12th European Conference
on Wireless Sensor Networks

Porto, Portugal
9-11 February 2015


◀ EWSN 2015 Program

Porto Smartcity Workshop:
Outlook, Experiences and Opportunities

in conjunction with EWSN 2015
Feb 9th, 9 am - 12.30 pm

Smart cities initiatives have taken root across the world with a vision of sustainable and efficient development of urban areas. This has caused tremendous interest among governmental organisations, companies and academia. This workshop will bring together speakers who work in allied areas and will provide a discussion into the various issues. The workshop will include talks on smart city issues including energy, transport, health and the various initiatives by government, companies and research organisations towards it.

Program Overview

Opening address

Raghuraman Rangarajan, CISTER/INESC TEC

Paulo Calçada, City of Porto (Innovation Council)

Outlook - smartcity initiatives

Santiago Cáceres, ETRA I+D, Spain

Gerd Ascheid, ICE-gateway, Germany

10:00 - 11:45 (with 15-minute coffee break)

Smart Infrastructure - Porto Digital, Alexandre Sousa, General Director

Smart Mobility - University of Aveiro/Instituto de Telecomunicações, Susana Sargento, Associate Professor

Smart Society - Government Services, Inova+, Gil Goncalves, Chief Scientific Officer

Smart Health - AAL, Fraunhofer Portugal, Filipe Sousa, Researcher

Smart Waste Collection - Soma, Fernando Oliveira, Manager

11:45 - 12:30

Porto Initiatives, City of Porto, Filipe Araújo, City Councillor for Innovation and Environment 


On-line Registration is available here.

Workshop co-chairs

Raghuraman Rangarajan

Paulo Calçada
Câmara Municipal do Porto


Raghuraman Rangarajan - raghu at isep.ipp.pt