Digitalización, energía y clima, impulsan una edición especial en Madrid del para 2020.

Thursday, 23 January 2020, the platform that brings together nearly a hundred organizations that promote digitization to improve energy efficiency and sustainability, announces that it will hold a special edition of its annual congress on 28 and 29 April 2020, in which it hopes to bring together more than 3,000 professionals.

This ninth edition of the Smart Energy Congress & EXPO will be held under the title "Energy efficiency in an Intelligent and Sustainable World" at IFEMA - Palacio de Congresos de Madrid, and will include an EXPO and Networking Zone of more than 2,500 m2, 6 new knowledge areas and two pavilions to promote open innovation and startups. A strong commitment of the Platform, which with the support of the Associated Companies and the Institutional Collaboration Network, expects to break the record of attendance with more than 3,000 professionals interested in knowing the potential and opportunities offered by new technologies to improve energy efficiency and sustainability. 

The Smart Energy Congress, is an annual European congress in which leading consulting firms, energy companies, technology industry leaders, startups and managers of large projects, will share their vision and debate in Madrid on trends, challenges and opportunities to improve energy efficiency with the application of new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Augmented reality or 5G in areas such as cities (Smart Buildings, Smart Tourism, Lighting,.), Industries (Industry 4.0, Intelligent Transport, Smart Vehicle...), Energy (Smart Grids, Renewable Generation, Energy Storage,...) and Large Technological Infrastructures (AI Computing, Smart Data Centers, Hybrid Infrastructures,...). A unique opportunity to meet the main Stakeholders, detect opportunities and share experiences with other managers committed to efficiency and sustainability.

For the Platform, "Spain is a reference point and has experienced companies with recognized technological leadership to contribute to the decarbonization of the economy, the energy transition and the improvement of business competitiveness". Innovation and digitalization are impacting the world of energy and are determining factors in moving towards a more sustainable society.

During these previous months, the Platform is preparing, with partner companies and the committee of experts, a complete agenda to convey to public and private sector managers how they can contribute with the use of disruptive technologies to improve the efficiency of their organizations, develop sustainability strategies and align with the objectives of the European Union (Europe Horizon #H2030) and the United Nations (Sustainable Development Goals #ODS).

The mission of the Platform is 'To contribute to the development of the potential for technology transformation in the field of energy efficiency with the support of its associated companies and public institutions, in favour of a more competitive and sustainable economy'. Its partners include major telecommunications operators such as Telefónica, Vodafone and Cellnex, technology consultants such as Everis, Indra, T-Systems, Atos and GMV, major manufacturers such as Microsoft, Oracle and Schneider Electric, leading service providers such as Ferrovial, Acciona Service and Elecnor, energy companies such as Naturgy, Endesa, Enagás, Engie and EDP, universities such as the Madrid Polytechnic, Alcalá and Rey Juan Carlos, and technology centers.

In addition to the the Platform develops a wide annual Activity Plan in which companies from the Automotive sector cooperate such as Seat, Nissan or Mercedes, Food and Beverages such as Cocacola, Campofrio or Mahou San Miguel, Aeronautics such as Aernnova, Airbus or ITP, Financial entities such as Banco Santander, BBVA or Bankinter, Energy companies such as Repsol, Cepsa or Iberdrola, important City Councils such as Madrid, Valencia or Barcelona, and organizations with large technological infrastructures such as the Ministry of Justice, Defense or the Madrid Health Service, among others.

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