged in diverse areas of work including fostering the ICT industry, advancing broadband networks, establishing information security policies for a safe online environment, streamlining laws and regulations on spectrum and broadcasting, and doing trade negotiations. He was directly involved with establishment of Korean U-City Master Plan in 2009 as a director of Network Planning Division. During the course, he gained a broad understanding of the ICT industry in general and obtained a wealth of knowledge on policy making and implementation methods. JORGE SOTO Co-Founder, CitiVox Amplifying the Voice of Citizens Cities and Risk Jorge has recently started working with the been Mexican Federal Government, after being appointed Deputy Director General of Civic Innovation of the Presidency Office s National Digital Strategy Coordination. Jorge has recently been appointed ajorge has been involved in the design and implementation of projects that uses technology to empower citizens and institutions in Mexico, Latinamerica and Africa. In 2009, together with Oscar Salazar, he launched cuidemos el voto (let s protect the vote) to track and monitor Mexican elections and later that year they launched internet necesario (internet is necessary) to protest against an internet 3% tax in Mexico. In 2010 he founded CitiVox, a startup that uses technology to enhance the communication between citizens and their institutions. From helping NGOs in Benin track elections to enabling policemen in Honduras to build a stateof-the-art real time crime database, CitiVox empowers citizens, community leaders and government officials to turn citizen reports into actionable information. At 26, he is the youngest Endeavor global entrepreneur in the world and was selected as one of the top 10 Mexican entrepreneurs by a local Time-Warner magazine. In late 2011 he was selected Young Global Shaper of the World Economic Forum and invited, together with other 30 Global Shapers in the Americas, to represent the millennial generation in Davos during the World Economic Forum in 2012.
22 38 KAM STAR Founder, PlayGen Gamification to Improve Citizen Engagement Kam Star is a digital media entrepreneur, inventor, researcher, investor and award winning games developer. Creating his first computer game in 1986, he studied Architecture and is deeply passionate about innovation in play, social influence and collective intelligence. Founder of PlayGen, Kam designs and develops playful solutions for delivering engaging experiences that make a lasting impression and use the power of the crowd to transform topics. He has produced gaming projects for the European Commission, BBC, AVIVA, UNESCO, McKinsey, EPSRC, NESTA, Ministry of Defence, National Health Service, Wellcome Trust as well as a range of local and national government agencies and many others. of Science and Technology Policy. In this role, he convened those with transformative ideas to support development of innovation ecosystems across the USA; supported the testing of those transformative ideas through open systems, repeatable methodologies, and rapid customer-centric iteration; and showcased those that work. Prior to joining the White House, Chris Vein was the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the City and County of San Francisco (City) where he led the City in becoming a national force in the application of new media platforms, use of open source applications, creation of new models for expanding digital inclusion, emphasizing green technology, and transforming government. ANTONI VIVES Deputy Mayor, City of Barcelona Opening Remarks Since 2001 Kam has been working on gamification and games with a purpose, using play to deliver citizen engagement on a wide range of public policy issues from attitudes toward extremism to teenage pregnancy, from flood policy to biomedical science and from drink driving to helping young people explore their future career ANTHONY TOWNSEND Research Director, Institute for the Future Open Innovation: Engine of Urban Ecosystems Anthony is Research Director in the Technology Horizons Program for the Silicon Valley-based Institute for the Future, and independent research organization. His research focuses on the impact of new technology on cities, infrastructure and public institutions and the role of technology in economic development.he also holds the post of Senior Research Fellow at New York University s Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management where he is investigating the impacts of mobile information services and communications on travel behavior and long-term shifts in mobility demands in megacities.he has also been a Fulbright Exchange Scholar at the Seoul Development Institute in South Korea, studying the social impacts of broadband on the Seoul metropolitan region and was one of the original founders of NYCwireless, a pioneer in the municipal wireless movement. CHRIS VEIN Chief Innovation Officer for Global ICT, World Bank How Can Technology Change Governments? Opening Remarks Closing Remarks Chris Vein is the Chief Innovation Officer for Global Information and Communications Technology Development at the World Bank. Mr Vein s role consists in helping the World Bank embed technological innovations across its operations and ensuring