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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Sasa Drezgic
head of the Center for the support to smart and sustainable cities of the University of Rijeka, Croatia

Sasa Drezgic obtained his PhD in 2008 in the field of public finance at the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.

From May 2016 until February 2017, he was a Deputy Minister of Finance of the Republic of Croatia. In February 2018 he was appointed as head of the Center for the support to smart and sustainable cities of the University of Rijeka.

During his career he was a visiting fellow at the Global Governance Center at London School of Economics and Political Science; a Director of Center of local economic development of Faculty of Economics University of Rijeka, which aims to commercialize latest scientific advances and provide matchmaking platform of public and private sector.

From 2010, he is also a Vice Editor-in-Chief of Proceedings of Faculty of Economics Journal of business and administration and from 2017 Editor-in-Chief.

During his academic career, he was a consultant in a number of projects mainly in the field of local economic development funded by Croatian Ministry of Science, Education, and Sport, the USAID, UNDP, GIZ and other institutions and donors.

He is also an author of more than 30 publications in the field of fiscal policy, local government finance, public investments and infrastructure finance and economic development issues.

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