The joint Smart Altitude / EUSALP / OCOVA event

26th May 2021

(10-11 May, Les Orres)

An event to open up the prospects for the smart mountains of tomorrow, held in Les Orres, pilot resort for the ecological and tourism transition of mountain resorts.


The joint event combined:

  • the experience developed for almost 20 years by the OCOVA forum in the dissemination of advanced digital technologies for smart territories;
  • the achievements of the Smart Altitude project, aiming at accelerating the deployment of low-carbon policies in regions with high winter tourism intensity;
  • the strategic vision of EUSALP for the ecological and tourism transition, federating decision-makers in mountain development policies at the European level.


Among the highlights of this event:

  • The review of the achievements of the Smart Altitude project and other Interreg projects on energy transition in the Alpine Space (review of Metabief project / Terres montviso EcO / Alpimed);
  • The expression of socio-professionals, major industrial and R&I players, tourist industry actors and communities on their expectations for the future of mountain activity;
  • Presentation of Regional, National and European plans and strategies for the ecological and tourism transitions
  • Sessions dedicated to smart technologies for infrastructure management, green mobility, green energy production, storage, and electricity networks, tourism attractiveness
  • Presentations of two projects by Pitch Your Project French finalists:
    • Skiday: a multimodal platform initiative for sustainable and inclusive accessibility to ski resorts
    • ADN Ski: Innovative French skis company acting for sustainable development by offering a fully recyclable ski