SMART CITIES

For more livable cities, we meet together at World Cities.
World Cities Congress Istanbul, which will be held by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, will welcome 102 technology producing companies from 120 cities and 12 countries and will host more than 140 speakers between 17-18-19 April. More than 10.000 industry professionals will be hosted on this giant technological platform, where ideas, projects and designs will be addressed on how our future world will be shaped.

FOR MORE LIVABLE CITIES, WE ALL MEET TOGETHER AT WORLD CITIES!

  • 12
    COUNTRY
  • 120
    CITIES
  • 102
    EXHIBITORS
  • 10000
    PROFESSIONAL VISITORS
  • 140
    SPEAKERS
  • 26
    WORKSHOP & PANEL
  • WORLC CITIES 2018

OPINION LEADERS

Congress Special Speakers
  • ANTONI VIVES
    ANTONI VIVES
    CTA - CEO
  • MIGUEL ANGEL MORATINOS
    MIGUEL ANGEL MORATINOS
    FORMER MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF SPAIN
  • KENT LARSON
    KENT LARSON
    MIT MEDIA LAB, DIRECTOR
  • Parag Khanna
    PARAG KHANNA 
    GEOPOLITICAL FUTURIST

SMART CITY SOLUTIONS

Take a look at the topics covered in the congress.
  • YÖNETİM
    GOVERNANCE
  • MOBİLİTE
    MOBILITY
  • GÜVENLİK
    SAFETY
  • EKONOMİ
    ECONOMY
  • ÇEVRE
    ENVIRONMENT
  • ENERJİ
    ENERGY
  • İNSAN
    PEOPLE
  • YAŞAM
    LIVING
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SPEAKERS

