Event type Workshop

Green digital charter workshop

The Green Digital Charter (GDC) aims to improve the quality of life in cities through the use of digital solutions. This workshop is organised within the framework of the GDC accompanying project, GuiDanCe, which guides and supports cities materialising their GDC-related agreements and commitments and creating a tangible impact for their green digital strategies and activities.

This workshop is going to put the focus on Intelligent Communication Technologies (ICT) for energy efficiency and on the reduction of ICT’s direct carbon footprint. Local government representatives (technical officers as well as politicians) will share smart city solutions and best practices. Experts will provide the participants with insightful perspectives on green ICT solutions delivering on the Energy Union ambitions.

The purpose of this meeting is also to raise awareness and engage further with citizens and SMEs from the ICT sector.


Cristobal Irazoqui – Smart cities unit, DG CNECT, European Commission

Charlotte Spoerndli – International office, European Energy Award

David Ludlow - Associate Professor European Smart Cities, University of the West of England, URBIS and DECUMANUS Solutions

Fredrik Eriksson - ICT Strategy Officer, City of Linköping

Jaak Vlasveld – Director, Green IT Amsterdam

Thierry Leboucq – Chairman, GreenSpector

Nikolaos Kontinakis - Project coordinator, EUROCITIES, ICTfootprint.eu project

Alec Walker-Love - Communication Specialist, CITyFiED & My Smart City District

Ana Garcia – Director, European network of living labs (ENOLL)

Bernadett Köteles-Degrendele – Smart cities project coordinator, EUROCITIES, Sharing Cities project

Paul Davies - Head of Bristol-Brussels Office, SoLa Bristol project

Nathalie Guri - Projects and knowledge sharing director, EUROCITIES

Miimu Airaksinen - Research Professor and Programme Manager, VTT

Yana Pargova – Communication Project Manager, GOPACom, Smart Cities Information System (SCIS)