that the benefits of this are seen in projects throughout its client countries. Formerly, Chris Vein was the Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer for Government Innovation in the White House Office Antoni Vives i Tomàs was born in Barcelona in He has a degree in Business Science, specialised in marketing and international trade, and has developed most of his professional career in private companies. He was General Secretary for the Government of the Generalitat de Catalunya ( ), and subsequently Director of the Ramon Trias Fargas Foundation ( ). Currently is a Deputy Mayor for Urban Habitat, an area that includes urbanism, town planning, housing, infrastructures, environment and urban services and ICT. He is also Vice President of the Barcelona Metropolitan Area and Councillor for the City District of Les Corts. He won the Joan Fuster Essay Prize, the Prat de la Riba award for journalistic articles and the Creixells Award He is Senior Advisor for the Prince of Asturias Professorship of Spanish Studies of the London School of Economics. SAMEH WAHBA Sector Manager, Urban Development and Resilience Unit, World Bank Launch of the City Energy Efficiency Transformation Initiative (CEETI) Sameh Wahba is responsible for the Bank s urban policy, strategy and analytics at the global level. Prior to this position, Dr. Wahba was the Brazil Sector Leader of the Sustainable Development Department, at the World Bank s Latin America and the Caribbean Region where he was responsible for coordinating the Bank s investment program and policy advisory/analytical services in Brazil in the areas of urban development, infrastructure, disaster risk management, and social development, as well as coordinating the Bank s portfolio in several States including Sao Paulo. Since joining the World Bank in 2004, he has worked on urban development, housing and infrastructure issues in Latin America and the Caribbean and the Middle East and North Africa Regions where he managed numerous investment and technical assistance activities related to housing, land and urban upgrading policy, infrastructure, local economic development, municipal/urban development issues, and disaster risk management in several countries. Prior to joining the Bank, he worked at the Institute of Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS) in Rotterdam and at the Harvard Center for Urban Development Studies in Cambridge, MA. He holds a Ph.D. and Masters in urban planning from Harvard University and a M.Sc. and B.Sc. in engineering from Cairo University. He has 18 years of experience in urban development, infrastructure and sustainable development issues. He is fluent in Arabic, French, English and Portuguese and currently resides in Washington D.C.
23 40 41 XIAODONG WANG Senior Energy Specialist, World Bank Energy Efficiency Programs and Portfolios Financing Barriers and Solutions Xiaodong Wang is a Senior Energy Specialist in the East Asia & Pacific (EAP) region of the World Bank. She is the Task Team Leader for the Green Energy for Low-Carbon City in Shanghai project, China Energy Efficiency Financing (CHEEF) program, China Renewable Energy Scale-Up Program (CRESP), and Energy Saving Measurement and Verification project. She is the lead author for the World Bank East Asia s energy flagship reports:winds of Change: East Asia s Sustainable Energy Future and Unlocking Commercial Financing for Clean Energy, and the Energy Chapter of the annual World Bank flagship report: World Development Report 2010 on Development and Climate Change. She is also a co-author for the Sustainable Low-Carbon City Development Book in China. LAWRENCE YANOVITCH President, GSMA Mobile for Development Foundation Cities and Risk Lawrence Yanovitch is the president of the GSMA Mobile for Development Foundation which promotes mobile enabled basic needs services to the underserved in emerging markets. The Foundation brings together the mobile industry, adjacent industries and the international development community in order to advance commercial business models in health, education, banking, women s empowerment, agricultural productivity, identity, and renewable energy. Mr. Yanovitch was previously an officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation where he managed a portfolio of investments in financial services for the unbanked targeted to reach 80 million households. Prior to that, Mr. Yanovitch had a long career in microfinance and philanthropy. He is a former member of the management team at FINCA and of the faculty of Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. ANTONIO ZUGALDIA Chief Technology Officer, Silica Labs Marketplace: Breakthrough Technologies Antonio Zugaldia is an experienced developer and CTO of Silica Labs, a startup focused on developing software for Google Glass and other wearable devices. He is a Google Glass Explorer and a winner of the Glass Foundry hackathon organized by Google in New York. He co-organizes the Google Glass and Google Developer meetups in Washington, DC, taught the the Google Glass class for General Assembly in NYC, and has presented Google Glass to numerous audiences, including recently the Federal Communications Commission, Kaiser Permanente, and National Geographic. This page intentionally left blank.
