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Tallinn @Dubai EXPO

Certificate of Partnership for teh City of Tallinn signed by Daniel Schaer, Commissioner General

Meet Tallinn, the city, where the Future is now @Dubai EXPO 

The Mayor of Tallinn Mihhail Kõlvart and the Mayor of Tartu Urmas Klaas have the pleasure to invite you to a business seminar

Creating Cities of the Future with the Help of Technological Innovation

on January 10, 2022 at 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Tallinn and Tartu,
two of the biggest cities in Estonia, both known as digital start-up hubs as well as green and cultural cities, present their best examples of mutual cooperation between the public and private sector in the realm of technological innovation.
The seminar focuses on the cities as the emerging hubs of technological innovation and discusses the “connectivity” between local governments and technological enterprises, whereby the cities’ infrastructure is
offered for testing of modern and innovative solutions.

14:30 – 15:00 Check in & Networking

15:00 – 15:15 Introduction &  Welcoming Addresses
Moderated by Mrs Ege Devon, Chief Representative Officer of Enterprise Estonia GCC

Mr Mihhail Kõlvart, Mayor of Tallinn (European Green Capital 2023)
Mr Urmas Klaas, Mayor of Tartu (European Capital of Culture 2024) 

15:15 - 15:45 Panel discussion: Seamless solutions for better governance; real-time cities powered by complex data and smart urbanism

Moderated by: Mr Mart Luik, City Enterprise Director of Tallinn
Main topics:
How cities are being instrumented with digital devices and infrastructure that produce big data? How real-time data enables to analyze city life, by providing raw material for envisioning and enacting more efficient, sustainable, competitive, productive, open and transparent cities.

Mr Andre Visse, CTO of Telia Estonia (one of Europe`s largest telecommunications companies)
Mr Silver Sova Business Consultant at Mobi Lab  (product design and development agency)
Mr Aimo Kõva, Business Development Manager of DATEL (software company)

- 16:15 Panel discussion: Urban mobility & data-driven technologies for safer & sustainable city environment

Moderated by:  Mr Raimond Tamm, Deputy Mayor of Tartu
Main topics:
Urban Mobility is in a constant state of evolution, forever changed by the technology of its time. Technological innovations, Big Data, MaaS have disrupted the future of mobility to a multi-format. How can cities prepare themselves to face these changes and how can new technologies and existing data support public decision-making processes to ensure safety and sustainability in the cities.

Ms Mari-Ly Klaats, COO of Auve Tech (developer and manufacturer of autonomous vehicles)
Ms Gerttu Pilsas, CEO of Positium (data analytics company)
Ms Julia Mähonen, Head of Development of EyeVi Technologies (geospatial AI powered digital data production company)
Mr Kevin Tammearu, Head of Growth & BD of Bercman Technologies (smart pedestrian crosswalks)

16:15 Networking and snacks

Estonian Pavilion
Dubai EXPO 2020
2nd Floor
RSVP by January 3

Registration link to the event 

or sign up with e-mail:

 Official photos of the Estonian paviljon

Take a tour around the pavilion and meet our people and visitors

Meet the Estonian companies:



Self-driving vehicles and autonomous transportation systems

Auve Tech provides a full scope service that entails the development, manufacturing and integration of autonomous lastmile vehicles and the fleet management.
The service is focused on passanger transportation and can be used for extending the public transportation network.

Contact: Ms Mari-Ly Klaats



Eyevi Technologies 

AI-powered platform for geospatial data production
EyeVi Technologies offers an on-demand mapping technology for capturing and processing high accuracy geodata cost-effectively and fast.

Contact: Ms Julia Mähonen




Datel’s e-service Sille uses satellite data to detect displacement in bridges, pipelines, houses, and other infrastructure. The user of the service can get a fast, reliable and accurate measurement without the need to hire surveyors to do geodetics analysis, which can take a long time to finish. Sille uses information gathered by radars to detect shifts and subsidence of objects with the precision of up to one millimetre. The service helps prevent accidents caused by deterioration of infrastructure and contributes to general safety.

Contact: Mr Aimo Kõva



Digital product design

Mobi Lab is a user experience design agency with a focus on mobile-first and mobile-only services and products.

The goal of the company services is to simplify complex technologies and business processes to be usable and understandable by end-users.

Contact: Mr Silver Sova


Bercman Technologies

Increased safety for pedestrians

Bercman is primarily engaged in the development and sale of products and services for increasing road safety. Their first goal is to protect pedestrians on unregulated crosswalks. They have developed a Smart Pedestrian Crosswalk system to increase all parties situational awareness and provide autonomous vehicles with extra information about the surroundings to support their wider adoption. 

Contact: Mr Kevin Tammearu



Positium provides innovative data solutions and analytics from mobile positioning data in mobility, tourism and population.

Positium extracts and processes anonymous location data of mobile subscribers from mobile network operators, using the specific tools and algorithms created over 10 years of experience. They produce statistical data on residents and visitors, and their mobility.
Their technology  is used by governments and the private sector in faster, data-driven, and reliable decision-making that brings the world closer to a sustainable existence.

Contact: Ms Gerttu Pilsas


Telia Eesti is the most experienced and largest IT and telecommunications company in Estonia. Telia provides IT services, including systems integration and infrastructure solutions, data communications and networking, virtualization, cloud computing solutions, data center solutions, systems management and maintenance, as well as computer services and support for end users.


Contact: Mr Andre Visse

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Last modified 26.01.2022