World Cities Congress Istanbul Key Speakers List
Berat Albayrak
Berat Albayrak
T. C. Minister of Energy and Natural Resources
Ahmet Arslan
Ahmet Arslan
T. C. Minister of Transport, Communications and Maritime Affairs
Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero
Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero
Former Prime Minister of Spain
Mevlüt Uysal
Mevlüt Uysal
Municipal Council of Istanbul
Prof. Dr. Mustafa Ilıcalı
Prof. Dr. Mustafa Ilıcalı
22nd and 26th Term Deputy of Erzurum Province
Hayri Baraçlı
Hayri Baraçlı
Secretary General Of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality
M. Tevfik Göksu
M. Tevfik Göksu
Mayor of Esenler
Muhammed Alyürük
Muhammed Alyürük
ISBAK General Manager
Ömer Alan
Ömer Alan
General Director of Geographical Information Systems, Ministry of Environment and Urbanization
Mehmet Duman
Mehmet Duman
UCLG-MEWA General Secretar
Pınar Mengüç
Pınar Mengüç
Özyeğin University - Founding Head, Mechanical Engineering, Professor
M.Cemil Arslan
M.Cemil Arslan
General Secretary of Marmara Municipal Union
Ensar Kılıç
Ensar Kılıç
T.C. General Manager of Transport, Communications And Maritime Affairs
İsmail Köse
İsmail Köse
PTT Technology, General Manager
Steven Young
Steven Young
Bosch Turkey & Middle East President
Cenk Kıvılcım
Cenk Kıvılcım
General Manager-CISCO Turkey
Defne Tozan
Defne Tozan
IBM Turkey - Genaral Manager
İbrahim Elbaşı
İbrahim Elbaşı
BTM, Director
Bjarke Wolmar
Bjarke Wolmar
City of Odense, Denmark - Executive Vice President,
Robert Cervero
Robert Cervero
Professor Emeritus of City and Regional Planning at the Berkeley University
Dimitri Zenghelis
Dimitri Zenghelis
Co­‐Head Policy at the Grantham Research Institute at the LSE
Nüzhet Algüneş
Nüzhet Algüneş
BPN Istanbul, CEO
Paul Doany
Paul Doany
Türk Telekom- CEO
Florian Lennert
Florian Lennert
Intelligent City Form Director
Murat Pınar
Murat Pınar
Enerjisa Distiribution Companies General Manager
Simay Dinç
Simay Dinç
Founder of Women in Games Turkey
Ruben Nieuwenhuis
Ruben Nieuwenhuis
Startupbootcamp CEO
Boyd Cohen
Boyd Cohen
Dean of Research at EADA Business School Barcelona
Timur Topalgökçeli
Timur Topalgökçeli
Hello Tomorrow Turkey, Founder
Joan Clos
Joan Clos
Former Under Secretary of the United Nations; Former Executive Director of UN-Habitat, and Former Mayor of Barcelona
C. Müjdat Altay
C. Müjdat Altay
NETAŞ Ceo
Renato de Castro
Renato de Castro
Smart City Expert
Zeina Nazer
Zeina Nazer
ITS Arab General Secretary
Wilco Van Herpen
Wilco Van Herpen
TV Producer
Prof. Dr. Ahmet Tortum
Prof. Dr. Ahmet Tortum
Atatürk University
Veysel Çıplak
Veysel Çıplak
Sakarya Municipality Head of Strategy Development Department
Ahmet Misbah Demircan
Ahmet Misbah Demircan
Mayor of Beyoğlu
Eldar Tuzmukhametov
Eldar Tuzmukhametov
Head of Smart City Lab of Moscow Government
Gil Penalosa
Gil Penalosa
Founder & Chair, 8 80 Cities Chair
Mehmet Fatih Kaçır
Mehmet Fatih Kaçır
T3 Chairman
Prof. Dr. Rafet Bozdoğan
Prof. Dr. Rafet Bozdoğan
Dean of Engineering Department in Yalova University
Thomas Roth
Thomas Roth
Gryphon Secure, CTO
Meltem Bakiler Şahin
Meltem Bakiler Şahin
Vice Chairman of the Executive Board, Vodafone Turkey
Dr. Ömer Fatih Sayan
Dr. Ömer Fatih Sayan
BTK, Chairman
Dr. Ahmet Bağış
Dr. Ahmet Bağış
İETT, General Manager
Mou Xu
Mou Xu
Zte Smart Health Product Line General Manager
Wu Lianqing
Wu Lianqing
Huawei Turkey, Director
Fatih Turan
Fatih Turan
Iski General Manager
Okan Erhan Oflaz
Okan Erhan Oflaz
Fatih Municipality Vice President
Prof. Dr Abdul Halim Zaim
Prof. Dr Abdul Halim Zaim
Istanbul Commerce University
Can Barış Öztok
Can Barış Öztok
Koç System, Asisstant General Manager Marketing & Sales
Claudio Orrego
Claudio Orrego
Former Mayor of Santiago
Esat Sönmezer
Esat Sönmezer
Turkcell Smart Places and Business Applications Director
Markus Wissmann
Markus Wissmann
CISCO, Director Operations & Sales Smart Cities, EMEAR
Murat Kansu
Murat Kansu
Microsoft Turkey, General Manager
Ömer Korkut
Ömer Korkut
STM Assistant General Manager
Dr. Şenol Duman
Dr. Şenol Duman
Borsa İstanbul General Manager
Hazem Ahmad Awad Al Naimat
Hazem Ahmad Awad Al Naimat
Amman Deputy Mayor
Adli Yaish
Adli Yaish
Mayor of Palestine Nablus
Norbert Fuchs
Norbert Fuchs
Nokia Networks Senior Solution Architect Munich, Germany
Vitor Pereira
Vitor Pereira
Smart City Dreamer
Hasan Tahsin Usta
Hasan Tahsin Usta
Mayor of Gaziosmanpaşa
Cahit Altunay
Cahit Altunay
Mayor of Sultangazi
Dr. Yılmaz Alan
Dr. Yılmaz Alan
EY Partner, G&PS Disruptive Technologies and Digital Transformation Leader
Gülseher Sanaç
Gülseher Sanaç
T.C. Sağlık Bakanlığı Sağlık Bilgi Sistemleri Genel Müdürlüğü Veri Yönetimi Daire Başkanı
Tuncay Tütek
Tuncay Tütek
getir.com, Co-Founder

PROGRAM

You can reach The Congress program flow below in detail.

PARTNERS

Congress Partners & Exhibitors

MEDIA SPONSORS

Congress media sponsors

INNOVATIVE PROJECTS OF THE CITY

Some introduction about the conference
AKILLI BİSİKLETLER
There are over 120 Educational Sessions to choose from for Finance, HR, Utility Management, Community Development, Technology & Executive topics.
İTAKSİ
New World’s software during hands-on lab sessions. This is your chance to get questions answered, learn new functionality and actually use new features and software.
TOPLU TAŞIMADA DEVRİM
A great opportunity to meet with your Customer Care Represenstative and New World Solution Consultants to discuss new product information, software releases, and user group coordination.

EXHIBITION AREA

We meet in the new exhibition area of 11.000 sqm designed using the latest technology where historical peninsula welcomes the sea within 50.000 sqm open land!
 
Yenikapı Avrasya Gösteri ve Sanat Merkezi
Yenikapi Eurasia Exhibition And Show Center
Cerrahpaşa Mahallesi, Fatih/İstanbul
Tel: +90 216 425 63 00

YENIKAPI EURASIA EXHIBITION AND SHOW CENTER

  • 360.000 m2
    Open Area
  • 18.470 m2
    Indoor Fair / Exhibition Area
  • 3.000 m2
    Conference Area
  • 3.000 m2
    Net Participant Stand Area
  • 2.200
    Vehicle Capacity Open Parking Lot
  • 1.600+
    Conference Seating Arrangement