24 world bank project spotlights co-creating cities an open innovation approach to tackle urban challenges ceeti city energy efficiency transformation initiative LC2 low-carbon livable cities initiative trace tool for rapid assessment of city energy code for resilience community-driven innovation for disaster resilience co-creating cities An Open Innovation Approach to Tackle the Urbanization Challenge For the first time in history more than half of the world s population lives in cities. Over 90 percent of urban growth takes place in the developing world, adding an estimated 70 million new residents to urban areas each year. Demand for services in urban areas is therefore increasing exponentially, which is posing a grave challenge for city governments. Cities face a conundrum of growing demand for more and better services with fewer resources. The solution to this conundrum comes in part through technology. Cities are turning to technology to improve the management and provision of city services. However, technology by itself is not a panacea for city problems. Open innovation approaches can help apply, enhance and compliment the impact of technologies t by engaging citizens the users of city services--to be an active part of the solutions to these problems, to help improve city services, and become change agents in their own communities. Citizens are essential to manage city neighborhoods: they have a better understanding of their communities needs, and aspire to have an active say in the solutions to the problems that directly affect them in their daily lives. This type of citizen engagement can be achieved with cost-efficient tools: using readily available technologies, such as mobile phones, together with open source solutions. By combining the citizens will and energy with cost-effective technologies, city governments can provide more and better services while incurring less cost. The World Bank ICT Sector Practice is proposing a framework to help cities in emerging economies implement this this type of open innovation approach. The Co-Creation for Cities framework looks at the city as an ecosystem, whereby city government, private sector, universities and citizens collaborate to develop and implement better and more efficient city services. This framework follows a five step process:
25 44 45 IDEATION City services can be improved by using simple open source technology solutions. However, these solutions need to be tailored to the specific city problems and targeted users, and made available to city officials in the form of a public good. Most local government officials do not have the time or the resources to review and access these open source solutions. To solve these problems and introduce cost-effective technology tools at city-level, the World Bank team works closely with city officials to ideate solutions that would have a tangible and real impact for the city, through interactive and dynamic workshops. This ideation process takes a practical approach through hands-on group iteration exercises and exposes city officials to relevant examples from other cities that can be adapted to achieve real impact in their cities. The outcome of this process is a number of key technology solutions that solve real problems and enhance existing city service delivery; and increased capacity and know-how for city officials to replicate this process for other city service needs. ROADMAP The use of technology solutions can improve individual city services, but a comprehensive utilization of these tools will require the use of basic platforms and infrastructure to limit silos and allow for data sharing and common interfaces. Such support infrastructure can be a major investment for the city. With the development of an organic roadmap that incorporates all city service needs, required investment can be sequenced and bring maximum results. To develop this organic roadmap, the World Bank works with city officials to support them in setting a future aspirational goal of technology implementation in city management and service delivery. To do this foresight exercise, the Bank will first partner with cities where the state of technology development is fairly advanced. Once the future goal is established and the appropriate technology scenario is developed for city management and services, the World Bank together with city officials creates the roadmap. The roadmap will provide a plan to evolve city infrastructure and platforms (incorporating open data requirements for co-creation of solutions), which will adapt investments to city needs and budget constraints. This road map provides a reference guide that can be adapted as the city evolves in the application of an increasing number of technology solutions. CO-CREATION Technology tools can help improve city services by directly engaging citizens and other city stakeholders to be part of the solution, and, with the Internet of things and citizens as sensors, provide close to real time data for more informed decision making. Beyond city governments and citizens, such technology tools and service delivery solutions will be open to all city stakeholders that show interest and commitment in solving the city s problems. Through open innovation competitions, such as hackathons or app challenges, the city can bring together unusual partners city government, universities, civil society and community of local developers--to co-create solutions, leveraging technology tools, and together solve challenges their cities face. The World Bank works with the city government and stakeholders to design such an open innovation process, adapted to the local circumstances to harness the greatest impact. This process aims to spark the creation of a community of innovation to solve city-level problems. To build on the momentum that the co-creation process generates, there URBAN INNOVATION LAB is a need for a space, an Urban Innovation Lab, that facilitates the ongoing interaction between all stakeholders; a space where new ideas and solutions can be tested in a fail-safe environment. The Urban Innovation Lab serves as an anchor of open innovation for city stakeholders, led by the city government. This Lab can host the rapid prototyping process, through a co-working space, and offer practical training and advisory based on living lab and urban lab methodologies. The Lab would sustain dynamic open innovation between all city stakeholders and serve as a test bed for local innovation. The World Bank partners with experts from leading urban and living labs to tailor the lab design to the local urban environment and help create a local community of innovation for the benefit of the city s ecosystem.
