Pilar Conesa

Pilar Conesa is a Smart City pioneer and the founder and CEO of anteverti. She is also the curator of the Smart City Expo World Congress, as well as the Smart City Expo events held abroad. With more than 25 years of experience in high management positions in ICT companies and public organizations, she served as CIO for the Barcelona City Council and as General Director of Public Sector and Health at T-Sytems. She is the Vice President of the Catalan ITC Association Advisory Board and a member of the Advisory Board of Digital Future Society. She is a regular keynote speaker at numerous global conferences and has been selected as jury member for several international awards, such as World Smart City Awards, Reinventer Paris or Le Monde-Cities. Pilar is the first woman to be awarded the honorary prize of La Nit de les Telecomunicacions i la Informàtica of Catalonia.

A year of hyper-accelerated digital transformation: what our cities and societies have learned

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CEO of anteverti & Curator of the Smart City Expo World Congress

What have we learned from the intersection between this pandemic year, life in cities and digital transformation? Our team has identified four areas and trends where the way forward is clearer today than it was a year ago.

5 reasons why metropolitan cooperation and city alliances are key for a resilient post-pandemic future

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CEO of anteverti & Curator of the Smart City Expo World Congress

Our expert analysis | No city is big enough to face this pandemic alone, and multi-level and-stakeholder alliances can and should be an accelerator of global urban resilience.

Technology and innovation in post-pandemic cities: How will priorities change? | A conversation with global experts (II)

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CEO of anteverti & Curator of the Smart City Expo World Congress

What are the urban challenges prompted by Covid-19 where technology and innovation can make a difference – and how? Global experts talk.