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The aim of Future City Challenge 2018 is to create new innovative solutions and applications that make everyday life easier. The competition is targeted at companies, startups and students who are interested in solving city challenges. There will be great prizes supporting and accelerating your business opportunities. The registration will open up on the 1st of November 2017 and the deadline for submissions is the 31st of December 2017.
The organizers of the competition are IBM, Digita and Etteplan, and the accompanying cities are Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa, Oulu, Jyväskylä and Tampere. These cities will be publishing real-life challenges, which are to be solved during the competition.

More information: http://futurecitychallenge.fi/

Program:

15.00 Welcome, Tanja Lahti
15.10 What is FutureCityChallenge?, Kim Johnsson
15.25 IBM platform, Arto Ahde
15.45 Etteplan technology + coaching, Jaakko Ala-Paavola
16.05 Digita grid, (tbc)
16.30 Break
16.45 City challenges
17.50 Closing the event

This event will be held mainly in English but some presentations and discussions can also be held partly in Finnish.
Welcome!