26 46 47 NETWORKS ceeti city energy efficiency transformation initiative Finally, cities that have gone through the previous 4 steps, can create a network to share, use and reuse applications and practices. Through such a network they can maximize the reach and value of the solutions they develop by sharing them with their peers, as well as learn from and build on experiences for other cities. Such networks could also connect with already existing networks in Europe (for example, the European Network of Living Labs or the Open Cities initiative) and in the US. The World Bank can support cities to join such international city networks that apply open innovation and co-creation approaches. The ultimate goal of this activity is to create a global network for open innovation at city-level where all city ecosystems can benefit from each other s inventions and developments. Arturo Muente-Kunigami, Victor Mulas, Eva Clemente, Henry Forero, Is it possible for cities to spur economic growth while enhancing energy efficiency? Which municipal sectors offer the greatest potential for energy cost savings? How can mayors introduce policies that save money, expand services and contribute to the global response to climate change? And where can urban planners find private sector investment to finance innovative energy efficiency programs? The World Bank s new City Energy Efficiency Transformation Initiative (CEETI) offers city governments the support with which to answer these critical questions. It is a joint initiative by three World Bank units the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), the World Bank Institute (WBI), and the Information and Communication Technologies Unit (ICT), in partnership with the Global Buildings Performance Network (GBPN) and the Collaborative Labeling and Appliance Standards Program (CLASP). CEETI helps urban leaders integrate energy efficiency into the core of city planning through programs to build their capacity, map out citywide efficiency strategies, and facilitate access to development financing. The three-year initiative will assist selected cities throughout the entire process from assessing their energy efficiency potential to developing bankable energy efficiency projects or investment programs to designing targeted interventions in areas such as public lighting, buildings, water utilities, power and district heating, and urban transport. When implemented, these energy efficiency measures can help improve public services and lower municipal energy bills, as well as contribute to job creation, economic growth and the city s competi-tiveness, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. CEETI builds on experience gained from implementation of the Tool for
27 48 49 Rapid Assessment of City Energy (TRACE), which was created by ESMAP to measure energy efficiency across a range of municipal sectors and pinpoint actions that can improve energy use and save cities money. Since its creation, TRACE has been deployed in more than 25 major cities around the world, including Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Skopje (Macedonia), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Surabaya (Indonesia), and Nairobi (Kenya). It also builds on the lessons of extensive work by the World Bank s regional units, particularly in the East Asia and Pacific region through the Sustainable Urban Energy and Emissions Planning (SUEEP) Program in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, and in the Latin America and the Caribbean region. Mayors are pragmatists, not partisans; innovators, not ideologues. We are responsible for delivering results, not debating politics. And as the world becomes increasingly more urban, the importance of bold local action particularly on climate change will continue to grow. - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg CEETI will work with cities where there is a high potential for the development of urban energy efficiency programs, and a commitment from authorities to support such programs. The first year of the program will support the integration of energy efficiency planning into decision-making, building the capacity of urban planners, promoting learning and exchanges between cities, and facilitating partnerships with potential financiers. This will include capacity building over a period of about 6 months, including hands-on training for city officials on how to assess energy efficiency opportunities in the public sector, create energy efficiency plans, and finance and implement programs. The second and third years of the program will consist of dedicated technical assistance supporting cities to develop specific energy efficiency plans and investment programs, pre-feasibility studies as well as policies and institutions. This phase will support the implementation of transformational energy efficiency programs. World Bank Group Support to Cities With its focus on urban energy efficiency, CEETI is a key component of the World Bank Group s approach to cities as engines of growth and sustainable, low-carbon development. CEETI will integrate energy efficiency into city planning and develop pipelines of bankable energy efficiency projects, build