Aggity participated in the 12th edition of the Smart City Expo World Congress, together with the Tomorrow.Mobility World Congress, the Tomorrow.Building World Congress and the Tomorrow.Blue Economy, which concluded on November 8, 2023 after three days of knowledge, business and networking, reaffirming the event as the world’s largest meeting point for urban innovation.

It was truly a pleasure and a privilege to be present with the entire global smart cities ecosystem to deliver an unforgettable face-to-face experience, enhanced, of course, by a digital program broadcast to a worldwide audience. This edition closed with the participation of more than 134 countries, more than 800 cities, more than 577 speakers and 273 sessions, 1,106 exhibitors and 25,300 attendees.

Aggity, as Founding Trustee of the BCN Port Innovation Foundation, participated with Ignacio Tornos, Industrial products & Manufacturing Director, in a Panel included in Smart Ports 2023, under the title. Driving sustainable and intelligent maritime transport and moderated by Miquel de la Mano, Technical Director, BCN Port Innovation, which had a high level of interest and high level of attendees:

  • Chin Yong KOH, Chief Information Officer & Director, Digital and Cybersecurity Division, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore
  • Ignacio Tornos, Industrial products & Manufacturing Director, aggity Europe
  • Malin Collin, Deputy CEO & Vice President Strategy and Innovation, Port of Gothenburg
  • Pieter Vandermeeren, Green Ports Masterplanner, PIONEERS Simon Savard, Analyst, Business intelligence and Innovation, Port of Montreal

This panel gave a vision from different angles (port managers, port strategy group -Pioneers-, and technologists) on how to advance sustainable ports and maritime transport. Ignacio Tornos, representing aggity, focused on answering several questions in which he tried to summarize the role of technology and how aggity has worked to achieve it (EMS project integrating it with operations and Procure project).

All in all, a very interesting edition of the SMART CITY EXPO WORLD CONGRESS, and at aggity we have already booked the date for the next edition, which will be held from November 5 to 7, 2024 at the Gran Via venue of Fira de Barcelona.