Connecting Islands
for the Global Challenges

See you on 25th & 26th April 2018

SIWC 2017 figures

1300

REGISTERS

70

INTERNATIONAL
ISLANDS

95

SPEAKERS

86

JOURNALISTS

Smart Island Awards

Recognition to the best initiatives which make islands "smarter"

Winners and Nominees

  • La Palma La Palma
  • Mauritius Mauritius
  • Bora Bora Bora Bora
  • Port-PVEV Malta
  • Cabo Verde Cabo Verde
  • República Domicana República Dominicana

Congress + Events & Networking

The first worldwide congress specialized in Smart Islands, gathers in one place the most relevant island leaders and industry experts creating the perfect opportunity to grow your contact network and learn about new innovative solutions.

Congress

The most innovative developments and inspiring ideas in a two day congress program, which discusses the reality of islands worldwide and develops further courses of action.
  •  19 Sessions
  •  95 Speakers
  •  3 Keynotes
  •  10 Parallel Sessions


See Speakers   See Program

José Luís R. Zapatero
President of Spain government 2004-2011

Parag Khanna
Global Strategist and Best-selling Author

Anote Tong
Former President of Kiribati

Events & Networking

In addition to the programmed events of the Smart Island World Congress, the invited islands, partners, institutions and visitors have ample opportunities to connect in the Networking Area.

Networking Area

4 Main Tracks

At the heart of intelligent island design challenges.

Summit

New
Connectivities

Connectivity · Big Data · New Technologies · Airports · Ports · Infrastructure · Physical & Virtual Archipelago · Smart Grid

Summit

Talent & Economic
Growth

Startups · Industry of Knowledge · BrainDrain Prevention · New Business Models · Incubators · Accelerators · Fab Labs · Living Labs · Innovation Hubs · Entrepreneurship · Economic Empowerment

Summit

Urban & Social Development

Sustainable Urban Planning · Ageing population · Youth · Smart Mobility · Quality of Life · Health and Social Welfare · Education · Social Innovation · Civic Engagement · Smart Management & Solutions

Summit

Island
of the future

Resiliency · Seasonality · Sustainable & Quality Tourism · Environmental Sustainability · Cultural Heritage · Local Specificity · Architecture · Contemporary Art & Culture · Environment · Climate Change · Clean & Renewable Energies · Responsible Consumption · Energy Storage

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