Nacida en Londres, Elsa es licenciada en Filosofía y Letras, Máster en Humanidades por la Universidad de Oxford y en Periodismo por la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Es asimismo Máster en Educación Secundaria por la Universidad Camilo José Cela de Madrid.
Directora de contenidos en el Laboratorio de Aprendizaje Social y Emocional (LASE), colaboró en televisión en el Hormiguero y luego dirigió y presentó “la Mirada de Elsa” en Redes. Posteriormente tuvo una sección semanal, “El mundo en tus manos”, en el programa “Para todos la 2” de TVE.
Ha escrito los libros “Brújula para Navegantes Emocionales”, “Inocencia Radical” y la fábula “El león jardinero”. En 2012, lanzó su bestseller “Una Mochila para el Universo” editado ya en catorce países y, en el 2014 el libro sobre inteligencia social, ”El Mundo en tus Manos”.
En Octubre 2015 inició la publicación de los cuentos ilustrados de “Los Atrevidos“, dirigidos al público infantil, para ayudarles a comprender y gestionar, de forma entretenida, sus emociones básicas . Los libros incluyen también un “taller ” para padres y educadores.
En 2016 se publicó “El libro de las pequeñas revoluciones” que se encuentra ya en su 7a edición, con más de 100.000 lectores. Y en 2017 se publica “Felices“.
Ingeniero Informático de Sistemas por la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid – donde ha sido nombrado Embajador Honorífico por su excelente carrera profesional, e Ingeniero Informático y Master en Sistemas de Información por la Universidad Rey Juan Carlos ha sido premiado como Most Valuable Professional en Enterprise Security por Microsoft durante 8 años,
Miembro fundador de Informática 64, donde trabaja como consultor e investigador de Seguridad desde hace 14 años. De su trabajo en Informática 64, han salido herramientas populares de la seguridad informática como FOCA, MetaShield Protector o la reciente Forensic FOCA, y desde donde han salido las publicaciones de técnicas hacking como Time-Based Blind SQL Injection, (Blind). LDAP injection o Connection String Parameter Pollution.
Recorre el mundo participando en conferencias de seguridad de renombre internacional como Defcon, BlackHat, ShmooCON, HackCON, SECT, DeepSEC, RootedCON, NoConName, Ekoparty, Yahoo! Security Week, Digital Crime Consortium, FIRST, ToorcON, etc. donde ha dado más de 100 conferencias por todo el mundo. Ha sido invitado por Yahoo! para las jornadas de Seguridad en San Francisco.
Famoso por su gorro a rayas, Chema Alonso ha publicado más de 50 artículos en congresos académicos y revistas técnicas, siempre sobre seguridad informática y es coautor de varios libros de Seguridad Informática. Escribe a diario su blog “Un informático en el lado del mal”, tocando temas de actualidad, hacking y seguridad desde hace 7 años. En el año 2012 fue elegido en los premios Bitácoras como el mejor blog de seguridad informática del año,
José Guillén Parra is the Deputy Mayor for Modernization of the Administration, Urban Quality and Participation of the City of Murcia and a career officer of the University of Murcia. He has been Director of the Cabinet of the Ministry of Economy and Finance of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia. Until May of this year, he directed the Office of the Portavocia of the Government of the CARM, and also held the position of Chief of the Cabinet of the Ministry of Industry, Enterprise and Innovation for the last three years.
In the regional administration has also held the positions of Chief of Cabinet of the Ministry of Public Works, Housing and Transportation, Director G. of the Public Transport Entity of the Region of Murcia, Chief of Cabinet of the Ministry of Public Works and Territorial Planning and Cabinet Director of the Ministry of Universities, Business and Research.
He has been an entrepreneur. At the University of Murcia, he has held the position of Director of the Institution for six years.
Mayor of Murcia since 2015. Doctor in Medicine and Surgery, Professor of Cell Biology at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Murcia, where he was vice-rector of Research and Infrastructures from 1992 to 1994. He was also in charge of the Rectorate of the University of Murcia from 1998 to 2006.
