Participate in mayors debate at Stavanger Nordic Edge

24/09/2018 - 24/09/2018 (Stavanger)

Mayors committed to engaging and empowering their citizens are invited lay out their vision by participating in a themed debate at Stavanger Nordic Edge on 24 September.

To register click here (The debate is open to politicians only).

Mayors who have so far confirmed their participation include:

Pascal Bonin, mayor of Granby, Canada
John Jorritsma, mayor of Eindhoven
Florence Fory-Raffard, deputy mayor of Bordeaux
Rui Franco, deputy city councillor of Lisbon
Aleksi Jäntti, deputy mayor, Tampere

The session, ‘What’s in it for people when cities become smarter?’ will bring together political leaders (five speakers and about 50 city politicians and experts for the debate)  to discuss how they successfully engaged citizens, and allowed them to reap the benefits of a smarter city. The mayors will conclude their debate with a few key findings and recommendations for the future based on their joint insights. 

To see the agenda, please download the attachemnt below.

To get involved please click here to register.

This session has been organised in partnership with the Nordic Edge Expo in Stavanger



For more information contact

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This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement N°691895


Nathan Pierce

Programme Director

Greater London Authority


Bernadett Köteles-Degrendele

Communication & Replication

+32 479 52 04 81