The World Alliance for Low Carbon Cities and our partners Synocus Group and FLOU Solutions will host, on February 6th, the kick-off event for our Autonomous Vehicles and Mobility services ecosystem. The kick-off follows a series of conversations with 50 SMEs conducted over the past month and will feature presentations from our four Anchor organizations (ABB, Fortum, Ponsse, and Valmet Automotive) as well as a group of interested cities and SMEs.

The kick-off will be held at the Hotel Klaus-K (Bulevardi 2, Helsinki). Lunch will be served from 12-13 (see preliminary schedule below).

Please register for the kick-off by Wednesday January 31st using this registration form.

12:00      Lunch

13:00      Opening, introduction of participants

13:15       Project roadmap and status update, Jussi Hulkkonen

13:30       Anchor company project embryos (ABB, Fortum, Ponsse, Valmet Automotive...)

14:30       Coffee

14:45       First wave city initiatives

15:15       SME inputs and discussion

16:15       Organizing the ecosystem, Johan Wallin

16:45       Conclusions and next steps, discussion

17:00       Networking and refreshments

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Reframing City Districts (ReCiDi)

A research project conducted by the Universities of Turku and Tampere which aims to form a new conceptual framework which will help shape the collective identity and common vision necessary to realize the future low-carbon and sustainability targets.

Systemic Architectures for Sustainable Urban Innovation (SASUI)

An action learning and research project conducted by Aalto University and the University of Tampere which aimed to form a better understanding of the architectural requirements for successful innovation projects.