Calendar of public talks


January, 24th. At “Medium Cities Confronting the Challenges of a New Urban Agenda” Almansa (Spain). Talk on “Innovation for and by Citizens”


December, 6th. At App Show, Milan (Italy). Keynote Speech and panel moderator on “Smart Solutions for Smart Cities”

November, 8th-9th. At Etopia Center for Arts and Technology, Zaragoza. Programme and content design, event conductor and pannelist. “Democity: The Digital City as an Agent for Social Change”

October, 17th. At Eurocities’ Knowledge Society Forum, Uppsala (Sweden). “Strategic Leadership in Cities”.

September, 28th. At Digital Media City International Conference, Seoul (South Korea). “Zaragoza: from the Digital Mile to the Open Source Smart City”.

June, 28th 2017. At Smart City LATAM Congress, Puebla (Mexico). “Co-creation and urban data”

June, 6th 2017. At University Carlos III, Madrid. Conference on “Extracting value from Big Data in cities”

May, 17th-18th 2017. At Smart to Future Cities, London. Program Advisor and talk on “Co-creating Smarter Cities”

May, 5th 2017. At Zaragoza Activa’s Civic Economies Sessions, Zaragoza. Talk on “Urban Labs for co-creating the City”

April, 26th 2017. At Eurocities Green Digital Charter. On-line webinar on “Guidelines for Urban Big Data Sharing”. Listen to the session’s reccording here.

April, 5th 2017. At Smart Cities Central and Eastern Europe, Budapest. Talk on “Urban Innovation Policies”

March, 8th 2017. At the Master of Architecture in Collective Housing (Polytechnic University of Madrid), Madrid. Masterclass on “Bits, Atoms and Ideas in today’s cities”.

February, 6th 2017. At TM Forum Action Week, Cascais (Portugal). “Addressing smart city challenges through data sharing and co-creation”. See review here.

January, 25th 2017. At Cities in Transition Conference, Brussels. “The role of data in Zaragoza’s Innovation Policies”. See review here.

January, 17th 2017. At Big Data Info Days on Horizon 2020, Luxembourg. Presentation on “Zaragoza Citizen Card: the city’s innovation platform”. See review here.


November, 2nd 2016. At Nordic Smart Cities, Stockholm. Talk on “Cities as Innovation Platforms” and panel on “Talent Attraction in Cities”. See review here.

October, 20th 2016. At “Etopia Center for Arts and Technology”, Zaragoza. Workshop on “Open, Agile and Lean Startup Principles for Urban Innovation”. See review here.

October, 13th 2016. At “Strategic Innovation Summit: Smart Cities Europe”, Dublin. Talk on “Measuring (openly) urban innovation”.

October, 6th 2016. At “International Open Data Conference”, Madrid. Talk on “Citykeys: Opening Key Perfomance Indicators for Smart Cities”.

September, 20th 2016. At “Etopia Center for Arts and Technology”, Zaragoza. Co-creation workshop on “Bicisur challenge. Promoting intermodality between lightrail and bicycles”.

June, 17th 2016. At “Spanish Assembly of the Shared Economy”, Zaragoza. Roundtable on “The Shared Economy as a framework for economic and social transformation”. See review here (in Spanish).

June, 16th 2016. At “Advances and Applications of Data Science and Engineering” International Workshop at Real Academia de Ingeniería, Madrid. Conference on “Guidelines for urban big data sharing”.

June, 10th 2016. At IE Business School’s “Master in International Management”, Madrid. Lecture in the module “Shaping the impact of disruptive technologies”.

June, 1st  2016. At Critical Communications World 2016, Amsterdam. Talk on “Turning critical telecom networks into citizen-centric infrastructures”. See interview here.

May, 13th 2016. At Master of City Sciences, Zaragoza. Lecture on “(Making of) an open city”. See post-interview here.

April, 27th 2016. At Smart to Future Cities 2016, London. Dialogue on “Strategy and tools towards a Smart Citizenship”

April, 19th 2016. At Webit Festival 2016, Sofia. Talk on “The city as an innovation platform”. See review here.

Jan, 29th 2016. At Smart energy UK & Europe Summit 2016, London. Talk on “A Guideline for a PublicPrivate Partnership on Urban Big Data Sharing on Energy, Transport and Economics”. See review here.


Dec, 4th 2015. At Smartravel Portugal, Bragança. Talk on “The city as an innovation platform”. See review here.

Dec, 2nd 2015. At University of Córdoba, Córdoba. Conference on “Extracting value from Big Data in cities”. See review here.

Nov, 19th 2015. At EERA Joint Programme Smart Cities´ Symposium (Smart City Expo), Barcelona. Talk on “Measuring urban intelligence through the Citykeys KPI framework”. See review here.

Nov, 6th 2015. At Eurocities Annual Conference in Living Cities, Copenhagen. Speed networking session on “Citykeys: Key performance indicators for smart city projects”. See review here.

Oct, 28th 2015. At Master of City Sciences’ opening session, Madrid. Lecture on “Cities as our biggest solution providers”. See review here.

Oct, 17th 2015. At Politechnic University of Madrid. Roundtable “Ciudad 2020”. See review here (in Spanish).

Jun, 5th 2015. At International Conference on City Sciences, Shanghai. Session chair and panelist on “Urban innovation practical cases”. See review here.

May, 28th 2015. At Meet and Talk Congress, Zaragoza. Talk on “Smart infrastructures for 2020”. See review here (in Spanish).

Feb, 12th 2015. At Agora Urban Planning, San Sebastian. Workshop on “Smart cities without technology”. See review here (in Spanish).

Jan, 21st 2015. At Live in a Living City event, Santander. Roundtable on “Humanizing Smart Cities”. See review here (in Spanish).


Nov, 6th 2014. At Satellites and Smart Cities – Europe’s Open Days event, Zaragoza. Roundtable on “Business opportunities around satellite and Smart Cities”. See review here (in Spanish).

Oct, 8th 2014. At the Inspiring Day – Future of Cities conference, Madrid. Roundtable on “The City Hall in motion “. See review here (in Spanish).

Sep, 25th 2014. At the Smart Week Majadahonda, Madrid. Roundtable on “Smart services across Europe”. See review here (in Spanish).

Sep, 4th 2014. At the European Network Of Living Labs Summer School, Amsterdam. Roundtable on “Smart services across Europe”. See review here.

Jul, 28th 2014. At the Master in Creative Economy (Rey Juan Carlos University), Madrid. Lecture on “A journey through the creative economy”. See review here (in Spanish).

May, 29th 2014. At the National Internet Governance Forum, Zaragoza. Panel on “Crowdfunding as a lean start-up tool for public governance”. See review here (in Spanish).

Feb, 22th 2014. Roundtable and debate on New participatory processes, Zaragoza. Talk on “Citizen Innovation, the factory of city makers”. See review here (in Spanish).


Nov, 8th 2013. Presentation of the book Smart Cities, by Anthony Townsend, Zaragoza. See review here (in Spanish).

Jul, 2nd 2013. At Etopia Center for Arts and Technology, Zaragoza. Workshop on “Open, agile and lean start-up urban design”, with M.I.T. Professor Michael Joroff. See review here (in Spanish).

Jun, 5th 2013. At Paris Citoyen, Paris. Roundtable on “L’europe et le citoyen: une rélation á reconstruire”. See review here (in Spanish).


Oct, 20th 2012. At Open Days Europe, Brussels. Panel on “Green, connected and smart mobility”. See review here.