Schedule Day 1

Schedule might be subject to change

8.00

Doors and coffee

Getting started

The making of a smarter city
– Soraya Axelsson
Head of H22, City of Helsingborg

Helsingborg: one of Europes most innovative and sustainable cities
– Peter Danielsson
Chairman of the Municipal board of Helsingborg

Why cities are the key to a sustainable future
– Olga Algayerova
Excecutive Secretary, Under Secretary General, United Nations

Break

How innovation will change our cities

Digital transformation in our cities, what does it mean and how can we embrace it?
– Mikael Ahlström
Entrepreneur and strategist, Hyper Island, SUP46, The Park

Autonomous, electric and smart – the potential of new public transports
in a safer and more sustainable city.
– Marie Carlsson, Director Business Solutions, Volvo AB

What does it take to develop a smart city?
– Frans Anton Vermast
Strategy Advisor and Smart City Ambassador, Amsterdam Smart City

Lunch

How innovation will change our cities
Breakout sessions

Conversation Presentation Walk and talk
AI for equality – deep talk
– Caitlin Kraft Buchman,
Founder & CEO,
Women@TheTable
How to involve children
in innovative place
making
– Vivian Doumpa,
Urban planner &
Geographer,
Placemaking Europe
To be announced
To be announced The Basics in public
placemaking: why it
matters
– Peter Elmlund,
Director of Urban City
Research and Future of
Places, Ax:son Johnson
Foundation
To be announced
Testing digital solutions
to create safer urban
environments
– Joakim Palmqvist,
CTI Manager, Axis
Communications
– Elina Bratt,
Head of Security,
City of Helsingborg
– Eric Larsson,
Professor Integrated
Electronic Systems,
Lund University
To be announced To be announced

Break

Designing future cities

To be announced

Urban safety through community engagement
– Ifeoma Ebo, Director of Strategic Design Initiatives, New York City
– Greg Saville, Direcor, AlterNation LLC

Break

Designing future cities
Breakout sessions

Conversation Presentation Walk and talk
Learn more about the
SafeGrowth method
for buildning neighbourhoods free of crime
– Greg Saville,
Director,
AlterNation LLC
Four cases of working
with equality in urban
planning
– Elisabeth Högdahl,
Senior lecturer at the
Department of Service
Management and
Service Studies,
Lund University
– Emma Pihl,
Urban Planner, Fojab
– Vesna Vasiljkovic,
Architecht and Studio
Director, Tengbom
– Cecilia Fredriksson,
Urban Planner,
City of Helsingborg
– Linda Gustafsson,
Equality strategist,
City of Umeå
– Emelie Anneroth,
Project leader and
researcher, RISE
Research Institutes
of Sweden
Creating safer city nights
(Purple flag)
– Hanna Candell,
CEO, Visit Helsingborg
How to create a safer
city with the help of
resarch and digital tools
– May-Britt V. R. Ronnebro, Senior Advisor
Crime Prevention,
The Swedish Police
– Elina Bratt,
Head of Security,
City of Helsingborg
– Torbjörn Johansson,
GIS manager,
City of Helsingborg”
How can HID, EID & BID
help us develop smart
and sustainable cities
– Jörg Knieling,
Professor / Head of
the department of
urban, regional and
environmental planning,
HafenCity University,
Hamburg
Measuring the success of urban safety design
– Petra Bäckman,
Ethnologist, Sweco
– Shimeng Zhou,
Analyst, Sweco
– Emilia Hallin,
Analyst, Sweco
How do we create citizen
engagement?
– Anders Landsbo,
project manager urban
planning,
City of Helsingborg
– Ifeoma Ebo,
Director of Strategic
Design Initiatives,
New York City
Placemaking and
neighbourhood incubator
as tools to build social
capital
– Leo Rygnestad,
Project manager,
City of Oslo
Can we create a norm for
equal urban design?
– Cecilia Fredriksson,
urban planner,
City of Helsingborg
– Vesna Vasiljkovic,
Architecht and Studio
Director, Tengbom
The impact of social
entrepreneurship when
designing urban safety
– Steffen Gray,
Founder & CEO
Streetstudies
To be announced To be announced

Break

– 17.00

Wrap up, mix and talk

Wrap up

After Conference (still at the conference venue)

Dinner with Friends
On November 5th those who have signed up will get more information and find out
which restaurant they’ll be going to in order to meet a bunch of great new people

Schedule Day 2

8.00

Site visit Conference
Site visit Söder
Making public space –
from strategy to reality
– Moa Sundberg,
Urban Planner, City of Helsingborg
Soft City – To plan and build cities for
the people and to improve quality of life
– David Sim,
Architect, Creative Director, Gehl People
Site visit Drottninghög
The major social development project
that started with 300 cups of coffee
– Anders Landsbo,
Project Manager Urban Planning,
City of Helsingborg
To be announced
Visit and create
Practice innovation through children’s
perspectives in placemaking
– Vivian Doumpa,
Urban planner & Geographer,
Placemaking Europe
To be announced

Reinventing City Governance

Getting started

New challenges; new leadership
– Palle Lundberg,
Chief Executive, City of Helsingborg

To be announced

Break

14.00

Until next time

Making the impossible possible
– Klas Hallberg
Gobal Speaker

Final remarks, hugs and goodbyes