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ICN Summit 2014

The International Cleantech Network (ICN) Summit will take place from 20th – 23rd May 2014 across various venues in Copenhagen, Denmark. Organised by the Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster (CCC) in partnership with the ICN they will welcome industries and city representatives from around the world to discuss smarter solutions for cities.

Courtesy of ICN Summit 2014

Courtesy of ICN Summit 2014

Cities around the world are invited to put forward their most current challenge in becoming ready for the future, smarter and greener! Experts from both private companies and research institutions will be challenged to demonstrate the innovative dimension of the products, services and knowledge they offer, while engaging actively with the city representatives in order to explore and deliberate on tailored solutions for the challenges cities face.

The Summit will focus on six themes: Energy Infrastructure, Big Data, Liveable Cities, Mobility, Water and Waste.

There will be a range of speakers throughout the Summit, including:

• Mr. Herbert Dreiseitl, Director of the Liveable Cities Labs
• Mr. Dimitri Zenghelis, The Grantham Research Institute at the London School of Economics
• Mr. Mikael Colville-Andersen, CEO, Copenhagenize Design Company
• Mr. Anders Eldrup, Chairman, Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster
• Mr. Bas Boorsma, Director – Global Public Sector + Connected Communities – Cisco
• Dr. Savvas Verdis, Siemens/LSE

Participants will be able to:

• Meet global thought-prominent world leaders and hear their ideas on how to sustain a Smart City
• Take part in one of the six themed debate/ discussion/ focus group and provide input regarding cities’ challenges and solutions
• Get updated on the latest developments of the Smart City agenda
• Attend inspiring seminars and visit sites in Greater Copenhagen showcasing the latest development of Copenhagen, European Green Capital 2014

To find out more about the conference programme click here.

The City of Copenhagen was awarded the title of European Green Capital 2014. In its year as European Green Capital, Copenhagen will set the stage and invite Europe to share solutions and experiences on the environment, climate and quality of life, and define a common agenda for green policies looking to the future and paving the way for a greener Europe.