Skip to content

Program | 日程安排

The 2nd "Smart Cities: Challanges and Opportunities" 2017 workshop will take place on June 14th and 15th , 2017, with the following scheduling:

Wednesday 14th June 

Opening speech

Room: Sala de Juntes


  •  Prof. Lyu Peiming,  Vice-rector of Tongji
  • Prof. José Miguel Atienza,  Vice-rector of UPM
  • Prof. Lourdes Reig, Vice-rector of UPC


Keynote Speaker 

Room: Sala de Juntes



  • Mr. Stefan Llijevic, Director of Pre-development, Patents and Innovation of SEAT Technical Centre and member of the UPC Business Council

Coffee Break


Room: Sala de Juntes




Track 1:

Sensors and Artificial Intelligence for Hospitals/Well Aging





Room: Sala de Juntes






  • Prof. Xavier Ferre (UPM): Unobtrusive and usable monitoring of elderly patients through mobile apps and IoT sensors
  • Prof. Hongming Zhu (TU): Medicare Fraud Detection in cloud based system
  • Prof. Ulises Cortés (UPC): Intelligent Assistive Technologies to support elder citizens
  • Prof. Ramón Pallàs (UPC): Biosensors for m-health

Track 1 Panel-Discussion


Room: Sala de Juntes




Room: Sala de Juntes


Track 2:

Architecture and Future Cites 



Room: Sala de Juntes


  • Prof. José Miguel Fernández (UPM): Future studies and Urban Planning
  • Prof. Linxue Li (TU) 
  • Prof. Carles Crosas (UPC): New horizons for the metropolis

Track 2 Panel-Discussion


Room: Sala de Juntes


Showroom with UPC spin-offs + Coffe Break


Room: Sala de Juntes


Visit to the Planetarium 

(1st floor)



Celebration of the Sino-Spanish Campus V Anniversary.

Room: Sala d'Actes "Sinibald de Mas" 














  • Presentation by Prof. Lourdes Reig, Vice-rector of UPC
  • Prof. Lyu Peiming (Vice-rector ot TU) “China: universities and opportunities for collaboration”, introduced by Prof. José Miguel Atienza, Vice-rector of UPM
  • Round Table “Challenges and opportunities for collaboration between China and Spain”, with Mr. Pere Girbau (Co-chief Executive Officer at Girbau SA), Prof. Claudio Feijoo, UPM coordinator of SSC, Prof. Sergio Zlotnik (Former UPC SSC coordinator) and Peng Shumian and Liu Han (SSC students of Double Degree). Discussion moderated by Prof. José Miguel Atienza (Vice-rector of UPM)
  • Parlament of Rectors: Prof. Lyu Peiming (TU Vice-rector), Prof. Guillermo Cisneros (UPM Rector), and Prof. Enric Fossas (UPC Rector)
  • Cocktail and dinner on the Hall of the Nautical School

Thursday 15th June - Room: Sala de Juntes

Track 3: Urban Vehicles for future cities


  • Prof. Felipe Jiménez (UPM): Connected and automated driving for future cities
  • Prof. Jian Zhang (TU) 
  • Prof. Daniel Serra (UPC and CARNET Project Manager), innovation for a new mobility paradigm
Track 3 Panel-Discussion 10:30-11:00
Coffee Break 11:00-11:30

Track 4: Smart Drone applications






  • Prof. Ignacio Gómez (UPM): Advanced drone applications for civil sector
  • Prof. Xuefeng Yin (TU): Wideband radio propagation channel for UAV communications
  • Prof. Pablo Royo (UPC): Use of Drones in Smart cities: new architectures, applications, and Integration
Track 4 Panel-Discussion 13:00-13:30
Lunch 13:30-15:00



Track 5: City sensoring 




  • Prof. Wei Wang (TU): Emerging Cloudware Paradigm for Smart Education
  • Prof. Josep Paradells (UPC): Alternatives to get information from the city

Track 5 Panel-Discussion


Workshop closing 


  •  Prof. Agustín Martín, Dean of the Nautical School, UPC

Each university has 30 minutes per track (a single speaker or shared by two speakers from the same institution). Each track ends with a 30 minutes panel discussion.


With the support of: