Tallinn University of Technology

We would like to invite you to attend the seminar Smart City on the Way to the Future on 8th of October.

The purpose of the seminar is to introduce the new Smart City professorship established in cooperation between TalTech, Ülemiste City, the city of Tallinn, Ericsson and Telia. At the seminar, you can contribute to the discussion on present and future challenges, express your expectations to research led by the new professor Jenni Partanen.
09.30   Gathering and welcome coffee
10.00   Opening remarks by Head of the Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture Jarek Kurnitski
10.02   Welcome speech by TalTech Rector 
10.05   Future challenges of today's city or today's challenges of future city? (Ursel Velve, Ülemiste City; Toomas Türk, the city of Tallinn)
10.25   Smart urban futures: planning for uncertainty (Prof. Jenni Partanen)
11.25   Panel discussion: Where do we stand with the challenges for the future city research and where are we going from here?
Moderated by Jarek Kurnitski (Ignar Fjuk, the city of Tallinn; Jenni Partanen, TalTech; Toomas Kärner, Telia; Andrus Durejko, Ericsson; Martin Seppälä, Ülemiste City)
12.00   Networking lunch
The seminar will take place in the Screen X conference hall at TalTech Mektory (Raja 15, Tallinn).

The working languages of the seminar will be Estonian and English.

Pictures from the seminar can be found HERE. You can watch the seminar HERE!