Smart Mobility: What can Munich and Hamburg learn from each other?

Online networking event with keynotes and panel discussion - search underway for sustainable smart city projects
15 September 2020
Switchh_Station and Stadtrad

The upcoming networking event "Smart Mobility & Smart City Award - What can Munich and Hamburg learn from each other in the field of smart mobility" goes online on September 22, 2020 to focus on the added value of new mobility services, whether they make cities smarter and the role of public transport in future. Those invited include Hagen Heubach of SAP SE Munich and Hamburger Hochbahn’s Dr. Britta Oellerich as well as political movers and shakers and mobility experts. 

Initiated by Hamburg's The Interface Society e. V. (This) and the Münchner Kreis Übernationale Vereinigung für Kommunikationsforschung e. V. (Munich Circle Supranational Association for Communication Research), the free event is being held in the run-up to the Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) World Congress and the International Motor Show (IAA) to be held in Hamburg and Munich next year to showcase new, innovative approaches to smart mobility.

Online networking event with keynotes and three panels

Presented by Dr. Sebastian Saxe, Chairman of the Executive Board of This, the networking event features two keynotes by state representatives from Hamburg and Munich. The panel discussion will include representatives of Fujitsu Technology Solutions GmbH, SAP SE and Hamburger Hochbahn AG. The Hamburg Port Authority will present the Smart City Compass and the Smart City Award. 

Search now on for smart city projects 

A jury will select the three most promising projects for the Smart City Award, which honours "the best and most sustainable smart city projects and initiatives" in Germany. During a follow-up event, those behind the ideas will have an opportunity to pitch their projects to an audience. The winners get an opportunity to attend a design thinking workshop and will be featured on "This" and Münchner Kreis provide targeted information about new, exciting impulses from German-speaking countries and promote networking through the "Smart City" series.