Přejdi na obsah | Přejdi na menu | Přejdi na vyhledávání

2.-3.9. 2020

Smart Municipal Solutions

BE:ONE is Three-day conference


BE:ONE is Three-day conference of the Smart Cities fair URBIS organized by the city of Brno, BVV Trade fair centre in cooperation with the platform City:One from 27th to 29th April 2017.

The programme is free of charge for all the visitors of the fair. The exhibitors are innovation suppliers, start-ups and also cities (cca 12 cities) from Central Europe.

The programme is set-up based on the three pillars of Smart City strategy of the city of Brno:

27th April 2017, Thursday - SMART RESOURCES (transport, energy, ICT…) from 10:00 to 17:00, social event (AFTERPARTY URBIS 2017) with the official awards for the best solutions. The target group is municipalities and city companies, academia and smart city products suppliers.

28th April 2017, Friday - SMART GOVERNANCE (eGovernment, security, data…), morning session is a special workshop of the Ministry of regional development devoted for “smart” solutions for smaller towns up to 20 000 inhabitants. The target group is municipalities and city companies, academia and smart city products suppliers.

29th April 2017, Saturday - SMART LIVING (smart end-user tools for citizens, impacts of smart technologies on citizens´ life and his/her leisure time). The target group is public, the end users.

Programme of the event:

Thursday, 27 April 2017

Topic: Approach to the Smart City concept in cities of Central Europe


  • 10:00 Opening and introduction to the set of issues (David Bárta, CityOne)
  • 10:15 Brno Smart City (Jaroslav Kacer, Deputy Mayor for Smart City, Brno)
  • 10:30 Graz Smart City (AT) (tbd)
  • 10:45 Debrecen Smart City (Zoltán Poser, Debrecen)
  • 11:00 Long-term vision of the development of the  Bratislava  satellite (Ivan Schreiner, Mayor,  Ivanka pri Dunaji)
  • 11:15 Smart City Innovative features  in Israeli cities (Flavio Mantelmacher, Israel)
  • 11:30 Panel discussion and final recommendations for cities
  • Interval


Topic: New traffic regulation concepts in cities

Subtitle: What do we breathe? 89% of Czechs do not like what they breathe in cities. In 2011 alone, air pollution in Czech cities was responsible for 6,400 premature deaths. (Source: City with a Good Address)

Strategy: Regulation of entry into cities

Lead paragraph: The cities‘ biggest problem is air quality, which is significantly influenced by traffic. The conference program will bring guidelines for the overall strategy and "smart" tools for modern traffic planning or addressing resident parking zones using the latest digital technology (from maps and sensors, through satellite navigation to mobile applications).

Tools: Residential parking assisted by smart tools


  • 12:00 Opening and introduction to the set of issues(David Bárta, CityOne)
  • 12:20 Sensor solutions for parking and traffic statistics monitoring – a tool for traffic planning (Martin Pípa, CITIQ)
  • 12:30 Sensor solutions for parking monitoring (Tomáš Jungwirth, AV ČR, E.ON)
  • 12:40 Technologies for traffic and environment monitoring (Jan Fučík, Camea)
  • 12:50 Innovative features for public areas as part of a modern city (Václav Vodrážka, PRE)
  • 13:00 Sensor solutions for air quality monitoring (Roman Ličbinský, CDV)
  • 13:10 New concept of traffic management by means of information from traffic sensors and environment sensors (ELTODO)
  • 13:20 Smart transport management  in IDS JMK (Jiří Horský, KORDIS JMK, a.s.)
  • 13:30 INVIPO Software – an open platform for integration of technologies, systems and services in cities (Incinity s.r.o. Zlín - Lukáš Duffek)
  • 13:40 Mobile applications for easy parking (Martin Matoušek, Zaparkujto)
  • 13:50 Vertical transfer of cars in multi-storey  car parks (Jan Holec, EL-VY)
  • 14:00 Bikesharing in Brno? (Charles Butler, Homeport)
  • 14:10 Panel discussion and final recommendations
  • 14:30 Interval



 Internet of Things

Lead paragraph: What are the possibilities for better asset management, remote control or monitoring of urban infrastructure? In the Czech Republic there are already several Internet of Things networks and a number of smart solutions. Leading network providers will show you the possibilities of modern management for urban systems.


  • 15:00 Introduction into the Internet of Things (David Bárta, CityOne)
  • 15:10 Innovative solutions based on LoRa network (Ján Jacina, České Radiokomunikace)
  • 15:20 Innovative solutions based on IQRF network (IQRF Aliance)
  • 15:30 Discussion



Energy generation and management


  • 16:00 Energy savings for public buildings with the support from Operational Programme Environment (a representative of the State Environment Fund of the Czech Republic)
  • 16:10 Experience from the project of Competence Centres of the Technological Agency of the Czech Republic titled „Smart Regions“, a case study of Nový Lískovec, Petr Komínek, VUT Brno
  • 16:20 Navigation inside buildings – operational costs incl. energy costs  (Spaceti, Max Verteletskyi and Aneta Klímová)
  • 16:30 Public lighting, the basic foundation stone of Smart Cities, Jan Hlaváček, Elko EP
  • 16:40 Virtual reality just around the corner and new ways of visualisations (Ondřej Valach, Lumiartsoft, s.r.o.)
  • 16:50 Discussion
  • 17:10 Programme closing



Friday, 28 April 2017

Topic: Smart concepts for small municipalities (Workshop MMR)

Subtitle: Even a small municipality may be smart

Lead paragraph: An official workshop of the Ministry for Local Development (MMR) for smaller towns and municipalities with presentation of useful smart solutions, which save time, money and make more efficient the work of a mayor of any smart municipality.


