Smart island world congress will this year seek synergies between the islands
The contest, organised by Fira de Barcelona, with the support of the Balearic Govern, the Consell de Mallorca, and the municipality of CalviÃ , expected to bring together hundreds of representatives from islands around the world, 85 speakers and 25 exhibitors. The new edition of this meeting, the first Global Congress on intelligent islands – according to highlights from the consistory of CalviÃ , puts the focus on the need to seek synergies and closer ties to advance in the main challenges that are they face the Islands. Calvia is again will host representatives from islands around the world. The first edition of the Smart Island World Congress, which was held in CalviÃ in April of last year, focused on the needs and opportunities of the island Territories in a globalized world. In the next, the program covers three main thematic axes: Islander leadership in the tourism industry, the challenges of the future and the own resources of the island Territories. In the first session on smart, sustainable tourism technology applied to tourism, health, social welfare, cultural heritage or seasonality will be developed. The second will collect them opportunities that offer them Islands to them startups, the entrepreneurship, the connectivity mobile or them Islands smart. For their part, climate resilience, environmental sustainability, desalination, architecture, waste management, renewable energy or infrastructure will be addressed in shaft over natural resources. On these three areas will be structured 15 conferences that will count with the participation of 85 speakers, among islanders, expert leaders responsible for research centres, universities, Governments and international organizations and industrial they will share experiences and solutions on the current state and the future of the management of the Islands around the world. In addition, there will be an exhibition space with about 25 companies and an area of networking. Expected attendance of about 2,000 members of a hundred islands around the world..