Christophe COLINET joined the City of Bordeaux in 2005 as head of operational maintenance for infrastructure City's servers before creating, in 2008, a new R&D service dedicated to innovative technical solutions adapted to the context of the City's information system, and then in 2012 to take over the digital territory management.
Since January 2016, teams in charge of digital activities within the City of Bordeaux and the Bordeaux Urban Community merged into a single branch in charge of digital for Bordeaux metropole.
Christophe became the Smart City project manager for this new directorate, coordinating European projects and more specifically “Sharing Cities”, a 2015 H2020 SCC1 lighthouse project, for the metropolis.
Otherwise, since 2013, Christophe is the Bordeaux representative within the Eurocities KSF forum. Since the beginning of 2016, he chairs the “Standards and interoperability working group” for this forum.
He is the EG4U secretary (EG4U: The European non-governmental organisation (NGO) of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Users). This NGO, dedicated to energy management & waste monitoring, has been created early December, 2015, by ICT(Information & communications technologies) users, members of ETSI Industry Specification Group (ISG) called Operational energy Efficiency for Users (OEU), based in Sophia Antipolis (France)
Since the 9th June 2016, he chairs an ETSI ATTM SDMC (Sustainable Digital Multiservice for Cities) working group dedicated to provide technical specifications for the industry in accordance with city’s needs. He is also vice chairman of the ETSI Industry Specification Group for Context Information Management, member of the H2020 CS3 Espresso advisory board and member of the standards work package in the H2020 IoT Large Scale Pilot called Synchronicity.
He has an engineering degree issued by the E.S.E.O (Upper Electronics School from West) in Angers (France).
In 2017, Christophe became an ambassador for the Smart Building Alliance, Vice-Chairman of the Smart Building for Smart Cities Commission and co-founder of the SBA Nouvelle Aquitaine in 2018. He then co-wrote the first of a series of thematic books for the commission: "Des territoires plus fertiles grâce au numérique".
At the beginning of 2019, Bordeaux also became a member of the global network of OASC cities at its own initiative.
Sessions in which Christophe Colinet participates
- IMPLEMENTATION: Cities on the Forefront of Market Creation - Joint Workshop: Internet of Things for Smart Cities & Communities (IoT4SCC) Musikhuset Aarhus - Falken 226
- 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM | 1 hour 15 minutes