In the 1st Expo - Congress “BUSINESS FOR SMART CITIES” took part 140 speakers from 30 countries, including:
  • 26 representatives of international organizations (EBRD, IFC,  Global Infrastructure Hub, UNECE, HABITAT, UN Global Compact),
  • 49 representatives of public authorities,
  • 65 representatives of private business.
Detailed information about the speakers of the 1st  Expo - Congress could  be found using the link.
In the framework of the 2nd Expo - Congress “BUSINESS FOR SMART CITIES” is is planned to invite international experts, regional leaders and heads of start-ups and multinational companies, the most successful projects and solutions for Smart Cities.

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Paul Alezraa
Director, Avesta Group

Paul Alezraa graduated from EM Lyon Business School (MBA Finances) and Sciences Po Lyon before specializing in the cultural field. In 2001, he was responsible for creating the European heritage sector arm of an international group and ran their French and Italian companies. Today, Paul Alezraa is an expert on the financial and economic aspects of projects. His long experience has given him a thorough knowledge of the challenges of all types of cultural institutions internationally.

His background is of particular value in the preparation of budgets for the planning and design of exhibitions, for feasibility studies concerned with the management of cultural institutions and their facilities. His expertise also encompasses human resources and in particular recruitment and training. He is also experienced in giving economic and financial advice to contracting authorities throughout concept development, investment, technical appraisal and the analysis of the architects’ plans.

Before creating Avesta Group, Paul Alezraa created and ran the firm HP 84: then the French leader in the field of museums (interpretative planning and exhibition design), exhibitions (temporary or permanent), signage and cultural facilities; with over 120 projects realized in France.

Among projects of Avesta Group:

• Football Hall of Fame, London, UK

• Grand Egyptian Museum. Cairo, Egypt

• MIT Museum. Boston, USA

• Heydar Aliyev Centre, Baku. Azerbaijan

• Jacqueline et Pablo Picasso Museum, France

• Le Louvre Abu Dhabi, UAE

• Le Laboratoire, “Art and Science”. Paris, France

April 22-24, 2020
Venue & contact
Congress and Exhibition Center "PARKOVY"
Park Road 16a, Kyiv,
Ukraine, 02000 
Ukrainian Division of BSC
+380 44 286 36 63
+380 44 286 34 63

International Division of BSC
+34 93 506 69 63