Vice Mayor and Councilman for Urbanism, Environment and Huerta. Bachelor of Law. Professor of Administrative Law and Institutions of the European Union at UNED (Cartagena), professor at the School of Legal Practice of the University of Murcia; Professor of Master of Urbanism at UCAM. He has been general director of Urban Planning and Housing in the Region of Murcia. General Secretary for Industry in the Region of Murcia, Deputy Director of Environmental Quality in the Regional Ministry for Agriculture and Water.
She is a Turkish Computer Engineer with a background in development of intelligent transportation applications for Istanbul. Until April 2015, Esma worked as a software engineer, tasked with development and maintenance of the Traffic Data Management Software used to generate live traffic data integrating multiple data sources. The output of the application developed by her is still used in Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM)’s traffic applications available in internet and mobile platforms which has also a version for smart TVs. She has experience in developing both web and mobile applications and database management of IMM’s traffic applications. She completed coordinating and carrying out the tasks within the context of “VITAL” Project under the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Community (2007-2013) last year in which IMM was a partner. She is the project manager of “Roadmaps for Energy (R4E)” Project which is an EU funded project under the Horizon 2020 Programme that aims to develop a new type of energy strategy through visions and roadmaps. She is currently managing ITS projects of IMM Transportation Department which require both national and international collaborations. She is the director of IMM’s Traffic Control Center and software development team. Esma’s other responsibilities include organizing workshops and events related with IMM Transportation Department’s liabilities. She is a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) and a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist.
Director of the Solar Research Centre ETSAV (CISOL) at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC). Researcher and Lecturer at UPC in the field of Sustainable Architecture and Solar Energy in Buildings.
Dr. Masseck earned his PhD at the University Research Institute for Sustainability Science And Technology (IS.UPC) in the field of Living Labs in Architecture and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).
He currently coordinates the UPC participation in the European Research Project Roadmaps for Energy – R4E (Horizon2020) and lectures in different international Postgraduate and Master Programs.
Dr. Masseck is expert on Building Integrated Photovoltaics and Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEBs), having been the Technical Director and Project Manager of the SOLAR DECATHLON UPC 2010 Team.
Since 2011 he established and leads the Living Lab LOW3 as Living Laboratory for Sustainable Architecture and Lifestyle at ETSAV (UPC) having received International recognition for this innovative approach to teaching and research in the field of sustainability (livinglab-low3.blogspot.com)
Joined the Rivas Vaciamadrid City Council in 2000, responsible for the creation of the department of new technologies, that before belonged information and communications services , and currently, Head of the Department of Telecommunications of the Area of Technological Innovation and Entrepreneur Projects.
CIO of the Rivas SmartCity Project of the Rivas Vaciamadrid Town Hall.
He was President of SC1 Infrastructure of the CTN178 Committee for the standardization of Smart Cities in Spain.
Coordinator and founding partner of the Spanish Network of Smart Cities RECI in the working groups of Environment and Infrastructure and Energy.
Training: Graduated in Telecommunication Systems Engineering and Master in Telecommunication Systems
Web site: www.rivasciudad.es
Concejal Delegado de Empleo, Turismo y Cultura deL Ayuntamiento de Murcia. Presidente del Círculo de Economía, de la Mesa de Turismo y de la Asociación de Hoteles de Murcia y de la Oficina de Congresos de Murcia. Director del Hotel Arco de San Juan. Ha sido vicepresidente de Hostemur y presidente de la Asociación de Alojamientos Turísticos de la Región. Profesor asociado de la Escuela de Turismo (EUTM) de la Universidad de Murcia, ha sido también profesor de la UCAM.
