Ms Maria-Luisa Marsal Llacuna, Intelligenter –International research think tankMaria-Luisa Marsal Llacuna holds two Doctorates, in Urban Planning and Intelligent Systems (2008, 2013). She is a Dipl. Architect (2001) and has Masters degrees in Urbanism and Applied Informatics (2004, 2011). She has been teaching urban planning to ungraduated in Spanish Universities for the past fifteen years, and more recently smart cities at master’s level. She created the first official scientific master’s program in smart cities back in 2012, and she has lead several competitive research projects in the domain. She holds a US patent on a smarter urban planning technology and has published fourteen papers in top indexed journals.
Mr Tomás Llorente, SESIAD, Spain
Architect for Local Administration in the Region of Madrid (Spain). More than 12 years of experience as department head. He holds the representation of this Municipality with Public Administration "Covenant of Mayors", "Spanish Network of Smart Cities", "Housing Rehabilitation Planning", etc.
Professor in Entrepreneurship, Humanism and Technology and Social Innovation at the School of Industrial Organization (EOI).
Professor at Planning and Sustainable Planning Course. (Degree from the University of Alcalá)
Member of the Technical Committee of Standardization for Smart Cities in AENOR, working as metrics coordinator.
Speaker at the Smart City World Congress, Europe & LATAM; Seminario das freguesías, Lisbon; Official College of Technical Engineers of Telecommunications, Madrid, GreenCities, Málaga, etc.
Vocal in the working group Architecture and Children of the Official College of Architects of Madrid (COAM)
Promoter at "Pulsecurity" autonomous system of tele-assistance for the elderly (prize "Elevator Pitch Contest, Singularity University, and Pasión> ie, IE Business School and Accenture).