Sergio García i Rodríguez

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.

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.

Covid-19 and the future of cities: 9 emerging trends in digital transformation

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Senior Consultant at anteverti, Researcher & Expert in Urban Economy, Adaptive Urbanism and the impact of Technology in Urban Life

Our expert analysis | The pandemic has accelerated many digitalization processes that were predicted to be more gradual – and urban management has been no exception.

Here is the winner of the CitiesToBe Photo Award – and the 10 Honorary Mentions

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Communications Manager at anteverti & Expert in Digital Communication and International Cooperation

The Jury reviewed 533 photographs from 60 countries.

2019 in Urban Challenges: CitiesToBe review of the Year

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Communications Manager at anteverti & Expert in Digital Communication and International Cooperation

Feminist urbanism, creativity for sustainability, radical inclusion and growing inequalities: we list this year's most popular topics according to the visitors of this blog, as 2019 comes to an end and we welcome a new decade.