Soňa is the founder and director of the Circular Economy Institute (INCIEN). She has been the director of INCIEN since 2015 and is actively involved in the transition from a linear to a circular economic system in the Czech Republic. Within INCIEN, she is responsible for the development of activities and co-operation with the key interested parties in the Czech Republic and abroad. The main field she concentrates on within INCIEN is the closure of biological and technical cycles within corporate sustainable development – an area encompassing agriculture, the development of new economies, waste management and eco-innovation. Her own motto is: “The changes we want to see around us have to begin with ourselves.” She is interested in sustainable development, agriculture, circular economy and networking.
He is an Industrial Engineering graduated from the Technical University of Catalonia and holds a Master in Safety management from the Catalan Institute of Technology and a Master of Climate Control, Heat and Cool from Technical University of Catalonia. Víctor worked professionally as a member of engineering office making installations projects. He has worked for Sant Cugat del Vallès City Hall (Barcelona) since 1994, and nowadays he is the Director of the Urban Quality and Mobility Department, in charge of public services: lighting, energy management, building maintenance, sewage network, mobility, waste collection, street cleaning, urban planning, environment, etc. He is in charge of the coordination of the European Projects like Optimus (FP7), R4E (Horizon 2020), NewTrend (H2020),Chess-SetUp (Horizon2020) and Cesba-Med (Interreg-Med) and Geofit (Horizon 2020).
Concejal Delegado de Presidencia y Coordinación Institucional, ha desarrollado su actividad política en el entorno de la Administración Local. Formado en el ámbito de la Comunicación Audiovisual y el Periodismo en la Universidad Computense de Madrid y la Universidad a Distancia de Madrid, ha coordinado proyectos en materia de gestión cultural, comunicación política y derechos humanos. En el Ayuntamiento de Rivas, ha sido concejal de Cultura y Fiestas (2011-2015), Educación, Infancia y Juventud (2014-2015), Hacienda y Recursos Humanos (2015-2017) y desde 2014 ejerce como Portavoz del Gobierno de la ciudad.
Rivas mantiene un gran compromiso con la innovación al servicio de la ciudad y su ciudadanía. En el marco del proyecto smart city es miembro fundador de la RECI, miembro del Consejo Rector de la Red Innpulso, Living Lab en el proyecto MUNNIN y miembro de la comisión de las nuevas tecnologías en la FEMP.
Lawyer specialized in Public Law, Urban Affairs, Government, Think Tanks / Foundations, Communication & Public/Institutional Affairs. Co-founder of SANCHEZ CHILLON ABOGADOS & EOLEX CITYLAB. Since 2017, Director of FORO GLOBAL TERRITORIO – GLOBALGOV, the first Ideas Lab in Spain about Intangibles, Reputation and Places.
International Speaker and Lecturer, keen on Urban Innovation, Smart Cities, Institutional Relations, Govt. & Digizens. Editor of URBAN 360º, one of the world’s leading blogs about Urban Leadership and Government http://urban360.me
More info http://pabloschillon.com
Dr ir Rianne Valkenburg is cofounder and value producer of LightHouse/ expertise in smart lighting and smart city solutions @ TU/e. Rianne has a background in industrial design engineering and ever since operated in innovation, always on the crossroad of (scientific and applied) research and business practice. Rianne has years of experience in initiating and facilitating innovation projects and networks. She is able to create transparency and structure in complex situations such as innovation, value creation and business development. Rianne practices a designerly innovation approach, spurred by a curiosity in the opportunities for city development with new technology and the urge to bring (scientific) knowledge to practical implementation. And, most important, to move and motivate people to cocreate smart cities and smart societies together.
Leading innovation in large teams. Deep B2C and B2B experience in Telecom & Internet.
Broad vision, customer focus and doer attitude to identify and achieve growth by defining and executing marketing, business development and sales.
Currently responsible for growing B2B Digital Services with special focus in the Public Sector through innovative solutions in the Mediterranean region.
Prior, as B2C Director in Catalonia, he managed Channels Sales and Local Marketing achieving customer growth and satisfaction.