capacity, and facilitate access to development financing. CEETI works closely alongside the recently-announced World Bank Low-Carbon and Livable Cities (LC2) initiative, which supports cities in their climate-smart development through activities aimed at planning (e.g., community scale emissions inventories; design of climate action plans and associated city-level capital investment plans) and finance (e.g., city-focused credit-worthiness training program and development of innovative financing solutions). The case of Rio de Janeiro exemplifies how these two initiatives work together. Based on the outcome of the TRACE study in Rio supported by ESMAP, the City of Rio has identified two potential investments in energy efficiency: efficient public street lighting using LEDs (Light Emitting Diode) and energy efficiency retrofits in municipal buildings (schools and hospitals). ESMAP then provided technical and financial assistance with the Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF) for a detailed feasibility study that will provide implementation and financing options for these two projects. Similarly, cities participating in CEETI could benefit from creditworthiness training and access financing through LC2. CEETI will also cooperate with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank s private sector arm, to provide expertise in private buildings. Working together, these initiatives enable the World Bank Group to deliver a comprehensive package of assistance best suited to each city s priorities, capacities, and set of circumstances.
28 50 51 CEETI will also include: An Energy Efficiency Innovation Competition that will provide incentives to entrepreneurs and ICT businesses/teams to develop solutions to city level energy efficiency challenges. Technology developers with experience working on urban planning and energy efficiency in developing country cities will be invited to develop applications or other ICT solutions that address key energy efficiency challenges that cities face. Dedicated Expert Technical Assistance for cities that demonstrate an interest in implementing energy efficiency programs. A World Bank team will work hand-in-hand with the city to overcome energy efficiency barriers to help ensure successful implementation and delivery of energy efficient urban services. For more information on the City Energy Efficiency Transformation Initiative, please contact ESMAP at lc2 low-carbon livable cities (lc2) initiative The World Bank Group s LOW-CARBON LIVABLE CITIES (LC2) INITIATIVE supports the cities of the developing world in their efforts to set themselves on a low-carbon and resilient development path. Leveraging the expertise of its many partners, the World Bank Group has designed a series of planning and financing tools that can be tailored to cities needs and help them tap their full emissions reduction potential. Applying a climate lens to cities development plans means that energy savings resulting in lower carbon emissions will free up budget for other sustainable investments, resilient infrastructure will withstand the forces of nature, and citizens will have cleaner air to breathe. By reaching 300 of the largest developing country cities, the Initiative has the potential to improve the lives of over 700 million people in the cities it will help, and billions globally as emissions are reduced. PLANNING: When it comes to planning, the first step is to understand the problem at hand. A recent analysis by World Bank staff found that only about 20 percent of the world s 150 largest cities have even the basic analytics needed for low-carbon planning. A critical part of the Initiative is to build that evidence base by helping cities quantify greenhouse gas emissions associated with economic activity and consumption. City-level greenhouse gas inventories will provide municipal governments with a snapshot of their emissions profile and enable them to identify the mix of policies and investments that will help them achieve their full emissions
29 52 53 reduction potential. FINANCING: Smart planning is only one part of the solution. As cities grow, municipal governments need to broaden and deepen sources of financing, moving beyond traditional public funding to access much larger private pools of savings, particularly in domestic capital markets. The first step to get finance flowing is to make municipalities more attractive to private investors and help them access markets. The initiative offers a unique City Creditworthiness Training Program to help municipal governments set themselves on the path to access local capital markets directly. However, achieving creditworthiness is a long-term process. To address short term financing needs, the Initiative will also leverage the World Bank Group s expertise to develop innovative financing solutions enabling municipalities to access financing at better terms. #LC2 trace tool for rapid assessment of city energy Cities face the difficult challenge of maintaining economic competitiveness, and improving and expanding municipal services in the face of limited budgets. Energy efficiency (EE) can help cities relieve some of the budgetary pressure by reducing