Pieter Ballon

Director @ IMEC Living Labs

Pieter Ballon is Professor in Communication Sciences at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium. He is the Director of research centre SMIT, as well as Scientific Director at imec. Since 2016, Pieter Ballon is holder of the academic Chair on Smart Cities at the VUB. He is co-founder of the international Open & Agile Smart Cities (OASC) network and international Secretary of the European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL).



Smart Flanders – data from cities and citizens

Pieter Ballon will focus on the Smart Flanders project, which he leads for the Flemish Government, and which strives towards the creation of a real-time open data ecosystem. He will also give results from the latest research into wishes and priorities from Flemish citizens related to Smart Cities.





Gorilla Room 12:30