The Conference is organised by Lahti University of Applied Sciences in co-operation with a number of international, national and regional partners and operators. Esteemed keynote speakers will introduce their insight on the conference themes. The first keynote will be given by Mr Rohinton Emmanuel, Professor, Glasgow Caledonian University. 

The conference is an excellent meeting, networking and discussion forum and brings together thinkers, planners, practitioners, academics and experts from businesses, private and public sector government to share latest ideas, discuss products, processes and to debate issues and challenges around themes relating to the creation of more "Smart Cities in Smart Regions". Do not miss the most exciting happening in the field!

The Programme will include interesting and up to date keynotes, parallel and poster sessions, workshops and site visits. More keynote speakers will be announced shortly. 

The 1st Smart Cities in Smart Regions 2016 Conference gathered 253 participants from 15 nationalities and there were over 100 presentations, both oral and poster presentations.

The conference will take place 26-27 September 2018 in the Sibelius Hall in Lahti, Finland. To learn more about the conference, please visit the website.

26/09/2018 to 27/09/2018
Event Location: 
  • Ankkurikatu 7,, 
  • Lahti, 
  • Finland 

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement No. 730052 Topic: SCC-2-2016-2017: Smart Cities and Communities Nature based solutions