Join us for the EIT Urban Mobility Inauguration Event

EIT Urban Mobility is pleased to welcome you to our Inauguration Event, which will take place on 19 November at the Central Agora of the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

This Inauguration Event is a key moment for EIT Urban Mobility as it represents the official launch of our Innovation Community.

Do you want to be part of our launch event and get inspired, connect with us and meet peers and high-level stakeholders from the urban mobility innovation ecosystem? Come and join us!

We will offer you a complete programme with inspirational discussions, high-level speakers and networking opportunities.

Motivating opening speeches will be given by Luís Gómez, Coordinator of EIT Urban Mobility, Francesc Torres, Rector at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Ferran Tarradellas, Head of the European Commission representation in Barcelona, Alice Fišer, Head of Communications and Stakeholder Relations, European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) and Maria Tsavachidis, CEO of EIT Urban Mobility.

Challenging questions will be discussed during a dynamic panel debate among high-level experts from cities, industry, universities, research and the European Commission. Panellists include Emanuel Forest, Board Member of the European Commission’s “Mission on climate-neutral and smart cities”, Manuel Valdés, Infrastructures and Mobility Deputy Manager at the City of Barcelona,  Lucas Casasnovas, Head of Urban Mobility at SEAT, Uwe Clausen, Director, Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics and Head of the Institute for Transport Logistics, University Dortmund and Muriel Beser Hugosson, Head of the School of Architecture and the Built Environment, KTH Royal Institute of Technology.

To close the event, all attendees are invited to stay and enjoy the networking cocktail until 19.30h.

Please note that  an Expo pass of the Smart City Expo World Congress is required to be able to access the location of the inauguration event. You don’t need to register to attend the event. Seats will be available at a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information:

  • Download the information package, including the programme and practical information here
  • You can find the biographies of all our speakers here

Do you have questions or want to learn more about EIT Urban Mobility, its vision, mission and activities?
Come and visit us at the EIT Urban Mobility stand, which is part of the booth of the Barcelona City Council, at the Smart City Expo World Congress – Booth C 367 – Hall 2. Please find a detailed map on the last page of the info package for information regarding its location.

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