Keep Ithaka always in your mind. Arriving there is what you are destined for.Konstantinos Kavafis
From the 15th and up to the 17th of June, the Municipality of Kifissia is organizing a three-day event that emphasizes on the concept of the Smart City.
The event will be consisted by a one-day Conference that will take place in the Goulandris Museum of Natural History (Gaia Centre) and a three-day open space Festival that will take place at the “heart” of the commercial center of Kifissia City.
In the Conference, Greek and Israel high-level speakers and participants coming from the sectors of Central Government, Local Government, Business and Entrepreneurship, will present to the audience the latest innovations in terms of policies and technological solutions, mapping in the process the necessary steps and adversities that must be overcome during the Journey of transforming a city to a Smart City.
Throughout the three days of the Festival, companies from Greece and Israel will display in specially formed exhibition areas their innovative technological solutions for Smart Cities, giving the opportunity to all visitors of Kifissia City to get acquainted with specific smart applications that are currently available to be used, making their cities more ecological, economical, efficient and smart.
15 June - Goulandris Museum - Gaia Centre
Welcome and Introductions
Mayor of Kifissia
Irit Ben Abba
Ambassador of Israel to Greece
Keynote & Invited Speeches
Minister for Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Information
Vice President at New Democracy Party
Uri Ben Ari
Managing Partner, Smart City Consulting
Mayor of Trikala
Mayor of Nikaia - Agios Ioannis Renti
Mayor of Vari - Voula - Vouliagmeni
Mayor of Naousa
Speeches by Regional Governors
Regional Governor of Central Greece
Regional Governor of Thessaly
The Smartest Technology Solutions
Presentation of COSMOTE / OCTOPUS / SINGULAR LOGIC / CISCO / ΕΤΑΙΡΕΙΑ ΔΙΑΝΟΜΗΣ ΑΕΡΙΟΥ ΑΤΤΙΚΗΣ (ΕΔΑA) / CARBYNE / OLYMPIOS / CORE SOLUTIONS
Head of the Department of Informatics of the Tel Aviv Municipality
Director of Planning, Organization and IT Kifissia Municipality
Director of Planning, Organization and IT Heraklion Municipality, Crete
President of the Panhellenic Association of Secretaries – General of Local Government “Kleisthenes”