energy costs, thus freeing resources for municipal services. EE can also help improve the quality of services, such as improved lighting, transport, and building maintenance. The Tool for Rapid Assessment of City Energy (TRACE)is a decision-support system designed to help cities quickly identify and harness EE opportunities. It targets underperforming sectors, evaluates improvement and costsaving potential, and helps prioritize actions for EE interventions.trace focuses on the municipal sectors with the highest energy use: passenger transport, municipal buildings, water and wastewater, public lighting, power and heat, and solid waste. TRACE was developed by the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), a global technical assistance program administered by the World Bank, and was designed to involve city decision-makers in the deployment process. TRACE starts by collecting benchmark data, continues with a two-week on-location assessment with technical experts and decision-makers, and concludes with a final report to city authorities with specific recommendations on EE opportunities tailored to the city s needs. TRACE MODULES TRACE consists of three modules: energy benchmarking, which compares the target city with peer cities globally; sector prioritization, which ranks sectors according to their EE potential; and intervention selection, which functions as a playbook of global best EE practices that the city can consult for actual implementation design.
30 ENERGY BENCHMARKING This module has a database of 28 key performance indicators collected from 93 cities around the world. Examples include citywide indicators (such as energy consumption per unit of the city s GDP) and sector-specific variables (such as electricity consumption per light pole). City authorities can compare their city s performance against peer cities on any of the key performance indicators. They can also choose the comparison cities based on population size, climate conditions, human development index, and any other criteria. 2. SECTOR PRIORITIZATION This module uses three functions potential for improvement, sector energy spending, and city authority control to prioritize sectors. The potential for improvement indicates the scope of EE improvement that the city may realize if it were to match the average of better-performing comparator cities. The sector energy spending captures the total amount of money that the city spends in the sector on energy. The city authority control allows the user to specify the degree of influence the city authority has in the sector. 3. INTERVENTION SELECTION TRACE contains a set of 60 EE interventions that combines a blend of both high-level strategic programs and specific activities that the city can pursue. These recommendations are supported by a database of 191 global case studies that link to additional resources and software tools that can help the city implement EE measures. Each recommendation is rated on three attributes: (i) energy savings potential, (ii) initial implementation cost, and (iii) speed of implementation. These are used to help the city prioritize activities in an action plan. In order to synthesize recommendations appropriate for a city, TRACE enables the user to match city capability to the capabilities required to implement each recommendation. City officials can then select a set of recommendations deemed socially and economically viable. A detailed analysis is available for each recommendation to help users quantify the potential energy savings for each EE action. TRACE IN ACTION As of June 2013, TRACE has been deployed in 25 cities in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin America. Getting Started with TRACE TRACE can be downloaded from esmap.org/trace. ESMAP provides training to cities or implementing agencies that are planning to use TRACE. The training can be conducted in person or via video link. A TRACE e-learning course was created in partnership with the World Bank Institute. The course is available at course/trace-how-use-tool-rapidassessment-city-energy. The course is available for free with online registration. Additionally, ESMAP offers facilitated online courses for free to those planning to use TRACE. These are offered at a specified time to users around the world. In Turkey, TRACE helped define the Sustainable Cities pillar in the World Bank s Country Partnership Strategy for Turkey for Since then, the TRACE findings have informed the World Bank s US$300 million programmatic lending to cities in Turkey. In Brazil, TRACE was implemented in Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte. In the latter, the findings have been incorporated in the city s strategy and the traffic optimization recommendation has been implemented. In Rio de Janeiro, the World Bank s Presidential Cities Task Force is preparing specific investments in the public lighting and buildings sectors, which were identified by TRACE as having the largest EE potential. In Vietnam, the World Bank used TRACE to create city-level case studies, the results of which were subsequently used to create Sustainable Urban Energy Program Guidelines for cities across the East Asia and Pacific region.
