Driving Urban Innovation through Technology

Smart Cities, Transforming Services 2017 brings together parliamentary members, smart city demonstrators and urban innovators who are driving the UK’s vision to be a world leader in smart technology research, development and commercialisation forward.

The ways in which cities are becoming technologically ‘smart’ differ widely – but the one thing they all have in common is the way they gather data to drive change and economic growth. These changes are not only used to improve environmental factors such as pollution and energy efficiency, and urban services such as transportation, connectivity, traffic flow and congestion – but are also enabling the commercialisation of city data.

However, smart cities aren’t just about technical and economic advancements, they also focus on citizen wellbeing and ways to improve the lives of people who live, work and play in cities.

Taking place on 1st November at the Victoria Park Plaza, this one day conference will give delegates the unique opportunity to learn how Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data and real time intelligence are transforming city services and unleashing economic growth across the UK.

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Speakers

Rt Hon Lord Foulkes of Cumnock
Parliamentary Member
Smart Cities All-Party Parliamentary Group (Confirmed)
Dylan Thomas
Sector Director, Technology and Smart Cities
Department for International Trade (Confirmed)
Mike Pitts
Head of Urban Systems
InnovateUK (Confirmed)
Cllr Richard Farnell
Leader, Rochdale Council and Portfolio Leader, Digital City Region
Greater Manchester Combined Authority (Confirmed)
Dan Palmer
Head of Market Development
British Standards Institute (Confirmed)
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Testimonials

We gained an understanding of systems that may be of benefit to us now and in the future.
Appraisals Assistant JAUPT
A full day of interesting speakers, from various organisation in local and central government sharing their experiences to aid others in their future planning of change. Thank you for the opportunity.
Senior Project Manager Crown Prosecution Service
A great opportunity to meet like-minded individuals and listen to people trying to show us the way forward.
Information Manager MOD
A more professional and organised approach to digital collaboration within the public sector
Collaboration and Innovation Project Manager Devon and Cornwall Police

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