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Pablo Sanchez Chillon JAN 2015(Excerpt: In 2012-2017 Pablo has been invited to give his keynotes and speeches at 5Plus City Forum (Paris), 3Rd Low Carbon Earth Summit (Xian-China), Smart City Exhibition – Bologna (Italia), Smart City Expo World Congress – Barcelona , Thinking Capitals Congress – Elche , Peripheria Final Conference/ Co-creation in Smart Cities – Forum PA (Roma), TrendSpain – Google España (Madrid), 3rd Low Carbon Earth Summit 2013 (Forum 7- Low Carbon Cities) Xi’an – China, Smart Cities Summit Chile, XIV Encuentro Iberoamericano de Ciudades Digitales en Quito, Smart Cities Summit Santiago de Chile –CEPAL/Fundación País Digital, Corredor Digital and PUCPR (Puerto Rico), Vienna Grows Smart Conference 2013, SCE Bologna 2013, City Sense by World Bank 2013 (Barcelona), Smart City Expo Barcelona 2013 and 24 Hours Around the World 2013 (Science Frontieres France), Tecnología, Big Data y Sociedad – CIBBA (Madrid, Jan. 2014), Modena Digitale (Modena, Feb. 2014) and Human Smart Cities Conference (Lisboa, March 2014), , XIV Forum Internacional de Turismo Benidorm – Smart Cities (June 2014), I Foro Murcia Smart City (June 2014) y Live in a Living City Conference (París, June 2014), XIV Forum Internacional Turismo Benidorm (April 2014), Murcia Smart City Conference (June 2014), II Forum Smart City Tarragona (June 2014), Live in a Living City Conference Paris (June 2014), 11th Metropolis World Congress (Hyderabad- India, October 2014), Foro Green Cities (Málaga, Oct. 2014), Safe Cities Event, Madrid, December 2014, Smart Travel Portugal (Braganza, Dec. 2014), Live in a Living City Santander (January, 2015), Sabadell Smart City Congress (Feb,2015), Foro Ciudad Aeroportuaria Málaga – Foro ACAP (Málaga, march 2015), Smart Travel Portugal (Oporto, december 2015), Foro de Abogados Quito (Ecuador, january 2016), TM FORUM YInchuan China, Zoom Smart Cities Lisbon (2017)… (see below)



zoom smart cities 2017* Zoom Smart Cities Lisbon (June 2017) : For those who think of cities, for whom they plan cities, for those who live and share cities. ZOOM SMART CITIES involves the most relevant researchers, academics, managers, public decision-makers, entrepreneurs, creative and even mere dreamers in Lisbon, to share ideas, experiences and projects, with a single purpose: to make cities spaces smarter. Pablo is glad to joining the excellent line up of international speakers of the event.

*Start-up Cities Conference (Smurfit Kappa- Ibi/Alicante) – Dec. 2016

On occasion ot the visit of a group of entrepreneurs to the facilities of the global manufacturing company Smurfit Kappa in Alicante, Pablo was invited by EOI, Escuela de Organización Industrial (Ministry of Industry of Spain) to deliver an inspirationa speech about the concept of ‘Start-Up Cities’, to a qualified and engaged audience.


* Smart City InFocus 2016 by TM FORUM: Yinchuan (China), Sept. 2016 – Congress:

As a renowned Urban Innovator and Public Affairs professional, Pablo has been invited to join the Smart City InForum Meeting in Yinchuan (China), sharing views and discussions with a selected group of Urban Experts and Smart City community.

Yinchuan is meant to be the first Smart City in China, and the local Gov and authorities are joining forces with TM Forum to spread the word and raise consensum about the benefits of the Smart City model for Chinese Cities.

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* Masterclass, International School of Communication / EIC- Madrid, june 2016]

After joining the board of Faculty members of EIC, International School of Communications & Public Affairs, Pablo shared his view and experience on Urban Affairs, Cities’ Diplomacy and Gov. Communications and Strategies in a Masterclass hold in packed room of international Comm. students in Madrid.

* Jan. 2016: Foro de Abogados / National Magistrates’ Congress (Quito, Ecuador)

Invited by the Judiciary of Ecuador, addressing 400 Magistrates and Solicitors – Innovation, Digitalization & Communication Skills for Lawyers. How disruptive technology and the new Urban Economy are posing new challenges for legal experts and offices.

smart travel keynote 2015* Dec. 2015: Smart Travel Event (Bragança, Portugal)

After opening the first edition in 2014, Pablo was honored to be closing the Smart Cities leading event in Portugal, with an speech about Urban Innovation for small & medium cities. Pablo launched his “Digizens Handbook: Strategies & Communications for Smart Cities”

* Oct, 2015: Big Data for Productivity Congress & Smart Cities (Halifax- Canada)

Invited to address an specialised audience on the topics of Smart Cities & Big Data for urban Governments. Intelligence meets Data

* Oct, 2015: Smart Cityness Event (Cagliari – Italy)

*Junvolante difusion servicios 2013e, 2015: Universidad de Belgrano/ Facultad de Ciencia Política y Relaciones Internacionales (Buenos Aires- ARG)