He helped set up the start-up accelerator Wayra in Barcelona where he mentors. He’s President of the Technology and Business Commission of AED (Spanish Director’s Association)
He previously worked in the internet provider Terra as Director in Product Strategy, identifying partnerships and defining the Internet strategy for the Telefónica group. In this role he oversaw the launching of many services in the communications field. Before Terra, Bruno worked as marketing manager in Systemsfusion, a SaaS company in San Francisco. Bruno started his career as a management consultant in Gemini Consulting working for leading companies in the financial and consumer goods sectors.
Bruno holds a MBA from the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley.
Languages: Spanish, Catalan and English. Spoken French.
B2C: Fixed & Mobile Communications, Communities & TV Content
B2B: Cloud, Security, Big Data & Retail Solutions
Leading innovation in large teams
Sales Management & Business Development: B2C & B2B
Marketing: ATL, BTL, Online, Sponsorships and Events
Telecommunications Engineer with more than 15 years of experience in the private sector directing relevant ICT projects. Former General Manager of Technology and Innovation of the Santander City Council, managing the European projects in which the City Council participated. Technical management of RECI, the Spanish Network of Smart Cities, coordinating all the technical work that was carried out in it. Chairman of the Subcommittee on definition of indicators of the Smart City of the standardization committee 178 of AENOR in which the definition and requirements of a Smart City have been implemented, as well as the city dashboard indicator standard. Actually, Director of Business Development of CIC Consulting Informático de Cantabria.
JOSE L. MUÑOZ-BONET, is Executive Director of EIT Climate KIC Spain, and member of the Executive Team of Climate KIC Europe. Master Degree in Industrial Engineering, and DAE in Innovation Projects. With more than 25 years of professional experience in environment ad energy management, innovation and international cooperation in companies such as IBM, Wang Computers, Innove Verda SA and public bodies such as the regional gov. of Valencia – Spain. During 8 years was the Chairman of the “National Commission of Environment” of the Spanish ICT sector (SEDISI) and the Spanish representative in the “Environmental Policy Group of EICTA” in Brussels (European Association of Electronics, Information, Communication & Technology).
He has been member of several committees and working groups, lecturer and expert at international forums, universities, organizations and institutions of the European Union – Committee of European Regions – CoR, the Assembly of European Regions – AER, Commission Mediterranee, and other International forums.
Of Swiss and Portuguese nationality, Robert Stüssi has a long career with professional experience as freelance consultant and manager of various companies; research and teaching experience at several universities and training courses; advisor to government and regional and local authorities; as team or consortium leader and as project director, responsible for the management of projects and studies financed by different countries and international agencies (WB, EC, BAD, ASDI); Working experience in Canada, Europe, Africa and Latin America.
Recent priorities: advising cities on new mobility concerns and the introduction of soft and complementary modes: walking, bicycling, traffic calming, car sharing and pooling, flexible transport and on the introduction of alternative vehicle and fuel technologies, having directed a 25 city two and a half year demonstration program with two electric mini buses. Frequent organizer, moderator and speaker in international conferences.
After founding Coinffeine, the first Blockchain startup owned by a bank and create Blockchain projects for big companies, now I drive innovation and Blockchain in Bankia.
I have worked as technology expert for government agencies such as the Ministry of the Internal Affairs and the Supreme Court, private firms such as Sony Entertainment and Telefonica R&D and I have led large Big Data projects for companies such as Stratio.
I funded Coinffeine, the first Blockchain startup owned by a bank: Bankinter. In 2015 I founded a Blockchain consultant firm from which I have created projects and startups for big IBEX companies.
My expertise has led me to collaborate with entities such as the New York FED, the European Commission in Brussels, Europol in The Hage, the House of Representatives at Spain and Bank of Spain among others.
Industrial Engineer 18 years experienced, she works since 2012 at the Local Energy&Climate Change Agency of Murcia City Council developing Sustainable Energy Action Plans and Adaptation Plans for Murcia Municipality.
She works at the implementation of Energy Efficiency, Climate Change, Renewable Energy, Sustainable Mobility and Raising Awareness municipal policies.
