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First Smart and Sustainable Development Convention

Event Details:

  • Date:       Friday 9 December 2018
  • Time:      Starts: 09:00 - 17:00
  • Venue:    The Cyprus Institute – Novel Technologies Laboratory Building (NTL Building), Events Room, 1st Floor, Athalassa Campus
* The colloquium will be in English and the event is open to the public.


The Convention on Smart and Sustainable Development aims to provide an interdisciplinary forum where practitioners, project managers, public administrators and researchers will be able to share and present their latest results, ideas, developments and applications in the fields of Smart and Sustainable Development for the benefit of various socioeconomic sectors such as the Environment, Energy, Mobility, and Tourism.

The convention will bring together leading academic researchers, R&D project coordinators, as well as policy decision makers from around the world.
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Schedule of Presentations

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09:00 Registration
09:30  Welcome Addresses
Prof. Despina Serghides (The Cyprus Institute, Cyprus)
Prof. Theodore Panayotou (Cyprus International Institute of Management, Cyprus)
10:00 Dr. Enzo Falco (TUDelft, The Netherlands)
Co-production through Digital Participatory Platforms in Smart City Urban Regeneration Initiatives
10:20 Dr. Peter Sonntagbauer (Active Solutions, Austria)
Participative Policy Making with Social Media
10:40 Dr. Thomas Lampoltshammer (Danube University Krems, Austria)
The Impact of Anonymization on Sentiment Analysis of Social Media Postings
11:00 Coffee Break
11:30 Dr. Evangelos Angelopoulos (NSCR Demokritos, Greece)
NBIoT: The new era of Internet of Things.  New design trends and business models that fuel innovation
11:50 Mr. Aleksandar Bozic (ArachnoBeeA Team, Serbia, Cyprus, Ukraine, Romania)
ArachnoBeeA: Smart Platform, more than just a Space Drone
12:10 Mr. Marios Pieris and Mr. Giannis Liasi (NTSomnii, Cyprus)
Smart and Sustainable Seeds
12:30 Lunch Break
13:30 Dr. Constantinos Stylianou (Interfusion Services, Cyprus)
The use of Impact Chains for Representing the Effects of Climate Change on the Sustainability of Blue Sectors
13:50 Dr. George Zittis (The Cyprus Institute, Cyprus)
An Update of Climate Change Projections for the Mediterranean
14:10 Mrs. Athena Papanastasiou (Department of the Environment, Cyprus)
14:30 Coffee Break
15:00 Mr. George Kirkos (The Cyprus Institute, Cyprus)
The Smart Grid Energy Management (SMART GEMS) Project
15:20 Mr. Haris Neophytou (Interfusion Services, Cyprus)
Smart Policy Measure Innovation: Sustainable Tourism in FUPOL project
15:40 Mr. Filippos Michaeloudes (F.A.R. Fusion Asset Recovery, Cyprus)
Smart Policy Measure Innovation: a Case on Coastal Sustainability
16:00 Discussion
16:45 Closing


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Additional Info

  • Date: Friday 9 November 2018
  • Time: All day event
  • Speaker: See events page for more details

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