Cities of the Future Congress: Green and Healthy Municipalities

Congreso ciudades del futuro: municipios verdes y saludables


4 October 2023


Campos Elíseos Theatre, Bilbao


9:15 am - 6:30 pm

Green and healthy municipalities will be discussed at the Cities of the Future Congress

This discussion forum will reflect on the opportunities and challenges that cities are facing in areas such as sustainability, innovation, mobility, economy and governance.

The conference organised by El Correo also serves as a meeting point for institutional representatives, non-governmental organisations, industry and education, among others, to share their experience and ideas.

Green and Healthy Municipalities

  • Efrén Feliu, Head of Climate Change Adaptation at TECNALIA, is taking part in the “Green and Healthy Municipalities” session.

TECNALIA helps cities to find solutions to their challenges and work towards becoming a smart city model by applying high-impact advanced technologies. TECNALIA also advocates for a people-centred urban model, aligned with the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Campos Elíseos Theatre, BILBAO

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9:15 am - 9:35 am


9:35 am - 10:00 am

Moneo Brock - International Architecture

Belén Moneo (Moneo Brock) y Jeff Brock (Moneo Brock)

10:00 am - 10:40 am

Energy Communities - Carbon Neutral Cities

Alejandro del Amo (ABORA), Julia López Ventura (C40 Cities), Juan Luis Diego (Edinor)

10:40 am - 11:20 am

PGOU - Municipal Projects

Amaia del Campo (Mayor of Barakaldo), Juan Carlos Abascal (Mayor of Ermua), Innpulso

11:20 am - 11:50 am

Coffee break

11:50 am - 12:25 pm

Arnaud Grignard, MIT Media Lab

12:15 pm - 12:55 pm

Sustainable and Connected Future Mobility

Ane Insausti (MUBIL), Sonia Segade (Renfe Operadora), Eduardo Lobato (Iberdrola)

12:55 pm - 1:20 pm

To be confirmed

1:20 pm - 2:00 pm

Green and Healthy Municipalities

Pedro Calaza (Asociación Española de Parques y Jardines), Efrén Feliu (TECNALIA), Hektor Orbe (Consorcio de Aguas de Bilbao-Bizkaia), Javier López (teniente alcalde de Ciudad Sostenible y Resiliente de Sant Boi). Modera: Haizea Aguirre (NAIDER)

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Lunch Networking (attendance by invitation)

4:00 pm - 4:40 pm

Transformational Intelligence in Cities: Technologies for Change

Gonzalo Pellejero (TECH friendly), Lucía Alcibar-Arechuluaga (Inkolan). Moderator: Xabier Arruza (Bilbao Urban & Cities Design Group)

4:40 pm - 5:05 pm

Álvaro Porcuna, Subject Matter Expert Principal for Smart Cities and Communities, América Móvil Group

5:05 pm - 5:45 pm

New Construction Models

Óscar Azkarate (Baskegur), Basque Government

5:45 pm - 6:10 pm

Climate-Neutral Cities

Julio Lumbreras, María García

6:10 pm -

Closing address