She has wide experience carrying out EU funding projects under H2020 Programme and LIFE, working at climate change and energy transition solutions.
Director del Instituto de Fomento de la Región de Murcia. Doctor en Ciencias de la Empresa por la Universidad de Murcia e Ingeniero en Automática y Electrónica Industrial por la Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena. Máster en ‘Diagnóstico y gestión de la innovación y la tecnología en la empresa’. Desde marzo de 2015, era Director del Centro Europeo de Empresas e Innovación de Murcia, donde anteriormente fue responsable del área de Innovación.
Vicepresidente y Miembro de la Junta Directiva de la Asociación Nacional de CEEIs. Anteriormente y desde 1999, trabajó en el Centro Tecnológico del Mueble y la Madera de la Región de Murcia, donde ocupó el puesto de Responsable de Investigación, Desarrollo e Innovación.
Cuenta con experiencia en proyectos de innovación y en proyectos europeos, donde ha participado en más de una decena, y ha publicado en revistas científicas a nivel internacional diferentes artículos relacionados con el Modelo Europeo de Excelencia Empresarial.
Dr. ir.Elke den Ouden is TU/e Fellow in ‘New Business Development in Public Private Value Networks’ in the Industrial Engineering & Innovation Science department of the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) since 2013. Her research focuses on smart lighting and smart cities. She holds a Master Degree in Industrial Design Engineering from the Delft University Technology and a PhD in Technology Management from TU/e. Next to her role as TU/e Fellow she is strategic director of TU/e LightHouse, where she leads projects with municipalities and industry to support the co-creation of visions and roadmaps for smart lighting and smart cities as part of the universities’ valorisation activities.
Lot van der Giessen works at the municipality of Eindhoven, the Netherlands, as Policy Officer and Adviser for the development of Smart Mobility and sustainable transport. She has co-written and has been actively involved as part of the core team for the development of the Regional Accessibility Agenda (Regionale Bereikbaarheidsagenda).
Ms. Van der Giessen has made the topic of Smart Mobility more specific within the Programme Smart Mobility of the city of Eindhoven, through the Roadmap Smart Mobility. Furthermore, she cooperates with municipal partners such as surrounding municipalities, the Province of North-Brabant, businesses and the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) on the topic. Other important contributions of Ms. Van der Giessen within the municipality consist of exploring the possibilities of European projects without losing sight of the Eindhoven perspective, and contributing to filling in the specific details for the placement of charging stations.
Pepe Lamas has more than twelve years of experience in Business Development for Information Technology, with special focus in Data solutions, holding a wealth of expertise in BI, Analytics, Big Data, IoT and Artificial Intelligence.
After working the last years at Arrow ECS as Analytics and Big Data Market Leader in Spain, he is now leading the business development at Microsoft for Data & AI solutions in the Public Sector in Spain.
Francisco Romero is currently the director in charge of IBM Smarter Cities program for Spain. Within its scope of responsibility includes professional services business and software. He is responsible for coordinating the Smarter Cities business across all sectors.
He has more than 15 years experience in management consulting in projects related to public administration above all city council and regional government. Working on city councils, he has led a number of implementation projects tailoring global programs and adapting them locally and driving local new initiatives.
Mr. Romero holds a degree Telecommunications Engineering from Polytechnic University of Catalonia (Spain). He is also certified in MBA Economics and Finance and PhD-Doctoral Programme in the Information and Knowledge Society (DEA level).
Ramón López Pérez, forestry engineer and environmental science graduate from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. Diploma of Advanced Studies in the Department of Urban Planning and Land Management of the Superior Technical School of Architecture (UPM).
Head of Service of the Subdirectorate General for Climate Change Action Coordination of the Spanish Office of Climate Change (Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment). Coordination of climate change mitigation and adaptation policies.