31 56 57 In Romania, a World Bank team is deploying TRACE in seven fast-growing cities as part of the Romania Regional Development Program funded by the European Union. TRACE is being used to identify the specific investments to be funded under the program. code for resilience community-driven innovation for disaster resilience In Kenya, TRACE is being used to identify EE investments and prepare Nairobi s EE action plan. Natural disasters affected the lives of over 2 billion people in the first decade of this century alone. Together these disasters set the global economy back nearly USD$1 trillion in damage to lives, infrastructure, and livelihoods. At a time when the incidence of reported natural disasters is rising steadily, how can we increase resilience to natural disasters? Code for Resilience, a project of the World Bank s Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), is partnering local technologists with global experts in disaster risk management to envision new apps, platforms and tools that enhance community resilience to natural disasters. The project, generously supported by the Government of Japan, is organized into three phases: The collection of locally-relevant and ICT-actionable disaster risk management problem statements (October-January); One- to two-day hack-a-thons held in select cities around the globe that team technologists up to create hacks that aim to solve these problem statements (February); and An online contest that encourages technologists to continue developing, testing and refining their products (March-June). Grand prize winners of the Code for Resilience online contest will be announced at the World Bank s Understanding Risk conference in London, England in July 2014.
32 58 59 The Code for Resilience follows two preceding World Bank strategic hackathons in the water and sanitation sectors that together have organized events in over 50 cities with more than 1,000 developers leading to dozens of new technology tools, some of which are now being used by the World Bank and client governments. european partner profiles Those interested in hosting a local Code for Resilience event are invited to send an to Please provide your name, title, organization, contact information, website, and a brief expression of interest. Eligible candidates will be sent a packet providing participation criteria and available technical support. 60 smart city expo world congress Learn more about the Code for Resilience at 61 city sdk 62 myneighbourhood 63 commons4eu 64 european network of living labs
33 60 61 The SCEWC is an innovative event that has become the world reference meeting point on Smart Cities. The world is changing. Cities need to be smarter than ever in order to develop economic and environmentally sustainable and to improve the quality of life for all. The Smart City Expo World Congress brings together leaders, specialists, managers and experts involved in Smart City initiatives worldwide. Its main objective is to create a meeting point for private businesses, public administration, entrepreneurs and research teams to share experiences, pool ideas, and network and inspire one another to continue developing ideas and initiatives to shape the future of cities. This event has become the industry leader in smart cities. Its position as the benchmark event gives it enormous convening power. The Smart City World Congress is built around the concept of a Smart Society for innovative and sustainable cities, integrating the underlying themes of Energy, Technology, Innovation, Smart Society, Collaborative City, Sustainable Built Environment, Governance, Economy, Mobility, and City Resilience & Security. The event is composed of an Exhibition Area, showcasing innovative companies and reference cities already implementing the smart city initiative, and the World Congress, which sees the most relevant speakers to explain and debate pioneering approaches. Helping cities to open their data and giving developers the tools they need, the CitySDK aims for a step change in how to deliver services in urban environments. CitySDK aims at creating open uniform interfaces between the cities and across the borders. SDK (Service Development Kit) refers to the tools that technology companies provide for their developers. The same concept is now introduced to cities to help them better utilize the know-how of the developer communities in developing city services. The Project focuses on three Pilot domains: Smart Participation, Smart Mobility and Smart Tourism. Solutions of these domains are tested in Helsinki, Amsterdam and Lisbon, and replicated in other European cities such as Barcelona, Istanbul, Lamia, Manchester and Rome. CitySDK offers great benefits for cities as well as developers. It is a collection of tools and knowledge that will allow easy and rapid development of transferable and interoperable Smart City services and applications. In CitySDK a set of European cities work together to produce common tools for the developers. Participating cities have in total a population of over 30 million inhabitants offering countless opportunities for innovative companies, entrepreneurs and developers to create applications and services that will improve the quality of life of the citizens.
