Programme

1ST GLOBAL LOCAL GOVERNMENTS FORUM

In this section you can find the programme of talks, the main presentations and parallel activities which will be held at the 1st GLOBAL LOCAL GOVERNMENTS FORUM

  • General programme in the Main Conference Room, where the welcome, opening, main talks and conclusion will take place.
  • Stand zone, a space for presenting products and business and institutional services.
  • Monographic rooms. They are areas dedicated to smaller talks on specific subjects.
  • Meeting rooms. . Spaces for meetings and short presentations by companies or institutions A number of parallel activities will also be undertaken here.

2017 PROGRAMME

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PROGRAMME PREVIEW

22 November 2017 – Royal Alcázar Palace of Seville

18.15

Reception and welcome for mayors.
Delivery of “Golden Experiences” awards.
Family photo. Visit to Alcázar and cocktail.

*The “Golden Experiences” awards will be awarded to four institutions and four cities that have distinguished themselves in the four content topics of the FORUM.

23 November 2017 – FIBES

8.30 – 9.30

Welcome of participants and handing out of documentation.

9.30 – 11.30

First Presentation: Thomas Kriese, Vice president Community at Singularity University.
“CULTIVATING THE EXPONENTIAL LEADERSHIP WITHIN YOUR LOCAL NETWORKS”

Second Presentation: Cristina Gallach,  EU equal opportunities minister. Ex-under secretary general of the United Nations. “YOUNG PEOPLE, ACTORS AND MOBILISERS OF THE ODS AND THE AGENDA 2030”

Third Presentation: Mr. Li Shixiang vice mayor of Beijing.  “SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND GREEN CITY STRATEGIES”

Fourth Presentation: Juan Francisco Montalbán, Ambassador on a special mission for the Agenda 2030. “THE ROLE OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIONS IN THE AGENDA 2030: TO DISSEMINATE, DRIVE, APPLY”.

11.44

Official inauguration
Juan Espada Mayor of Seville
Alfonso María Dastis Quecedo, Minister of Foreign Affairs
Susana Diaz president of the Regional Government of Andalusia

12.34

Eynote speech by Sami Naïr,  Professor of political science, essayist and specialist in international migratory movements. “GLOBAL MOVEMENTS OF THE WORLD OPULATION.

13.00

Lunch

15.30 – 16.00

Fifth presentation: Marta Marinas Barea, Director of Strategic Accounts at Google.
“THE NEW DIGITAL REVOLUTION”

16.15 – 19.00  

Room 1 – Forum 1. The age of intelligent cities (Local entities undergoing transformation processes aimed at intelligent and innovative cities).
Organised by: Enrique Martínez Coordinator of the National Plan for Intelligent Cities State Secretary for the Society of Information and the Digital Agenda, SESIAD – Ministry of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda.

Room 2 – Forum 2.
Local Policies for Sustainability within the Agenda 2030 framework (Environment and climate change).
Organised by: Valvanera Ulargui Aparicio, Directora General de la Oficina Española de Cambio Climático

Room 3 – Forum 3.Inclusive cities, Shared social development (The challenges of urban diversity and social inclusion).
Organised by: Sena Segbedzi is a policy analyst for the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, on secondment to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris, France, where she is working on the “Champion Mayors for Inclusive Growth Initiative.”

Room 4 – Forum 4. Sustainable destinations for digital tourists. (New devices for tourism innovation in unique destinations).
Organised by: José Luis Zoreda de la Rosa, Vice President of Exceltur

Workshops (Parallel activities)

Room 5 – MEETING: LOCALIZE THE OBJECTIVES OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT:
FROM AGENDA 21 TO THE AGENDA – Meeting organized by the Spanish Network for Sustainable Development (REDS)
and the Andalusian Fund of Municipalities for International Solidarity (FAMSI) in collaboration with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP)

Room 6 – Meeting: Meeting of Ambassadors of Singularity University
Directs: SingularityU Sevilla Chapter

19.00 – 20.00

Bilateral meetings of delegations with the City Council, with institutions and between delegations.

20.00

Dinner

24 November 2017 – FIBES

10.00

Presentations:

Eduardo Moreno, Head of the UN Capacity Development and Research Unit Habitat
“THE NEW URBAN AGENDA AND ITS PROCESS OF FUTURE IMPLEMENTATION AS A TOOL OF DEVELOPMENT AND PROSPERITY”.

José Manuel Petisco General Manager at Cisco Spain
“THE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN THE CITIES”

Daniel Calleja Crespo, General Manager of the Environment at the European Commission
“THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY, AN OPPORTUNITY FOR THE CITIES”

Keynote speech. Miguel Ángel Moratinos Cuyaubé,
Spanish politician and diplomate. President of the Spanish Network for Sustainable Development (REDS). He was Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Spain between 2004 and 2010 and former representative of the European Union for the Arabic-Israeli peace process between 1996 and 2003. “2030 AGENDA: A SHARED RESPONSIBILITY”

11.42

Pause

12.13

Summaries and conclusions of Forums

12.34

Reading of the Manifesto of the 1ST GLOBAL LOCAL GOVERNMENTS FORUM. 

13.00

Closing Ceremony

 

This programme is subject to changes due to protocol and the schedule of the presentations.

Ponentes

Thomas Kriese

Vice president Community at Singularity University

Cristina Gallagh

EU equal opportunities minister. Ex-under secretary general of the United Nations.

Mr. Li Shixiang

Vice mayor of Beijing in representation of WTCF.

Juan Francisco Montalbán

Ambassador on a special mission for the Agenda 2030.

Marta Marinas Barea

Director of Strategic Accounts at Google

Sami Naïr

Thinker, ex-member of European parliament, political scientist, philosopher, sociologist and professor, specialist in migratory movements and creator of the concept of co-development

Enrique Martinez

Coordinator of the National Plan for Intelligent Cities State Secretary for the Society of Information and the Digital Agenda, SESIAD – Ministry of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda.

Valvanera Ulargui Aparicio

Directora General de la Oficina Española de Cambio Climático.

Sena Segbedzi

Policy analyst on secondment to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris

José Luis Zoreda de la Rosa

Vice President of Exceltur

Miguel Ángel Moratinos Cuyaubé

Spanish politician and diplomate.  President of the Spanish Network for Sustainable Development (REDS)

Eduardo Moreno

Head of the UN Capacity Development and Research Unit Habitat

José Manuel Petisco

General Manager at Cisco Spain

Daniel Calleja Crespo

General Manager of the Environment at the European Commission

An ideal space in the Main Hall of the Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones (Fibes) to learn about the main proposals of institutions and businesses made to local governments.

  • Meeting: “The transition from Agenda 21 to Agenda 2030”
  • Spanish Network for Sustainable Development (REDS)

 

  • Workshop: Localization of Sustainable Development Objectives –
  • FAMSI (Andalusian Fund for Municipalities for International Solidarity)