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25 - 26 April 2018
Radisson Blu Portman Square,

Europe’s only city centric event for citizen centric smart cities

Focusing on practical, scalable applications of smart city initiatives to improve infrastructure and quality of life.

The 2018 Attendee List

The 2018 attendee list is here! Find out who you will meet at the 7th Annual Smart to Future Cities Summit this April. Will you be joining them? 

What to expect in 2018

C-Level and Executive Government Attendees

About Smart to Future Cities

2018 Premier Sponsors

2018 Forum Sponsors

What's new for 2018?

New content, fresh for 2018

Being the 7th annual event, it’s key to introduce new ideas and content. That’s why for 2018, we’re discussing everything from procurement and 5G, to Distributed Ledger Technologies and Brexit.

What’s your problem?

Designed to highlight city needs and enable attendees to share their expertise, the Smart Cities Problem Pitch Session is another new feature for 2018. Pitch speakers provide a short five-minute snapshot of their city challenge, the audience provides the solutions.

Speakers & the detail you want to hear

We have listened to feedback from our attendees. 2018 will see more speakers delivering practical, applicable content around initiative scale-up, replication and long term sustainability – content you want.

Evening Experience Exchange

An extended session solely designed for exchanging experiences, ideas and business cards. City leaders, industry partners and academic collaborators sit down to discuss challenges from across initiative planning, implementation and scale-up.

New exhibitors & products to discover

Explore our exhibition hall crammed with new exhibitors offering solutions from across the smart city landscape, from smart street lighting and open data to power management and networking services, and much more.

Leading smart cities to your neighbouring borough

Whether you are Barcelona or the London Borough of Barking, the Smart to Future Cities Summit is for you. With a speaker faculty from across Europe and challenges to match, you’ll find speakers, peers and ideas to match your interest.


We’ve consulted government officials and smart city experts to find the steps cities must take to unlock their “smart” potential. Here are our findings: 10 steps to smart city readiness.

Interested in sponsoring?

Take a look at our 2018 Sponsorship Prospectus and a sample of last year's attendee list to see who you'll meet at the event!

Hot Topics in this year's agenda!

Connectivity Game Changer: 5G
Smarter Procurement for Smart Cities
Investment Options & Funding Models
Brexit and the Smart City Future
Open and Shared Data Platforms
From Smart Cities to Smart Regions
Distributive Ledger Technologies in Smart City Applications
Accelerating Smart City Standards
Citizen Health and Wellbeing
Mobility and Transport
Energy and Environment
Privacy and Security
Connecting Verticals and Silos in Smart City Initiatives

Smart to Future Cities is more than just a conference...

Global Smart City Case Studies
Local Government Problem Pitches
International Speaking Panel & Audience
Interactive Formats to Fuel Discussion
Structured and Informal Networking Sessions
Hosted Evening Reception