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Alfonso Hernandez Zapata is president of FREMM, Regional Federation of Metal Businessmen of Murcia, and vice-president of Confemetal, national sectoral confederation. The metal sector is home to some 8,000 companies with activities linked to manufacturing, installation and finishing work, commerce and the automotive industry, where leading companies and international reference in the 4th Industrial Revolution, business digitalization, cybersecurity and telecommunications, among other sub-sectors committed to smart cities. In addition to his commitment to technological innovations, Alfonso highlights training, communication and internationalisation as the hallmarks of some companies and why not? cutting-edge cities. He holds a degree in Economics and Philosophy, which he applies to the management of his companies. He defends a new urban environment, where excellence, sustainability and corporate responsibility prevail.
Marek Muiste is an expert of renewable energy sources and energy management. He is one of the initiators of Tartu Regional Energy Agency – a public entity for energy advisory services in South Estonia and the first energy agency in Estonia. Today he is supporting the organization with the expertise about European energy policy. He is consulting communities about energy efficiency and usage of local energy sources, energy consumption of the global productions chains and energy transition. He is teaching energy management in Estonian University of Life Sciences. He is training community members to survive severe energy crisis with his interactive game BLACKOUT. In recent years he is focused on international cooperation for sustainable development in Central and Eastern Europe in Horizon 2020 project PANEL 2050.
Mercedes Hernández. Desde el año 2005 es responsable del Departamento de
Programas Europeos del Ayuntamiento de Murcia. De 2002 a 2005 trabajo en
Bruselas como “lobbista” ante las Instituciones Europeas y gestora de
proyectos europeos. Es Diplomada en Gestión y Administración Pública y
Licenciada en Ciencias Políticas y de la Administración por la Universidad
de Murcia. Ha estudiado cuatro Masters por el Instituto Europeo EFI: Máster
en Gestión y planificación de programas europeos; Máster en Derecho
Internacional Público y Relaciones Internacionales; Máster en Unión Europea
y Master MBA executive online en dirección y gestión de recursos humanos.
Domina dos idiomas, inglés y francés.
Licenciado en CIENCIAS (Sección de Químicas) por la Universidad de MURCIA y Master en Dirección de Sistemas y Tecnologías de la Información y las Comunicaciones por la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid y el Instituto Nacional de Administración Pública. Trabaja en el Servicio de Informática del Ayuntamiento de Murcia desde 1985 desempeñando actualmente el puesto de Jefe de Servicio de Informática.
Es responsable del proyecto Smart Murcia “MiMurcia. Tu Ayuntamiento Inteligente, Cercano, Abierto e Innovador” seleccionado en la “Segunda convocatoria de ciudades inteligentes de la Agenda Digital para España”.
Ha participado entre otros en los proyectos europeos “Benchmarking services and applications of local electronic government”, “Opportunities of mobile government”, “Smarter EU Public Administration” (SmartPA), “URBAN – Espíritu Santo (Espinardo – Murcia)”, “URBACT – Interactive Cities” y en la “Red Urbana de Transferencia de Conocimiento Desarrollo Urbano Sostenible URBELAC-3”.
En la Universidad de Murcia ha trabajado como Profesor Asociado del Departamento de Informática y Sistemas de la Facultad de Informática desde 1998 hasta 2012.
Vice-chairman of the Association of ICTs of the Region of Murcia (TIMUR) and of the Technology Center of the ICT of the Region of Murcia (CENTIC), Co-owner and founder of the company Syscomed ® and expert evaluator of different calls of the European Commission.
Master MBA from the Nebrija University of Madrid. He has developed his entire professional career in the ICT Sector, passing productive processes and executives of the Internet Sector since 1996 and since 2002 working also in the field of industrial and agricultural automation. He has participated in several innovation projects funded by the European Commission with his company Syscomed ®. Currently, he is involved in several projects related to Smart Cities and Smart Agro.
Bachelor of Computers Engineering with large experience in a wide range of different technologies working in leader Telecommunications and IT firms.
Has carried out positions of: Technical, Consultant, Auditor, Pre-sales, Trainer, Services Manager and Project Director.
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