  • 10:00 Introduction to  smart solutions for smaller towns and municipalities (František Kubeš (MMR), David Bárta CityOne)
  • 10:15 Support of smart countryside in the Central Bohemian Region Ivo Říha, Peter Svoboda, SIC)
  • 10:25 Use of aerial mapping for the digitisation of map bases (Vojtěch Koukal, TOPGIS)
  • 10:35 Modern tools for communication with citizens, digital radio broadcast (Neogenia)
  • 10:45 Modern tool for communication with citizens, Florian (a representative of a municipality tbc)
  • 10:55 Smart municipal radio broadcast  (Lukáš Vecl, Perymont)
  • 11:05 Efficient informing of citizens – the Hlášenírozhlasu.cz service, or a service from a small  village not only for small villages (Petr Tomášů, URBITECH)
  • 11:15 Use of rainwater,  use of gray water and heat from gray water, or features for the Smart City (Michal Plotěný, Asio)
  • 11:25 Cogeneration from biomass as a heat source for small municipalities (Josef Géba, B:POWER)
  • 11:35 Smart solutions from the company E.ON (Lukáš Svoboda, E.ON)
  • 11:45 City achievements even in a small village? (Martina Kirchrathová, Ingénico)
  • 11:55 Discussion


Smart governance for authorities and cities

Lead paragraph: How to make use of tools, which are already used by ordinary people at work or at home. Social networks, digital communication, data sharing, digital payments and other concepts for smart governance


  • 12:30 Introductory address (Bárta, CityOne)
  • 12:40 A smart authority – the Brno way to Smart City (Jaroslav Kacer, Deputy Mayor, Brno)
  • 13:00 City portal for communication between the city and its citizens (Martin Dolejš, MasterCard)
  • 13:15 Smart City of Česká Spořitelna (Marcel Babczinsky)
  • 13:30 City marketing (Petr Sameš, CityOne)
  • 13:45 Communication potential of a modern city website (Patrik Sýkora, CityOne)
  • 14:00 Good and bad practice of data opening in the Czech Republic (Michal Zimmerman, author of the Open Data Chart)
  • 14:15 From a smart authority to smart cities and regions (Ladislav Mazač, Gordic)
  • 14:25 City branding (Josef Vojta)
  • 14:35 Discussion


Platforms of Smart Cities


  • 15:00 The city:one platform – a Central European platform of Smart Cities (David Bárta, CityOne)
  • 15:10 Establishment and operation of a Smart City according to RASC (Pavel Nácovský, Council and Academy for Smart City)
  • 15:20 Smart City Club as an independent platform of Slovak cities (Vladimír Jurík, SC klub)
  • 15:30 Methodology of a cluster for Smart City (Josef Regec, Czech Smart City Cluster)
  • 15:40 Discussion and final recommendations
  • 16:00 Programme closing



Saturday, 29 April 2017

Topic: Smart City for smart citizens  

Lead paragraph: The key to the success of a smart city is that citizens understand the introduced innovations, are a part of the process and find it useful and necessary for the life in their city. The Saturday's program will offer practical examples of digital services for citizens and develop a debate over how easily citizens can participate in the development of their city to and how to begin to change it.

Thematic circles:

  1. Involvement of citizens into the creation of a city
  2. Community projects
  3. Sharing concepts
  4. Interventions in public areas


  • 10:00 Examples of tools for the involvement of citizens (David Bárta, CityOne)
  • 10:15 Pilsen – Jakub Mareš: Mobility in the city and public area solutions – the “Scooters into the World” project (SCOOBIKE s.r.o)
  • 10:30 Brno – Vojtěch Lekeš, Tomáš Kozelský: NEXT Institute – applied research in architecture and urban planning (Adaptive Re-use, Social Reactor), a double lecture of about  30 minutes
  • 11:00 Ústí nad Labem: Aleš Loziak, Richard Loskot: Hraničář – the story of a house and its visions
  • 11:15 Prague – Milota Sidorová: How to design a fairly shared city? How gender optic in planning improves methodology and outcome of participation with the public
  • 11:30 Brno – Pavel Stratil: tbd
  • 11:45 Prague – Kristýna Stará: Who owns the future... On a non-profit project entitled  „Architects at School“ and its transfer into practice


Additional lectures are under preparation



Date: 29 Apr 2017 23:58:00

You might be interested in

Highlights from companies


Photo Gallery


Find My Trade Show

Exhibition Centre