2017 International Smart Cities Summit (ISCS)

International Smart Cities Summit (ISCS) held on 24th May in Ankara last week.

ISCS is the biggest Smart Cities event in Ankara where approximately 1500 people participate. As Platinium sponsor, Microsoft presented our CityNext solutions in two sessions delivered by Onur Koç & ISV partner Evreka and Levent Erkan & Cem Çoban. Key highlights from the event:

  • 1500 participants from different stakeholders.
  • Microsoft participated in two sessions:
    • Levent Erkan & Cem Çoban delivered a speech about “Microsoft’s Smart City Transformation Program “CityNext”” and covered Microsoft’s CityNext motion and Smart City best practices from the world.
    • Onur Koç and Umutcan Duman from Evreka participated in “Sustainable Cities: Successful Case Studies in Smart Cities” panel moderated by Cem Yılmaz, Deloitte Company Partner, and presented how technology transforms the cities to get smarter. Umutcan Duman also made a demo of their Smart City solution “Evreka Smart Waste Collection System” from Nevşehir Municipality where the audience is quite influenced and congratulated with applauses.
  • Microsoft Booth Area:
    • Microsoft had a booth area where the partners, Evreka and Ankaref showcased their Smart City solutions with great interest from participants.
  • Valuable conversation with Vestel who wants to be the leading service provider for charge point operations of electric vehicle in region.

Onur Koç also had an interview with Dünya Gazetesi published on Smart Cities Insert (click to see the insert) where he focused on what makes a city smarter.


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