BUSINESS MODELS & SOLUTIONS for the development of the Smart City

BUSINESS MODELS & SOLUTIONS for the development of the Smart City
New models of Economic

Monday  November 20 – 2.00 p.m. –  6.00 pm.
Salone di RappresentanzaPalazzo Tursi


Monday the 20th, following up the opening conference, Genova Smart Week 3rd edition will straight focus on the first thematic session – BUSINESS MODELS & SOLUTIONS for the development of the Smart City deepening the new economical models and tools for a sustainable urban development. Technology alone is not enough to turn a city into a smart city. The combination of shared regulatory frameworks, a funding system and incentives, new technologies and innovative devices plus a leading local municipality keen on networking and on project managing is the key to reach a smart urban model.

This session will approach several main topics like:

  • Business models adopted in Italian and European cities
  • Models and solutions of public and private partnership
  • Project financing and incentives for the development of smart cities
  • ESCO’s role
  • Access to credit and financing instruments  for smart city projects
  • Civic Crowfunding
  • Business strategies for tomorrow’s cities
  • Investment opportunities in the City of Genoa

Welcome greetings and opening works will be held by Giancarlo Vinacci, Councilor for the Economic Development, Municipality of Genoa

Already confirmed speakers: 

Edoardo Rixi, Councilor of Economic development, Liguria Region
Frank Van Steenwinkel, Connecting European Cities, FIDECITY Ecosystems and Cities
Edoardo Croci, Green Economy Observatory Coordinator IEFE at Bocconi University in Milan and Scientific Director of Smart City & MobilityLab
Clara Callegaris, Head of the Smart City Unit, Municipality of Milan
Giuseppe Sorgente, Expert Architect in bio-building and EnerSHIFT Project Coordinator, Regione Liguria – Complex Urban Development Sector
Roberto Gatti, Chief Executive Officer, Orefici Finance
Ruggero RecchioniHead of Industry Innovation, Banca Intesa Sanpaolo

Other planned speeches: EUROCITIES, Green Building Council Italia, Municipia, ABB, Ansaldo STS, Investitionsbank Sachsen-Anhalt.