Mr Sang Ziqin, Fiberhome Technologies Group, China
Mr. Ziqin SANG joined Wuhan Research Institute of Posts and Telecommunications (WRI) in 1998 after obtaining his Ph.D. in pattern recognition and intelligent system from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China. He heads a division of innovative research on smart city in the State Key Laboratory of Optical Communication Technologies and Networks since 2010. He has been active in standardization bodies such as ITU-T SG17, SG13, SG5 and SG20, CCSA TC8 and TC10. He served as a member of expert board of a Chinese 863 program of smart city, and a member of advisory board of EU-China Collaboration on IoT and 5G Research (program EXCITING). He was a vice chairman of ITU-T focus group on smart sustainable cities (FG-SSC) and a vice chairman of focus group on smart water management (FG-SWM). He is now a vice chairman of ITU-T SG20 and a vice chairman of CCSA TC10. He led and contributed to ITU-T Recommendations Y.4900, Y.4901, Y.4902, Y.4903, Y.4200 and Y.4201.
Mr Tomás Llorente, Collado Villalba City, 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).