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Wednesday, 24 July 2019
Round Table
Round Table
Round Table Meeting
“Intelligent decision making in city management”


As one of the partners of CRISALIDE Project, SPIIRAS-HTR&DO Ltd. organizes a round table meeting “Intelligent decision making in city management” at the IF&IGIS’19 Symposium.
The round table will take place from 10:00 to 18:00 on the 24th of May 2019.
Venue: Mirror Hall of Belosselsky-Belozersky Palace (Nevsky Prospekt 41, St. Petersburg, Russia).
At the round table we plan to discuss current advances in the field of smart city technologies, peculiarities and prospects of implementation of such technologies in Russian cities and to exchange experience with our colleagues from Austria, Greece, Italy and Romania.
Special attention will be given to the discussion of our international project CRISALIDE and what has been achieved to date. We look forward to presentations from our partners about the state of the Project from their side and their plans and vision for the future of the Project.

Invited Speaker for the Round Table Meeting:

From Information-Communication City to Human-Focused City
by Pierre Laconte

Pierre Laconte is President of the Foundation for the Urban Environment, which seeks to link urban planning, transportation and the environment.  A past President of the International Society of City and Regional Planners, and former Secretary General of the International Association of Public Transport, he was evaluator for the European Green Capital Award in 2012 and 2013 and a member of the Lee Kuan Yew World City Award Council. He is one of the three planners responsible for Louvain new university town in Belgium, which received the Abercrombie Award of the International Union of Architects. His publications include «Sustainable Cities - Assessing the Performance and Practice of Urban Environments» (Co-ed, C. Gossop, 2016); «Brussels: Perspectives on a European Capital» (co-ed., C. Hein), which shared the Society for Human Ecology 2008 award for best publication.