Presented by Jérôme Chenal, Director of the CEAT Lab, Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne | Annette Meschede, Head of Digital Solutions, T-Systems | Kevin Zimmerli, Enterprise Solution Architect, Cloud Services, Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
Moderation: Nicole Wettstein
11.30 - 11.45 h
Urban data to find the optimum of density
Jérôme Chenal, Director of the CEAT Lab, Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne
Through some examples of research projects in Switzerland and abroad, we propose to think about the role of digital data in urban planning. Indeed, with the spatial analysis of uses, it is possible to define an optimum of density and thus the most efficient urban form. As density is an empty concept, it is important to fill it with the issues of urban heat islands, pollution or mobility. Urban data allows to easily understand the impact of uses on the environment and the health of populations.
11.45 - 12.00 h
Smart ways to connect mobility
Annette Meschede, Head of Digital Solutions, T-Systems
The future of mobility is connected, flexible, sustainable – and simultaneously unique and independent of residence and whether or not one owns their own vehicle. Cities are liberated from the chaos of traffic and pollution. People who live on the outskirts or in more rural areas will receive access to reliable public transport, without having to expand railway infrastructure or invest in fossil-powered buses. Sound like utopia? Not in the least! Many small and a few large solutions have emerged all over the world without a great deal of attention. We literally already hold the connection to the solution in our hands.
12.00 - 12.15 h
The Digital Agenda for the Smart Green City: Hybrid As-a-Service Model and Urbanisation for a Sustainable and Satisfied City
Kevin Zimmerli, Enterprise Solution Architect, Cloud Services, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
What do people mean when they talk about smart green cities? What benefits can a smart city or building offer people? How can the city and the business community understand the technical requirements for building a smart city? First of all, a smart green city goes beyond just providing online services or bandwidth and connectivity to its citizens. A smart green city uses information, data and technology to continuously improve urban quality of life, workability and sustainability. This is the overarching goal that city leaders must address to set the parameters for a sustainable and livable Smart Green City. Based on their best-practice experience, HPE and Klein Computer System AG show how a holistic Digital Agenda supports urban planning in a sustainable way and the Hybrid As-a-Service model launches the next generation of smart green cities.