* June, 2015: ExpoDAC – Foro Smart Cities / Ciudad de Resistencia (ARG)

* June, 2015: ESIC – ICEMD Madrid: Smart Cities Management

*April, 2015: Foro Airport CityPablo Sanchez Chillon SMART TRAVEL DEC 2014 – Ciudad Aeroportuaria Málaga – Foro CAP 

IMG_20160122_105204* March, 2015: Sabadell Smart City Congress (Feb 2015),

* Jan, 2015: Live in a Living City Santander (Ene 2015),

* Dec. 2014: SAFE CITIES EVENT, Madrid,

* Dec. 2014, Smart Travel Portugal (Braganza, 2014),

AIRPORT CITY FORUM MALAGA MARCH 2015* Oct. 2014: Benidorm (Spain): “XVII Foro Internacional de Turismo”, – Smart Destinations:

*28/10/2014: EspaiTEC Castellón (Spain): Jornada Start Up Cities – Fundetec/RECI:

*23/06/2014: París (France), “Live in a Living City Conference”, Joining the debate on ” Participative city, e-democracy, citizen expression”

Pablo Sanchez Chillon 2015

*12/06/2014: Tarragona (Spain): Keynote for the “Forum Tarragona Smart”

* 04/06/2014: Murcia (Spain): Keynote for the “Murcia Smart City Conference”

TARRAGONA SMART MED CITY NOV 2014*13/03/2014: Lisboa (Portugal), Keynote for the “Human Smart Cities Conference”,

*05/02/2014: Modena (Italy) : Keynote for the City’s Digital Agenda “What role for Policy Making when people went to live in social networks” – (Mo24h)  (Workshops)  (Gazzetta di Modena)

 * 21/01/2014: “Jornada Innocity Madrid (CIBBVA): Tecnología, Big Data y Sostenibilidad” –

[Vídeo]: MURCIA FEB 2015 4watch?v=iQCiSVf581M (My intervention 01:42:00 )

* 20/11/2013: Smart City Expo & World Congress Barcelona – To moderate the debate about the “Challenges of the Spanish Network of  Smart Cities” –

* 18/11/2013: World Bank ‘City Sense’ Conference – Barcelona – Panel Open Innovation (with Anthony Townsend, Esteve Almirall and Katalin Gallyas –

Pablo Sanchez Chillon QUITO 2013* 17/10/2013: My Keynote for the Smart City Exhibition /  #SCE2013 Bologna (Italy): “What role for Policy Making in the Smart Cities”


  * 15/10/2013: My Keynote for the Vienna Grows Smart Conference (Austria): “Intelligent Policies for Smart (Cities) Destinations”.

  * 26/09/2013: My Conference in Quito (Ecuador) – XIV Encuentro Iberoamericano de Ciudades Digitales: “Diseñar y habitar la Ciudad en la era de la Híper-Sociabilidad”

ELCHE SMART CITY* 13/09/2013: My Master Class at the School of Architecture of the PUPCR – Pontificia Universidad Católica de Puerto Rico (Ponce):

* 12/09/2013: My keynote in San Juan (Puerto Rico) about Smart City Eco-systems – Supporting the Digital Corridor:  

 * 29/8/2013: Invited to join the Smart Cities Summit in Santiago de Chile (by Fundación País Digital): Check my speech / Video here  (min. 5:00)

smart-city-exhibition 1* 29/07/2013: Moderating debate /  debate de Tendencias y Evolución de las Ciudades Inteligentes en la UIMP  en Santander (España)

* 14/07/2013: Diálogos en la Ciudad Inteligente” – Mi participación en el Desayuno Diario Cinco Días/ Córdoba

* 11/06/2013: Big Data & Urbanismo inteligente: mi ponencia en #TrendSpain de Google -Madrid 11/06/2013 

* 21/07/2013: To Speak at 5 Plus City Forum – International Conference: “My Life and my City in 5 Years” (Issy les Molineaux-Paris/Fr).

 * 21/03/2013: Invited to speak (21th March/2013) at the5 Plus City Forum – International Conference: “My Life and my City in 5 Years” (Issy les Molineaux-Paris/Fr).

Pablo Sanchez Chillon March 2014*27/09/2013: To Speak about Urban Innovation in 3rd Low Carbon Earth Summit-2013 – Smart Cities /Forum 7, en XianChina / Honored to be speaking at the 3rd Low Carbon Earth Summit-2013 – Smart Cities /Forum 7, in Xian – China (September, 27 th/2013).

 * 13/12/2012: My Keynote for  ‘Thinking Capitals Congress Elche 2012′

* Mi artículo para Conele Digital (Distrelec) (Feb. 2013) / * My article for the Magazine Conele Digital (Distrelec) (Feb. 2013)

* Mi entrevista con Elena Sorribas para la Revista Conversas (febrero 2013) / * My interview with Journalist Elena Sorribas for Conversas Magazine (Feb. 2013)

FOTO FORO CAP MALAGA MARZO 2015*Hemos sido invitados a participar como Guest Editors en el número especial del International Journal of Digital Literacy and Digital Competence 2013


We have been invited as Guest Editors for the Special Issue about Smart Cities International Journal of Digital Literacy and Digital Competence 2013