34 62 63 co-creating sustainable neighbourhood services to address people s wishes, interests, and needs. MyN is a project funded by the European Commission aiming at the co-creation of sustainable neighbourhood services to address people s Wishes, Interests and Needs. MyNeighbourhood combines user driven open innovation methodologies, design thinking and innovative approaches for sustainable user engagement such as Gamification to create a sense of belonging and identity among neighbourhood dwellers and lead them to identify and creatively solve their own common problems. The ultimate aim of MyN is to kick-start a viral effect wherein neighbours and friends (within cities and across Europe) will use the open MyN Platform to reconnect with one another, share new ideas, create new ways of interacting and help make their daily lives smarter. Through the combination of three core components: Urban Living Lab, Neighbourhoods and Sustainable solutions, MyN aspires to start the development of a Human Smart City at the scale of Neighbourhood. a new wave of fostering innovation in cities and creating cutting-edge digital services Commons for Europe aims to identify the needs of public administrations and citizens, promote the creation of new applications that can provide innovative services and share the results openly among multiple European cities. The project aims to jointly create mobile and web applications that will enable improved services, reduced costs and greater transparency. To achieve these goals, the team led by ESADE Business School works with seven European cities and their public institutions to identify the types of new services that could benefit citizens and meet their needs through innovation. The Consortium has already set up a team of technical experts in new technologies to develop web and mobile applications that can offer this type of services. To achieve its objectives, the project intends to create an organisation called Code for Europe similar to Code for America in order to channel the efforts and imagination of promising young developers. The applications will be designed to operate in any of the seven cities involved in the programme, but they will also be made available to any other European city that expresses interest in them. Promoting collaboration among cities across Europe is crucial to prevent reinventing the wheel and to be able to implement multiple solutions for common problems. To accomplish these goals, Commons for Europe has developed Europe Commons, a new marketplace for civic innovation that features apps and digital services aimed at improving the lives of communities.
35 64 65 wide uptake of the Living Lab paradigm throughout Europe and worldwide. The community that supports the evolution and uptake of the Living Lab paradigm throughout Europe and worldwide! The European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) is the international, non-profit, independent association of benchmarked Living Labs in Europe and worldwide grown through Waves of Calls for Membership applications with now more than 330 accredited Living Labs worldwide. Living Labs are real-life test and experimentation environments, where users and producers co-create innovations, in a trusted, open ecosystem that enables business and societal innovation. Living Labs enable the co-creation of user-driven and human-centric research, development and innovation of technologies, product and services focused on wellbeing of people. ENoLL contributes to the creation of a dynamic, multi-layer and multidimensional European Innovation ecosystem, and facilitates the cooperation and the exploitation of synergies between their members and external stakeholders. ENoLL fosters open international collaboration to solve the big challenges of our times, thus contributing to global wellbeing, prosperity and stability. ENoLL also aims at the Future Internet, Living Labs and Smart and Creative Cities and Regions convergence. The Living Labs Open Innovation Community is the open forum for development of Living Lab services, supporting the goals set out in Europe 2020: a strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. Want to learn more? Web: #livinglabs #livinglab Contact ENoLL: A Living Lab employs four main activities: Co-creation: co-design by users and producers; Exploration: discovering emerging usages, behaviours and market opportunities; Experimentation: implementing live scenarios within communities of users; Evaluation: assessment of concepts, products and services according to socio-ergonomic, socio-cognitive and socio-economic criteria. ENoLL is a community of Living Labs with sustainable strategy for enhancing innovation on systemic basis. ENoLL supports the evolution and the
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