• 9:30-10:30

    LIVE TALKS - Universal accessibility and the urban challenges of disability

    The accessible city of tomorrow, in its structure and organization, will be non-discriminatory and capable of integrating a broad range of uses in the design of its facilities and services, for the benefit of all its residents. How can technology for the disabled enhance the quality of facilities and services, to benefit the greatest number? How can we support innovative and inclusive solutions for the disabled? And how, in the run-up to the 2024 Games, can sport become a major social integration tool to promote the health and autonomy of all urban dwellers?

  • 9:30-11:00

    BUSINESS SESSIONS - Innovation and Major International Sports Events

    (Reserved for startups within the limit of available seats)

    Organizing major international sporting events is an opportunity to test innovative solutions in various categories: digitization of the customer experience, active design, immersive journeys, etc… all while promoting a sustainable, responsible and inclusive approach. During this workshop, the operational departments in charge of organizing major international sports events will present their purchasing policies, as well as areas open to collaboration.

  • 11:00-12:00

    LIVE TALKS - Economic competitiveness and social utility: (re)reconcilable models

    Bringing a social and ecological dimension to business has become an urgent requirement for key economic players. Combining this approach with the imperatives of profitability and economic competitiveness is today’s new challenge. How can we make our business models more virtuous and sustainable, while optimizing our economic attractiveness?

  • 11:00-12:00

    LIVE TALKS - The heart of the city - the heart of life: Revitalizing our urban centers through a responsible local economy

    Revitalization of downtown areas, commercial vacancies, changes in lifestyles and consumption patterns… How can we sustainably support the integration of local shops to improve quality of life in our neighborhoods? Despite their central place in our urban lives, local craftsmen and shopkeepers have been facing an increasingly complex situation for several years now: increased costs, competition from large retailers, the rise of e-commerce… How could ethical and responsible urban innovation play a strategic role in strengthening and rebalancing regional attractiveness?

  • 11:30-12:30

    BUSINESS SESSIONS - Challenges and opportunities of public procurement

    (Reserved for startups within the limit of available seats)

    Contrary to popular belief, startups also have access to public procurement. Come find out more about the specificities of public procurement. Presented by the Finance and Procurement Department of the City of Paris, join us to learn how to decipher purchasing, seize opportunities and meet the needs of local authorities. Benefit from the experience of startups that have already contracted with the City of Paris.

  • 12:30-13:30

    LIVE TALKS - Business travel tomorrow: new practices and business models

    For many years, business travelers and companies have only considered two dimensions of corporate travel: “budget” and “time”. But in the wake of the impact and new challenges of the health crisis, new practices and behaviors are emerging in business travel. Customer expectations are changing. How can professionals in this sector adapt, particularly in Paris and its metropolitan area? What initiatives are already underway and what avenues remain to be explored?

  • 14:00-15:00

    BUSINESS SESSIONS - The Parisian Observatory of Corporate Data Maturity: Lessons from the 2021 survey

    The Ile-de-France Observatory of Data Maturity is a new initiative led by a consortium of public and private players to better understand the issues, themes and problems that affect the use of data in business. Findings from the 2021 survey of 170 companies will be presented, offering insights into the concerns of business leaders and decision-makers in the appropriate use of their data.

  • 15:30-16:30

    LIVE TALKS - Cultural and creative industries in a time of ecological transition

    Though the cultural sector is not generally associated with issues of ecological impact and carbon footprints, cultural and creative industries have a role to play in sustainable transition. These industries lie at the crossroads of many environmental issues, from mobility to digital technology to the impact of blockbuster productions. How are they responding to the ecological emergency? What are the latest findings? What initiatives have been put in place and what avenues remain to be explored?