Smart Cities and Communities: Achieving Smart Urban Growth – Programme
The Studio Conference Centre, Manchester
Telephone: (0161) 376 9007 Email: [email protected] Book now Overview
|08:30||Registration and Coffee in the Networking Area|
|09:15||Chair’s Opening Address|
Scott Cain, Chief Business Officer, Future Cities Catapult (confirmed)
“Introduction to the Conference”
Stephen Lorimer, Smart London Policy and Delivery Officer, Intelligence, Greater London Authority (confirmed)
“The UK Position on the Smart City Landscape”
UK Governments is working in making urbanisation manageable and, most importantly, sustainable for the future. With smart technologies being essential to achieving this, the UK has taken a number of positive steps to help position itself as a leader in the provision of innovative solutions in Europe.
|09:40||Lola Fernandez-Redondo, Head of Integrated Planning and the Built Environment, DG Cities – Digital Greenwich (confirmed)|
“GATEway (Greenwich Automated Transport Environment) Project: Managing & Meeting the Future Urban Mobility Needs”
The role Connected and Autonomous Vehicles can play in delivering more productive, sustainable and resilient cities.
|10:00||Andy Burnham, Member of Parliament for Leigh (confirmed)|
“Welcome to Manchester”
|10:10||Dr. Dejan Drajić, Impact and Dissemination Manager, WeLive (EU H2020 project) (confirmed)|
“WeLive – A New Concept of Public Administration Based on Citizen Co-created Mobile Urban Services”
– Why WeLive?
– What WeLive proposes and how
– Project impact&results
– Key aspects of WeLive
Andrew Till, Vice President, Technology and Partnerships, HARMAN International (confirmed)
“Smart Cities – The Quest for a New Utopia”
This audience-engaging presentation will demystify the idea of a “smart city’ by discussing how a comprehensive plan starting with a clear understanding of the desired end-game user experience can turn a city’s biggest challenges into opportunities.
|10:50||Question and Answer Session|
|11:00||Coffee in the Networking Area|
Alexandre Parilusyan,Vice-President 3DEXPERIENCity, Dassault Systèmes (confirmed)
“3DEXPERIENCity: Smart Cities in the Age of Experience”
Virtual Singapore is a collaborative platform with a rich data environment and visualization techniques that will be used by Singapore’s citizens, businesses, government and research community to develop tools and services that address the emerging and complex challenges Singapore faces. This project will build upon Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCity to create a dynamic, 3D digital model of Singapore and connect all stakeholders in a secured and controlled environment. The model will employ data analytics and simulate modelling capabilities for testing concepts and services, planning, decision-making, researching technologies and generating community collaboration.
|12:05||Ger Baron, Chief Technology Officer at City of Amsterdam, Gemeente Amsterdam (confirmed)|
“Amsterdam: iCapital!: Adapting to Innovation and Technology – the Amsterdam Approach”
Amsterdam has been awarded the European Capital of Innovation, or iCapital, for 2016, during a ceremony hosted by the European Committee of the Regions. The Commission awarded the European city that is building the best ‘innovation ecosystem’–connecting citizens, public organisations, academia, and businesses.
|12:25|| Barney Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Bristol Is Open (confirmed)|
“Flexible, Programmable Digital Infrastructure”
The way cities work is changing. Using digital technologies, Bristol Is Open, a joint venture between University of Bristol and Bristol City Council is creating an open programmable city that gives citizens more ways to participate-in and contribute-to the way their city works.
Paul Clarke, Head of Practice – Government, Esri UK Ltd (confirmed)
“It’s SMART to Know Where”
Digital mapping and spatial analytics have a vital role in delivering smart communities that are Safe, Liveable, Prosperous, Healthy and Well run. These capabilities enable people, place and technology to come together through the Internet of Things to deliver empowerment of citizens and stakeholder engagement, while creating efficiencies for government and the wider community. The session will explore these themes, demonstrating why it is SMART to know WHERE when planning for and delivering a smarter future.
|13:05||Question and Answer Session|
|13:15||Lunch in the Networking Area|
|14:15||Chair’s Afternoon Address|
Norman Emery, Managing Director, Selux UK Ltd (confirmed)
“Smart City Exterior Lighting”
After decades of technical inertia, lighting is now changing rapidly in both its purpose and application. In this presentation we look at this change and how the lighting of the future will form a critical element in smart city design.
|14:40||Dr Sarah Gallacher, Senior Research Associate, Department of Computer Science, University College London (UCL) & Research Scientist, Intel Labs Europe (confirmed)|
“London Living Lab: Innovation for Urban Quality of Life”
Intel Labs Europe, University College London, Imperial College London and Future Cities catapult are working in partnership for the creation of an Urban Internet of Things Demonstrator in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. This project aims to show the possibility of the Internet of Things solutions to solve urban challenges, including improving the health and wellbeing of city residents, both human and non-human.
|15:00||Carmel Dickinson, CityVerve Project, The University of Manchester (confirmed)|
“Making Manchester a Smarter, Healthier City”
CityVerve, the UK’s IoT cities demonstrator, aims to create a smart, innovative, inspiring Manchester – a blueprint for smarter cities worldwide. We are applying IoT technology in energy, air quality and health to help improve the lives of citizens as well as exploring the cross-thematic insights that can be gathered from the data we collect.
|15:20||Question and Answer Session|
|15:30||Coffee in the networking area|
|15:45||Feimatta Conteh, Programme Manager, FutureEverything (confirmed)|
“Culture and Public Realm: Take Human Behaviour as Seriously as Technology”
The smart city vision often fails to recognise the role that behaviour and culture play in the way cities work. CityVerve is the UK’s demonstrator for Internet of Things (IoT) and smart cities that aims to build and deliver a smarter, more connected Manchester though human centred design, citizen engagement, and culture and public realm.
“Initiatives For Technology, Innovation And Entrepreneurship: The Northern Powerhouse Analysis”
Entrepreneurs and start-ups in Greater Manchester are thriving in an increasingly sophisticated and supportive innovation ecosystem. Through central government’s devolution agenda, city regions will soon have the powers to better respond to these opportunities and challenges, based on local needs and ambitions.
David Altabev , Project Manager & Senior Programme Manager, Nesta (confirmed)
Scott Cain, Chief Business Officer, Future Cities Catapult (confirmed)
Nick Chrissos, Head of Innovation Technology, UK and Ireland, Cisco Systems & part of CityVerve Consortium (confirmed)
|16:45||Chair’s Closing Remarks and Event Close|
Who will attend
Health and social care professionals, patient representatives, and designers who are interested in how to create digitally-led services that improve health and care services for users.
Job titles include:
Chief Information Officers
Chief Technology Officers
Clinical Commissioning Groups
Digital Champions/Digital Managers
Digital Strategy Leads
Directors of Enterprise and Innovations
Directors of Information Management / Informatics / ICT
Directors of Social Services
Directors/Heads of Business Management/Transformation
Directors/Heads of Commissioning/Procurement
Directors/Heads of Communications
Directors/Heads of Digital Inclusion/Engagement
Directors/Heads of Efficiency and Improvement
Directors/Heads of Information Assurance/Governance/ IT Security
Directors/Heads of Modernisation and Performance
Directors/Heads of Policy/Strategy
Professors of Informatics / Health Informatics / Medicine
Professors of Science / Technology / Research