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The week’s course will start smoothly on Saturday the 15th at 21h with a “Tapas&Cava” welcome dinner at TWENTYTU hostel.
On Sunday the 16th in the morning Mar Martinez will introduce the week and the work group gets organised. Before lunch, the architect responsible of TWENTYTU will explain what makes this a Hi-tech hostel and unique building in Barcelona. In the afternoon,students will enjoy a communication & leadership workshop. Did they ever imagined themselves doing a TEDtalk? They’ll learn how to do it for real.
From Monday to Thursday the students will explore what they know and what they don’t know about Energy and Smart Cities. Visits to companies and the talks and exhibitors in the Smart City Expo and World Congress will enlighten them. They will also learn about what problems and challenges are being faced. The scheduled visits cover multidisciplinary and cross-sectorial areas such as: electric mobility, urban waste management, innovation in public services, district heating, energy efficiency and integration of renewables in buildings, big data, public transport, electric and hybrid vehicles, smart grids and storage. The following companies and stakeholders will welcome the students: UBASER, ICAEN, DISTRICLIMA, COMSA-EMTE, EVERIS, TMB and ENDESA.
The attendance to the exhibition will enlighten the students with Energy talks by international speakers. Also other relevant areas as transport or governance will be presented and discussed. In adittion, the exposition will offer students the posibility to contact companies and projects. (recently updated SCEWC programme).
From Thursday to Saturday students will be working per groups in priority challenges. They will dive into a creativity process that will bring up innovation from them and all the inputs they have gathered during the exploration days. “Innovation happens with the right ingredients”! Finally, on Saturday the group will celebrate an Innovation Competition with a Jury with industry representatives. Each work group will present their innovation in a creative way.
The students’ social agenda will include an Urban game and a cultural City tour in Barcelona. Spare time will leave room for improvisation and more surprises.